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  1. Question: Swollen

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    Hi Melissa, Anytime you have anything in your...

    Hi Melissa,
    Anytime you have anything in your mouth or throat that is out of the ordinary and lasts more than 2 weeks you should be checked by your dentist or doctor. I cannot tell you what it is...
  2. Question: My jaw

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    Definitely see your dentist. He/she will refer...

    Definitely see your dentist. He/she will refer you the appropriate specialist if needed.
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    It actually looks like tooth enamel or ortho...

    It actually looks like tooth enamel or ortho cement. Check with your orthodontist.
  4. Thanks tickle! :)

    Thanks tickle! :)
  5. Lemon water can cause acid erosion on your teeth....

    Lemon water can cause acid erosion on your teeth. I'd recommend you stop using the lemon all together and just drink water. If you must drink lemon water be sure to use a toothpaste that slows down...
  6. Hi okdreammaker, You should give the endodontist...

    Hi okdreammaker,
    You should give the endodontist a call and have him/her take a look at it. If there IS pus it should be dealt with as soon as possible.
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    Hello AY26, There is no way anyone can give you...

    Hello AY26,
    There is no way anyone can give you answers to your questions here. Your best bet would be to have a consultation with an orthodontist (a dentist who specializes in braces) who can give...
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    Joanna, Go see your dentist. I am sure it is...

    Joanna,
    Go see your dentist. I am sure it is nothing to worry about but if it is something that has appeared suddenly you should have it checked. Better to be safe than sorry.
  9. Question: Mouth burn

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    Hi rrimz, Not sure what to suggest here. I...

    Hi rrimz,

    Not sure what to suggest here. I don't think what you are experiencing is a dental concern. I'd speak to your family doctor about it, may be an allergy?

    You could try drinking milk...
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    It is not uncommon to have some bone chips after...

    It is not uncommon to have some bone chips after an extraction. These bone chips will work their way to the surface and fall out. Sometimes you can even take some tweezers and pull them out once...
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    Brat, Most general dentists will remove teeth...

    Brat,

    Most general dentists will remove teeth if it appears that no complications will occur. If you have a regular dentist I would go see him/her.
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    What you are experiencing is fairly common. They...

    What you are experiencing is fairly common. They are tiny bone chips that have worked their way to the surface. As they come to the surface you can probably use some tweezers and remove them...
  13. I wouldn't be so concerned with the tooth moving,...

    I wouldn't be so concerned with the tooth moving, I'd be more concerned about the tooth decaying and abscessing. The longer the crown is out of your mouth the less chance you have of being able to...
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    Well, it was either tooth or a piece of bone from...

    Well, it was either tooth or a piece of bone from the pork. It would definitely be a good idea to have the dentist take a look. As MMM said it's best to make sure your tooth isn't at risk for decay...
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    A core build up is when the dentist rebuilds the...

    A core build up is when the dentist rebuilds the tooth with filling material before doing the crown prep. It's a common procedure when a filling is cracked or there is not enough tooth surface to...
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    When removing your denture try to get your...

    When removing your denture try to get your fingers to the back near the molars and let the back drop first. I think what might be happening is if you are pulling them out using the front teeth the...
  17. The answer to your question is no, the removal of...

    The answer to your question is no, the removal of the existing amalgam filling and placing of the crown will not cause the kind of infection you have.
    Now, that being said, if the instruments that...
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    Thank you for your answer and my mistake it is a...

    Thank you for your answer and my mistake it is a Sharp!
    The set is 6.5 yrs old and I figured I'd be looking at a new set... Merry Christmas to me!
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    Sony Aquos LC-37G4U

    The television was working fine until this evening after mounting it on to a wall bracket.
    The power indicator light on the monitor flashes red, when I turn the TV on with the remote I can hear a...
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    Definitely get a second opinion. If baby teeth...

    Definitely get a second opinion. If baby teeth are decayed they definitely should be restored so they can keep the space for the adult teeth to grow and erupt. Some of the teeth she has need to last...
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    I'm looking for something downloadable that will...

    I'm looking for something downloadable that will allow me to transfer music to my smart phone (Android).

    I lost all my CD's in my recent separation, the ex has ALL the music! :(
  22. Definitely you need a second opinion. Some...

    Definitely you need a second opinion. Some dentists just like to get in there and replace anything that they haven't done themselves.

    Address the tooth that is bothering you. Unless you have...
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    Music download and storing

    I am looking for the best music player and the best site with a good selection of music to download from. Any safe suggestions??

    Thanks.
  24. Question: Vista freezing

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    Thanks! I finally reformatted and so far...

