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Brooke S. Mossaded

Dentist

Dr. Brooke Mossaded is a Dentist practicing in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Dr. Mossaded 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.
Brooke S. Mossaded
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • New York University
  • Accepting new patients

What causes erosion of teeth?

You can get erosion from acidic foods.

Why does my 5 year old daughter keep getting cavities?

She should not eat or drink anything after she brushes her teeth at night time. Make sure her toothpaste has fluoride and she goes for regular checkup and cleanings.

Mouth Ulcers Keep Coming Back

Sometimes stress can cause mouth ulcers. Also some vitamin deficiencies can cause ulcers.

Can a cavity spread to the next tooth?

Cavities do not spread to the adjacent tooth, but if the cavity of one tooth is due to lack of hygiene and no flossing the adjacent tooth may also get decay.

Are there any home remedies to treat canker sores?

Canker sores usually go away on their own day 5 and the pain is worst day 3. You need to avoid having any acidic or spicy foods. There are special mouthwashes to ease up the pain. READ MORE
Canker sores usually go away on their own day 5 and the pain is worst day 3. You need to avoid having any acidic or spicy foods. There are special mouthwashes to ease up the pain.

Swollen and localised pain after done a deep cleaning; is this normal?

When you have deep cleaning, ithe gum which was inflamed will recede and get firmer and healthier. But due to the recession you may develop some cold sensitivity that may need READ MORE
When you have deep cleaning, ithe gum which was inflamed will recede and get firmer and healthier. But due to the recession you may develop some cold sensitivity that may need to be addressed if it does not improve with time.

Loose tooth

You need to see a dentist to evaluate your tooth.

Braces

You can have Invisalign that is express and can fix these minor issues.

Is a root canal during pregnancy safe?

If a tooth needs a root canal and your OB/GYN gives the approval, you can have the root canal done during pregnancy as long as there is no epinephrine. Usually, the first trimester READ MORE
If a tooth needs a root canal and your OB/GYN gives the approval, you can have the root canal done during pregnancy as long as there is no epinephrine. Usually, the first trimester is the most critical time.

Why do my oral ulcers keep coming back?

Sometimes stress can show as mouth ulcers and they usually go away on their own in a week. Some vitamin deficiencies can also cause canker sores.

Can a tooth abscess be seen on an X-ray?

Dental abscess will show in an x-ray once it is advanced.

Do dentists offer services to the uninsured?

Some offices offer payment plans to the uninsured.

How can I close the gap between my frontal teeth?

If you have braces, the orthodontist should be able to close the gap.

Why does my breath smell even after brushing my teeth and using mouthwash?

Bad breath can come from old fillings or caps or can be systemic of GI issues.