Is the tooth nerve removed during a dental implant?

Question by LoveSydney: Is the tooth nerve removed during a dental implant? I had a metal pin put in back in 2002 and a crown added. Recently I went to get a new crown but it wasnt as good and I complained that it seemed to stick out. {not flush with the other teeth} The dentist said he could shave the pin but this could be problematic. Anyway he did so and we got the new crown sorted. Its been a couple of months now but I still feel a kind of ache there. Its not painful its more like a hot … [Read more...]

How do I go about getting 1 dental implant done on the NHS?

Question by Clare: How do I go about getting 1 dental implant done on the NHS? I was told by my private dentist that I may be able to get 1 dental implant done on the NHS. Im 20 years old and have lost a front tooth. I wear a partial denture which keeps breaking, when i say keeps breaking I mean all the time. I don't wear it at home or when I eat, only when I go out. It was repaired last tuesday, I picked it up from the dentist, wore it wednesday and 2 hours at college, wore it for about … [Read more...]

If the dental implant procedure is so long and involved do you look like you have teeth in the interim?

Question by Tiao21: If the dental implant procedure is so long and involved do you look like you have teeth in the interim? Best answer: Answer by shogun_316Pretty sure your fitted with temporary crowns or bridges until the final procedure. That's what happened with me when I got my crown. I had a temporary one slapped in until the fitted one was made. Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments! … [Read more...]

Dental Bridge, whats involved? and would it work for me??……?

Question by Jj J: Dental Bridge, whats involved? and would it work for me??......? I have a phobia of the dentist, so going there is very traumatic for me. Ive always got sedated in the past. I have a canine tooth which has no teeth either side of it, i have a partial denture that the NHS made up 5 years ago which is poor in colour, poor in quality and poor fitment. Im thinking to go private and ask them to try give me some sort of dental bridge, Before i start sheading alot of money... Does … [Read more...]

Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and…..?

Question by Sarah: Dental advice needed! Just had three teeth extracted and.....? stitches were needed. This was done by my (new and rather young!) dentist in his surgery. No knock out, just local anaesthetic. Three injections to the roof of my mouth and I lost count at three in my gum line! I have had a fair bit of dental work done and my share of teeth being extracted but when I agreed to this course of treatment I was assured that all would be well in time for my holiday next week. I have a … [Read more...]

What are some dental mistakes you have encountered with dental work?

Question by Dawn: What are some dental mistakes you have encountered with dental work? I've had a drill broken off in a tooth while undergoing a root canal. The dentist left it in there and sealed it up. The tooth later abscessed during my vacation. Another dentist ordered a crown which was defective. He put it on my tooth anyway and charged me full price for it. It never stayed on and the tooth eventually had to be pulled because I couldn't afford ANOTHER crown. I also received a … [Read more...]