Dr. Betty Jo Hirschfield Louik is a 1984 graduate of University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated first in her class. She was elected to the national dental honor society, Omicron ...
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Every patient and every situation is unique. Without an X-ray and clinical exam it is extremely difficult to answer this very good question. Infections, cysts, decay, and jaw fracture are all possibilities with retained wisdom teeth. However a number of patients can keep their wisdom teeth for a life time without issues. READ MORE
The crown may be impinging the gum, decay could be present with food impacting or it may be as simple as not flossing. Best to see a dentist for evaluation READ MORE
Most teeth do shift when a neighboring or opposing tooth is lost. In addition over time you will lose none where the tooth once was. READ MORE
If it is managed with ongoing care, you can keep your teeth. READ MORE
Eventually it should. READ MORE
Yes. Root canals can help to save teeth and the tooth’s surroundings bone if done well and the teeth are fixed afterwards. READ MORE
You might want to have the bite checked. READ MORE
Generally yes, unless the center of the tooth has already been damaged by the decay. READ MORE
If it is a tooth colored filling, generally right away. READ MORE
Yes, use a sensitivity relief toothpaste before and after bleaching. READ MORE
It can if you do not keep the mouth tissues clean under the denture. READ MORE
Generally yes. READ MORE
- Mt. Lebanon Great Alumni Award 2014 Mt. Lebanon HS
- Top Dentist Award 2015 Pittsburgh Magazine
- Implant Crowns And Bridges
- Veneers And Crowns
- Cosemtic Dentistry
- VA Hospital, Pittsburgh General Dentistry 1985
- Academy of General Dentistry General Dentistry 1996
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Get to know Dentist Dr. Betty Jo Hirschfield Louik, who serves the population of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Betty Jo Hirschfield Louik graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated first in her class in 1984.
While she was attending dental school, Dr. Hirschfield received many awards, including the Alpha Omega Fraternity Award, the Dr. Ann Welch Award for Oral Surgeons, the American Association of Women Dentists Award and the American College of Dentists Award.
After completing her residency at the Veterans Administration Hospitals in Pittsburgh, she began her private practice, Uptown Dental. Dr. Hirschfield has also been elected to the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, as well as Phi Beta Kappa.
In addition, Dr. Hirschfield has received the Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award from 2012 to 2015, as well as America’s Best Dentist Award for in 2013 to 2015. She is also a Charter Member of the Peer Reviewed Dentists.
In addition to teaching at Pittsburgh’s dental school for four years, Dr. Hirschfield’s holds professional memberships with many organizations including the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, the International Team for Implantology and the Academy of General Dentistry.
In 1996, Dr. Hirschfield earned a fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry, which supports the continuing education efforts of dentists. Additionally, Dr. Hirschfield was selected for inclusion in the Trademark Women of Distinction Honors Edition for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and professional excellence in 2017.
Just recently, Dr. Betty Jo was honored to be named one of Mt. Lebanon’s Great Alumni for 2014, recognizing her service to the community and her profession.
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