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Dr. Misako Hirota, D.M.D.

Dentist

Dr. Misako Hirota D.M.D. is a top Dentist in National City, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Misako Hirota D.M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Misako Hirota D.M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Misako Hirota D.M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In National City, CA, Dr. Misako Hirota D.M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
32 years Experience
Dr. Misako Hirota, D.M.D.
  • National City, CA
  • Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis
  • Accepting new patients

I wear dentures. My gums are aching! What can I do?

First, how old are your dentures? Are they over 5 years old or are they relatively new? If they are older than 5 years, you may need to be fitted for new dentures because of shrinkage READ MORE
First, how old are your dentures? Are they over 5 years old or are they relatively new? If they are older than 5 years, you may need to be fitted for new dentures because of shrinkage of your jaw bone. If they are relatively new, you need to see the dentist to get an adjustment. Your jaw bone and gums change over time and adjustments may be needed.

Do teeth get affected during pregnancy?

During pregnancy, morning sickness, inability to brush due to nausea, hormonal levels all may have an effect on the oral health. Increased acid levels due to vomiting erodes enamel READ MORE
During pregnancy, morning sickness, inability to brush due to nausea, hormonal levels all may have an effect on the oral health. Increased acid levels due to vomiting erodes enamel on teeth, inability to brush due to nausea increases bacteria counts in the mouth and hormones during pregnancy can lead to gingival inflammation. It is important to get a cleaning and check-up during your pregnancy, although you may need to take precautions when taking xrays.