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Dry mouth

What can my husband take to get rid of dry mouth besides brushing his teeth? He has drank a lot of water, but it doesn't help. He has two big soars in his mouth.

Will I experience any pain after the root canal?

I'm due for a root canal very soon. Is it possible to have any pain or tenderness in that area after the procedure's done?

How long should my child be brushing their teeth?

My daughter brushes her teeth very quickly, just a little under a minute. I realized this the other day right before she went to school. I know that she should definitely be...

Why do I have antibiotics after my extraction?

After my wisdom teeth were removed, I was prescribed Amoxicillin. I mean, it doesn't make sense to me, but I'm taking them regardless. But why are antibiotics prescribed after...

Why do my teeth feel loose?

Two of my teeth feel a little loose, and both of these are adult teeth. So, I know that this isn't very normal. Why could this be happening?

Would I need to take opioids after my extraction?

I'm about to get two of my wisdom teeth removed, but I'm worried for the medications that I'm going to need after it. I heard opioids might be prescribed, but I'd rather not take...

Is it possible to brush my teeth way too much?

My mother says I brush my teeth way too much, but it's really just 4 times a day. I like brushing them in the morning, after my meals, and at night, which I don't think is much...

What's a root canal for the front teeth like?

I've had root canals for my back teeth, but never for my front teeth, which is what I need right now. Is the procedure different from getting a root canal with my back teeth?...

Do toothaches always mean an infection?

My back molar has been hurting, but the pain come and goes. I don't think it's an infection or a cavity but I'm not really sure. I already made an appointment with my dentist...

Why does my son have yellow teeth?

My son is only 8-years-old and already has yellow stains on his teeth. He brushes his teeth regularly, and doesn't really drink soda to cause these stains. Are there other things...

Do your teeth hurt after you get the braces off?

I'm finally at the end of my braces treatment, and I'm getting them taken off next week. I'm really excited about it and can't wait to see what my teeth look like without the...

Why does my son have more than 4 wisdom teeth?

My son went to the surgeon to remove two of his wisdom teeth that were causing him issues. But the x-ray showed that he didn't just have 4 wisdom teeth--he had 6? I didn't think...

How is tooth decay caused?

I'm just curious about how exactly tooth decay is caused. I've had a few cavities in my lifetime, and all of them taken care of without issues after. But what causes them to...

My daughter still hasn't gotten her first tooth. Is this normal?

My daughter is 14 months old, so over a year, and she still doesn't have any of her first teeth. We thought that she was teething, because it seemed like she had all of the signs...

How long does dental anesthesia last?

I'm going to need an extraction soon, so I know I'm going to need anesthesia for it as well. But I'm just wondering, how long does dental anesthesia last, usually?

How long should my child go to her pediatric dentist?

My daughter is 15 years old, and I'm beginning to think she's a little too old to go to her child dentist. I'm considering taking her to mine, especially since she has all of...

Are the effects of a root canal short-term?

I'm going to get a root canal treatment for one of my front teeth. I'm not really excited about it, obviously, but I know it needs to be done. However, I heard that the benefits...

Invisalign, dental bonding, and gum grafts?

I am about to begin my invisalign treatment in one week. However, I was told today that I need gum graft surgery for receding gums and dental bonding for highly sensitive teeth....

The tooth where I need a root canal isn't bothering me. Why do I need it?

My last checkup showed that I needed a root canal in one of my back molars, but this tooth isn't bothering me at all. If I'm not in pain or have any discomfort, why should I really...

Are dental veneers permanent?

I'm thinking about dental veneers, but I'm scare about them not coming out right. What if I don't like it? I feel like I need to consider that before I decide to get them. Are...

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