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Dr. Nilima Runwal

Dentist

Dr. Nilima Runwal is a Dentist practicing in Culpeper, Virginia. Dr. Runwal 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.
3 years Experience
Dr. Nilima Runwal
  • Culpeper, VA
  • Boston University Henry M Goldman School of Dental Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What is a dry socket?

Dry socket occurs due to dislodgement of normal blood clot that helps with the healing process. It usually gets dislodged due to rinsing or spitting hard or smoking within 24 hrs READ MORE
Dry socket occurs due to dislodgement of normal blood clot that helps with the healing process. It usually gets dislodged due to rinsing or spitting hard or smoking within 24 hrs of extraction.
Once it has occurred, you should go back to the dentist to get it cleaned and they will also put some medication in it that will help healing.

Adult tooth is loose. What should I do?

Yes, we have to first evaluate if tooth has moved, if the nerve on the tooth is affected rct t/t needs to b done in order to avoid infection over the root of the tooth, if the READ MORE
Yes, we have to first evaluate if tooth has moved, if the nerve on the tooth is affected rct t/t needs to b done in order to avoid infection over the root of the tooth, if the tooth is mobile and savable if have to splint it to other tooth for few weeks to stabilize it. You should visit dental office for proper evaluation.

I can't fix my teeth sensitivity. What do I do?

We will have to find out cause of sensitivity, if it is due recession or enamel wear or abrasion from forceful tooth brushing or cavity. Proper diagnosis has to be made looking READ MORE
We will have to find out cause of sensitivity, if it is due recession or enamel wear or abrasion from forceful tooth brushing or cavity. Proper diagnosis has to be made looking at teeth clinically. T/t can b done accordingly