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Category · Occlusion
What please is the correct position of the teeth when the mouth is closed? Do the lower ones have to touch the upper teeth slightly or should they be separate.  I really wonder about this - thank you.
Dental Professional 08/08/2007 12:00 am
There is no 'correct' position for the teeth to meet in. We are all different, with different shaped faces which in turn will produce a variety of tooth positions.  Your teeth will be meeting where nature intended them to. As long as they work properly and are half-presentable, don't worry about them. 
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Category · Misc
What rights do I have as a private patient?
Dental Professional 09/05/2006 12:00 am
As a private patient you have the same rights as any consumer. If you are concerned about any aspect of your treatment then you have the right to voice your concerns directly to the dentist.
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Category · Chromes Dentures
Why must I have new dentures as often as my dentist suggests?
Dental Professional 13/12/2005 12:00 am
Since dentures sit on top of the gum, there is continuous shrinkage of the jaw bone, as the bone is not being supported and only compressed.  The fit of the denture changes, resulting in slipping or rocking of the dentures.  When slipping and rocking occurs, bone loss accelerates and existing teeth can loosen.  Exposed nerves (more)
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I was experiencing pain in a tooth and after i visited my dentist i was advised i may require a root canal as it was a very large hole. He applied a temporary filling to see how this went. a month later i returned to the dentist who then recommended a crown due to the size of this and also because i wasnt feeling any pain. I paid £100 to have the optional private White crown. 2 Weeks later i am now in pain and feel this may be...
Dental Professional 07/07/2012 12:00 am
This will be up to your dentist , a root canalled tooth should no longer be sensitive as the nerve is gone .It may be infection under it or many other things . You need to find out . If it is the tooth and it is not root canalled properly then maybe he should (more)
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