Dr. Francisco Portillo Ramos D.D.S.
Dentist | General Practice11230 West Ave Suite 3205 San Antonio TX, 78213
Dr. Francisco Ramos is a Dentist practicing in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Ramos 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. Francisco Portillo Ramos D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
Yes, they are, the only area which they are most vulnerable is on the front edge (incisal). This area places both vertical plus horizontal forces on these fillings (restorations); on these fillings, they are not as strong in this scenario. There are ways to assist in strength and your dentist might discuss some of these matters. READ MORE
4-6 weeks gives you an indication of your treatment results. Most individuals that have had this treatment usually require 3 months of gum maintenance. READ MORE
I'm assuming you're not referring to local anesthesia? Are you referring to sedation or to undergo general anesthesia? Any of these may be administered with the proper facility and qualified providers. Cost may be prohibitive and with higher risks for sedation. READ MORE
Lower dentures almost always move around and therefore highly recommend dental implants. Tongue movement and reduced jaw bone leads to minimal satisfaction with lower denture function. READ MORE
This is part of the objective however lack of sufficient bone and poor healing greatly influence the final result. READ MORE
The carious lesion/ soft or affected dental tissue must be removed and possibly supported to withstand the biting forces once the filling is placed. The area is usualy no different other than obtaining access to the cavity. READ MORE
There's no exact timeline but approximately for 3-6 days without swishing vigorously. Tilt your head side-to-side gently, and only once per day, speak with your oral surgeon about this. READ MORE
This may happen, there are other factors that may cause the continued pain. The risk of a dry socket increases with smokers or diabetic, a difficult surgery, may also result in this as well. Grinding your teeth can also cause this as well. The jaw bone necrosing may also occur, therefore, follow up with your surgeon. Dr. Frank Ramos READ MORE
Numbness may be a risk from extraction of a lower wisdom tooth, follow-up with your dentist/ oral surgeon. READ MORE
Normally your gums shouldn't be sore but if you mean the gum around the extraction? See your dentist or oral surgeon for a follow-up. Pre-treatment smoking, insufficient rest or stress increases risk for complications. READ MORE
It will not prevent you from sleeping on the same side but might be advisable to sleep on the other side. Discuss this with your dentist. READ MORE
An extraction will obviously eliminate the problem, a prescription of antibiotics and pain medication or non steroidal antinflamatory meds. READ MORE
Age usually isn't an issue. READ MORE
What I can say is that the local anesthetic (numbing medication) has a minimal effect on your brain when utilized correctly. If excessive amounts are used, it can have a profound effect that is displayed in other ways. READ MORE
This doesn't occur frequently, however, it may happen. Other factors may play a role as well. Please consult with your endodontist or dentist. READ MORE
Please consult with your dentist, you may be experiencing this symptom from grinding your teeth. You may have a cavity or infection. READ MORE
The amount of time it requires isn't so important, the proper process is more vital. READ MORE
Yes, you should see your dentist. It could mean numerous things, but all need to be addressed by a dentist or specialist. Dr. Frank P. Ramos READ MORE
Infection or pain are high priority, however, the best treatment should be coordinated with your OB/GYN doctor based on your health and pregnancy status. Dr. Frank P. Ramos READ MORE
A dental implant will replace your missing tooth. It feels and functions the most naturally, but there are other options although with some drawbacks. Dr. Frank P. Ramos READ MORE
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