I’m a 21 year old female. My wisdom tooth has been impacted for 2 years. There has been constant swelling over the last few months and antibiotics don’t work. This situation has made me quite uncomfortable. Thank you for your question! And im sorry to hear tha
I’ve had a broken left lower second last molar for 6 months. It’s been causing tremendous pain for the past week. I was informed at a dental consult that the tooth is infected till the root. The treatment option given was either root canal + crowning, or extraction +
I have white lines on my inner cheeks. What are possible causes, and how can I get rid of them? These striated (reticulated or lace-like) white lines look like a lichenoid reaction or oral lichen planus. Both conditions are auto-immune meaning that your immune syste
I found a white growth on my 2 month old baby’s gum. I understand that it can be due to Epstein Pearls. Is there anything that I should be concerned about, or take note of? NO treatment is necessary for a true confirmed diagnosis of Epstein pearls/gingival cys
I’m a 24 year old female. My jaw and side profile have always bothered me growing up, and I hated taking pictures as a result. An X-ray revealed Class 3 malocclusion, with my jaw slanted to the left by about 1cm. I also had a crossbite. I was told that I had...
I’ve heard the results of jaw surgery can vary, and your face shape can change drastically. How will jaw surgery change my face shape? What if I don’t like how my face looks afterward? What if I don’t look like me? As part of pre-surgical planning, xrays
My 6 year old has an underbite. What are the early treatments I can consider for her? Underbites can be caused by misaligned teeth (dental crossbite) or disproportional development of the facial skeleton (skeletal underbite). Dental crossbites can lead to the develo
My 6 year old has baby teeth that didn’t drop. This has caused her 2 adult front teeth to grow out crooked. What measures should I take to address this? Are there any precautionary measures I should take for her future adult teeth? Adult teeth can develop in a