    Thanks! I finally reformatted and so far everything is running smooooth :)

    I just have to download the driver for my printer then I think I'm good to go.
  25. Question: Vista freezing

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    I can't find the error fix :(

    I can't find the error fix :(
  26. Question: Vista freezing

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    I cleaned up the cache first, then defragged,...

    I cleaned up the cache first, then defragged, didn't do the disk cleanup until now.
  27. Question: Vista freezing

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    I tried that Scott but the computer freezes...

    I tried that Scott but the computer freezes before it completes the defrag.
  28. Definitely sounds like something written on an...

    Definitely sounds like something written on an emerg chart somewhere. Could end up being a child abuse case if left neglected.
  29. Question: Vista freezing

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    Vista freezing

    I'm running Vista and in the past week my computer will freeze after 10 minutes. Max of usage. I cannot log off, I have to power off. I'm thinking I may need to reformat but am not sure how to go...
  30. Question: Ill fitting crown

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    If you are having pain, definitely go back to...

    If you are having pain, definitely go back to your dentist and have him/her take a look. As for food getting caught, it could be an ill fit depending on how long the crown has been there. If it's a...
  31. Go back to your dentist. Have him check your...

    Go back to your dentist. Have him check your bite to make sure you aren't grinding or clenching your teeth. Tooth infection can cause many health problems. Make sure you deal with the teeth once...
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    Brushing and flossing thoroughly would definitely...

    Brushing and flossing thoroughly would definitely help too! Not just during fast but ALL the time.
  33. It's true that if your tooth is infected...

    It's true that if your tooth is infected anesthetic (freezing) doesn't work very well. An antibiotic is usually prescribed first to reduce the infection. If the dentist had taken an x-ray first...
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    Hi Keram, Wondergirl has given you good...

    Hi Keram,

    Wondergirl has given you good information.

    When a tooth has had a root canal the nerve is removed from the tooth leaving no moisture inside. When there is no moisture inside the...
  35. Question: Infection

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    I'd suggest you go to emergency and have them...

    I'd suggest you go to emergency and have them take a look. You should have noticed the swelling starting to go down after 5 days.
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    You are right Natalie, the dentist should have...

    You are right Natalie, the dentist should have sent her packing.
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    Please note the date of the initial post. I...

    Please note the date of the initial post. I doubt the original poster will be responding to your questions. You might want to start a new thread with your questions to this matter.
  38. Ahhh... OK. The format I use doesn't show the...

    Ahhh... OK. The format I use doesn't show the reddies or greenies.
  39. Question: Dentistry

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    This article will give you an idea of how an...

    This article will give you an idea of how an infection in the mouth can affect the body.

    A Death Trap Within Your Mouth
  40. OK... am I missing something here?? I don't see...

    OK... am I missing something here?? I don't see any mention of pain, bleeding or dentist being closed??
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    I would suggest you wait until you get your...

    I would suggest you wait until you get your braces on and have had some movement of the front teeth, you may not need to have the crowns redone once the teeth are in the ideal position.
  42. If the tooth is loose you can move it back in to...

    If the tooth is loose you can move it back in to place but at his age he may end up losing it sometime soon. If your son is in discomfort or has trouble eating with the tooth the way it is, do as...
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    Orthodontics is probably the best way to go. ...

    Orthodontics is probably the best way to go. Once the teeth have been corrected then new crowns can be made.
    I have seen women in their 70's have orthodontics, you are never too old but like tick...
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    Definitely the dentist should have recommended...

    Definitely the dentist should have recommended orthodontics to correct the problem before doing the crowns. The bite is something that should be taken in to serious consideration before doing crowns...
  45. The infection he has could lead to serious health...

    The infection he has could lead to serious health problems and even death. He should see a dentist or an emergency doctor as soon as possible.
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    You should have been instructed to do just that. ...

    You should have been instructed to do just that. If the bleeding doesn't stop you can bite on a wet tea bag. The tannic acid in the tea will help the clot to form.
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    If your retained kept breaking and you chose not...

    If your retained kept breaking and you chose not to have it repaired then you will definitely be expected to pay to have braces put back on. It seems like the fee you have been quoted is quite...
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    Implant vs. bridge is a personal choice. I also...

    Implant vs. bridge is a personal choice. I also have a bridge that has been in my mouth for over 30 years now. My husband has had 2 implants done and they are great, just normal brushing and...
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    You may have an abscess. Go see a dentist. ...

    You may have an abscess. Go see a dentist. Can't diagnose accurately here.
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    Not sure about that one Joe but you could have a...

    Not sure about that one Joe but you could have a serious infection and should see a dentist as soon as you can.
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