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Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas, DDS

Prosthodontist

Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS is a top Prosthodontist in Fairfield, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fairfield, CT, Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
32 years Experience
Dr. Pablo Jose Cuevas, DDS
  • Fairfield, CT
  • University of Iowa
  • Accepting new patients

What is the life of a tooth implant?

The dental implant should last a lifetime (dental literature states 32 year), the crown that is placed on top of the implant should last 10 -20 years or longer. Both of these READ MORE
The dental implant should last a lifetime (dental literature states 32 year), the crown that is placed on top of the implant should last 10 -20 years or longer. Both of these artificial prosthesis are the longest lasting restorations known to mankind. What else is man made, goes into your body, almost as good as what it replaces and you use it everyday for 10-30 years with a excellent outcome?

What is the way to prevent fungal infections of the mouth?

There are several rinses that can help you. With a mild infection using hydrogen peroxide 3-5 times a day may do the trick. Prescription Chlorhexidine rinses or anti-fungal ointments READ MORE
There are several rinses that can help you. With a mild infection using hydrogen peroxide 3-5 times a day may do the trick. Prescription Chlorhexidine rinses or anti-fungal ointments may also help if more moderate or severe cases. Good oral hygiene and frequent three month maintenance appointments are the best way to prevent an infection from developing. Diabetic patients should be seen more than twice a year because your are more prone to periodontal disease.

What are my options for having a missing tooth replaced?

In most situations a dental implant is the most reasonably priced option, long term. Other options are less expensive short term but in the end may cost more and require more treatment. READ MORE
In most situations a dental implant is the most reasonably priced option, long term. Other options are less expensive short term but in the end may cost more and require more treatment. You need to keep you mouth healthy for a life time, keep this goal in focus when making decision for your oral health.

Is there any medication to prevent tooth decay?

Yes there are several fluoride gel and rinses that can be applied on a daily basis to prevent decay. MI paste is an excellent decay fighting ointment. Interesting enough sugarless READ MORE
Yes there are several fluoride gel and rinses that can be applied on a daily basis to prevent decay. MI paste is an excellent decay fighting ointment. Interesting enough sugarless gum and hard candies have also helped in fighting decay. However once your tooth has started to decay, the rotted portion mus be removed and restored with a filling. I prefer tooth colored fillings

What causes mouth lesions and how are they treated?

There are several factors that can cause lesions in your mouth. From dietary deficiencies to systemic or localized conditions to stress. Any lesion in your mouth should be evaluated READ MORE
There are several factors that can cause lesions in your mouth. From dietary deficiencies to systemic or localized conditions to stress. Any lesion in your mouth should be evaluated by a dentist as soon as possible. They could be contagious and you do not want to pass them on to a loved one.

Are these crackling sounds in my ear from TMJ?

Generally noises in your jaw joint especially crackling is a sign of a disharmony in the joint space. These noises are almost impossible to eliminate but they can be controlled READ MORE
Generally noises in your jaw joint especially crackling is a sign of a disharmony in the joint space. These noises are almost impossible to eliminate but they can be controlled and managed. There are several mouth guards that can help you with this condition. You need to see a dentist that focuses there practice on TMJ problems. The rule of thumb is once you have noise in your joint you have it for the rest of your life, my hope is that you can prevent it from getting worst. I'm sorry.