I have a cavity but I ran out of insurance...?

Answer Pay out of pocket.Or: Approach a dentist (or multiple dentists) and ask for a discounted rate.Or: Check out dental schools in your area. They often provide free services as part of the training of ... Read More »

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If you have a small cavity in a baby tooth that still has roots on it should you fill the cavity or pull the tooth?

The best thing would be to have a filling put in the tooth. But if the tooth is going to fall out soon, the dentist may recommend pulling it instead. Have it looked at by a dentist and then do what... Read More »

In NY if you have health insurance and have colon cancer but want to switch insurance companies for better coverage does the other insurance company have to take you?

Answer I sure would check before I made the switch. You could be getting into that pesky, ''pre exsisting condition'' thing.......Ask the new carrier first before you switch, (I'd get it in writing... Read More »

If you have an ear and sinus infection is it okay to have a cavity filled?

Yes, it's safe, but be sure to tell the dentist anyway. They will want to know, especially if you are on medications. Answer Yes it is ok to fill your cavity. Unless your have an acute infection an... Read More »

If you have pain on the left bottom side of your gums does that mean you have a cavity?

Jen, you need to get that area x-rayed by a dentist. I was an RDA in an oral surgery office for many years. It could be anything from eroded or thin enamel to an abcess or anything in between.If th... Read More »