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Philip Ralph Barone, D.D.S.

Dentist

Dr. Philip Barone is a Dentist practicing in Abilene, TX. Dr. Barone 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.
25 years Experience
Philip Ralph Barone, D.D.S.
  • Abilene, TX
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Accepting new patients

Why do dentists use X-rays?

Some areas of the tooth and bone are not visible by direct vision and require an X-ray to be seen. If your dentist feels that they need to visualize these areas, an X-ray will READ MORE
Some areas of the tooth and bone are not visible by direct vision and require an X-ray to be seen. If your dentist feels that they need to visualize these areas, an X-ray will be necessary. Many dental conditions are not visible with direct vision.

My son is having a cavity filled. Will he need anesthesia?

Local anesthesia should be sufficient. There is no need for general anesthesia for routine dental care.

Adult tooth is loose. What should I do?

You need to have the tooth evaluated by a dentist, since the treatment will depend on the state of your tooth and extent of the injury. Since the tooth is mobile, it may require READ MORE
You need to have the tooth evaluated by a dentist, since the treatment will depend on the state of your tooth and extent of the injury. Since the tooth is mobile, it may require stabilization.