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Gregory Zabek


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.
51 years Experience
Gregory Zabek
  • San Franciscol, California
  • University of the Pacific
  • Accepting new patients

What to avoid after dental implants?

Keep off of the implant sites.

What should a tooth extraction look like when healing?

Sometimes a small hole; mostly no pain.

What is the difference between plaque and tartar?

Plaque is soft full of dead cells bacteria and food debris. Tartar is hard accretion that develops over time.

What are the symptoms of a dying nerve in a tooth?

Sometimes: nothing, swelling, pain both intense and light to temp change and touching or pressure.

Can you leave a dead tooth in your mouth?

Not a good idea. Eventually, the body will reject it.

How many hours a day do you wear dentures?

While you are out and about. Like feet, your gums need a rest.

Should there be a gap between my crown and gum?

It is healthier to have gum tissue against the tooth.

What happens if a baby tooth doesn't fall out?

Usually means that an adult tooth isn't there.

How long do dental bridges last?

I have one for 40 years

How do you clean under a dental bridge?

Floss threaders or water flossers.