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Dr. Mahdieh Emam, D.D.S

Dentist

Dr. Mahdieh Emam is a Dentist practicing in Germantown, MD. Dr. Emam specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
18 years Experience
Dr. Mahdieh Emam, D.D.S
  • Germantown, MD
  • University of Maryland
  • Accepting new patients

Should adults get sealants on their teeth?

Sealant is a preventive procedure that helps to prevent decay on a virgin tooth by sealing all the groves and deep fissures that are on the occlusal surface of the molars and premolars. READ MORE
Sealant is a preventive procedure that helps to prevent decay on a virgin tooth by sealing all the groves and deep fissures that are on the occlusal surface of the molars and premolars.

Why does my tooth hurt months after a deep filling?

When you get deep cavity and you get filling the tooth could become symptomatic since the filling is close to the nerve as a result there is possibility of root canal if the symptom READ MORE
When you get deep cavity and you get filling the tooth could become symptomatic since the filling is close to the nerve as a result there is possibility of root canal if the symptom doesn’t go away after 4-6 weeks

Can you talk after dental implants?

After getting an implant you should be able to talk normally as before

Can a dentist fix half a tooth?

A tooth can be fixed when is chipped either by restoring it with composite (white filling) or a crown. It depends on how much tooth structure is left.

Can dental anesthesia be used on adults over 80?

Dental local anesthesia would be safe for all ages as long as patient does not have allergy to it

How long do stitches stay in after dental implants?

Stitches usually stay for 2 weeks.

What does it mean when your gum is swollen around a tooth?

There are a couple reasons when your gum is swollen around a tooth. One could be because something is stuck between your teeth, another reason could be gum disease or tooth infection. READ MORE
There are a couple reasons when your gum is swollen around a tooth. One could be because something is stuck between your teeth, another reason could be gum disease or tooth infection.

What is the best medicine for swollen gums?

You need to make an appointment to see your dentist regarding your gum. Meanwhile, flossing using warm salt water or rinsing with listening mouthwash would help for swelling gum. READ MORE
You need to make an appointment to see your dentist regarding your gum. Meanwhile, flossing using warm salt water or rinsing with listening mouthwash would help for swelling gum.

What is the strongest over the counter pain reliever for a toothache?

Ibuprofen 600 mg is the best over the counter pain relief

How long should you wait to eat after getting a tooth pulled?

You can drink water any time after getting a tooth pulled, however need to wait the numbing wear off before eating food

How long to keep gauze in after tooth pulled?

You can remove the gauze 20- 30 mins after a tooth pulled

How long does it take for your jaw bone to heal after extraction?

Usually it takes about 6 weeks for your jaw bone to heal after extraction

Why is my tooth growing sideways?

If you have a small mouth and not enough room for the permanent teeth to come through your teeth could grow sideways

What happens if you never get your wisdom teeth pulled out?

If you don’t have cavities on your wisdom teeth, they are fully erupted and not causing any damages to the teeth next to them, and have no pain then you don’t have to get them READ MORE
If you don’t have cavities on your wisdom teeth, they are fully erupted and not causing any damages to the teeth next to them, and have no pain then you don’t have to get them removed.

When can you eat after a filling?

You can eat after the filling any time as long as you did not need the local anesthetic.

How long does numbing last after a filling?

It depends on what kind of injection you had, usually last between 2-4 hours

How many times can a filling be replaced?

A filling needs to be replaced if there is a recurrent decay on the tooth or the filing came out or chipped.

Why does my filling hurt when I chew?

If the bite is high or you have large filling or deep filling, it may be sensitive on chewing

Should I brush my teeth after a filling?

Brushing your teeth is recommended twice a day. Yes, You can brush your teeth after a filling

How many dental fillings can you get at a time?

There is no limitation how many fillings you can get in one visit , usually if you have decay on upper and lower teeth on the same side, you can get them done in one appoitment READ MORE
There is no limitation how many fillings you can get in one visit , usually if you have decay on upper and lower teeth on the same side, you can get them done in one appoitment as long as your jaw doesn’t get tired