Dr. Benjamin Friberg is a Dentist practicing in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Friberg 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
SUNY at Buffalo School of Dent DDS 2015
Benjamin Friberg's Expert Contributions
Please always consult a dentist of proper diagnosis of your oral disease. Gingivitis is a result of dental plaque accumulation on and around the gums. Floss your teeth using proper technique. Rinse with Listerine or similar mouth rinse for 30 seconds. Brush your teeth for two minutes with proper technique. Do this 2x daily and your gingivitis will heal. Periodontitis is a result of gingivitis that went unchecked for too long and is not reversible by daily oral hygiene routines. You will need to seek the care of a dentist. READ MORE
Normal, healthy adults do not lose their teeth. Tooth loss in adulthood is related to disease. The most common reason for adult onset tooth loss is Periodontal (gum) disease. Please seek the attention of a dentist. READ MORE
In most cases any discomfort from a dental procedure will last 1-3 days. Keeping the area clean will promote quick healing. READ MORE
Orajel is a topical anesthetic that can help relieve mild toothaches. They do not treat the cause of the toothache. Most toothaches are caused by an infection that require dental treatment. READ MORE
Yes. Root canal treated teeth are still at risk for reinfection. READ MORE
It is not common for a filling to fall out. There are many factors that lead to this happening: 1. A cavity has formed around the filling that leads to loss of retention. 2. The tooth has broken along with the filling. 3. There was a de-bonding of the glue that holds the filling in place. READ MORE
Coffee, tea, red wine, tobacco, and other highly pigmented foods and drinks can create surface stains. "Black" stains can also be attributed to specific OTC mouth rinses. As always, seek the care of a dentist for any concerns for your oral health. READ MORE
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American academy of Oral and Systemic Health
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