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Dr. Linden’s Response to Mayo Clinic Health Letter Article on Periodontal Disease

Article is on Page Four of this PDF. Dr. Linden’s response, in a letter to the editors of the publication: The article on Periodontal Disease was quite informative and clearly written.  While I am in agreement with various treatments included in

Posted in Periodontal Treatment

My tooth is grey but isn’t dead. If I got braces, would this affect my treatment?

Q: 6 months ago one of my side canines became darker than the rest of my teeth. I consulted a private root canal specialist. A number of tests/x rays confirmed that the tooth is vital and alive. I’m thinking about

Posted in Related Procedures

One month following root canal it hurts to chew hard things and is sensitive to touch. What options do I have to treat this?

Q: I got a root canal 2 months ago. I had a crown on the tooth so the dentist went through the crown. A week after the RC, I had discomfort when I chewed food or touched one side of

Posted in Related Procedures

My permanent bridge doesn’t fit. It’s fallen off twice and I need a new one. What can I do?

Q: My permanent, 6-unit bridge does not fit and has come off 2 times. After almost a year of treatment, the doctor doesn’t know what to do. He told me he’ll make a bridge a 3rd time and send it

Posted in Dental Implants

Would it be beneficial for me to get laser gum surgery? I hate my small teeth and gummy smile.

Q: What else could I do to get a better smile? Veneers or luminescent after laser? A: It might be possible to have cosmetic laser gum surgery to attain a better appearance when you smile. The important thing is to

Posted in Crown Lengthening
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