I'm going to have a molar removed and I'm freaked out?

Answer I had a lower molar removed under waking sedation last year following a big abscess. It was my first extraction and I did not choose to have a bridge or replacement so I have a gap there now. Becau... Read More »

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Is it possible to get braces on a wisdom tooth and a second molar only to close a space where a first molar was removed?

Answer I'm a bit surprised at your question. I can't believe any orthodontist would put braces on a wisdom tooth. Unless you're asking because you want to have this done. Secondly, closing the sp... Read More »

How long is it going to take for your son to lose his molar?

Answer You lose your baby first molars at 9-11 years of age baby second molars at 10-12 years of ageHope that helps.

What's wrong if you've had a painless lump on the gum for 2 years that lets out bloody pus when you break the bubble and it's located over an area where the molar was removed 25 years ago?

Answer You obviously have an infected mass in your mouth and you're asking strangers online to diagnose what it may be? Aaack! Make an appointment with a dentist immediately! You'll be glad you d... Read More »

I have high cholesterol and I am freaked out?

Total cholesterol: HDL ratio is believed to be one of the most accurate predictors of heart disease. 2.5:1 is considered ideal. You have mentioned a lot of the key controllers of cholesterol levels... Read More »