WILDWIND2007

Location: Ft Lauderdale
Member since 1/25/2013

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  • 14 total posts
  • 1 discussion
  • 3 comments
  • 10 questions

Questions from WILDWIND2007

Painless tooth with dead nerve - what are odds of later infection and how long?

Are there statistics or known odds of how long a dead tooth can stay problem-free WITHOUT having root canal? Frequent dental visits instead of root canal, to keep a watch for... READ MORE

How to Attached a Porcelain Dental Crown to Half of Tooth #20 Split Down the Middle. Half Goes All the Way to Gum-line? (photo)

The web shows endless examples of tooth crown preparation onto teeth with 100% of tooth still far above gum-line. My tooth in contrast is half lost, down to the gum-line. The... READ MORE

Is Root Canal Treatment RCT always better than no treatment to a painless dead nerve tooth?

First, is a tooth with root canal no more dead or less vital than is a tooth with a dead nerve?  Yes or No?  ----  A simple ice cube test after irreversible... READ MORE

Crown on Tooth with Jagged Angles - Both at Gum Line and Tooth Itself is Split Down Middle? (photo)

Can a tooth crown be attached vertically on #20 premolar?? That leaves the front of the tooth alone. The gum line is jagged and recessed due to excessive brushing, and can't... READ MORE

Crown, Veneer, Onlay, Inlay, or Combination - for Hollowed out Vertical Decayed Half Premolar? (photo)

Save or Chop off Top of Tooth? I've read 1mm is minimum width of porcelain. My tooth appears hollowed out. Better to chop off top of tooth for crown or to retain existing half... READ MORE

Aggressive Bonding for Half a Premolar Tooth, Recent Fracture and Dead Nerve Due to Decay Under Filling? (photo)

Some dentists say bonding 'won't last' or not worth doing for my 1/2 premolar. I'm not concerned with appearance, but how do they shape the top to mimic a real tooth? Would it... READ MORE

Bonding - Why Will It Fail? Use Same Build Up As for Crown and Half a Premolar Due to Decay? (photo)

80% of visible tooth remains. Want to see real tooth in front. Also, can't tuck a crown under gum. What if: Tooth filled with same build-up used for crown. Plenty to grip to as... READ MORE

Save Tooth Enamel with Onlay Instead of Crown. Why Weaker Than Full Crown? SAME Core Build-up As for a Crown? (photo)

After RCT I want to save front enamel. I don't care about back appearance. Using same core build-up as for a crown, NOT bonding. Why a top onlay weaker than full crown? The... READ MORE

New All Porcelain Crown Tooth #20 Has Annoying Inside Bulge. Why Not Shaped Like Mirror Image #29 - a Perfect Guide to #20?

I had asked my dentist to consider the mirror image tooth, so he took a full mold of jaw to send to lab. Yet inside of teeth feel is different on left versus right due to bulge... READ MORE

Puiritis - Itchy All over but No Rash. Started with Fleas? No Fleas Seen! Lasted 6 Wks Now, Girlfriend Has Same Problem.

Puiritis – Itchy skin all over, No rash. Girlfriend's puppy had fleas. Seems to have started with flea bites on rump. Welts turned itchy. Itchiness spread and concentrated on... READ MORE

Discussions started by WILDWIND2007

New All Porcelain Crown Tooth #20 Has Annoying Inside Bulge. Why Not Shaped Like Mirror Image #29 - a Perfect Guide to #20?

I had asked my dentist to consider the mirror image tooth, so he took a full mold of jaw to send to lab. Yet inside of teeth feel is different on left versus right due to bulge... READ MORE

Recent comments from WILDWIND2007

Dentist had no tooth number 20 left to make a mold from. It had already been destroyed by endentontist for root canal. I should have made that more clear. My point however and as i pointed out to dentist in advance, is that we did... READ COMMENT