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2017-03-26 Dentistry - tooth concern:

Dear chris,    What you appear to have is what we call "erosion"  or "abfraction".  By either name, what happened is your gumline receded to expose the root surface of your cuspid tooth.  This is much

2017-03-25 Dentistry - discomfort after crown placement:

It sounds like you might be a bruxer( grind on your teeth at night). If that is the case, you may need a plastic bite guard you wear at night to relax your jaw muscles and help in reducing your pain.

2017-03-23 Oral Surgery - Gly Oxide vs Dry Socket:

Saffron -  do not use the glyoxide for a minimum of 5 days after the extraction.  It can break down the clot in the extraction socket and produce more problems, much worse than just a dry socket.  Gentle

2017-03-21 Prosthodontics - implant with crown:

I am not sure if the crown could cause such swelling. If the swelling is still present you need to go back and see either the dentist who placed the crown or the Maxillofacial surgeon who placed the implant

2017-03-20 Dentistry - Wisdom Teeth Removal & Tongue Numbness:

Imran -  It is impossible to predict how long it can take for the traumatized lingual nerve to heal.  As long as the altered sensation is improving that is a good sign.  Usually, as long as the injury

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