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Dr. Mark Wilson Simpson, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Mark Simpson is a Dentist practicing in Charleston, WV. Dr. Simpson 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.
38 years Experience
Dr. Mark Wilson Simpson, DDS
  • Ravenswood, WV
  • West Virginia University School Of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

I wear my retainer, so why are my teeth still shifting?

go back to full time wear and call your dentist for an appointment

What is a dry socket?

a dry socket is caused when you dislodge the blood clot out of an extraction socket and bacteria move in to cause an infection Protect the clot do not smoke or suck through a READ MORE
a dry socket is caused when you dislodge the blood clot out of an extraction socket and bacteria move in to cause an infection
Protect the clot do not smoke or suck through a straw and lay down and take it easy follow the dentist instructions

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

Sensitivity is caused generally by an imbalance of the PH of the mouth. Too much acid drops the PH and the fluoride ions leave the tooth, causing sensitivity. Diet and home care READ MORE
Sensitivity is caused generally by an imbalance of the PH of the mouth. Too much acid drops the PH and the fluoride ions leave the tooth, causing sensitivity. Diet and home care changes need to be made. See your dentist for a program to resolve this.

What can I eat or avoid eating to reduce plaque?

some people form more plaque than other.just ask the cardiologist. but perhaps your brushing and flossing technique needs some help. I personally floss at least twice and day READ MORE
some people form more plaque than other.just ask the cardiologist. but perhaps your brushing and flossing technique needs some help. I personally floss at least twice and day and brush 4-5 times per day. Eat more cheese it reduces plaque

What if only one tooth is crooked?

get the one tooth straightened otherwise other teeth will move too .No your other teeth will stay straight as you move the one crooked tooth

Is water-flossing as effective as regular flossing?

water flossing is not as effective as regular string flossing . for example go to the spray car wash . then drive home when your car drys you still see dirt. the mechanical action READ MORE
water flossing is not as effective as regular string flossing . for example go to the spray car wash . then drive home when your car drys you still see dirt. the mechanical action of the floss scrapping the tooth remove the plaque .just like a sponge removes the dirt