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Dr. Amgad Faragalla

Dentist

Dr. Amgad Faragalla is a Dentist practicing in Bakersfield, California. Dr. Faragalla 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. Amgad Faragalla
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Accepting new patients

What are the precautions that I need to take after a root canal?

Avoid eating on that side. If you feel the filling is touching before the rest of the teeth, go back to your dentist. Pain medication and maybe antibiotics are needed. You will READ MORE
Avoid eating on that side. If you feel the filling is touching before the rest of the teeth, go back to your dentist. Pain medication and maybe antibiotics are needed. You will need build up and a crown if a posterior molar shewing surface is almost flat to reduce lateral destructive force on the root and its fracture.

Is brushing at night really that important?

Yes, very important as you will sleep a long time. Food stays very close to the teeth and starts building more plaque. Keep in mind to reduce salivation and tongue and cheek movement, READ MORE
Yes, very important as you will sleep a long time. Food stays very close to the teeth and starts building more plaque. Keep in mind to reduce salivation and tongue and cheek movement, which add to more acid that comes in contact with your teeth. Acid will dissolve your enamel. When brushing, spend more time and be sure the bristles are 45 degrees to the gums and teeth and move in small circles. No scrubbing motion.