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Can I have orthodontic advice for class 3 malocclusion?

My daughter is 13 and despite menses for over a year, is still apparently growing in height. She was diagnosed as a class 3 over a year ago by her orthodontist who advised to...

How often should I get a teeth whitening?

I want to get teeth whitenings as frequent as I can. How should I get them a year?

My tongue is white. Is this really bad?

I noticed this morning after brushing my teeth that my tongue has a distinct white coating over it. What could this mean?

How do I whiten my teeth once my braces come off?

My braces come off next week, but I can already tell (where the braces don't cover my teeth) that my teeth have yellowed in color. What's the best way to whiten my teeth once...

How safe are dental x-rays?

I have dental x-rays at least once a year, before cleanings; for dental work; for gum and periodontal work, etc. How safe are dental x-rays, really?

What is a cavity, exactly?

What exactly is a cavity, and how does it progress into the need for a filling?

Should I have my teeth cleaned more than twice a year?

I get my teeth cleaned every 6 months but I still always seem to have an overabundance of plaque buildup. Should I get my teeth cleaned more than twice a year?

How can I tell if I'm grinding my teeth?

My jaw aches almost every time I wake up in the morning. Can I be grinding my teeth in my sleep? If so, how can I tell that I'm teeth grinding? Would there be any changes to...

Should I give my child whiskey while teething?

My son is teething and is in so much pain because of it. My mom recommended putting a small bit of whiskey on my baby's gum to soothe it, which is what she did with me. But is...

How can I stop my child from thumbsucking?

My daughter is 4 years old, and she sucks her thumb often. We usually just tell her to not do that, which works some of the time. But now she's doing it more frequently. What...

How can I tell if I have oral cancer?

What are the signs of oral cancer, and how can I check myself?

What is the difference between an oral surgeon and a dentist?

Recently, for a wisdom tooth extraction that I need, I was referred to an oral surgeon and not a dentist. Why is that?

Can oral surgeons perform implant surgery?

I have been advised to go in for a tooth implant. Whom should I visit to get this done; can an oral surgeon carry out the implant procedure?

Can diabetes cause my teeth to stain?

I have had diabetes for the last 2 years. Over the past year, I have seen my teeth getting more and more stained. Is this staining due to the diabetes?

What is the treatment for an abscess in the mouth?

I have a pus-filled abscess in my mouth. How can this be treated?

Are there any safe home remedies to treat toothache?

I have a terrible toothache. What are some safe and effective home remedies to give me some relief until my dentist appointment in a few days?

What can I do to get rid of the brownish pigmentation around my teeth?

My teeth have a brownish pigmentation, especially around the gumline. What can I do to get rid of this staining?

Can chewing gum be good for my teeth?

Is it true that chewing some types of gum may help the teeth and oral care in general? Please advice.

What are the precautions that I need to take after a root canal?

I just underwent a root canal 2 days ago. What are the precautions that I should be taking after the procedure, and for how long should I take these precautions?

Can everyday flossing cause spaces in my teeth?

I already have spaces between my teeth but I realized they seem to be increasing after I started flossing every day. Is there a connection between the two?

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