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Dr. Mark Lewis Waltzer, D.M.D.

Dentist

Dr. Mark Waltzer is a Dentist practicing in Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Waltzer 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.
38 years Experience
Dr. Mark Lewis Waltzer, D.M.D.
  • Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Univ of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What happens if you don't wear Invisalign enough?

You don't achieve the desired results.

So I have dry socket?

Call the doctor immediately.

Marilyn J. Waltzer, M.B.A.

Complications from Root Canal?

Wow! Short answer is that if bleach had been injected into the abscess space, you would have had an immediate massive reaction. A J-shaped lesion usually indicates a root fracture. READ MORE
Wow! Short answer is that if bleach had been injected into the abscess space, you would have had an immediate massive reaction. A J-shaped lesion usually indicates a root fracture. Given that you fractured a cusp on #3 previously, that is the probable cause for the problem in #2.

Impacted wisdom tooth?

The long-term answer obviously is to get the wisdom tooth extracted. In the meantime, rinse after eating with salt water or peroxide and use a brush or other cleaning device to READ MORE
The long-term answer obviously is to get the wisdom tooth extracted. In the meantime, rinse after eating with salt water or peroxide and use a brush or other cleaning device to remove the food debris. A blunt tipped syringe or irrigator can be very helpful to flush out the debris.

How long after crown lengthening can I get a crown?

Usually the periodontists want us to wait 6 weeks. A temporary crown can be made in advance if needed.

How can you tell if you have a deep cavity?

You can't unless it is so large you can see it. Even an X-ray may not show how extensive the destruction is.

What is the best material for dental crowns?

There are several types of crown material available nowadays. Have a discussion with your dentist on strength vs esthetics for each one.

Can Invisalign make your teeth fall out?

If your doctor knows what he or she is doing, then no.

Is ultrasonic scaling painful?

Any type of scaling, ultrasonic or hand, can be painful when inflammation is present. Ask about topical anesthetic if you are uncomfortable.

How often are Invisalign aligners replaced?

Anywhere from 7-14 or more days depending on patient cooperation.

Which is better Emax or zirconia?

In general, I use e.max in the front and zirconia in the back.

What to eat after filling a cavity?

With today's light cured restorations, you only need to wait until all the anesthetic has worn off.

How can I fix receding gums naturally?

Recession can only be corrected by a periodontist.

How long do dental crowns last?

Anywhere from 5-30 years.

I have trouble sleeping from tooth pain?

Get to the dentist ASAP!

Will dental crowns fall out?

Sometimes they do. Usually they can be recemented as long as there is no extensive decay underneath.

How do I know if my tooth extraction is infected?

Prolonged pain and swelling indicate infection. Pain and a bad odor without swelling usually indicates a dry socket.