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Dr. Zeyad Mady, D.D.S.

Dentist

Dr. Zeyad Mady D.D.S. is a top Dentist in Virginia Beach, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Zeyad Mady D.D.S. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Zeyad Mady D.D.S. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Zeyad Mady D.D.S. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Virginia Beach, VA, Dr. Zeyad Mady D.D.S. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
13 years Experience
Dr. Zeyad Mady, D.D.S.
  • Alexandria, VA
  • University of Illinois At Chicago
  • Accepting new patients

Did my dental x-rays harm my baby? (first trimester)

According to the American College of Radiology, no single diagnostic x-ray has a radiation dose significant enough to cause adverse effects in a developing embryo or fetus. According READ MORE
According to the American College of Radiology, no single diagnostic x-ray has a radiation dose significant enough to cause adverse effects in a developing embryo or fetus. According to the ADA and ACOG, having dental X-rays during your pregnancy is considered safe with appropriate shielding.
Suggestions for addressing your pregnancy and dental work needs:
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends pregnant women eat a balanced diet, brush their teeth thoroughly with an ADA-approved fluoride toothpaste twice a day, and floss daily.
Have preventive exams and cleanings during your pregnancy.
Let your dentist know you are pregnant.
Postpone non-emergency dental work until the second trimester or after delivery, if possible.
Elective procedures should be postponed until after the delivery.
Maintain healthy circulation by keeping your legs uncrossed while you sit in the dentist’s chair.
Take a pillow to help keep you and the baby more comfortable.
Bring headphones and some favorite music.

Pain after a filling?

Depending on the initial presentation of the cavity that was filled, you may experience some post operative discomfort. If the tooth continues to hurt after a week see your dentist READ MORE
Depending on the initial presentation of the cavity that was filled, you may experience some post operative discomfort. If the tooth continues to hurt after a week see your dentist to check the filling. Very commonly the bite is high and may simply be in need of adjustment. Symptoms of a filling that hurts should last no longer that 90 days.

Is the fluoride treatment at the dentist really worth it?

YES! Fluoride treatments at the dentist are absolutely worth it. For both Adults and Children, Fluoride not only helps prevent cavities but also reduces any sensitivity and acts READ MORE
YES! Fluoride treatments at the dentist are absolutely worth it. For both Adults and Children, Fluoride not only helps prevent cavities but also reduces any sensitivity and acts as a barrier to any bacteria from growing. The best time it can be used is right after the cleaning which allows better application and absorption by your teeth.

How can I close the gap between my frontal teeth?

The best way to close a gap between your teeth is to get your teeth closer to each other. (ex. Braces, Invisalign). If that is not an option, using materials to add to the teeth READ MORE
The best way to close a gap between your teeth is to get your teeth closer to each other. (ex. Braces, Invisalign). If that is not an option, using materials to add to the teeth to close the gap is the next step. We typically use either bondings (White fillings) or veneers (porcelain facings). Talk to your Dentist about what would work for your situation.

Can a gum infection pass to other parts of the body?

YES. Gum infections can spread to a lot of places in the body. recent studies have linked a strong correlation between some medical conditions such as Diabetes and heart problems READ MORE
YES. Gum infections can spread to a lot of places in the body. recent studies have linked a strong correlation between some medical conditions such as Diabetes and heart problems with gum diseases. Also a link exists between gum disease and pregnancy complications. your best defense is to routinely see your dentist for regular checkups and hygiene appointments.

Can a tooth abscess be seen on an X-ray?

A dental abscess can appear in many forms. There are various signs and symptoms of dental abscesses. Early acute signs may display pain, swelling or redness in the area. Sometimes READ MORE
A dental abscess can appear in many forms. There are various signs and symptoms of dental abscesses. Early acute signs may display pain, swelling or redness in the area. Sometimes an unexplained low grade fever . Typically not visible on x-rays at its early stages. More advanced Chronic abscesses show up on x-rays.

Can an infected tooth spread the infection to the other teeth as well?

A dental infection can spread to other areas in the mouth if not treated effectively. To prevent that, the cause of the infection much be treated properly and routinely monitored READ MORE
A dental infection can spread to other areas in the mouth if not treated effectively. To prevent that, the cause of the infection much be treated properly and routinely monitored for any recurrence.