When last at the dentist’s office, I mentioned I’ve been having a lot of headaches. He instantly started messing with my jaw and told me that I have TMJ disorder and will need a full mouth reconstruction. I just added up the total cost for what that would mean. It’s astronomic
My dentist doesn’t want to give me white fillings, but shouldn’t I be the one to make the decisions? I have issues with mercury. It doesn’t matter to me if the mercury makes your teeth stronger. I’d rather have the other.
Madiline P. – Houston
I’m thinking of getting invisalign, but I’m italian. Wine is a its own food group. Someone told me you can’t drink wine when you’re doing invisalign treatments. I would rather be impaled than not drink wine for a year or two.
Giuseppe S. – Staten Island, NY<
I have two crowns that need to be replaced. My teeth have always had a little bit of an overbite, but my dentist has always worked around it. He’s retired and the guy that has taken over the practice says I have to have full ortho in order for him to replace the crowns. There is no way I ca
I’ve got my own child now and am growing more and more concern about the seeming lack of healthy treatment options. There is mercury in the fillings and BPA in all the plastics. How am I to keep my daughter healthy when the “health” professionals don’t seem to care about h
I’ve had TMJ for quite some time. The treatments we’ve tried, haven’t been working. My dentist mentioned trying botox. Is that a legitimate treatment? I thought it was for facelift kind of things.
Melissa M. – Adrian, MI
I was wondering if there is still mercury in fillings or if they’ve stopped using that as filling material?
Natalie M. – Denver, CO
It depends on the dentist. If you go to a mercur
I was really hoping to straighten my smile, but I’m leaving the country for two months to serve a mission. There won’t be a dentist availble, except possible a volunteer mission dentist, but they won’t have any real technology with them. Is it possible to do Invisalign without c
I keep reading these reviews for bands that close gaps in your teeth. Do these really work? I have a small gap that has always embarassed me. These bands don’t cost much money, which is appealing.
Rianna – Bethesda, MD
I’m glad you wrote before you
My doctor suspects it may be TMJ that is causing my headaches. He suggested I see a TMJ specialist. Do you know if insurance covers that? What kind of insurance do I need?
Fran – Boise, ID
There’s nothing worse than worrying that you can’t afford somet