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Dr. Smita S. Warrier, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Smita Warrier is a Dentist practicing in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Warrier 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. Smita S. Warrier, DMD
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Accepting new patients

Is water-flossing as effective as regular flossing?

A waterpik is a good adjunct to regular flossing, it is not as effective though. Correct and regular use of string floss goes a long ways in preventing gum disease and cavities. READ MORE
A waterpik is a good adjunct to regular flossing, it is not as effective though. Correct and regular use of string floss goes a long ways in preventing gum disease and cavities.

My tooth in the back is half broken, what should I do?

Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent an infection or pain. You can try rinsing with warm salt water to keep the area clean until you see your dentist, which should be as soon READ MORE
Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent an infection or pain. You can try rinsing with warm salt water to keep the area clean until you see your dentist, which should be as soon as possible.

Skin is shedding on the inside of my mouth (my cheeks). Is this normal?

Hello It might be a sensitivity to toothpaste if you have changed pastes recently. It might also be a dry mouth issue or sensitivity to any new foods or other oral products. READ MORE
Hello

It might be a sensitivity to toothpaste if you have changed pastes recently. It might also be a dry mouth issue or sensitivity to any new foods or other oral products. If it persists for more than 2 weeks, see your dentist for an evaluation.