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Dr. Jared Plitt

Dentistry
Miami Beach, FL
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Miami Beach, FL

Address

333 W. 41st Street Suite 706, Miami Beach, FL
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About

Bio

Miami Beach Dentist Dr. Jared Plitt has been practicing in South Florida since 2001. He graduated with honors from NSU Dental School's Charter Class. He is actively involved in several dental study clubs and has more than doubled the continuing education requirements every year since 2001.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Hebrew

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Check the state list: Every state has different procedures and benefits that are covered. I recommend you visit your state's official website and contact someone to find a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
When it's needed.: Radiation exposure doses from modern digital dental x-ray units are negligible. Using a thyroid shield in addition to an abdomen shield is recommended... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes.: Halitosis can be caused by many things, from tooth decay, to gum disease, systemic illness, even post-nasal drip. You should see a dentist and start b... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possibly, Yes.: Short term muscle soreness, if you were open a long time, is normal but should heal pretty quickly. If the problem is with the temperomandibular joint... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
By being careful.: Generally speaking, you want to avoid spitting or rinsing your mouth out for 24 hours. Drinking through a straw should be avoided as well.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
See detailed answer.: Not cleaning your teeth can certainly affect the color. It is important not to neglect your oral health. Financially, dentistry is one are where a lit... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
No: To provide an effective barrier, dental dam material has to be totally impervious to liquid.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
A custom one.: Do it yourself "boil and bite" mouth guards will not provide the needed space around the brackets. This is definitely a situation that warrants a cust... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
A temporary bridge.: A temporary bridge can be made that will function the same as the final fixed bridge, just made with acrylic instead of metal and porcelain. A tempor... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
It depends.: Over the counter products are going to be much weaker, and therefore less effective than professional whitening for the same amount of application tim... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Minerals in the diet: The two main culprits are calcium and fluoride. Too much can cause hyper calcification or fluorosis, which can discolor the enamel.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Probably.: Studies show that taking 600-800mg of Ibuprofen an hour before a large procedure can significantly reduce the amount and severity of post-operative pa... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Usually not.: Most crowns are done in 2 visits. First the tooth is prepared, has an impression taken, and is temporized. This is done with anesthetic, and the tooth... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Treat the infection.: The only permanent treatment is usually root canal therapy or tooth removal. Temporarily antibiotics can help.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
The bone is changing: The constant pressure from the braces causes changes at the cellular level in the bone around the teeth, and in the periodontal ligament fibers that a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possibly.: Canker sores are typically caused by a latent viral infection that never really goes away. At times it flares up, and causes sores that last about 10-... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Frozen bagels.: The cold helps numb the gum tissue so they're not as uncomfortable. Worked great for both of my children.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Only growing teeth.: Tetracycline gets incorporated into the tooth structure of teeth that are still forming. That includes unborn babies, teenagers, and all ages in betwe... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: All it takes to move teeth is a little bit of pressure and a lot of time. If someone sucks their thumb for enough hours of the day they will cause the... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
It varies.: Novocaine is rarely used today. The most common local anesthetic is lidocaine, and the most common formulation is packaged with epinephrine. Lidocaine... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes.: It's a good idea not to drink from moldy things.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Practically nothing.: There is some difference in their viral RNA but both viruses act the same and are treated similarly.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
No.: Most clear aligner based orthodontic systems like invisalign and clearcorrect are bpa free. Most mouth guard materials are as well. Check with your de... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Nobody knows.: Everyone has a certain risk for developing cancer based on their genetics, lifestyle, habits, etc... The more exposure to tobacco you have the more yo... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
See a dentist: In general Acetaminophen has the least potential for any complications, but it is not always so effective for toothaches. Dental treatment, done safel... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Dental radiation exposure is negligible. There is an easy to understand comparison table on my website at: www.Drplitt.Com/dental-x-ray-safety/ ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possibly an abscess.: There are a number of different conditions that could cause your symptoms, but it is important you get in to see a dentist asap for a proper diagnosis... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
It's a nerve reflex: Not necessarily an allergy. The trigeminal nerve has 3 branches - opthalmic, for the eyes. The maxillary branch, which helps regulate sneezes, ; the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Science says no.: Elemental mercury is toxic. Once it is bound chemically into an amalgam, the mercury does not leak out at a significant rate. There are no valid rando... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
It depends.: If they are small cavities it can take less than 20 minutes. If they are large cavities it can take much longer. Your dentist should be able to give y... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
A viral infection.: Most cold sores are caused by the oral variety of the herpes virus. Once exposed to the virus, typically as a child, it never completely goes away. It... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: It depends what you mean by safe, but there are certainly materials available that are non-toxic.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
No.: You always have the right to say no. Fluoride can be very helpful, though, so a better alternative is finding some way to do it without getting you si... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Could be.: If it wasn't rough before, you may have worn through or broken some of the material on the crown. You should definitely have that looked at by your de... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Night-time grinding: There are many factors that can cause grinding or clenching. Your dentist needs to diagnose your particular reason. Treatment can sometimes be as simp... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: If the anesthetic used also had a vasoconstrictor, like epinephrine, there is a reversal agent marketed under the name OraVerse available whch causes ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Depends on surgery.: There are many different types of surgery. Technically, even filling a cavity is dental surgery because it involves the cutting and removal of tooth ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possibly a lot.: Perception of pain is very subjective. It would certainly be appropriate to be prepared and have good pain medication available.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Probably not.: Tartar can form above the gums and below the gums. To remove it from below your own gums without hurting yourself is not likely. You may be able to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
You need to see a Dr: Using antibiotics inappropriately can cause more harm than good. In dentistry, most antibiotics are only good for short term relief until the proper d... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
It depends.: Many mouth ulcers are really caused by a latent viral infection that never really goes away. The ulcers flare up at times when your immune system is a... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
The 2 main ones are:: 1. Streptococcus mutans. 2. Lactobacillus.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Usually not: (disclaimer: everyone is different, and some people may get results with otc products, and others get scammed) the strength of the gel in the strips i... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
Dentistry 21 years experience
Should be by Rx.: The active ingredient in corsodyl is chlorhexidine. It is usually prescribed and dispensed by a dentist or purchased in a pharmacy.
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Apr 6, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Plitt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Plitt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I agree with you but in real life people get upset. The endo retreat of root canal tooth hopefully will give me a few more years. He said that other molar seems ok. Peri...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Appreciate a lot doct
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

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