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Dr. William Harrison, D.D.S.


Dr. William Harrison is a Dentist practicing in Panama City, FL. Dr. Harrison 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. William Harrison, D.D.S.
  • Panama City, FL
  • Accepting new patients

Can a filling be done on a wisdom tooth?

Yes, if it is decided the tooth should be retained.

Is it normal to have bad breath after a tooth extraction?

The wound is healing in your mouth, yes.

What happens if you never get your wisdom teeth pulled out?

Not always necessary. More places to trap food, but it's okay if you have room.

Can a dentist remove coffee stains?

Yes, sometimes very difficult.

What is the cause of my bad breath?

May be sinus or digestive problems, or problems between your teeth. Scrub your tongue gently.

Will my teeth fall out from receding gums?

Change your brushing habits, use a WATER PIK, and have regular cleanings and exams. Probably then you will be fine!

Is listerine good for swollen gums?

Warm salt water (cheaper) and WATER PIK, then of course check with your dentist.

How should I sleep with tooth pain?

Ibuprofen, then see a dentist about the cause.

How long should your teeth hurt after a filling?

It depends what type, how big, and how deep. A small filling, just a few days.

Is a crown necessary after a root canal?

Usually, especially for chewing teeth.

How do I know if my tooth abscess is spreading?

Ask your dentist. They do not usually cure on their own!

Is it normal for your tooth to hurt after a filling?

Depth of decay, type of filling, type of pain...normally a little sensitivity for a few days.

Can a tooth infection affect your whole body?

Yes, bacteria gets in the blood stream and goes everywhere.

What helps swollen gums from dentures?

Denture adjustment, salt water rinse.

What is the best material for dental crowns?

Cubic zirconia. Sometimes gold, but it's not very pretty.

Is anesthesia needed for wisdom tooth removal?

Local anesthesia. General sometimes.

Can sleeping on your side cause TMJ?

Yes, the pillow may be part of the problem.