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Expertise

Preventative Dentistry. Conservative Periodontal Therapy

Experience in the area

National lecturer on conservative treatment of periodontal diseases and elimination of tooth decay. Former adjunct professor of oral microbiology at a Leading school of dental hygiene. Former investigator for State Board of Dentistry. Retired from private dental practice.

Organizations

ADA

Publications

RDH Magazine. Numerous articles

Education/Credentials

Graduate of Medical College of VA School of Dentistry. 20 years teaching hygienists at NOVA

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

We have no permanent fillings. The first little filling leads to an average expense of $2000 to $4000 per tooth filled through a lifetime of breakdown and repair. Thats why it is so important that we can now prevent the decay process from advancing to the stage that drilling and filling become necessary.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

The dental hygienist can keep their young patients from having their teeth drilled and filled if they start with the 5 year old child.


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Sjogren's patient10/01/16101010Very detailed
Camy10/01/16101010TY!
Athen06/24/16101010Outstanding opinion. I really appreciated it. Thank .....
mitch01/19/16101010thanks again
Jeff01/18/16101010Complete answer and excellent suggestions.

Recent Answers from Larry Burnett DDS

2016-09-29 Dry mouth:

ANSWER: Hi Camy,  The question you ask is important enough to deserve a complete and accurate answer.  I hope you might reconsider your privacy request so that others might able to access this information

2016-09-25 Dry mouth:

Hi Camy,  The question you ask is important enough to deserve a complete and accurate answer.  I hope you might reconsider your privacy request so that others might able to access this information.   

2016-09-15 material suitability for teeth-reg:

My first choice would be the GIC because it emits fluoride minimizing the chance of new decay around filling.  It also reduces the possibility of tooth sensitivity caused by a filling.  But if you are

2016-06-24 Re: Discomfort after having a temporary crown placed on molar:

When a crown gets new decay around or under it, that usually requires another crown.  The average life of a crown is about 10 years.  The usual reason for failure .is new decay..    It is too late to change

2016-06-18 Re: Discomfort after having a temporary crown placed on molar:

Hello Allen,  I didn't find your photo attached but I will try to answer your questions based upon what you wrote.    First and most important I want you to know that although a dentist can tell you if

 

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