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I'm trying to figure out how to attach the picture file...) I need a second opinion on two teeth on my latest dental xray. The lower left molar (marked) has an old filling in it and my dentist says it… read more
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I have a spot that is swollen on the upper left right near the cheak bone area I went to the dentist took several xrays no cavity or broken root no infection what would cause this?… read more
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My "old" dentist says I need fillings in all four quadrants.
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