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Should You Use Disclosing Tablets For Healthier Teeth?

Should You Use Disclosing Tablets For Healthier Teeth?

“My friend told me that her dentist recommended her using disclosing tablets, in order to help her clean her teeth better. What are they and are they useful?” The primary aim of brushing your teeth is to clear away dental ...

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Post Root Canal Pain – Extract or Wait?

Post Root Canal Pain – Extract or Wait?

A recent question from Darlene, who has had some post root canal pain: Q: I had a root canal about 9 months ago had severe pain and swelling after… Then a few flair ups.. My dentist wants to pull the ...

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How Can I Get Tooth Pain Relief?

How Can I Get Tooth Pain Relief?

Here’s a recent question from ‘Joan’. It’s a common problem, based around getting tooth pain relief. “Hi, please can you help? I’m travelling and can’t get to my dentist for a few days. I have severe tooth pain for two ...

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“Does a Root Canal Hurt?” A Common Question Answered

“Does a Root Canal Hurt?” A Common Question Answered

“Does a root canal hurt?” The short answer to this common question is no; getting this procedure done should not hurt. Despite popular beliefs, modern day techniques and equipment mean that in the vast majority of cases, root canal treatment ...

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Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Bob recently asked this question about a root canal failure. Hi, I just had a root canal because of extreme sensitivity to hot and cold on a tooth that also hurt when I chewed and flossed (it had multiple fillings ...

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Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

‘Alan’ asks: “Hi, I hope you can help. While having fillings I feel quite a lot of pain, it is like someone holding an ice cube on an open nerve creating a shooting pain (like when an icecream touches a ...

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Is A Root Canal Painful?

Is A Root Canal Painful?

Here is a recent question from ‘Sarah’: “Is a root canal painful? I know I have to get it done but I am really scared!” You are not the only person to have asked this Sarah! Root canal is one ...

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