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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

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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

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Can a soft tissue laser be used to vaporize the top gum tissue?

Q: Can a soft tissue laser be used to vaporize the top gum tissue, in order to reduce sulcus depths, as part of periodontal treatment? A: There are a number of dental lasers with specific wavelengths that affect the gums

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Lump on Gums from Injury

Q: I got a lump on my gums from an injury I sustained five days ago. How long will it be before it goes down? How do I make it go down faster? A: What kind of injury did you

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Lump on Gums from Injury. How to Speed Recovery?

Q: I got a lump on my gums from a injury I encountered that happened 5 days ago how long will it be before it goes down? How do i make it go down faster? A: What kind of injury

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