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Dead Tooth by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Wed 06 May 2009 1:33pm Hi Dr. Ellie, I have had a very sensitive molar since Christmas. It is on the top, second from the back and has had a crown for at least 15 years. At first I thought I had a sinus infection from a bad cold I had. But I soon found out otherwise. Today the tooth is wiggly and very sensitive at the very top of the gums (feels like I am compre ... Read on »
Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth by Marielaina Perrone DDS Posted Fri 15 Feb 2013 6:19am What many people don’t realize, is that a tooth has nerves and blood vessels just like the rest of our body. A tooth is “vital” or alive. There are reasons why a tooth can become non vital, or dead. It is not always easy to tell, and sometimes can be quite painful. A dead tooth Read on »
Tooth is Dead. by Terri Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 9:48pm Hello Ava followers! Ava has a few things going on right now. A few days ago, while I was brushing her teeth I noticed her front tooth was a strange color. It scared me. I made an appointment with our dentist this morning. She thinks that due to trauma the nerve in the tooth was damaged thus the tooth is dying. I can’t remember her hitting her to ... Read on »
Deadly pet food, poisonous tooth... by Starre V. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 8:09am Deadly pet food, poisonous toothpaste, carcinogenic shrimp, and toxic Thomas the Tank Engine toys aren’t the only dangerous exports coming out of China. According to the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, a trusted source amongst academics and UN environmental envoys, The People’s Republic of China is now the largest producer of g ... Read on »
I Died on August 21st 2013, but I am back. How did I die? Unboxing my new Wrist / Ankle weights, got my teeth fixed (again), Com by Strapples Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Sep 2013 12:00am [Translate] (Post subject to radical editing and changes until this tag removed. Updated at 11:41 AM SEPT 4) PHOTOS PENDING   In a coma Click the photo to go to a picture story of my death, and resurrection. (Note theres light at the end of this post…) Wow… When the shit hits the fan, it reall ... Read on »
Repairing Teeth by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 12:00am Dr. Ellie, I wanted to let you know since I emailed you last, I've been drinking a lot of xylitol water through out the day and the sensitive tooth is a lot better. I feel my teeth already getting stronger. As for the root canal tooth, I am a bit confused. So will they take the fillings out and put a crown on? Is that going to look ... Read on »
What causes bad breath? by Top3dentists Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:41pm Bad breath or Halitosis Bad breath plagues just about everyone at one time or another.  Bad Breath is devastating for ones social life. Many people have been denied employment, failed in business and social engagements and relegated to low social status because of it.   There are four sources of bad breath: 1. The mouth: This includes t ... Read on »
Postponing a Root Canal by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:31pm Dear Dr. Ellie, Have you any information about postponing a root canal? Is there any treatment that can heal the roots? I was having pain. My dentist can't locate the tooth but we think we know which one it is. I was on an antibiotic 7 x a day. The pain and problem gone now. I have a root canal appointment scheduled. The office staff sa ... Read on »
Do You Really Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm Say you visit a doctor for a routine check-up. You have no complaints: no pain, no problems. But the doctor says, “You know, I think we’d better remove your appendix.” “Why?” you ask. “It might get inflamed or infected someday, at which point we’d have to do an appendectomy anyway. Besides, you don’t really need it. So I think we should ... Read on »
How Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death is Helping Me Understand My Own Struggles With Addiction [Along with the unlikely help by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 12:41am Sorry, had to do it. But he really was amazing, right? “Who’s Philip Seymour Hoffman?” I asked loudly, interrupting the noise of that football game yesterday that I was so interested in I spent the whole time either re-enacting Frozen using Barbies with Jelly Bean or surfing the web on my phone. “Game maker from Hunger Games ... Read on »