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Dr. Elzbieta W. Basil, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Elzbieta Basil is a Dentist practicing in West Hartford, CT. Dr. Basil 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.
30 years Experience
Dr. Elzbieta W. Basil, DMD
  • West Hartford, CT
  • Akademia Med We Biolystak
  • Accepting new patients

Are electric toothbrushes any better for the teeth?

Yes. Removal of bacteria is much more effective with electric toothbrush and you can do less damage to your teeth and gums. Make sure that your toothbrush has a pressure indicator READ MORE
Yes. Removal of bacteria is much more effective with electric toothbrush and you can do less damage to your teeth and gums. Make sure that your toothbrush has a pressure indicator

I underwent a root canal treatment and it is paining again. What could be the reason?

Many reasons. It could be just post op discomfort. Tooth needs time to heal. It could be a missed canal and residual infection

Pain after a filling?

Call your doctor. It could be higher in occlusion than rest of your teeth or placed incorrectly, nerve demage

How often to use mouth wash?

After each brushing

Is water-flossing as effective as regular flossing?

No. It is not. But better something than nothing

Very swollen and red gums after routine dental cleaning

Do you floss your teeth regularly? Do you have any health issues?