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Sep
2000

Q&A: If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent and what can I do?

If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent? The oral surgeron had to use a drill to remove one of the wisdom teeth and now I have total numbness on one side ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2000

Q&A: What is the cause of and timing for the loss of a large lump in my cheek following 4 wisdom teeth extractions?

I am a 23 yr old otherwise healthy female, and I just had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted 5 days ago. The two on my left side were both vertically impacted. They gave me IV sedation, and my teeth came out ... View full question & answer >>
Feb
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my dentist suggests cutting down my gums to save my teeth for 5 years before extracting them?

MY BOTTOM TEETH ARE DISLOCATING FROM MY BONE DUE TO BONE LOSE SAYS MY DENTIST HE SUGJESTS CUTTING MY GUMS DOWN TO GIVE MW ANOTHER FIVE YEARS BEFORE I SHOULD HAVE FOUR BOTTOM FRONT TEETH REMOVED WILL THIS ... View full question & answer >>
Feb
2000

Q&A: Should I let my now present wisdom teeth come in if I had 4 extractions before having braces which are now removed?

My two lower wisdom teeth are coming in and I have been feeling discomfort and pain for about five months, the pain has been on and off. The first time was in August and then again in December and now ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
1999

Q&A: What can I expect if my 7 year old daughter may have a molar that is connected to the bone?

my 7 year old daughter has one 6 year molar that did not come down-- the dentist thought it might be connected to the bone-- may need oral surgery-- any comments-- what is this procedure like?? any suggestions View full question & answer >>
Apr
1999

Q&A: Why do so many teeth have to be extracted if my son has Mandibular Hypoplasia and how much will this take?

my son is 12yrs of age and possibly needs mandibular advancement also 2supernumerary teeth behind#8/9removed 4premolars to be determined+4 3rdmolars.why would they remove so many teeth? and what is mandibular ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
1999

Q&A: Should I seek a second opinion if my 7 year old son's dentist now wants to extract a molar that was filled and had an infection twice?

My 7 year old son developed an infection in a baby molar that had been previously filled. The dentist removed the filling and did a root canal on his tooth. He told us he wanted to save the tooth because ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
1999

Q&A: Are there any laser techniques to extract bad teeth?

My upper 3rd molar on my left side has been slowly cracking and decaying over a period of time (there is very little tooth left) and I have yet to have it removed. I am interested to find out whether ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
1999

Q&A: Will I have damage from shifting teeth and should I consider a Maryland bridge for two extracted teeth?

About 1 1/2 years ago, I had a couple teeth extracted. A tooth on top of one of those teeth has started to come down to compensate. First, will this do any damage to my teeth? Secondly, would you recommend ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
1999

Q&A: Should I get a second opinion regarding my teeth extraction and the continue nerve pain and possible damage?

Dear Dr.,I had 2 teethextractions 9 wks ago.Having persistant painradiating down to chinWhat can I do? Dr. said it is in my head!Been onKeflex 500mg qid 2x already. When Iget off after 3 days symptoms ... View full question & answer >>