Question by sobusy: I have a serious decay to one teeth . Dentist recommends rooth canal?
But I am missing the two molars near this tooth and I was thinking why should I treat this teeth and pay $ 800 for root canal,instead to just pull it out since is cheaper and since I am going to do either an implant or a denture for the next neighbor teeth. Am I right or the dentist? I know many dentists are just looking to take more money instead of the patient’s interest.That’s why I am asking you r opinion.Thanks.
Answer by jamrdh70
Can you tell me if this tooth has space between it and the one in front of it?
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Question by Sir Singleton: Is it possible to change dentists during a cosmetic dentistry procedure?
I needed a dental implant complete with the porcelain crown and whatnot. A dentist in New York attached the titanium implant about a year ago.
Is it possible to seek another dentist to attach the crown, given I have no x-rays of the implant site prior to the implant?
Is it possible to remove the porcelain crown at any point if, let’s say, you get your teeth whitened and need a whiter crown?
Answer by helen
In many places it is common to have one dentist do the implant and another the crown. You will have to check with the dentist doing the crown if this is something he does.
You will have to know the type of implant you have when checking around. There are 2 more parts to what you need done. An abutment that is the link between the implant and the crown and then the crown itself. Different implants use different abutments.
You don’t need an x-ray prior to implant to get a crown on an existing implant.
I don’t know this for a fact but I don’t think removing a crown on an implant is that easy.
Why not get the teeth whitening and crown done at the same time. That way the dentist can match everything up.
Hope this helps,
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Bandit question 😕 oral piercings and infections
I heard that oral piercings are infected easier than normal because their moth is dirty, but I’ve also seen that easily become infected because his mouth is constantly producing new saliva.Entonces, what is? They are safe tongue web piercings? Best answer:
Answer by dentalhyg
If you think about it, the body will see the piercing as something strange or something that should not be there. Firstly, the perforations can damage the oral periodontal tissue. Constant contact between jewelry and gums and tooth structure can cause recession, chipped teeth, nerve damage and constant inflammation. The mouth itself is not “dirty”, but home to millions of tiny organisms that do have the potential to cause infection. The fact that our salivary glands produce saliva, this does not mean that pathogens may / may not be presente.Una infection can be fatal if not treated in time, so if you opt for an oral piercing should maintan visits recare own office of dentistas.De according to the American Dental Association, “oral piercing carries a potential risk of endocarditis, an inflammation of the heart valves or tissues. bacteria can enter the bloodstream through the drilling area in the mouth and travel to the heart, which can colonize the heart abnormalities. This is a risk for people with heart disease and, in the worst case, result in death. “
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