- Aug 31, 2012
HelloI visited my dentist today for a general check up. He was a new dentist and took xrays of my teeth to begin with. He then did a general check of my teeth and said that they all looked fine. He then said he will have a look at my xrays. He then said "oh, hold on you have a hole in one of your top teeth!" To which i felt very worried/scared due to the way he just blurted it out like that! He showed me the xray and i could see what looked like a white mark on the tooth. The tooth looks fine and causes me no pain or discomfort. I am a little unsure and feel that to have the tooth completely removed seems a bit extreme (especially as it doesnt cause me any pain etc) I would rather not have the tooth out as I have worn a brace for years and have had it off for just over a year. I am happy with my teeth now as they took many years to get straight. Having the tooth out worries me as I am very concerned that my teeth with move given the extra gap left when the tooth comes out. I still wear a retainer during the night. I would really appreciate any advice as to what to do next. many thanks!