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Dr. Michael Green

Dentistry
Sacramento, CA
10 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sacramento, CA

Address

2821 Eastern Ave, Suite 5, Sacramento, CA
Directions

Office

Prospect Park, PA

About

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

English

Doctor Q&A

72 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Cosmetic dentistry: Most common complaint from my patients is that they want their teeth to be whiter! second most common complaint is that they don't like the spaces be... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Allergic reaction?: In addition to the possibility of a lingering paresthesia from the anesthetic you received with the root canal treatment, there is also the possibilit... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Cut in mouth: Rinse with some listerine or scope and that cut will burn! however, because the mouth is so vascular, cuts heal very quicklyf.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Dental Bridge!: Most dental insurance companies have bridges as a covered benefit and they are usually covered under the major treatment category, not cosmetic dentis... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Bone graft: 6 weeks would be ideal, as long as you have had no symptoms and the infection is gone!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Furry tongue: Get a tongue scraper or cleaner or brush your tongue with your toothbrush twice a day and you will be amazed!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Gum swelling: It is possible that the gums were irritated and swelled after having the matrix band around the tooth and a wedge during the filling process! tha... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Red Pimple in cheek: I would first evaluate whether you have bitten your cheek, a very common occurrence! you truly need an xray to determine what is going on with your wi... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Exercise: If you are on antibiotics for the infected tooth, there should be no problem! however, don't mess around with infected teeth! get them treated or ex... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Listerine!: Listerine can be suitable for children but only under direct supervision by an adult.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Overbite: Most orthodontists can correct that in two years of braces.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) dosages!: I recommend the dosage listed on the bottle of children's tylenol! by weight or age!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
8-16 pills: Vicodin and 800mg of Ibuprofen every 4-6 hours for 48 hours , then re-evaluate.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
See your Doctor: You should not be in constant pain 6 days after implant surgery! my patients regularly say that the implant surgery was less traumatic and less painf... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Gold Crowns: Gold crowns are the most durable restorations dentist can produce and they wear much like enamel! my grandfather passed away with 12 gold crowns in h... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Cosmetic=Esthetic: Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry are general considered the same thing among dentists! They both include the same kinds of procedures!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Zovirax (acyclovir) pills, cream: Treat with 5 capsules a day of zovirax (acyclovir) coupled with multiple applications per day of zovirax (acyclovir) ointment topically on the lesion.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Soft diet, room temp: I would eat a soft diet, bland foods, no sugar or spicy foods and eat your foods at room temperature!
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
At birth!: Believe it or not, some kids are born with teeth! however, most kids start teething between 6-12 months old! the typical sign is that the child beco... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Zovirax (acyclovir) pills, cream: Zovirax (acyclovir) capsules and ointment used together at the same time!
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Ibuprofen: For the short term, Ibuprofen works wonderfully in 400-800 mg doses every 6 hours as needed for pain! however, only a thorough exam along with xrays ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
$2200-$3000: Fees in my area of sacramento, ca, can range from $1400 to $2000 for the implant surgery/placement and $900 to $1600 for the abutment/post and crown.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes, they can!: Generally, herpetic lesions erupt and leave an open ulcer sometime during the life of the sore!
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes, but!: Abreva has never worked effectively to cure cold sores for my patients! vaseline might make it stay on your lip longer, but who cares?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
7-19 days: Cold sores generally run their course in 7-10 days! zovirax or Valtrex (valacyclovir) can cut the duration in half!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Would: Would using a sonicare and flossing daily help prevent gum disease?
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Rough Partial: If you can't get to a dentist, use a file or sand paper to smooth the edge and then finer sandpaper to polish the roughness!
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Tongue brushing: You can start today by brushing the top of your tongue with toothbrush while your tongue is sticking out! you can also use a tongue cleaner/scraper s... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Lower Front teeth: First question is whether or not your lower cuspids, #22 and #27 , are sound enough to be bridge abutments? If they are, the easiest choice is a bridg... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Gap in smile: Talk to your dr about doing a quick live mock up for you with composite to see if bonding could be an option for you!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Gaps in teeth: Gaps in teeth right after braces generally come from the space where the bands were! sometimes, perfectly tight teeth with no spaces is not attainable... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Xylocaine (lidocaine) Viscous: The pharmacist can make some xylocaine (lidocaine) viscous , which doesn't taste good but it numbs the mouth so you can eat and swallow! to avoid ge... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Poor oral hygiene: A thorough teeth cleaning will help determine if the cause is periodontal or otherwise! a decaying tooth can also be infected!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Find out "triggers": See if you can figure out what you do to cause them to erupt! most patients have a "trigger", or something they eat or experience that brings the col... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Avoid gum!: Orthodontists recommend that you suspend gum use while braces are in place! the gum tends to get caught in the braces and makes a mess, which adds to... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Go see the dentist!: Please have your wisdom teeth evaluated by your dentist as soon as possible, including a panoramic xray! some wisdom teeth can be bothersome off and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Perhaps!: Generally, elective treatment should be postponed until after the pregnancy is over! if you can tolerate the treatment without anesthesia or other me... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Protect bloodclot: Most surgeons would like you to do all you can to protect the blood clot from coming out! leaving the blood clot intact promotes good healing and goo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
WISDOM TOOTH CLOT: The wisdom tooth clot will reform quickly if there is bleeding and you don't have to do anything! however, if your pain increases, you may be develop... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Tic Douloureux: I would see your dentist or an oral pathologist at your nearest dental school and have them run some tests to rule out a condition called tic douloure... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Get a Sonicare!: Be meticulous about your brushing and flossing! go to target and get a sonicare essence for $39 and use it twice a day! your teeth and gums will be... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Extract!: Yes, but i would start you on antibiotics 2-3 days prior to the extraction! you will get numb easier and more profoundly!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Lupus vs lichen : Too hard to explain with words! a photo of each would explain it all! see your dentist or look for photos online!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Get a cleaning!: I would start with a good checkup and teeth cleaning! have them evaluate your teeth afterwards for any need for whitening treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
No morphine!: Even though morphine works well for iiv sedation, it does not work as well in a pill form, taken by mouth, as an analgesic! we would recommend. Norco... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Heal your sinuses: Sinus problems or infections mimic toothaches and can be confusing! get an antibiotic such as Amoxicillin 500mg and add a strong decongestant such as... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Red Spot on palate: I would have it checked today and i would let them biopsy it today if it looks suspicious! don't delay!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Go see a dentist!: Dentists are plentiful in nearly every part of the world so I recommend that you go see a dentist ASAP , have an xray taken and have the toothache dia... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry 10 years experience
Most: Most orthodontic patients don't floss so I have them brush and use a waterpik!

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Green is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Green is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks. My dentist left rough edges this a.m.!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much for your prompt reply.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It helped thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Third Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
Top Dentist, First Place, Arizona - Spring
2014
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