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Dr. Andy Pin-kang Shieh, D.M.D.

Dentist

Andy P. Shieh D.M.D. is a top Dentist in Warrendale, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Shieh is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Shieh is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Shieh is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Warrendale, PA, Dr. Shieh is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
13 years Experience
Dr. Andy Pin-kang Shieh, D.M.D.
  • Warrendale, PA
  • Nova Southeastern University College of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

#2 tooth with deep cavity - why infected after filling?

You may be in the clear or you may not be. It's tough to make a call without X-rays or seeing how deep your dentist filled the tooth. If you got a white filling, then post-operative READ MORE
You may be in the clear or you may not be. It's tough to make a call without X-rays or seeing how deep your dentist filled the tooth. If you got a white filling, then post-operative sensitivity is common after a large cavity. The discomfort may come back just because the filling was so deep near the nerve. I wouldn't worry about the tooth for now and go enjoy life, but if you get pain again in the future, I wouldn't be surprised either because you did get a large filling near the nerve.

Will mouthwash erode my teeth enamel?

Depends what type of "mouthwash" you're using. If you use any of the OTC mouthwash, they won't damage your enamel. I highly recommend Listerine. Any Listerine will be a fine READ MORE
Depends what type of "mouthwash" you're using. If you use any of the OTC mouthwash, they won't damage your enamel. I highly recommend Listerine. Any Listerine will be a fine choice.

My front tooth got chipped at the bottom. What can be done about it?

It all depends on how bad the damage was. If you experience pain, then you'll want to see a local dentist to evaluate the tooth damage. If the damage to the tooth is bad enough, READ MORE
It all depends on how bad the damage was. If you experience pain, then you'll want to see a local dentist to evaluate the tooth damage. If the damage to the tooth is bad enough, you'll end up losing the tooth. If the damage is not too bad, then the tooth can be saved. A root canal may or may not be indicated. See a dentist pronto!