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Dr. David Garazi

Dentist

Dr. David Garazi practices Periodontics in Miami, FL. A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Dr. Garazi has expertise in the treatment of oral inflammation and often treats problematic periodontal cases, such as those with severe gum disease or a complex medical history. Some treatments that Dr. Garazi provides are scaling and root planing and root surface debridement.
6 years Experience
Dr. David Garazi
  • Miami, FL
  • Boston University
  • Accepting new patients

How long after wisdom teeth removal can I eat normally?

It may be a couple weeks. Check with your treating doctor….

David M. Garazi, DMD

What's the shortest time you can have braces?

Depends on how complex your case is. Some cases can be competed in 6 months, but the average length of a comprehensive case is 24 months.

David M. Garazi, DMD

Do they clean your teeth before braces?

Yes, you should get a cleaning before and during braces.

David M. Garazi, DMD

Can I get dental implants if I have bone loss?

Yes, you can. It depends how much bone was lost, but it may still be possible to place implants or you may need bone grafting prior to placing implants. David M. Garazi, DMD READ MORE
Yes, you can. It depends how much bone was lost, but it may still be possible to place implants or you may need bone grafting prior to placing implants.

David M. Garazi, DMD

Can general dentists do bone grafts?

Some general dentists are capable of doing bone grafts, however, specialists like periodontists and oral surgeons are usually kore capable as it falls within their scope of practice. David READ MORE
Some general dentists are capable of doing bone grafts, however, specialists like periodontists and oral surgeons are usually kore capable as it falls within their scope of practice.

David M. Garazi, DMD

What is the best way to kill bacteria in the mouth?

A professional dental cleaning.

David M. Garazi, DMD

Is it safe to scrape your own teeth?

It depends which instruments you are using. Most of the risk is in lacerating the tissue. It’s best to let a dental professional do it for you.

David M. Garazi, DMD

How do I calm down before going to the dentist?

Talk to your dentist about taking sedatives before your appointment if appropriate....

David M. Garazi, DMD

Does Sensodyne really repair enamel?

Yes, Sensodyne and other toothpastes with fluoride help repair and strengthen enamel.

David M. Garazi, DMD

How long until a cavity becomes a root canal?

It’s different for every scenario. For some people, the cavity can advance fairly rapidly. My suggestion would be to get the cavity taken care of early so you don’t find out....!!! David READ MORE
It’s different for every scenario. For some people, the cavity can advance fairly rapidly. My suggestion would be to get the cavity taken care of early so you don’t find out....!!!

David M. Garazi, DMD

What happens if a filling fails?

Fillings are highly successful and work out well at least for the short term 99% of the time. Most fillings eventually will fail and then are simply replaced with a new filling. David READ MORE
Fillings are highly successful and work out well at least for the short term 99% of the time. Most fillings eventually will fail and then are simply replaced with a new filling.

David M. Garazi, DMD

What happens if you wait too long to get wisdom teeth out?

If they need to come out, the longer you wait, sometimes the more difficult the procedure and the recovery can be.

David M. Garazi, DMD

What do all on 4 feel like?

If done well, they can feel very similar to your natural teeth!

David M. Garazi, DMD

How do you get rid of a tooth abscess without going to the dentist?

You can’t, you need some form of treatment. Antibiotics may help reduce swelling slightly in some instances, but ultimately, you need to go to the dentist to treat the cause of READ MORE
You can’t, you need some form of treatment. Antibiotics may help reduce swelling slightly in some instances, but ultimately, you need to go to the dentist to treat the cause of the abscess.

David M. Garazi, DMD

Is a chipped tooth a dental emergency?

Only if it is deep and you are in pain!

David M. Garazi, DMD

What happens if you don't crown a root canal?

Most likely, the tooth will become infected again or the tooth will fracture. The crown seals the tooth and protects it from breaking.

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Do you have to be put to sleep to get dental implants?

Absolutely not! It is an option for anxious patients, but the majority of dental implants are placed under local anesthesia with patients awake and alert. It is a fairly simple READ MORE
Absolutely not! It is an option for anxious patients, but the majority of dental implants are placed under local anesthesia with patients awake and alert. It is a fairly simple procedure most of the time.

David M. Garazi, DMD

How can I make my partial dentures more comfortable?

You can have them refitted to fit better. But ideally you should replace them with dental implants and natural looking teeth!

David M. Garazi, DMD

How long can a partial denture last?

It is essentially made of plastic. If you take care of it, it can last a long time; if you don’t, it can break pretty easily.

David M. Garazi, DMD

What is the most comfortable denture?

A denture supported by dental implants!

David M. Garazi, DMD