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What is the best way to replace a missing tooth?

I've been missing a tooth since the beginning of last year. It hasn't caused me any issues, but I think it should be replaced. What's the best material to replace the tooth?...

I eat too much sweets. Is this dangerous for my oral health?

I am 30 years old, and I think I eat a little too many sweets. How dangerous is this for my oral health?

How painful is a tooth extraction?

My son is 10 years old, and he needs to have remove one of his front teeth. Are tooth extractions painful for children?

Will cavities require root canals if left untreated?

I have a few cavities that aren't treated (I can feel them). If I don't get these filled right away, is it possible that I would need a root canal for them? Is there any way...

I have canker sores, what can I do?

My dentist diagnosed canker sores on my tongue and after 2 weeks they are still not healed. How long do they take to heal? Is there anything that I can do at home to treat them?...

Is it possible to have a cavity without tooth pain?

There's a tooth in the back of my mouth that looks like a cavity but it isn't causing me any pain or discomfort. Is it possible to have a cavity without tooth pain?

Do I need antibiotics for a tooth extraction?

I'm scheduled to have my tooth removed tomorrow. Do I need antibiotics for a tooth extraction? How long would I need to take these for?

How often should I get a dental cleaning?

I'm 22 years old, and I probably go to the dentist at least once a year. I usually just go when I feel like I need to do. Should I be going more often?

Do children need fillings for baby teeth?

My daughter has pain in her teeth when eating very cold and very hot foods. She has baby teeth, but I think she might have a cavitiy in one of them. If she has a cavity in one...

Is it painful to get dental implants?

I am about to get dental implants next month and I want to know if it's going to be painful? How long would the appointment be?

Is Water Flossing better than Air Flossing?

I have gingivitis, and I'm starting to floss to reduce it--but which is better? Water flosses or air flosses?

Do I really need teeth cleanings every 6 months?

I heard from my friend that I need a teeth cleaning at least every 6 months. Is this really true? Why would I need them that often?

Why are my teeth so sensitive to different tempteratures?

I am a student and I have perfect teeth. Lately, it seems that my teeth have become extremely sensitive to different temperatures. If something is too hot or too cold, it makes...

Do I need a follow up after getting dental implants?

I'm 30 and had a few dental implants installed a few months ago. Do you think I need to get a follow up for them? If so, what will my dentist check for?

Does tooth pain mean I have a cavity?

My tooth hurts when I drink cold water and eat cold food. Because my tooth is so sensitive, do you think I should go see a dentist? It doesn't seem like I have a cavity in that...

Is tooth whitening safe?

I want to have tooth whitening, but I'm just wondering---would it ruin my tooth enamel? I have healthy teeth, but they're just yellow.

Why is my enamel breaking down?

Why is my enamel on my teeth breaking down? Is there any way to fix it?

What is the procedure for replacing crowns?

One of my crowns is causing pain. Is it possible to replace them?

Why are my teeth becoming loose?

I noticed that some of my teeth were starting to become loose, but I don't think that I have oral problems. Why is this happening? Should I go to the dentist if I start feeling...

Can having a root canal cause any long-term complications?

I need to have a root canal on one of my back molars, and I'm a little worried. I never had one of these done before. Could there be any complications from getting a root canal?...

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