Dr. Ruth E Abraham DDS
Dentist | General Practice5724 Princess Anne Rd Unit 102a Virginia Beach VA, 23462
Dr. Ruth Abraham is a Dentist practicing in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Abraham 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. Ruth E Abraham DDS's Expert Contributions
It is ok to rinse with salt water. You would still get exam and cleaning regularly as well as brush & floss well. READ MORE
Cavities are essentially infections in the actual teeth. If left untreated, the infection will get to the nerve and cause unbearable pain. READ MORE
Bonding material is set with the light so it's ready to go as soon as the anesthesia wears off. READ MORE
After a through exam and cleaning your dentist may decide it clear/removable or conventional braces are good for your particular case. Please don't do the DIY ortho treatment. READ MORE
Crowns don't cause gum disease. READ MORE
You may have periodontal condition that has caused your bone to loosen around your teeth. You need to see a periodontist asap. READ MORE
No, a tooth would have been prepped on all 5 sides to have had a crown on it. A veneer only covers the front and edge of teeth. READ MORE
Periodontal disease is a gum infection that causes pockets to form around the teeth where bacteria and a calcified mass known as calculus builds up. A full set of xrays and full mouth deep cleaning is needed as soon as possible. Since this disease is not painful, it could go on for a while before the person realizes there is a problem. Therefore, some teeth may be beyond the point of recovery and may need to be removed. READ MORE
Good evening, I'm afraid the only way to remove the tartar off your teeth is to have a professional cleaning. Once the hardened debris is removed, you will be able to floss and brush daily to keep it from coming back. READ MORE
Good afternoon, Every dental extraction is different. If the pain persists, please have it checked out. READ MORE
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Patient Experience with Dr. Abraham
- Do I need to get my Wisdom Teeth Pulled?
Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure used to remove one or more of the adult teeth present at the back of the mouth. It is usually done by an oral surgeon or a dentist. It is often done by opening the gum tissue over the tooth and then taking out the bone covering the tooth. The tissue...
- Gum Disease is Common in Pot Smokers
A new study published in, The Journal of American Medical Association, reports that pot use is associated with gum disease. This disease, considered to be a disease due to aging, was very common among people who smoke marijuana. The result remained the same even after accounting for all other...
- When Should I Replace My Toothbrush?
A toothbrush is not as clean as we think, and harbors more than 100 million bacteria, according to researchers at the University of Manchester in England. This includes E. coli bacteria, which cause diarrhea, and staphylococci bacteria, which cause skin infections. “This condition is the same as...
- Get a Better Smile with Licorice Root
According to a new study published in the Journal of Natural Products, licorice, the main ingredient in candy, may help to keep tooth decay and gum disease at bay. Teeth protection is provided by the compounds found in the dried root of licorice plant. Chinese licorice, found in northern mainland...
- Gum Disease May Appear in Young Adults
According to a study conducted by the researchers from dentistry school of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, gum disease may start earlier than expected. Young adults should take better care of their oral health, as it may lead to many health problems. The study shows that gum disease...
- What Are the Causes and Symptoms of Dry Socket?
One of the most common complications after the removal of a tooth is dry socket. Dry socket is more common with the extraction of wisdom teeth. Although the condition causes great discomfort, it is fully treatable.In most cases, the pain and discomfort experienced following a tooth extraction is...
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