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May
2001

Q&A: How can I find a dentist that will anesthetize my mentally ill mother to get teeth and root extractions done?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am my mother's legal guardian. She is mentally ill for over 20+years. Throughout her illness, the medication side affects cause dry mouth. She has maybe three rotted teeth left, and at least 14 ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Can I have revised the orthognathic surgery done to correct my under bite?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am 25 years of age, Chinese male living in Hong Kong and recently had surgery to correct an under bite. Actually, my problem wasn't severe, but I had always been self-conscious about it ever since ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Could I have a relapse after I have surgery on both jaws and my palate widened?

Hi. I am a candidate for upper and lower jaw surgery. My lower jaw sits back to far and my upper palete needs to be widened. I am a small framed women. I was wondering if you can give me an idea of what ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: What can I do to improve my smile if the roof of my mouth is very narrow?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello. I have had braces in the past and my bite is ok, but I'm not happy with my smile. The roof of my mouth is quite narrow and I don't like my appearance when I talk or smile. What can be done ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello. The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: What can I do outside of corrective jaw surgery to improve the appearance of my jaw if I have TMJ?

I have tmj and I don't like my physical appearance because of this disorder. Is there anything that can be done to help without having a major jaw surgery? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Is there something more I can do to speed up healing and remove numbness after my wisdom teeth extraction?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I recently had all my wisdom teeth removed. My surgon warned me that a nerve may be damaged during extraction. I called my surgon after a few days because I still had numbness in my lip, I asked for more ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Is there anything I can do to speed up the healing and stop the numbness after wisdom teeth extraction?

I recently had all my wisdom teeth removed. My surgon warned me that a nerve may be damaged during extraction. I called my surgon after a few days because I still had numbness in my lip, I asked for more ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it possible for a cyst removed from under my son's chin to return?

I have an 8 year old son who 5 years ago had surgery for a thyroglossal duct cyst. The cyst was removed and the lab tests confirmed that it was a benign fluid filled cyst. However, after 5 years it appears ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: How severe will the correction surgery be for removing to masses in my sinuses and will my face be cut?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have just been diagnosed with two masses in my sinuses and also need some corrective surgery. How drastic is this and do they cut on the out side of the face to reach the masses? View full question & answer >>