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Dr. Howard Kirschner

Dentistry
Holtsville, NY
10 years experience male

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Far Rockaway N.Y. specializing prosthetics, crowns, bridges, full/partial dentures, flexible dentures,caring and compassionate service,very low fees, accepting most insurance and plans as full payment without extra charges, medicaid. staff at Mt. Sinai Hosp, NYC, All work done quickly, 3400 Hrs CE

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73 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Sorry for him: That is what happens hen youj do not listen to the advice of your dentist. This is not common, as most people do take their dentist;s advice and they ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Why?: Why do you need it? Can you fully open and fully close your teeth together? Does it hurt to do so? Get a second and third opinion before surgery. Do ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Ada.xcom: The american dental association or the academy of general dentists, have websites that explain many aspects of dewntistry such as what you ask. Basica... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
See dentist: Why do you want to do something to numb yhour toothache? Do you not believe ion dwentists? Do you exist in a place where there are no dentists? Ther... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bone - what else: Not say where it is located. See an oral surgeon. It is not unusual to have a spontaneous growth of bone at a site. A surgeon may want to remove it a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Go to an ENT not DDS: You do not have TMJ which would affect your jaw function. Go to an ENT specialist.Neck pain could also be cervical in origin, from the cervical vertib... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Stand upside down: What kind of answer are you looking for? The best way is to go to an oral surgeon, who is board certified and will do the job correctly. You have not... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not TMJ: I strongly suggest, respectfully that you may not have TMJ and did not need surgery. Go to an ent. Go to another dentist out of your area, so no confl... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not related to TMJ: As a dentist all i can say is that your symtom is not related to your tm joint as it does not come and go with jaw joint movement. In fat, you probabl... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Dark primary front teeth could indicate they were truamatized and are dead teeth. You should go to a dentist and have the teeth checked out, although ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Tissue changes: We look for patches of tissue that does not look the same as surrounding tissue, in color or texture. Some dentistsuse a special light that causes the... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Nonsense: Your jaw is not dislocated as long as you can open and fully close your teeth together. Anyone who tells you that your jawe is dislocated and needs to... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Yes, as long as you do not swallow! it is not meant to be swallowed.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Abscess/dead: Your nerve is now dead and your tooth is developing an abscess which will bnow grow silently until it fistulates and starts to drain pus. Go to the d... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
ODD: You may be alleric to an ingredient. Most unusual. Srtop using it and see a dentist. Something is not right.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Saliva deposits: Dental tooth plaque is formed from deposits from your saliva. Some people have more such deposits than other people. It is a factor of your saliva. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not OTC: You cannot buy professional whitening kits otc - over the counter as they contain dangerous levels of bleach that can seriously harm you. Just stick ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes, per current inf: Current info does substantiate such a periodontal cardiac relationship. Flossing is important in maintaining proper periodontal health.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
A few days: If it lasts more than a week go back to the dentist and get help. It could be a problem.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Ignore: Use a teethi9ng ring, wipe with a teething ointment like OraJel, eat hard food to chomp like apple.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not usually: Wisdom tooth pain is at the site of the tooth and may radiate, but not usually tothe back of the head. Go to the dentist and have your third molar wis... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends: It depends on type of ache. Hot and cold, pressure? Do you have a filling on the next tooth so there could be an electric reaction between the two te... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Lower tooth problem : It is not tmj. See an ENT doctor for your ear and/or a neck specilaist. It can also be a bad tooth on the lower jaw.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Short while: I would say that generally any pain of more than a few days duration should be reported to the treating doctor/dentist for treatment and consideration... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Pressure: You have a blood pressure problem and must go for treatment. Do not wait. You can be headed for a heart attack.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Why not? You will be numb for a few hours during which you cannot have any pain, so go to work! earn the money to pay for the root canal. In new yor... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Garbage: A few dental films can be discarded with normal garbage. You can return them to the dentist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
FDA: The fda must approve products and they do so the same as they test any product that is used for the human body. The ada also tests products at rthei... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bleach: Try using a bleach solution, mix water with a little bleach and soak and see what happens. Check with the dentist to see if the material will not get ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Does not help: Your question is confused and does not make sense to me. Cranial therapy for TMJ involves alleged manipulation of the skull plates and that is imposs... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Pin prick: You should have an injection to numb the area, and most dentists use a topical anesthetic before inserting the needle, which insertion should be no mo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
See a dentist Now: If you have pain from erupting third molar teeth that could indicate the need to open the gum to permit the eruption. If your gum is too tough it wil... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
dentist or pull: See a dentist or try to pull each tooth yourself, one by one, until you get the right one and the pain stops! do you not understand that pain is a wa... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Not uncommon: Go back to the dentist who should check you out. This is a complication for which the dentist isresponsible and he must treat the problem. Do not try... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Apples, carrots: Hard crisp fruit will serve to clean your teeth at lunch. Sticky food will help rot your teeth unless you brush at lunch also. Do not leave a coating... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Rule out teeth: Your pain symptoms are diverse, confused, and not specific. All you can do is rule-out the teeth as a source of your pain by going to the dentist and... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes-depends: I assume the dentist who will do it feels he is qualified and capable. Many general dentists can do surgery. It is up to the individual dentist and w... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Trismus: Must go away soon or go back to the dentist. Check if you have numbness. It can take up to a month to be normal again. It is not uncommon.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Go to your dentist who will determine the source of your pain. Do not be your own dentist. Pain is the body's way of telling you that something is w... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
See dentist: No magic answer - see your dentist or periodontist. Do not delay. Condition will not heal itself. Proper brushing, vitamins, proper total colgate too... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
No best: Rthere is no way to day "beast." best means, best for you. You must find your doctor by referral, and who accepts your insurance or medical plan. Chec... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Be careful - grinding your teeeth can take off the enamel and make your teeth sensitive.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
No - impaction: If there is not enough room in your jaw for the teeth to erupt, then they will impact and not grow in. You must see your dentist to make this determi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: That's dumb. If you need x-rays, then you need them on all your teeth at one time. We do not take one x-ray at a time as that would not give a comple... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
2 hours: It reaches peak effectiveness in 2 hours. Go to your dentist. Do not self medicate. Treat the tooth, do not take antibiotics to treat the swelling.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Possibly neuro prob: It is probably a nerve problem, possibly even something in your brain going on. It is certainly abnormal and you should seek help. I have never heard ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Questionable: Hard to know so the best thing is to do nothing until the pain localizes and the source of the pain becomes evident or goes away. If you wait the so... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Go to the dentist: If you ehave somethng bothering you then it is time to seek professional help - go to the dentist. Do not seek an answer on the internet. Such a sym... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: If something does not look right to you, then uyou must go to a professional. There are several reasons for large gums and they could be a symptom of... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
Dentistry 10 years experience
No: Do not try. The chemicals are dangerous and could hurt your tissues, gums, and lips.

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Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kirschner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kirschner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am fed up with the quality of dentists in Florida vs. what I had in NYC. My large group union has such a lousy selection. I tried to relocate back. hurricaine Sandy-ug...Read More
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I do have TMJ. Dentist diagnosed. My jaw pops whenever I yawn and I sometimes have pain. Thank you for your input though.
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this was not helpful do not have a stomach problem want to know what is causing soul smell bad breath and weight loss
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