Preventative Dentistry. Conservative Periodontal Therapy
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.
RDH Magazine. Numerous articles
Graduate of Medical College of VA School of Dentistry. 20 years teaching hygienists at NOVA
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.
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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I was not clear. I don't know any Oral Surgeons in your area. I meant to say there is a well qualified Oral Surgeon on this dental experts list. His name is Dr. Joel Teig. If you re-post your question
I suggest you re-post your question along with my answer and your follow up. There are several dentists who work in this area including a well qualified oral surgeon. I'm sorry I couldn't give you more
Greeting Aidan, If I understand correctly, you are no longer using chewing tobacco. I understand your worry about this situation and I know the fear is really horrible. Statistically speaking it is
I suggest you see a board certified Oral Surgeon. This is a specialty trained to deal with your problem. Larry Burnett DDS Lburnett2@comcast.net
When the decay has gone far enough to where an actual hole in the enamel can be seen, that is the definition of a cavity. Early decay eventually advances far enough to cause the enamel to actually cave
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