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Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson, DDS, MPA

Orthodontist

Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson DDS, MPA is a top Orthodontist in Fayetteville, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson DDS, MPA is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson DDS, MPA is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson DDS, MPA is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fayetteville, NC, Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson DDS, MPA is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Ernest Jerome Goodson, DDS, MPA
  • Fayetteville, NC
  • Accepting new patients

How often should my daughter get her braces tightened?

Your daughter should have her braces adjusted once a month, depending on the problems to be fixed.

I am diabetic and have to undergo an orthodontic treatment. Will my diabetes affect my healing process?

Yes, diabetes, particularly if not under control negatively affects the healing process. I have treated a patient with diabetes and the treatment did not go as well as I wanted. READ MORE
Yes, diabetes, particularly if not under control negatively affects the healing process. I have treated a patient with diabetes and the treatment did not go as well as I wanted. Diabetics are infection prone. Moving teeth successfully and retention after tooth movement requires that a healing process take place. I believe diabetes can slow the healing process.
 

My son is 3 years old and is still on the bottle. Will it have an impact on the shape of his teeth?

Yes, research has shown that long-term bottle sucking will have a significant impact on the shape of the bottle-suckers anterior palate and the position of the bottle-sucker's READ MORE
Yes, research has shown that long-term bottle sucking will have a significant impact on the shape of the bottle-suckers anterior palate and the position of the bottle-sucker's anterior teeth.   It is critical that the bottle sucking be stopped before the child's permanent teeth erupt. Future position of the toddler's teeth have begun as tooth development has too.
 

My son is on his orthodontic treatment and a part of his tooth is now above his gums. Is it normal?

I need a photo of what you are trying to describe to me before answering your question. What you are asking is not clear to me. Send me a photo and phone number where I can contact READ MORE
I need a photo of what you are trying to describe to me before answering your question. What you are asking is not clear to me. Send me a photo and phone number where I can contact you. I will be happy to respond.
 
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