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Attached are my x-rays. I had an extraction on #22. Should I see my dentist?

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What’s your opinion on fluoride in baby formula? I’m a new parent of twins and wondering if I should use tap water or filtered water for their formula.

I recently received my first crown and I have extreme sensitivity to cold and hot foods/liquids. Is this normal? Will this always be the case or will it eventually go away?

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– Dr. B