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- im 23 years old and i had a stainless steel crown done tuesday on a molar because i can not afford a permanent crown…the assistant that helped my dentist said that i can return to my normal diet in a few days..but while i was searching for as much information as possible about what to expect after a stainless steel crown has been done i came across several articles saying that sticky foods should not be eaten while a person has a stainless steel crown because the crown could come off…is that true? if that is true does honey and syrup count as sticky foods i shouldnt eat? im on a restricted diet already because i have food allergies so not being able to put syrup or honey on what little i am able to eat concerns me…also my crown has been slightly wiggly is that something to worry about or is that normal while a crown is setting in?
- My main concerns are about the root canal procedure, specifically the toxic effects on the body after having it done. my mom was told she needed a root canal to take care of her infected tooth. so a day later she went back tot he dentists and got a root canal done. a week later she found that the procedure had helped and had stopped the pain, but then a few months later she started to become sick for no apparent reason and keeps getting sicker. so i decided to take it upon myself to do some research on the most recent procedure she had done and as it turns out… i was right to be suspicious. it seems that the work done by medical professionals to expose the danger of the root canal procedure have been largely disregarded and ignored. every dentist i have asked has told me not to worry and that the procedure is completely safe. to which i answer, i am not an idiot. in what world does leaving a dead body part full of bacteria on the inside constitute “safe”? why everyone i talk to has the same biased opinion and has to reassure me that it is completely safe. the only answers i could think of to this question being money and job security. i am sick of hearing the words safe and practical from the medical and specifically the dentistry industry. the fact is that there is tons of research on the dangers of this type of procedure and absolutely NO RESEARCH done to prove that it is safe, you tell me how that makes sense..it doesn’t. that just proves that all that is going on seems to be that the dentist wants to preserve the tooth, which makes sense, but if there are MAJOR health risks linked to root canal-ed teeth, why don’t doctors and dentists tell you about these linked health hazards. this is absolutely unacceptable. p.s. if you are just going to tell me it is safe like all the others, please have actual evidence published by an organization that is not controlled by the government and is actual research, not just people repeating what they were told to say to patients by schooling. thank you.
- had a root canal implant for a few months since i have not been feeling well i would like the root canal removed does that mean i loose my tooth
- I have 4 cavities and two of my teeth are almost fully gone, how would a dentist be able to help?
- recently diagnosed with moderate central sleep apnea and sent to find a dentist that makes mouthguards to treat choking on your toungue. i also grind my teeth lately while awake often and have chipped two teeth recently. what sort of specialist and device designs would be best?