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...]

Some teeth advice please.?

Question by Clare: Some teeth advice please.? Im 20. I've never really had good teeth, when I was young my mum nagged and nagged me to look after my teeth, which had the opposite effect! About 6 months ago one of my top front teeth was badly decayed and split in half, I was supposed to have a root canal and have it crowned but when my dentist tried to root canal it he said the decay had gone too far up the root or something so I ended up having it pulled out and getting a partial denture … [Read more...]

Question for an ophtalmologist: my friend is turing blind, below are some details of the tests… pl advice?

Question by mohindersobti: Question for an ophtalmologist: my friend is turing blind, below are some details of the tests... pl advice? Female patient DOB: June 7, 1973 Poland In the hospital they diagnosed the problem as a retrobulbar inflammation of left optic nerve Some tests done are detailed below: MRI of the head – the result: everything is ok, MRI shows no changes (we have everything on CD) Ultrasonic blood flow detection in carotid arteries – generally OK but because they … [Read more...]

As a new denture wearer I would appreciate some advice,thanks?

Question by : As a new denture wearer I would appreciate some advice,thanks? I only have to wear top dentures and as I have 4 teeth at the top the denture was supposed to be small.I paid around £400.There is still a very thin metal plate that fits on to part of the roof of my mouth.I was told I had to get used to it,but it stops me talking depending on which word is spoken.Will this ever improve? Then have fitted 2 awful metal "hooks" that if I am not carefull rip the side of my mouth.They are … [Read more...]

can anyone please help and give me some advice?

Question by KT: can anyone please help and give me some advice? my mam wears dentures and my dog has jst chewed them into tiny little bits. i no this may sound funny but she is absolutely devastated, she was supposed to be going out tomorrow night and it's her birthday next week and we are going to be having a party for her. i would think the dentist would still have an impression of them...does anyone no if this is correct and if so, how quickly could she get a new set? she also gets her … [Read more...]

Do you think you could give me a hand with some health and social coursework that i am REALLY struggling with?

Question by Vera: Do you think you could give me a hand with some health and social coursework that i am REALLY struggling with? I am so stuck!!!!!!! I am just wading my way through my health and social care coursework and am struggling to say the least! So if you could help me, i really would be immensely grateful!!!!! I need to write about how to maintain environments for clinical procedures, so basically in other words, i need to discuss how medical practitioners maintain an environment … [Read more...]