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Dr. Aaron Kramer, DDS

Dentist | General Practice

<p>Dr. Aaron Kramer is a Dentist practicing in Ronkonkoma, NY. Dr. Kramer 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.</p>
49 years Experience
Dr. Aaron Kramer, DDS
  • Lake Ronkonkoma, NY
  • State University N.Y @ Buffalo
  • Accepting new patients

How long should a filling hurt?

Hot or cold sensitivity could last several days, but if constant pain or throb, see your dentist.

When can you eat after a filling?

First, wait till you are not numb. Silver fillings are several hours, white fillings, right away.

Can I drink after getting veneers?

Avoid stainers like red wine or grape juice. Anyone with porcelain veneers should know that the porcelain can pick up stains which can be cleaned off, but at the margins, the stains READ MORE
Avoid stainers like red wine or grape juice. Anyone with porcelain veneers should know that the porcelain can pick up stains which can be cleaned off, but at the margins, the stains may be hard to remove.

When can I stop worrying about my dry socket?

When there is no more pain.

Do gaps in teeth get bigger with age?

Yes, can happen for any number of reasons.

Does gum sensitivity ever go away?

Yes, some sensitivity can decrease with time, but most need to be treated. See your dentist to see what is causing this, and most sensitivity is tooth at gum line.

Can braces damage your teeth?

If done right, then no.

How long does it take to tighten braces?

Generally only a few minutes.

What happens at a braces adjustment?

Braces are checked and wires tightened.

Can braces tighten loose teeth?

Yes, that is how the teeth are moved into new positions.

What is the best mouthwash to use for periodontal disease?

I like the Listerine total brand, but no mouthwash treats periodontal disease. They can reduce bacteria above the gum line and provide fluoride.

Does toothpaste kill bacteria in your mouth?

Yes, toothpaste can help remove plaque which is bacterial, but it is not really antibacterial. Use a good mouthwash like Listerine also.

Do loose teeth stay that way?

They usually get looser. See your dentist asap.

How long does numbing last after a filling?

1 to 3 hours but can be longer for a lower block

Will my teeth fall out from receding gums?

If you have periodontal disease and it gets worse, you can lose teeth.