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I have no pain or discomfort in one of my tooth that had a
I have no pain or discomfort in one of my tooth that had a crown on it. It recently fell out when I glossed due to it being a old crown and lack of cement. I went to the dentist three days later to ge… read more
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My dentist just recommended a porcelain-over-metal crown,
My dentist just recommended a porcelain-over-metal crown, priced at about $700. They offer no alternative. Is there a cheaper way? … read more
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My top back left molar had a crown put on when I 17 I think.
Hello Dr.My top back left molar had a crown put on when I 17 I think. The crown fell off 4 years ago. Under crown was this metal base. I thought silver/mercury but one dentist said no not mercury. The… read more
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I had a dental implant 8 yrs ago on a front tooth. The
I had a dental implant 8 yrs ago on a front tooth. The abutment was gold, the crown porcelain fused to metal. The color/tooth looked great - but recently my gums started to recede and I had black tria… read more
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Temp crown in place 3wks. Perm ready but had to delay dental
Temp crown in place 3wks. Perm ready but had to delay dental appt due to family illness. Tooth starting aching last night and now 24hrs later really achy & throbbing. Tried 300mg ibuprofen and anbesol… read more
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I had a zirconium tooth crown placed on my tooth #14,about a
I had a zirconium tooth crown placed on my tooth #14,about a month ago, I started extreme pain with biting, chewing,during cold and warm drinks. cavity treatment was done on that tooth before the clow… read more
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I decided to go for the root canal. However, I will be
I decided to go for the root canal. However, I will be leaving for my trip on the 19th. The dentist says it will take 2 visits and the temporary crown won't be on yet. Do you think it is safe to trave… read more
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I have had a tooth prepared for a crown (core build up, and
I have had a tooth prepared for a crown (core build up, and shape for impressions. The dentist has not fitted a temp crown (molar), the tooth is sensitive to heat? Is this normal?… read more
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What length of time is the “freeze stick” supposed to be in
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I had no problems between #3/#4 when the temp crown was on
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Doctoral Degree
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Prepped for a bridge month ago sinus problems afterword they
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I recently had 2 crowns & the top is grey - I assume it is
I recently had 2 crowns & the top is grey - I assume it is the cement that you can see. Can something be done to correct this?… read more
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I had a root canal done on a tooth years ago and then a
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Do I need a root canal before permanent crown? TIMELINE, History:1)routine dental exam in Feb2008 showed cavity. 2)Dentist (competent) filled decayed area with non-metal (white) filling. 3) Soon (day … read more
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