Is My Pain Caused by my CEREC Crown?

Hello there, I had three CEREC crowns done on my back teeth recently. I was pleased with how convenient getting the CEREC crowns was, but since then, I’ve had a lot of pain when chewing. Eating anything crunchy or chewy causing a bolt of pain, as though a nerve is exposed or something. My dentist […]

Can I Put Off a Root Canal?

Hello, My dentist told me I needed a root canal on my tooth, but I don’t have any pain. How long can I put off getting a root canal? Haruka, from West Virginia Hi Haruka, If your tooth is not hurting, or has not hurt in awhile, it may be ok to delay it. It […]

Do i have to see an oral surgeon for my tooth extraction?

I have a strong apprehension to dentist offices. Therefore, I have not maintained a practice of attending regular dental check-ups. Then, a few years ago I lost a filling. I put off taking care of this and later that tooth broke. I prolonged having this looked at until the pain from the broken tooth became […]

Was I misdiagnosed by an emergency dentist?

I saw an emergency dentist a couple of days ago and am very upset. A little over a year, it was suggested I get a filling, and I have been putting it off. I mentioned this to the emergency dentist but added that the tooth next to that tooth was the one giving me the […]

Can you get more than one root canal on a tooth?

I had a root canal two years ago from my dentist. I trust him and he usually does a great job. Recently, though, I have been feeling some pain on that same tooth.  I’ve been told before about pain in the teeth being projected (I think it was called) from another hurting tooth. I’m pretty […]

Tooth Cracked

I bit into something and my tooth cracked. I’ve never even heard of such a thing.  What do I do? Bronwyn P. – Georgia Bronwyn, This happens more frequently than you think.  You need to be seen fairly quickly to take care of this and hopefully save your tooth. If you don’t already have a […]