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Dr. Abraham E. Romanowsky, DDS

Prosthodontist

Dr. Abraham E Romanowsky DDS is a top Prosthodontist in La Jolla, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Abraham E Romanowsky DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Abraham E Romanowsky DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Abraham E Romanowsky DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In La Jolla, CA, Dr. Abraham E Romanowsky DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Abraham E. Romanowsky, DDS
  • La Jolla, CA
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico,Ciudad Universitaria, Facultad De Medicina
  • Accepting new patients

What are my options for having a missing tooth replaced?

Most times an implant and a crown is the best replacement. You could possibly replace the missing tooth with a fixed bridge. If you do nothing, adjacent teeth will move. Opposing READ MORE
Most times an implant and a crown is the best replacement. You could possibly replace the missing tooth with a fixed bridge. If you do nothing, adjacent teeth will move. Opposing teeth will extrude.

Is there any medication to prevent tooth decay?

Once there is decay, you must treat the problem. Removing decay and replacing the affected area will prevent the tooth from further decay and possibly needing a root canal treatment. READ MORE
Once there is decay, you must treat the problem. Removing decay and replacing the affected area will prevent the tooth from further decay and possibly needing a root canal treatment. Fluor is used to prevent decay and decay recurrence.

What is the life of a tooth implant?

Implants have been very successful. If a good diagnosis and proper treatment is completed, I have cases that lasted over 35 years. YOU MUST have good dental maintenance, excellent READ MORE
Implants have been very successful. If a good diagnosis and proper treatment is completed, I have cases that lasted over 35 years. YOU MUST have good dental maintenance, excellent home care, and periodic examination of the area.

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

Avoid unnecessary antibiotics, make sure your mouth is always clean, brush with a soft toothbrush, floss and use a water pick to remove food particles. Have your dentist check READ MORE
Avoid unnecessary antibiotics, make sure your mouth is always clean, brush with a soft toothbrush, floss and use a water pick to remove food particles.
Have your dentist check and clean your teeth 3-4 times a year.

Other than braces, is there a better way to close the gap between my teeth?

Every case is different. You could use INVISALIGN, it is a treatment that requires a set of aligners. These are transparent, very thin shells that slowly move and correct the position READ MORE
Every case is different. You could use INVISALIGN, it is a treatment that requires a set of aligners. These are transparent, very thin shells that slowly move and correct the position of your teeth. You MUST wear them at least 20 hrs. every day, especially all night. It is a commitment, otherwise don't even start. Sometimes, you could correct the space with veneers.

My son grinds his teeth. What can you do to help him?

It is not uncommon for children to grind their teeth at night. Sometimes it is due to teeth that are erupting. Other kids are very intense and try to solve their problems while READ MORE
It is not uncommon for children to grind their teeth at night. Sometimes it is due to teeth that are erupting. Other kids are very intense and try to solve their problems while sleeping. It varies with children's age, and tooth position may also be a factor.

How do you know when you need a dental crown?

Crowns are made to correct a large area in a tooth that is weak. The problem could be a crack, a fracture a large filling that is old or is not acceptable any more. If the tooth READ MORE
Crowns are made to correct a large area in a tooth that is weak. The problem could be a crack, a fracture a large filling that is old or is not acceptable any more.
If the tooth needs a root canal a crown restauration is indicated to cover and protect the tooth.

Are these crackling sounds in my ear from TMJ?

Crackling and noise when you open and close are not a normal event.It is caused by movement of the head of the mandible into the glenoid fossa. There is a meniscus in between the READ MORE
Crackling and noise when you open and close are not a normal event.It is caused by movement of the head of the mandible into the glenoid fossa. There is a meniscus in between the bony surfaces and most times when the occlusion is not right, the meniscus is affected.
The mandible is the only bilateral bone, it moves by the group of muscles that allow you to chew.
Most times this is not an easy issue to resolve,it can be helped by designing a proper orthotic occlusal guard. The occlusion must be examined and a accurate diagnosis will determine the treatment to solve the problem.