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Cbct Scan

Cbct (cone-beam computed tomography) scan is a radiographic imaging method that produces three-dimensional imaging of hard tissue structures. It helps the dentist to see a single X-ray with soft tissues, airways, bone, and dental structures. It helps to view emerging teeth, impacted teeth, and tumors. It is commonly used in treating orthodontic issues. It helps in doing reconstructive surgeries and cephalometric analysis. It helps in diagnosing temporomandibular joint disorder.

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Could my face change while awaiting implant placement?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently lost a crown, and as a result, I have to get the tooth out, and I have to get an implant. I have two teeth missing on the other side already for the last 10 years. They are all are molars, top, and bottom on the other side. I read that this can change the shape of the face, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Iyer Parth Laxminarayan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please do not pay attention to such misconceptions. The treatment has now become very aesthetic and sophisticated. You should not worry at all about aesthetics.  Read Full »

Can dental problems cause head and shoulder pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 47-year-old male with a height of 162 cm and a weight of 74 kg. I have tooth pain, and pain in the upper and lower jaw, the backside of the head, and the shoulder. The pain is mostly on the right side of the head and jaw. Can you please help me with this?  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I went through your question and CT (computed tomography) report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your CT report is normal, which means there is no major issue to be concerned about. The problem looks muscle-related...  Read Full »

How can I gain weight faster?

Query: Hello doctor,My age is 28, height is 176.78 cm and my weight is only 56 kg. I do not have any type of disease. I want to gain weight very fast. In five to six months up to 10 kg. Please suggest me a medicine, syrup, or protein supplement.  Read Full »

Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Looking at your BMI it is slightly below normal. You must better see a gastroenterologist and get some basic tests done which is quite possibly a diagnosis even if you do not have any other symptoms. Thyroid profile, CBC, anti-Tg antibodies are some test you should ...  Read Full »

Please help to interpret my CBCT report for my TMJ problems.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having TMJ (Temperomandibular Joint) issues. I have recently taken CBCT (Cone Beam Computed Tomography) and would like some help looking them over.  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I will be answering your query shortly. Thanks.  Read Full »

What is the Invisalign treatment plan for impacted canines?

Query: Hi doctor, I was about to start my Invisalign treatment and completed my iTero and other tests. I have some questions related to my CBCT (cone- beam computed tomography) reports. I have an impacted canine that is stuck under two teeth due to insufficient space in the arch. With Invisalign, enough sp...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhargav Reddy Gutha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern.I have reviewed your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Upon review, these were the findings. You have impacted 43 (lower right canine) and buccally placed 13 (upper right canine). The space-gaining procedure require...  Read Full »

Will upper impacted wisdom tooth cause nasal congestions?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 25, my height is six feet, and my weight is 158.7 Lbs. I have nasal congestion feeling from the age of 20. Sinus surgery was done two years ago. ENT doctors have ruled out that there is no problem in the nose Area. I have four impacted wisdom teeth, unerupted. The upper teeth ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As per your radiology report, I have studied (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) I believe it is not because of the impacted maxillary teeth. A presence of an antral polyp causes obstructions of the nasal passage. An antral polyp is the usual main pr...  Read Full »

I am having severe pain after the placement of a dental implant in my upper jaw. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, Three years ago, I did a tooth implant on tooth number 22. After the implant, immediately started paining on the same area of the face. Later, I have found out that I have a necrosis on tooth number 21. I was tried endodontic treatment but it did not succeed and the doctor recommended for...  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, I totally understand the reason for you being disappointed in the dental treatment you received. As an implantologist, I need to tell you that not everyone can make good cases for implants. Dental implants can be successful only when you have a f...  Read Full »

Why do I have a bump on the hard palate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had this lump on my hard palate for about three months now. It is located near the middle line and a few millimeters to the left. It is about 2 x 2 mm in size, pretty round and it does not hurt. I thought this might be torus palatinus. But, I heard that this torus is mostly symm...  Read Full »

Dr. Prerna Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Looking at the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks more likely to be a torus palatinus. The location is in the midline only. However, it is a little smaller than usual. Also, can you describe if it is a bony hard swelling or firm, fluid fi...  Read Full »

I had got a cyst removed in my jaw. Can an implant be placed in that area?

Query: Hello doctor, I have one cyst removal done six months back. I see no bone development. I am attaching the reports. Kindly review.  Read Full »

Dr. Achanta Krishna Swaroop

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I will be answering your query shortly. Kindly check your follow up messages. Thank you.  Read Full »

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