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Does a root canal hurt?

My next appointment will be a root canal, and I'm scared. I never had one before. Will this hurt, or be uncomfortable?

How often must I replace my teeth crowns?

I'm getting crowns placed on 3 of my teeth. Will I ever need to replace them over time?

Does a dental filling require anesthesia?

I feel like I'm going to need at least 3 fillings done soon (I looked inside my mouth after experiencing pain and saw teeth that look like cavities). If I need all of these filled...

Root canal on a baby tooth?

At my son's last dental appointment, his dentist recommended a root canal for one of my son's baby tooth. I understand that root canals are meant to save the natural tooth, but...

Pain after wisdom tooth removal?

After my extraction, I've been experiencing a dull, achy pain for the past two days. I haven't been taking the ibuprofen my dentist prescribed because I thought I didn't need...

How do I prevent gum disease?

What causes gum disease? I'd like to know, is there any way to prevent it?

Do I have a cavity?

I am experiencing a toothache and sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweet foods. Do you think that this could be a cavity?

Do I need my wisdom teeth removed?

Do I need my wisdom teeth to be removed, even if it's not making me uncomfortable?

Penicillin for root canal?

I just had a root canal for an infection in one of my back teeth, but now after my appointment, I was prescribed Penicillin. Is it normal to be prescribed Penicillin after a root...

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?

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?

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?

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...

Why are my gums turning brown?

I have been noticing my gums turning brown for a few months. I'm 28 and I've never seen anything like this before. I'm not a smoker. What can I do?

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?

What will my dental follow up be like after getting my braces removed?

I got braces at 25 and now I'm finally getting them off. Are there things they'll look for at my follow up appointment after they're gone?

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.

I brush my teeth 2x a day, why do I still have bad breath?

I have no broken teeth, and I believe I have no cavities, but even if I brush my teeth twice a day I still have bad breath? What could this be?

What is a dental bridge?

I'm a 35 year old man and my dentist suggested we replace some of the gaps in my teeth with a dental bridge. What are the benefits of dental bridges, and what exactly are they...

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