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Dr. Robert Gittelman, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Robert Gittelman is a Dentist practicing in Marietta, GA. Dr. Gittelman 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.
Dr. Robert Gittelman, DDS
  • Marietta, GA
  • Accepting new patients

Is it normal to have gum pain after a root canal?

A root canal is basically a type of surgery. It is not unusual to have discomfort afterward. If you can take Advil take 4 tablets which are 800 mg.

How do you fix receding gums from one tooth?

Under the right circumstances a tissue graft can be performed.

How long do wire braces take to straighten teeth?

It all depends on the type of wires and how difficult the case is. Usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.

How can I know if I need antibiotics after tooth extraction?

Your Doctor will make that determination.

Do I need to rest after tooth extraction?

In most cases take it easy for 24hrs. You do not want to disturb the blood clot from the extraction.

Which toothpaste is best for cavity protection?

There is not one that is really best. A great deal depends on diet, technique, and flossing.

Is Invisalign supposed to smell?

Try rinsing the trays out with liquid soap and water And maybe a soft toothbrush.

How long does laser periodontal therapy take?

Depends on how involved. Plan on about an hour.

Why is my partial denture loose?

It is not uncommon for them to become loose. Very often they can be adjusted and tightened. Do not try this yourself.

What happens after abutment is placed?

If you are talking about an implant abutment. There is a period of time where it must heal and the bone will integrate around the Abutment. Then it will be tested and you will READ MORE
If you are talking about an implant abutment. There is a period of time where it must heal and the bone will integrate around the Abutment. Then it will be tested and you will be able To have the Crown placed on the Abutment.

What can I use to fix my partial dentures?

You could potentially make them worse by trying to repair yourself.

How do I get rid of the black line on my gums?

If it is around all of your gums and you don't have crowns it is probably normal pigmentation in your tissue.

What antibiotic is used for tooth extraction?

Do not always need an antibiotic for an extraction.

How long does it take to cure gingivitis?

With good cleaning and improved home care, it can be cured relatively quickly.

How long after a bone graft can I get implant?

The standard is usually about 3 months.

What helps the pain after tightening braces?

Avil or Tylenol whichever you can take.

How long does gum recession surgery take?

One to two hours usually.

Do immediate dentures look natural?

It will usually look pretty good.