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Dr. Jay Kansal

Dentistry
Marietta, GA
15 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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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

83 Answers
1 Agree
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Varies: A porcelain veneer typically costs anywhere between $900- $1400 per veneer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Maybe: Sedation is different for everyone, some people get sedated just fine on triazolam while some people need a combo of medications. Unfortunately there... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
No such thing: There is no such thing. This is a b.S. Term made up by people as a marketing ploy to attract a certain niche of patients. They may say things like t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
1 hour: It really depends on if they are impacted or not. Typically it takes around 1 hour when you include anesthesia.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends on anesth: The only limit to the number of cavities that can be filled it how long the patient can be there and open their mouth, as well as the amount of anesth... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, although crest has not said anything about it, a lot of us dentists are seeing allergic reactions to the crest pro health mouthwash. There are t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Bite is not right: A malocclusion means that your teeth arent fitting right together when you bite. Teeth are supposed to fit a certain way and you are supposed to bite... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Slightly: It is common to have a toothache if drinking something very cold for a sec. If the pain lingers for a few seconds that is not common and may signal s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Diet: Diet, the bacteria that causes caries live off of carbohydrates and especially sugars. Metabolism of these sugars causes the bacteria to produce an ac... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Common problem: This is a common problem in children. Unfortunately there is no common consensus about why this happens or solutions. The current thinking is that i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Force on the teeth: When you get braces there is a metal wire that causes force on your teeth to move them in the correct position. This causes very minute amounts of bo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Possibly: Some er's have an dentist or oral surgeon on call. Typically if not, they will give you a short term fix which includes antibiotics to take care of a... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Slight: Wisdom teeth are just called wisdom teeth because they are the last ones to erupt in the mouth typically between the ages of 16-24. Because of this ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes that is one of the things invisalign can fix as invisalign are clear braces. Of course every situation is different and it depends on how crowded... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes you can, there are no contraindications to consuming alcohol while undergoing orthodontics.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Whitening at dentist: Whitening at the dentist is the best option. The dentist can tailor your whitening trays or in office bleaching to block out areas that might be sens... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Time and Cost: Benefits of traditional braces are that treatment can be completed faster than invisalign, and more complicated cases can be treated. It is typically... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes white strips do expire, basically the hydrogen peroxide in the strips reacts and causes it to expire. There should be no adverse effects to using... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
About 5 days: A dry socket is exposed bone, it can either by remedied by establishing another blood cloy, it or will naturally start to heal and the pain goes away ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Dental Infections: While pen vk is not used very often in medicine anymore, it is used in dentistry all the time because it is one of the most effective antibiotics for ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Possibly: It really depends on how intensive the surgery is, if they have to removed bone etc. It also depends on your pain tolerance. Typically if it is a "s... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
No certain reason: Unfortunately there hasnt been a sure reason found for why ulcers occur. Some of the reasons that contribute are increased stress, insufficient sleep... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
NO: This may have been the case in the past (like in the '60's), but is no longer the case. Cocaine is sometimes used in the operating rooms for various ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends: There are about 10-15 different anesthetics that dentists can use based on a number of factors. The all have different duration's of action. It is a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Kansal
Dentistry 15 years experience
Filling or crown: Depending on how badly and deeply the tooth is cracked it can be fixed with a composite (white) filling or it may need a crown. If it is only cosmeti... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
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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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