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Nathan H. Grebe

Dentist

Dr. Nathan Grebe is a Dentist practicing in Chelmsford, ON. Dr. Grebe 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.
Nathan H. Grebe
  • Chelmsford, ON
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • Accepting new patients

I had a root canal and the area still hurts. Is something wrong?

Sometimes pain might start within a few days after a root canal treatment, but this is not the norm. There is normally some tenderness immediately after the root canal treatment, READ MORE
Sometimes pain might start within a few days after a root canal treatment, but this is not the norm. There is normally some tenderness immediately after the root canal treatment, which subsides over the following days. Wait a few more days if the pain is something you can handle. It may subside. If it continues or gets worse, go and see your dentist.

Does brushing with salt help remove yellow stains from the teeth?

Salt as an abrasive will remove surface stains on your teeth. Long-term use will result in excessive wear of your enamel. It is better for you to allow a dental professional to READ MORE
Salt as an abrasive will remove surface stains on your teeth. Long-term use will result in excessive wear of your enamel. It is better for you to allow a dental professional to evaluate and remove your stains. If you find that your teeth are still yellow after a cleaning, consider professionally whitening or bleaching your teeth.

My molars are hurting. I already had my wisdom teeth all taken out. What can this be?

This discomfort could be because you have decay in the areas you are flossing, or it could be that your gums are inflamed due to plaque/tartar accumulation, and that you are hurting READ MORE
This discomfort could be because you have decay in the areas you are flossing, or it could be that your gums are inflamed due to plaque/tartar accumulation, and that you are hurting the gums when you floss. Start off with an examination and cleaning by a dental professional, and floss regularly to keep the plaque away. If a cavity is found, the decay will be removed and the cavity filled.

Are there any home remedies to treat bleeding gums?

Go and see your dentist. Your son may simply need a professional cleaning. After a while of plaque accumulation, the plaque mineralises, and forms tartar/calculus. This happens READ MORE
Go and see your dentist. Your son may simply need a professional cleaning. After a while of plaque accumulation, the plaque mineralises, and forms tartar/calculus. This happens in most patients, even if you floss and brush regularly. The bleeding gums might even be a sign of an underlying disorder, or a side effect of medication.There is no home treatment for this, only a dental professional can remove the tartar/calculus. Your dentist and medical doctor will explore all other causes of bleeding gums.