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 How often do you think you need to brush your teeth?

 I drank A LOT of listerine mouth wash and was realllly dizzy?
I drank a lot of Listerine mouth wash and was really dizzy. I went to bed like that being really dizzy and then I woke up with my mouth really dry and still really dizzy. I drank some water and went ...

 Is an orthodontist/dentist a good career for a 14 year old?
i have been teased by it and not just by the kids, the teachers as ...

 What is a good way to tell somebody there breath stinks?

 What the difference between private and nhs root canal treatment?
except for the ridiculous difference of price
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you have to pay for the nhs one its scale 2 like 48 pounds, and i paid 25o pounds on my private,but now im getting ...

 How much downtime should I plan for after I get 2 wisdom teeth pulled next week?
3 days?...

 Getting the mold of your mouth? What do they do?
What do they do? How long does it take? What does it taste like? Please on Friday I am getting a mold of my mouth and i have no clue what they do....

 Wisdom Teeth Removal or something else?
I had my bottom wisdom tooth removed Wed. And I'm still in alot of pain but I'm wondering if it could be from how he injected the local anastisia? Most of the pain is in the area where he ...

 Is it safe and effective to whiten teeth by using peroxide as a mouthwash?

 I'm scared to go to the dentist?
I'm 24 years old and I haven't been to the dentist since I was about 15. I've never had any problems with my teeth in the past, I never needed any fillings or anything when I was ...

 I'm so scared of the dentist!?
On one of my molars I have a vey thin blackish line. It is pain free so is it just a stain or is it a crack. Also on the same tooth, I have a really small black spot. You can't really see it ...

 What insurances cover braces?
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what type of dental plan u need to cover ...

 What are the chances I can go back to work the day after having my wisdom teeth pulled?
I'm getting all 4 of them removed tomorrow, and due to all the work I have, I really want to come back the day after and work the rest of the week. Some people say I can do it, others day I'...

 Im getting braces and I want to know if it relly hertz! plz t3ll the truth.>>>>write az much az u can

 Grinding Teeth...HELP PLEASE?
Help I am a terrible 'grinder' not only at night but also in the day. I am under a lot of stress just now and the grinding is so bad I have a sore neck, head pain, dizzyness and sore jaw ...

 Bad breath?
what causes it and is there a way to eliminate it?...

 Is it safe to get dental work done in Mexico?
Its sooooo much cheaper!
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I need to have my wisdom teeth removed....

 I have a hole in my teeth ...what should i do ????
it dosint pain but the dentis said i had to drill it up ....
i dont wana do the drilling for some months ... i have some personal reasons ... can anyone tell what i should eat ...and when to ...

 I have to get all 4 wisdom teeth pulled out and I have no insurance?
I'm from New Jersey and I have 4 impacted wisdom teeth that need to be pulled out ASAP. I'm having terrible pain from the one tooth.I can barely eat or talk. I need an oral surgeon.I don...

 What do you think about adults that have orthodontic braces?
I am in my mid 20's and I have braces!

I had them when I was 12 and now over a decade later I had to get them again.

Lucky for me though, I only have to wear them for 18 ...

Too late for my teeth?
I'm 22 and havn't been to the dentist in 12 years (no insurance). Everything is wrong with my teeth, their crooked, my gums bleed easily, my wisdom tooth hurts all the time. I have health insurance now, and have an appt. set up. Is it too late for my teeth, or will I have to get dentures or something?

As long as there are no cavities you should be alright. Crooked teeth can be straightened, And wisdom teeth are usually removed anyway ! Good luck, and hang in there it's not that bad !

Well no it isn't too late, I mean it might have been easier if you started earlier, but still now adays they can do pretty much anything, it may cost alot, and they may recomend different things that cost more money, but it is better to have a healthy smile then no smile at all , GO 2 THE DENTIST!!!!!!!

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No matter how bad off you think your teeth are you will not find a dentist who will give you dentures. Two reasons, you are too young and they make more money by fixing the teeth. Just relax and let them tell you what all is wrong. Fix the ones that hurt first then go from there. Smile!

van kedileri
probably not too late but expect to spend some time going to get things fixed

I had your problem 20 years ago. I have dentures, I've had more compliments and no regrets. My doctor got my insurance to pay, saying it was a health hazzard. Get them taken care of ! You will feel better. You are not tooo young I was 19. I was always in pain. Do it soon. I now have ARD due to the acid rotting my teeth. You do not need to suffer.

If they're still in your mouth..it's usually not too late...

Can you go to a local medical or dental school and see if you can volunteer for them to work on you? (just a thought) Not suggesting that you do this. There could be danger involved.
But if they're supervised by a real dentist, maybe that's a way to go....

no not to late you probably need a root canal

chocolate luver
porcelain veners?!?!?!?!?!
they look really good

acid tongue
it's not to late, but you need some extensive work done

Your dentist will look at your teeth and tell you.
First you'll get a cleaning. The dentist will remove the plaque below the gum line. Your dentist will take x-rays.
Then your dentist may recommend additional work, possibly:
removal of that painful wisdom tooth

It's not too late for your teeth. You may need to wear braces for a while. Good luck.
P.S. Use a mouthwash. Listerine makes some.

it is never too late for your teeth.

Dentists don't do many dentures for patients in this age range. Usually the only times when teeth are hopeless in this age range is if someone is abusing methamphetamine or drinking so much soda the teeth are black from decay. However, each case is independent and must be examined accordingly. Deciding whether or not it is too late for your teeth will require an exam and proper x-rays.

Hooray for you that you have insurance now!!! Yippeee!

No, it is not too late for your teeth. Just go to the dentist and they will get you fixed up in no time. Don't be afraid, they are there to help you and they want your teeth fixed as much as you do. If you are really uneasy or scared about the process, ask to have a mild sedation first to get you through it.

The most important thing about your teeth is that you keep your gums healthy. Teeth can be straightened and wisdom teeth pulled, but your gums are there to stay (and they help hold your teeth in) so you need to take very good care of them. That means brush and floss twice a day. Bleeding gums are a sign that they are infected with bacteria from plaque/tartar. Regular brushing/flossing/mouthwash will get them healthy again.

Think on the bright side...at least you have teeth for the dentist to look at! And health insurance, too! You'll be fine now. Have fun at the dentist and enjoy your new white, gorgeous smile!!!

P.S. If you've been putting off your pap smear/breast exam/annual physical because of lack of insurance, you should make appointments for those too. Even though you're young, you still need your annual ob/gyn appointment!!!

Good luck to you!!!

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