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Dr. Vladimir Pastouk

Dentist

Dr. Vladimir Pastouk is a Dentist practicing in Pepper Pike , Ohio. Dr. Pastouk 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. Vladimir Pastouk
  • Pepper Pike, Ohio
  • Kiev Medical Center
  • Accepting new patients

Can I whiten my teeth with baking soda alone?

Baking soda toothpaste will help to whiten the teeth to some extend. Overusing baking soda might lead to micro-abrasion of the enamel which will make teeth feel not that smooth. READ MORE
Baking soda toothpaste will help to whiten the teeth to some extend. Overusing baking soda might lead to micro-abrasion of the enamel which will make teeth feel not that smooth. There is another natural product for teeth whitening - "My Magic Mud" - whitening tooth powder. It is made of Calcium bentonite clay and Activated charcoal.

Clicking in my jaw

Clicking of jaws during opening or closing is not normal occurrence and needs to be evaluated by experienced dentist. You want to see a dentist that treats patients with TMJ disorders READ MORE
Clicking of jaws during opening or closing is not normal occurrence and needs to be evaluated by experienced dentist. You want to see a dentist that treats patients with TMJ disorders - it could be a general dentist, prosthodontist, oral surgeon. Just make sure they have understanding and experience in treating patients with TMD.

Adult tooth is loose. What should I do?

It does require to be "splinted" or other term is stabilized for prolonged time. It will help the tooth to reattach to the bone. Experienced dentist can lead you through the process READ MORE
It does require to be "splinted" or other term is stabilized for prolonged time. It will help the tooth to reattach to the bone. Experienced dentist can lead you through the process safely and predictably. In long term this tooth still might have some issues - for example: the tooth is getting darker ( indication of damage to the nerve ), tooth becoming sensitive to pressure ( possible development of the infection around the root. )
Hope it will help to understand your options better.