Doctor Q&A for Dr. STEPHEN PERRY

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Not useful: Food cravings in a person with healthy taste buds should be respected and satiated with small servings. Your body is telling you what nourishment it ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
This is unusual: I am going to take a stab at what you mean. Horace fletcher, a traveling speaker in the early 1900s advocated chewing your food 20 to 30 times before ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Bad oral habit: Gum chewing is not about the gum or its sweetness. It is about manifesting a compulsive behaviors through the mouth. Seek a consultation with a ther ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Quickly see dentist: Pain in your gums, particularly in the presence of bleeding is a serious symptom. Many people ignore it too long and end up with systemic blood vesse ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
You need help: Gum pain and swelling is a serious symptom, particularly if bleeding is present. Bacteria have created infection that leads to open wounds that if yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Pink and stippled: The simple answer is coral pink in color and stippled with texture, indicating no inflammation or fluid retention. Healthy gums are extremely importa ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Yes, partially: Pink is the right color rather than bright red or magenta. The critical area is often the gums between the teeth that are called papillae. Pink here ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
It depends on extent: A gingivoplasty intends to alter the current look of the gums. I am unaware of any procedure that can overcome general gum recession by lowering gum ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Seek laser clinician: After years of using a scalpel for this procedure, I have found that the new fda approved soft tissue lasers, especially those with lens technology, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
48 years experience Dentistry
Zinc oxide paste: Not all gingivoplasty cases need dressing. Those done with lasers and no flap involvement do not requires sutures or packing to protect the wound fro ... Read More
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