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Gregory Zabek

Dentist

Dr. Gregory Zabek is a Dentist practicing in San Franciscol, California. Dr. Zabek 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.
45 years Experience
Gregory Zabek
  • San Franciscol, California
  • University of the Pacific
  • Accepting new patients

Are there any medicated pastes for gum health?

Yes, recently a new tooth paste has been available, a Glaxo smith klein product: PARODONTAX

Why do I have sensitivity in all my lower teeth?

Most likely cause is tooth grinding, or could be you have receding gums.

What are the best home remedies for toothache?

Anti-cavity Listerine, fluoridated water, good brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, keep the toothpaste in the mouth for 60 sec.

What is the importance of using dental floss?

Floss removes the Plaque from in between the teeth where the brush can't go

How do I reduce plaque buildup?

Teledyne water pik makes a great Water Flosser. I have a number of patients who have greatly lower their plaque. Keep in mind some people produce more than others!

My teeth are suddenly sensitive. What caused it?

Could be grinding or clenching you teeth, or recession of your gums, unless you have a high decay rate!

Can I replace my silver fillings with a different substance?

The best choice would be tooth-colored materials.

My tooth is cracked, can it heal itself?

You will need a dentist to fix your tooth; it will not fix itself.

My crown fell out. What should I do to protect?

Try to get it to fit back on. The pharmacy has some temporary cement. Cover it with cotton if it hurts.

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

How old is your son? If he is getting adult teeth, this transition time is frequently accompanied by grinding. Get a mouth guard.

I have really bad breath, even though I brush and floss. What could be causing it?

One cause could be your digestive system. Try a Water Flosser.

Can my abscess go away on its own?

Not in my experience of 45 years.