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Dr. Jessie Henson Sioco, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Jessie Sioco is a Dentist practicing in Elizabeth, NJ. Dr. Sioco 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. Jessie Henson Sioco, DDS
  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Accepting new patients

Can braces cause injury?

Hi, I don’t think braces can cause serious injury. They may probably cause very minor injury like cuts to your lip or scratches inside your inner cheeks, but nothing serious. READ MORE
Hi,

I don’t think braces can cause serious injury. They may probably cause very minor injury like cuts to your lip or scratches inside your inner cheeks, but nothing serious. You should expect some pain or discomfort for a few days. That is normal.

Dr. Sioco

My daughter's braces are too tight. Is there anything I can do?

Hi, The teeth should be sore for a few days. That’s normal. If they don’t hurt, that means they’re not moving. If they’re hurting more than a week, you should go back to your READ MORE
Hi,

The teeth should be sore for a few days. That’s normal. If they don’t hurt, that means they’re not moving. If they’re hurting more than a week, you should go back to your orthodontist and have them adjusted.

How do I know if I have an infection in my gums or teeth?

Hi,

This link will explain your concern:

https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/causes-gum-pain#1

Hope this will help,

Dr. Sioco

Why is my daughter still not teething?

Here’s a link to an article that might answer your question: https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/life-stages/childrens-oral-care/kids-with-no-teeth-what-causes-delays-in-tooth-eruption-1015 READ MORE
Here’s a link to an article that might answer your question:

https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/life-stages/childrens-oral-care/kids-with-no-teeth-what-causes-delays-in-tooth-eruption-1015

How long does a dental filling last?

Considering you’re taking care of your teeth regularly, silver filling (amalgam, as we call it) can last more than 15 years while the tooth colored filling (we call composite) READ MORE
Considering you’re taking care of your teeth regularly, silver filling (amalgam, as we call it) can last more than 15 years while the tooth colored filling (we call composite) has to be replaced every 5 to 7 years.

What are the most visible signs and symptoms of a gum disease?

Hi, There is only one sign of “early” gum disease, and that is Bleeding gums. If ignored, gums would start to get Swollen we call “gingivitis”, and that would be the start of gum READ MORE
Hi,
There is only one sign of “early” gum disease, and that is
Bleeding gums. If ignored, gums would start to get
Swollen we call “gingivitis”, and that would be the start of gum disease.