Dr. Jay Kansal

Dentistry
Marietta, GA
16 years experience male

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Office

Marietta, GA

Address

2480 Windy Hill Rd Se, Suite #405, Marietta, GA
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Marietta, GA

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Hindi

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83 Answers
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Doesnt cover it: No insurances (that i know of) cover cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening. Teeth whitening can cost anywhere from $100-900 depending on a numb... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Dental Schools: Florida does have two dental schools- the university of fl gainesville and nova southeastern dental school in miami, there are also some aegd and gpr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
One is in front: Lingual braces are braces that are put on the back side of your teeth while normal braces go on the front side. Lingual braces are a relatively new i... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
It can: If you are talking one time than it is not likely, but if you are talking multiple times than yes. Children's teeth are actually slightly stronger th... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Avoid staining foods: Teeth become yellow for 2 main reasons- staining foods- the most common are coffee, tomato sauce, and wine. Avoiding these and other staining foods a... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Common: This is very common- there are plenty of horror stories about dentist. Most of them are from older people or people that come in, in pain. The good... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
A number of factors.: We look at is if there is adequate bone to support an implant, as well as enough space. We also look at your risk factors such a smoking and diabetes... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Get a filling: A cavity only gets deeper and larger unless fixed. Thus you need to get it fixed by getting a filling a the dentist, otherwise the larger it is the m... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Examination: A periodontal follow up visit is typically done after your get a deep cleaning or scaling and root planing as we call it. This is where we see how yo... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Steps: The first thing we do is numb the tooth up. We then have to remove the infected/decayed part of the tooth which is done with a handpiece (drill), we ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
PA's: You may be able to get one from places like minute clinics such as the ones at cvs where they have pa's or advanced degree nurses (i would call and ch... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Drugstore: The drug store many times has temporary cement in the dental aisle that you can mix up and put in the crown. If you can't find any, you can also uses... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No: Strep mutans are the bacteria in your mouth that cause cavities. They are naturally in everyone's mouth. A cavity occurs when the strep mutans metab... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
A little: Peroxyl may help somewhat, but it is not going to get rid of the source of the infection. Thus the infection will come back, that is one of the reaso... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Varies: A porcelain veneer typically costs anywhere between $900- $1400 per veneer.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Right away: You can drink alcohol right away without it affecting anything if all you got was a "novocaine" shot. I put novocaine in quotes because dentists have... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
School: If you are not a dentist from another country you would need to get a bachelors degree, it can be a bachelors in anything. There are certain science ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Yes they should pull that gap together or in dentists terms "close the diastema". Let the orthodontist or dentist know you would like the space close... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
ALL: Technically all dentists perform surgery as surgery is defined as manipulation of a patients body which frequently involves cutting. Whenever a denti... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Licensed Supervision: Dental and medical students are allowed to practice because they are under licensed supervision of an instructor that is properly licensed to practice... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
As soon as possible: A cavity is bacteria that has gotten into a weakened part of enamel. Under the enamel is a softer layer of tooth called dentin. Once a cavity gets i... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No: There is a variety of reasons it is not offered in most other countries. But since it has been introduced in the us, there has been a dramatic decrea... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
OTC pain meds: You should not have pain after composite fillings. Typically the pain is from the injection sites which goes away after a few days. In the meantime ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Not much: Many teeth have cracks as you get older. Enamel is brittle and as you clench, grind, bite it causes some microfractures which eventually lead to crack... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Any Childrens toothp: Several companies make specific children's toothpastes. Depending on their age it is important to start with these toothpastes as they dont contain F... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Several things: Yellow teeth can be caused by staining foods and habits, so avoiding them would help. These include anything that would stain a white shirt - red win... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Possibly: White fungus in your mouth indicates something is going on, but it doesnt have to be cancer. Most often a number of other diseases can cause this suc... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Maybe: This is a complicated answer, it really depends on if the bonding is breaking or discoloring, or you are not happy with the aesthetics (looks). If yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No: No that is not unusual, you have a major nerve called the inferior alveolar nerve that runs from the midline of your chin up to your ear where it meet... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is very important to tell your dentist of all your habits including smoking, tobacco, alcohol use, etc. It is also important to tell them of a... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No : Penicillin is the gold standard in dentistry because it is very effective for dental infections. Im not sure where you got potassium from but that is... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Several choices: There are several different anesthetics the dentist can use based on different criteria such as length of time needed to be numb, health problems, and... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Varies: Typically there are 3 costs involved. The dentist, oral surgeon or periodontist placing the implant which can cost anywhere from $1500-2200, the abut... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Yes coffee can be one contributing factor to teeth staining as well as a number of other foods and drinks such as red wine, tomato/spaghetti sauce, et... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No way: Unfortunately there is no other way without asking them. But over 80% of the human population has oral herpes- most get it from their parents or frie... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Yes dental students are overseen by licensed dentists and are checked after every step. It is typically cheaper also, but you do give up a.Lot of time... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Depends: This can either signal a tooth infection- you have one nerves from your teeth that run to your ear, and swelling due to the infection can be causing t... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Stop the infection: A root canal is performed because there is bacteria in the root of the tooth. When the root canal is performed some of that bacteria can enter the bl... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Core and crown: Depending on how badly the molar is busted, it can either be fixed by a filling which can be metal (amalgam) or composite (white), or it may need a co... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Within 45 mins: A protein shake is the most beneficial to your muscles for rebuilding and recovery within the first 30-45 mins of you working out. If you dont have a... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No: Dentists dont really look at what school you went to as there really is no rankings for hygiene school. They look at your grades, classes you took, b... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Do 3rd and 4th year: In the us in most states, you must redo 3 and 4th year of dental school. There are a few states like california that allow you to practice after pass... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Yes they can as they hold open the space that the teeth would like to shift into.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Anything under bone: An impacted tooth is any tooth that has its crown (the top part that you see) under bone. If it is partially impacted than only part of it is under b... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Several things: Vasovagal syncope is a response where people panic and it causes the flight or fight response. Unfortunately your brain is not ready for it and only ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Depends: This totally depends on a case by case basis as well as if anything else needs to be fixed. Typically not just an overbite needs to be fixed but thin... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
No: If you already have a "cap" or crown (what a cap is called in the dental profession) than the tooth should already be shaved down to accommodate that ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes : Yes bleaching trays are safe. There is no adverse effects of bleaching as long as you dont overdo it. The tooth enamel does weaken slightly while bl... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: Magic mouthwash has several different formulations which are made up at your pharmacy. I would ask either your dentist or pharmacist, but with most o... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 16 years experience
Steps: Numb tooth, isolate with rubber dam, remove infected tooth structure/decay, use files to clean out nerve, fill with gutta percha (orange filling mater... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kansal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 2007MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 2007MD

Awards

Limoli Practice Management Award, Limoli & Associates
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry
Georgia Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Dental Association
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