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Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon

Dentistry
Minneapolis, MN
20 years experience male

Locations

Office

Minneapolis, MN

Address

3201 Johnson St. N.E., Minneapolis, MN
Directions

About

Bio

General dentist in Northeast Minneapolis...our family caring for your smiles

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Korean

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes..: Usually i'm the one giving injections, so I have not experienced paresthesia myself. Although rare, long lasting aneshesia can happen, and can last f... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
You can't...: Get rid of dental abscess on your own. You can only treat symptoms with antibiotics and pain medications. Until the source of the abscess is gone, y... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Find a local dentist: But if you are not experiencing any dental pain, you may opt to wait until you go back to your dentist back home. If you are not sure, find a local d... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Air escaping: You would usually notice more trouble with speaking if you were to lose front teeth, but it is also possible you are noticing it with missing back tee... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
I would hope so!: Yes. As an expert in orthodontics, he/she would have more tools to use when dealing with complicated cases. But then, complicated cases are not suit... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
An oxymoron...: Better term for this program is a dental benefits. "insurance", by definition is to cover yourself in case of emergency or catastrophic events. Is g... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: Anything we put into our mouth can potentially stain our teeth. Coffee, red wine, tea are commonly known to stain our teeth. Drinking a cup of coff... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Every 3 month!: It's the insurance company who says 2 times per year, but ideally you want to have your teeth professionally cleaned every 3 months. Studies have sho... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Talk to a dentist: Should get a dental exam done to see if it is tooth related or not. It could also be a symptom of systemic disease showing up in the oral cavity, jus... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
At least 2x annually: Your dental insurance allows 2 cleanings and exams per year, so you should take advantage of that. I recommend prophy/cleanings 3-4 times annually, b... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Contact local dental: Society...There may be a volunteer dental program where some treatment can be done at no costs. I used to volunteer at a clinic when i was a dental s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: There are regional differences in dental fees. I am sure there are dentists in orange county or beverly hills that charge a lot higher than the avera... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
They look different!: Obviously, if we were to put brackets on lingual surfaces of teeth, instead of usual front side of teeth, they would not be visible to others. Lingua... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes, but ...: I am biased. Just like any career paths, you have to make sure it is what you enjoy doing. Usually we work 4 days/wk, so you will enjoy 3 days off. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: A dental retainer is used to "retain" proper alignment of teeth. If not worn regularly, or teeth were altered with crowns or restorations, then a ret... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: By definition, a root canal treatment takes away the dead or infected "nerve" of a tooth. Thus, this tooth does not have sensory fibers to feel hot o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Depends..: In theory, if you are using silver amalgam fillings, you shouldn't disturb the filling for 24 hours. If you are using tooth-colored resin fillings, y... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
It depends..: On where it is, and what you value more. This qestion is pretty common on molars. In theory, gold crowns are better on molars. Given enough thickne... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Unfortunately...NO: I would check with your state dental association to see if there's any free dental clinics (once a week in my state...First come first served, as a vo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Root canal...: In a short term, root canal can be a cheaper option. However, it puts the same tooth in risk for another infection, possible fracture, if not properl... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
$$$-$$$$: It depends on where you are. I don't know there are many dentists out there that charges less than a $1000/procelain veneer, but this can be as high ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Pre vs. post cavity: Sealants are place to prevent cavity from developing in grooves of molar teeth. This is done before the cavity. This does not mean once you get seal... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen): Or tylenol (acetaminophen). If otc meds don't help, contact the dentist who did the filling for you. Need to figure out why it's causing pain. Rout... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: It's like refusing an optional insurance when you are renting a car. You have the right to refuse any treatment, including sealants. Sealants are pl... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: Just like any restorations, as long as adequate anesthesia is provided, getting a dental crown should not hurt.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Depends: White teeth have different meanings for each individuals. Some product you can buy over the counter may whiten teeth enough to make you think it was ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Woojin Woody Kwon
Dentistry 20 years experience
Cavity or cracked: Tooth. Neither can be good. It sounds like, regardless of cavity or cracked tooth, it's causing pain, which means dental nerve inside tooth is affec... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kwon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kwon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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It's gotten better but I'll still go see a dintist. Thank u
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota, school of dentistry
Graduated 2002MD

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Minnesota Dental Association
Minneapolis District Dental Society
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