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Dr. Guy Gunacar, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Guy Gunacar is a Dentist practicing in West Chester, OH. Dr. Gunacar 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.
8 years Experience
Dr. Guy Gunacar, DDS
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • University Of Detroit Mercy Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

What are the most visible signs and symptoms of a gum disease?

Bleeding during brushing and flossing your teeth is the most visible sign and symptom of a gum disease.

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

Infection is a very wide term, if the infection caused by a bacteria, yes it is contagious. In order to facilitate early healing, you need to eliminate the cause of the infection. READ MORE
Infection is a very wide term, if the infection caused by a bacteria, yes it is contagious. In order to facilitate early healing, you need to eliminate the cause of the infection.

What is gingivitis and its risk factors?

Gingivitis can be easily minimized by regular brushing, flossing, visiting your dentist every 6 months for your prophylaxis, professional cleaning, and checkups.

Is higher or lower pressure better with water flossers?

Your gums are consist of two parts; one part of your gums are mobile and the other part of your gums are attached and fixed. Attached gums are pink in color. If this part of your READ MORE
Your gums are consist of two parts; one part of your gums are mobile and the other part of your gums are attached and fixed. Attached gums are pink in color. If this part of your gums are bleeding during flossing you need to bee seen by dentist before you adjust the pressure. If you are not bleeding you can use any pressure as soon as you clean between your teeth.

Can novocaine be used during cleanings?

Yes, you can ask your hygenist or dentist to apply local anesthetics before your regular cleaning.

What does bone loss in the teeth mean?

In your case, your bone loss might be related with your immune system, and the medications that you use. Bone loss is a very serious problem; if you do not stop this, you might READ MORE
In your case, your bone loss might be related with your immune system, and the medications that you use. Bone loss is a very serious problem; if you do not stop this, you might lose your teeth.

I don't understand how I got Periodontal disease

You need professional help. Also, your brushing and flossing needs to be reevaluated.

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

First trimester is a very critical stage of your pregnancy, next time you let your dentist know that you are pregnant

Why are some people's canine teeth sharper than others?

Canine morphology is always related with genetics. Sometimes the usage of these teeth make them look like sharper or flatter. If the bite is not normal, these teeth looks small, READ MORE
Canine morphology is always related with genetics. Sometimes the usage of these teeth make them look like sharper or flatter. If the bite is not normal, these teeth looks small, rounded or asymmetrical because of the abnormal occlusion.

Front tooth cavity

One of the more favorite permanent options for this type of teeth is emax cosmetic multilayered crown.

Brushing too hard?

I don't know anything about your relation with your previous dentist. Don't brush hard, use some electric toothbrush that has pressure warning during brushing.

Can effects from TMJ ever be reversed?

You need to be checked and properly diagnosed, before your problem become worse.

Do dentists offer services to the uninsured?

Yes, they offer services and offer payment plans as well.

How often to use mouth wash?

As long as you floss and brush properly, you don't need extra chemicals to avoid cavities.

How can I stop pushing on my front teeth when I swallow?

Talk to your dentist and get a retainer.

What can I eat or avoid eating to reduce plaque?

Any food will cause plaque. Some people are more prone to plaque accumulation than others. I think you need to brush more than 2 times a day, preferably brush your teeth after READ MORE
Any food will cause plaque. Some people are more prone to plaque accumulation than others. I think you need to brush more than 2 times a day, preferably brush your teeth after eating anything.

Skin is shedding on the inside of my mouth (my cheeks). Is this normal?

Shedding inside your mouth is normal if you drink or eat any hot food or change your toothpaste. If shedding is not resolving in two weeks, or you have any white patches along READ MORE
Shedding inside your mouth is normal if you drink or eat any hot food or change your toothpaste. If shedding is not resolving in two weeks, or you have any white patches along the shedding, or you have any pain with the shedding, you need to be seen by a doctor asap.

Very swollen and red gums after routine dental cleaning

Swollen and red gums can be seen after the cleaning 2 days up to 5 days. Brush your teeth gently and floss, use any non-alcoholic mouthwash 3-4 times a day. You can take ibuprofen, READ MORE
Swollen and red gums can be seen after the cleaning 2 days up to 5 days. Brush your teeth gently and floss, use any non-alcoholic mouthwash 3-4 times a day. You can take ibuprofen, not more than 2000 mg a day. If your swollen and red gums are not resolving more than five days, please visit your dentist asap.