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
I just got invisalign and realized that my dentist said to keep them in except when I’m eating. I tend to drink more coffee than that. Can I drink it while they’re in or do I need to wait until my meal times?
Amy H. – New Hampshire
I’m sure your
I’ve been having pretty severe jaw pain and headaches. I went in to see my dentist and he said it looks like I’ve been grinding my teeth. I know this is a longshot, but could this new medication I’ve been on cause this? It’s called Atapryl.
Frank N. – Bo
I wanted to find a pediatric dentist that would understand that I don’t want fillings with mercury in them. I’m having trouble finding one. Do you have any suggestions?
Lisa E. – New Mexico
It is sometimes hard to find a dentist who understands a pat