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Dental care for a person in recovery from addiction

Four months ago I started treatment for an addiction to opiates. I am on methadone maintenance, and it seems to be working well. The issue is that I need dental work, and a lot of it. I went to my old family dentist last week, and he refused to give me any pain medication when I was honest with h
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Does an oral surgeon have to do this kind of extraction for me?

I’ve had problems with one of my molars for quite some time. It has had a filling in it since I was a kid, and a few years ago the filling fell out, and the tooth broke. I finally got it treated when it was just too painful to stand. The dentist did a root canal treatment, but I’m not
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Can I get all this work done in just one appointment?

I’ve been putting off going to the dentist for many years, and just recently got dental coverage as part of my new job. Wow, am I going to pay a price for not keeping up on my dental care! I need six root canals, at least. I have three cavities that need to be drilled and filled, one tooth
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My daughter’s teeth have severe decay

I’ve been trying to gather information about dental care for very young children, and your blog seems to be well informed. My daughter is four years old, and to date has not really had a true dental appointment. I’ve taken her to several different dentists, but she refuses to open her
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