Dr. Bill Ricker is a Dentist practicing in Burleson, Texas. Dr. Ricker 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.
Education and Training
Baylor College of Dentistry DDS/BSME 1984
Bill Ricker's Expert Contributions
Yes. READ MORE
Forever until treated. READ MORE
TMD is the "proper" term, relating to disease/dysfunction. Answer: you never know. READ MORE
Go see the dentist. READ MORE
Yup, just ask a limey pirate who drank rum to prevent scurvy. The vitamin C in limes helped pirates prevent scurvy, a disease that causes teeth to fall out. Even the Navy gave out grog to their sailors as daily rum rations. READ MORE
Infection. READ MORE
I'd always go to the dentist. READ MORE
Not as long as good "silver alloy" fillings. READ MORE
They always grow until treated. READ MORE
Of course! READ MORE
Defects in the teeth possibly. READ MORE
As many hours as you want. READ MORE
As long as your other teeth, if you keep it at least as clean as them. READ MORE
HUGELY! READ MORE
Toothbrush and floss. READ MORE
See your dentist. READ MORE
Maybe, go back to see the Dr. who took them out. READ MORE
50:50......what you eat and poor hygiene afterwards. READ MORE
Yes.....but should avoid 1st trimester. READ MORE
Of course not. READ MORE
Yes, wear a splint, take anti-inflammatories, and exercise! READ MORE
Exactly/specifically.....No. Only other sores from biting or coming into position like the other teeth. Many times the area will get infected, making things worse. READ MORE
Of course. My cousin has all his! READ MORE
Starts "healing from day 1," but it's much better 3-6 months out and many are loaded right away. A year is probably at least 80% done. READ MORE
Of course, it doesn't hurt to know what is going on, even if you choose to do nothing, right? READ MORE
Bond onto it with the composite/plastic that all us dentists use. READ MORE
Sometimes...but not like a toothache where you pull the tooth. READ MORE
No, there are many less expensive ways....some are 100% reversible! READ MORE
Usually later....but not like you want to pull the teeth. Usually use some antibiotic pills and some mild pain pills. READ MORE
All my patients fall asleep during root canals. READ MORE
Probably because most bacteria aren't used to it. They die off somewhat. READ MORE
Not usually, but it's available if needed. READ MORE
Yes, and I do all mine. READ MORE
Of course not, not even close. All braces typically need bone development first with appliances and then aligning with straight wire. Invisalign doesn't consider occlusion (the bite) or bone "room" to straighten the teeth. READ MORE
"Sweets" could assume sugar and that is dangerous to your overall health and oral health in large amounts. READ MORE
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