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Why am I feeling numb around where I had a root canal?

I have numbness where I had my root canal, and this numbness has been there for the past few days. Why could this be happening?

Is delayed teething in kids normal?

My son is 10 months old and has not yet started teething. While my pediatrician says its normal, I'm still worried. I need a second opinion. Is this normal? And is there really...

How long does it take for the teeth to get alligned with braces?

How long does It usually take for the teeth to get aligned with braces? I need to have them, but I'm an adult and I don't want to have braces for a long period of time.

How effective are natural remedies in treating a toothache?

Are natural remedies like clove oil recommended to treat toothache?

Are herbal toothpastes good for dental health?

I have been planning to shift to herbal toothpastes for my teeth. Are they safe and better for dental health?

Why do I have a thick white coating on my tongue?

I have a recurring white coating on my tongue. Even though I keep cleaning it, the white color keeps coming back. What can it be and what can I do to remedy it?

What can I do for my bad breath?

I have a serious bad breath problem which exists even though I rinse my mouth with a mouthwash and floss after brushing. Why is this and what can I do for it?

What can sensitive teeth mean?

My teeth have been hurting me every time I eat or drink cold things. This is something that started happening recently. What could this mean for my teeth? Why is this happening?...

If I have mild tooth pain, should I be going to the dentist?

I have a mild pain in one of my back teeth, but I don't think it's serious enough to go to a visit. It goes away after some time and is only brought on when I drink coffee, or...

What procedures require anesthesia at a dentist's office?

I'm just curious about what oral procedures really require anesthesia. Are there a lot? Or is anesthesia used when a patient is having some type of oral surgery?

Is a broken tooth a dental emergency?

My husband broke his tooth while playing ice hockey. The puck hit his mouth pretty hard and he was not wearing a cage on his helmet. He got stitches for the cut on his lip, but...

How can I prevent tooth erosion?

Last time I went to the dentist, he found that I had tooth erosion on my bottom teeth. What can I do to prevent this from happening in the future?

Does an impacted tooth require surgery?

I have an impacted tooth in the back of my mouth, by my molars. Does an impacted tooth usually require surgery?

Why do I need to go to an oral surgeon for my tooth extraction?

I have to get my wisdom teeth removed and my dentist said that he's going to refer me to an oral surgeon to remove them asap. Does a wisdom tooth extraction really require surgery?...

How often should I be going to the dentist?

l really only go to the dentist once a year, but my family thinks I should be going more. Every time I go, however, for my routine check up and cleaning, my dentist always tells...

I grind my teeth while I sleep. Should I get a mouth guard?

My husband realized the other night that I grind my teeth while I sleep. This seems to be a new thing because I didn't know until now that I did it. Should I get a mouth guard...

What should I do for a toothache?

I have a really bad toothache, and I can't go to the dentist until next week. What should I do for the pain until I go to the dentist?

When is a periodontist preferred over a dentist?

When would you suggest me to go to a periodontist over a dentist?

How are overbites treated?

I've had an overbite since I was a child, and I was always told that I would grow into it. But now that I'm an adult, I want to have this fixed. How can I get this treated?

In a fall, my tooth broke off in half. How can this be fixed?

I fell down the stairs at work and I hit my tooth so hard, that half of it broke off. What can be done to fix this?

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