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Dr. Michael Reshad, DDS

Periodontist

Dr. Michael Reshad DDS is a top Periodontist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Michael Reshad DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Michael Reshad DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Michael Reshad DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, NY, Dr. Michael Reshad DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
24 years Experience
Dr. Michael Reshad, DDS
  • New York, NY
  • NYU College of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Are there early signs and symptoms of periodontal problems?

Early signs would be, but not limited to:

-Bleeding gums
-Inflamed gums
-Pain around your gums
-Bone loss
-Tooth mobility
-Sensitivity

etc...

Is gum disease possible in a 3 year old?

A patient who suffers from mouth-breathing issues will get gum disease and inflammation around their gums.

Can gingivitis be prevented?

Yes. Getting a cleaning at the dentist, brushing and flossing daily.

Why are my gums darkening?

It just might be the color of your gum. You need to see a Periodontist to evaluate them.

What are the first signs of gingivitis?

First signs of gingivitis is inflamed gums and bleeding gums. You need to see your dentist or ideally a periodontist in order to correctly diagnose your problem.

When can I return to work after gum graft surgery?

I would recommend to space them out if it is in different sides of your mouth. If is is on the same side, do all at the same time. Recovery is subjective. You can return to work READ MORE
I would recommend to space them out if it is in different sides of your mouth. If is is on the same side, do all at the same time. Recovery is subjective. You can return to work the day after or 2 days after.

I am having a dull pain in my gums while chewing food. Could it be sign of an infection?

It can be gum issues or other issues such as root canal problem or decay. You should see a dentist to correctly diagnose your problem.

How quickly can smoking cause gum disease?

That is subjective. However, within 5 years, you start seeing signs of bone loss and gum disease.

I can see a black spot on my gums. What could it be?

Difficult to diagnose without seeing it. You should see a dentist to correctly diagnose your problem.

Concern for gum graft recovery

First of all you shouldn't touch it. Primary healing of a graft is between 10 to 15 days. Total healing of a graft, depending what type of graft was done, can take up to 10 weeks. READ MORE
First of all you shouldn't touch it. Primary healing of a graft is between 10 to 15 days. Total healing of a graft, depending what type of graft was done, can take up to 10 weeks. You should stick to your periodontist's post operative advise.

I keep getting ulcers in my gums. Is it the food or something else?

Aphthous ulcers have 3 different symptoms:

1. Lack of vitamin B
2. Stress
3. Some other unknown reason

My gums are becoming white. What is the reason for this?

That's difficult to say without seeing it. You should see a periodontist to diagnose the problem, if any.

What are natural ways to deal with tooth sensitivity?

If you have a recession on your teeth, you need gum grafting. You might have tooth decay. Visiting a dentist is always advisable.

Since yesterday I can feel my gums being slightly inflamed. What could be the reason?

Possible infection or inflammation. You should see a dentist to correctly diagnose your problem.

Why are my implants not working?

Implants have 98% to 99% success rate. There are many reasons why your implants are failing: 1. Patient's lack of perfect oral hygiene 2. Smoking 3. Lack of dentist's expertise. READ MORE
Implants have 98% to 99% success rate. There are many reasons why your implants are failing:

1. Patient's lack of perfect oral hygiene
2. Smoking
3. Lack of dentist's expertise. Only two types of dentist are qualified to place implants: Periodontists and oral surgeons. General dentists are not trained as well as periodontists and oral surgeons.
4. Other health issues

What is the course of treatment for bleeding and swelling gums?


Seeing a Periodontist to diagnose your problem and treat your problem.