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Dr. Christopher Baer

Dentist

Dr. Christopher Baer is a Dentist practicing in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Baer 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. Christopher Baer
  • Aurora, Colorado
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Accepting new patients

Can you get a root canal during pregnancy?

Yes. Generally in the 1st and 3rd trimester we do root canals if needed. Coordination/consultation with your OB/GYN is done by the dentist.

Why are root canals done with several visits?

It depends. If there is concern that the bacteria present are not all removed then multiple appointments may be required to make sure all bacteria are removed and the bone around READ MORE
It depends. If there is concern that the bacteria present are not all removed then multiple appointments may be required to make sure all bacteria are removed and the bone around the tooth has had time to heal.

What should I do if my dentures feel loose?

Contact a dentist for an evaluation and talk about treatment options to help alleviate this. It could be a simple adjustment or reline the dentures.

Should I get all of my wisdom teeth extracted in one appointment?

Yes and recommended most times to take them all out at one time while under IV sedation.

Brushing too hard?

It depends. It could be from brushing or it could be from your bite-- both can create notches at the gum line. Not all dentists are educated equally. If the notches are from READ MORE
It depends. It could be from brushing or it could be from your bite-- both can create notches at the gum line. Not all dentists are educated equally. If the notches are from brushing-- then the electric tooth brush can help prevent it from getting worse. Sometimes an option is gum grafts to cover up the notches-- hard to diagnose without seeing what is going on clinically

Do dentists offer services to the uninsured?

Yes - it is up to the office.

How can I stop pushing on my front teeth when I swallow?

See an orthodontist and they can make you an appliance to prevent this

Why are some people's canine teeth sharper than others?

Why are some people taller than others? -- genetics. It could also be from grinding.