Dr. Namita K. Thapar-Dua (formerly known as Chaudhary) is a MOBILE Dentist practicing in Maryland, Virginia and DC with SENIOR SMILE. Dr. Thapar-Dua specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health within the Geriatric population, in senior living communities or in the comfort of their own homes. SENIOR SMILE provides simple treatments as professional cleanings with portable x-rays capability to small restorative/fillings to prosthodontic (single crowns/complete and partial dentures/denture repairs), and second examinations with oral cancer screenings. We customize each treatment to the needs of each patient and we try to provide the care in a stress free environment.
Education and Training
University of Maryland DDS 1998
Dr. Namita Thapar Chaudhary D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
Possibly trauma to tooth or fracture. Maybe a cavity if tooth broke to gum line. READ MORE
Sometimes. If it is a white colored filling material, at times they are known to have some sensitivity. It takes time to settle as new tooth was cut and certain products were applied to bond the new filling material. It could be a day or weeks. If it goes beyond months, then see your dentist to make sure nothing else is going on. READ MORE
From what I have read and heard, in the long run it can cause some lung issues. READ MORE
Yes you can for the other teeth of course. Where the extractions are done, refrain from any chunky foods from lodging in the sockets. READ MORE
Antibiotics if infected, so then when you get the root canal done then your tooth will get numb. READ MORE
Depends on how many teeth or size of area where in the mouth is the graft being taken. Usually 7 to 10 days. You would have a packing on the site that would be removed. Also postop instructions will be given. READ MORE
Yes, of course you should go see a dentist. An X-ray would be taken to determine if you have any decay and if it is affecting the nerve in the tooth, and then options will be given for treatment. Questions will be asked as well (i.e., hot/cold sensitivity, do they wake you up at night, do you take over-the-counter meds to relieve the pain, etc.), so do it soon as you can, you do not want to get an abscess. READ MORE
- Routine Examination And Cleanings
- Crown & Bridges
- Dentures – Complete & Partials
- Oral Cancer Screening
- Member Maryland State Dental Association
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Get to know Dr. Namita K. Thapar-Dua, who serves patients in the Maryland, Virginia and the DC Area.
Dr. Thapar-Dua, formerly known as Dr. Chaudhary (Dr. C) is a dentist serving patients in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. She has a private practice, mainly mobile known as Senior Smile – a service that takes the dental office into senior centers and residences to provide comfortable, personalized dental care. They offer general dentistry which consists of preventive and restorative dentistry, single crowns, dental prosthetics (dentures), and oral cancer screenings. Her dental service is extremely unique because she is able to accommodate patients with a variety of common to some complex dental issues. The best part is she can provide these services mobily in the comfort of their home.
Dr. Thapar-Dua graduated Manga Cum Laude with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Maryland’s Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1998. She completed a one year general practice residency with the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC and is continually dedicated to advanced, postdoctoral study.
Dr. Thapar-Dua maintains a professional membership with the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Maryland State Dental Association, the Southern Maryland Society of Dentistry, the American Association of Women Dentists, Omicron Kappa Upsilon – National Dental Honor Society, the Bethesda Chambers of Commerce, and the Grass Roots Organization for the Well-being of Seniors (GROWS). She also participates and fundraises for local chapters for various charities, such as Alzheimer’s and Oral Cancer awareness.
A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. As a dentist, Dr. Thapar-Dua is dentist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats oral health issues. She also provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for the prevention of plaque buildup. If there are any issues Dr. Thapar-Dua can not treat on site, she has a pool of other dentist colleagues that she can refer to to follow through on a treatment plan that is best suited for the patient.
Having spent a large portion of her career focusing on the special needs of senior patients, Dr. Thapar-Dua’s experience in geriatric dental care is profound. Dr. Thapar-Dua also provides dental service to person bound to their own homes and a service many dentists do not provide. Her practice, Senior Smile, has an A+ ranking with the Better Business Bureau and is well known, since it started back in 2005.
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