Dr. Bahar Esmaili, DDS
Dentist | General Practice1200 28th St Suite 300 Boulder CO, 80303
Dr. Esmaili grew up in Iran and immigrated to the United States when she was 20 years old to join her family and pursue her dream of becoming a Doctor. Dr. Esmaili is a graduate of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2009. She graduated top in her class focusing on her academic accomplishments, oral cancer research, and earned the designation of Magna cum Laude. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry and Biology from Metropolitan State College of Denver…a real homegrown dentist! She has completed numerous advanced education courses and her clinical experience has prepared her well for high-end dental restorative practice. Her focus is comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of TMJ and Occlusal issues, relation between craniofacial growth and airway and connection between mouth and the rest of the body. She is focused in treating complex dental needs and cosmetic dentistry.
Education and Training
University of Colorado Doctor of Dental Surgery 2009
Metro State COllege of Denver BS in Chemistry and Biology 2004
Dr. Bahar Esmaili, DDS's Expert Contributions
For the last 5 years, I have been shifting my dental practice to be more medically oriented and also finding ways that dentistry is affected by medical conditions. I was recently introduced to Myobrace's research. I am intrigued by how breathing, swallowing, function, and posture affect teeth. I...
If accidentally injected into the blood vessel, it can cause hearing palpitation and raise heart rate, but not blood pressure. READ MORE
It cannot be reversed. However, there are better techniques with laser to treat periodontal disease and preserve bone. READ MORE
The healing takes anywhere from 3-6 months. READ MORE
Absolutely. But if they get fluoride varnish at the end of the appointment, it is best to wait 30 minutes. READ MORE
It is recommended to remove dentures at night as bacteria can culture in them and be transferred back to your gums. Most common is fungal growth. It is best to keep them dry after cleaning them at night. No soaking. READ MORE
Extraction is cheaper, but replacement is more expensive. If your tooth has a good prognosis, I would recommend saving it. READ MORE
First, an X-ray is needed to determine if there is infection in the tooth. Then, the tooth is aching and has lingering responses to hot and cold. Also will have spontaneous pain. Sometimes lack of response to cold is an indication of a dead tooth, which also needs a root canal. Hope this helps. READ MORE
I would recommend you see an oral surgeon to do a complete exam to rule out malignancy or cancer. Sometimes a vitamin deficiency (B12) can cause that tingling and taste bud alteration. But I would rule out cancer. READ MORE
No, it can't, but it has alcohol and can dry your mouth. You only need it once in 24 hours. If you are concerned about the health of your teeth and gum, invest in a waterpik. You can use it multiple times a day and will be better for removing plaque. READ MORE
Yes, absolutely. There are clear braces or Invisalign/clear correct options as well. READ MORE
Dental anesthetic lasts anywhere from 3 hours to 6 hours. READ MORE
It depends if it rubs off or not. If it rubs off, then it is most likely candidiasis. I recommend seeing your dentist to determine that. If it does not rub off, it needs to be checked for possible malignancy. READ MORE
Once a day. READ MORE
It is not a bad idea to take Advil or Tylenol before a root canal. It covers the discomfort instead of chasing it. READ MORE
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