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Dr. Albert John Schmitt, MD

Dentist

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Dr. Albert John Schmitt, MD
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Does an impacted tooth require surgery?

Often times, yes. Impacted teeth are usually wisdom teeth that do not have enough space to erupt properly in correct position at the back of the mouth. They can cause pain and READ MORE
Often times, yes. Impacted teeth are usually wisdom teeth that do not have enough space to erupt properly in correct position at the back of the mouth. They can cause pain and infection when there is not enough room for them so extraction is recommended. This usually requires some amount of dental surgery. Not all wisdom teeth need to be extracted however and you should consult your dentist or oral surgeon for advice.  

Dr. AL

Can my silver fillings be replaced with white fillings?

Yes, but ask your dentist about the risks and benefits of doing that. Smaller fillings can more easily be replaced but some larger ones can cause complications when being removed. READ MORE
Yes, but ask your dentist about the risks and benefits of doing that. Smaller fillings can more easily be replaced but some larger ones can cause complications when being removed.

Will being on a liquid diet affect my teeth in any way?

Provided that the liquids are not too acidic or high in sugar, I see no harmful effects for your teeth if you're on a liquid diet and you continue to practice good oral hygiene.  READ MORE
Provided that the liquids are not too acidic or high in sugar, I see no harmful effects for your teeth if you're on a liquid diet and you continue to practice good oral hygiene.   

Dr. Al

Can you be prone to getting cavities?

If diet is not a factor, I would first be sure that good oral hygiene is practiced. Brush twice daily, especially before bed, and use dental floss once daily. Yes, some people READ MORE
If diet is not a factor, I would first be sure that good oral hygiene is practiced. Brush twice daily, especially before bed, and use dental floss once daily. Yes, some people are prone to cavities. Genetics play a part in the resistance of teeth to decay, and family history influences the bacterial population in the mouth that can produce more cavities.

Dr. Al Schmitt