Pain + Cosmetic Dentistry

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Why do I have pain when chewing after having a composite filling?

I had a composite filling done on my lower back tooth today and now that the numbness has worn off I have a sharp pain in my tooth when chewing. I can... READ MORE

Extreme Swelling in Top Lip After Dental Block; 4 Days Later, Still Completely Numb? (photo)

After the doctor injected dental block under my top lip, right top lip swelled up, the doctor said it was normal. I got injections twice before with D... READ MORE

Why does my tooth hurt after a composite filling?

About 2 weeks ago I had a small cavity filled on my right premoler and ever since I got it filled my whole tooth/jaw under my tooth has been sore and... READ MORE

I had 4 fillings done about a week ago. Now I can't eat on that side because my teeth hurts. What could be the problem?

I cant chew on the teeth that had fillings or I get a sharp pain. Then my teeth hurt all day. I went back to dentist he said they were filled too high... READ MORE

I'm 27 yrs old and baby tooth is still there. Is it possible to keep the tooth?

Hi iam 27 and still have one baby tooth .. I went to doctor and c said that the roots of that tooth is really weak and I should remove it .. and they... READ MORE

Why does my whole face hurt 3 weeks after white fillings?

I had fillings done on teeth 2 and 3 and at first the pain was bareable and only in the teeth and gums around those teeth every day it gets worse I... READ MORE

I have less than half of my teeth left. Many broken at or even below gum line. What's the best option for me?

I have less than half of my teeth left. Many broken at or even below gum line. I havelived in this embarrassment and pain for 4 years. I only make... READ MORE

Can I Have Some Advice on What to Do and What Payment Options I Have? (photo)

40yrs male, smoke lightly on and off for the past 12yrs due to stress. Had infected gum since 2004 but no action taken. Teeth #25 fail in '08, #29 in... READ MORE

Tooth with cervical filling started to hurt when chewing harder foods. What could be wrong and what can be done?

A couple of years ago, I got a cervical filling on a mandibular premolar. About a few months ago, this tooth started to hurt, but only when I chew... READ MORE

Lower 2nd to Last Tooth Pulled 5 Days Ago and I Am Having Pain and Jaw Stiffness Still? (photo)

I have my tooth pulled 5 days ago. I was first prescribed Motrin but the pain was unbearable that now I have Vicodin. I am still in pain, it starts of... READ MORE

Does this x-ray show an abscess / infection in the gums under #28? X-ray taken three months after root canal. (photos)

Random pain has been continuing for three months after my root canal. My endodontist claimed that all was well at first, but during my second visit,... READ MORE

Is Cosmetic Gum Reshaping Safe for People with a History of Periodontal Disease or Mouth Ulcers?

Is cosmetic gum shaping similar to having a gum tissue graft? How painful is gum reshaping? How long does it take for the gums to heal? READ MORE

Constant pain after crown, root canal and finally tooth extraction! What could be causing the pain?

My 15 had a crown (for a chip). Afterward, I experienced a constant achy, throbbing, burning sensation. Had it adjusted several times, a root canal... READ MORE

I had filling in top and bottom teeth. I'm having a lot pain in my jaw and can't open my mouth wide. Is this normal?

I'm having apt of pain in my jaw and can't open my mouth wide at all sometimes it's feels like I'm being shocked and my pain gets worse in the mid... READ MORE

Do I have to get a broken tooth pulled if it has broken off below the gumline due to a failed root canal?

The dentist that did the root canal told me that it was in no danger of getting infected and needed no treatment since it was a root canal and the... READ MORE

What options and price-range would be available for correcting my lower jaw? (photos)

I have lower jaw crowding which has worsened over the years and is beginning to be painful. I'd like to know what options are available to correct my... READ MORE

I just finished doing a fill in for a Cavity on tooth number 4 and number 5 and I still feel pain. Could there be a problem?

I got my upper right two tooth filling for a cavity and it still bring pain,when I eat on that side or just Radom pain go to the right side.We did a x... READ MORE

My teeth do not line up correctly and my jaw & chin are crooked. Can this be fixed? (photos)

I always have head aches my left jaw has pain my teeth don't line up correctly my jaw and chin are crooked is there a procedure I can get done to fix... READ MORE

Pain after Temporary bridge

My 13 yrs old bridge removed due to lots of decay on the supporting tooth. And temp bridge fixed until permanent one prepare. Since temp bridge... READ MORE

Is my extraction site healing properly? (photo)

Hi. I had my #31 extracted at 6pm on Thursday- It did not require any incisions or sutures, but it was a rough extraction (my root was at a 90*... READ MORE

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