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Dr. James Plaivech

Dentistry
Corpus Christi, TX
34 years experience

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Office

Corpus Christi, TX

Address

2802 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
See a local Dentist: You ask how ? Chronic dental pain can and may be eliminated once the dental professionals can determine the cause(s). It can be as simple as teeth cl... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Lessen teething pain: It is a form of calcium phosphate (salt) that used as homeopathy to lessen severity of teething discomfort, helping the teeth (tooth)by slow the rate... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Not: Not all brands have the same long term effects and results.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Check bite relation: May need occlusal (bite) adjustment on the side that hurts. Ask your dentist to check.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Not usually: Usually caused by upper respiratory and / or ear infections. Patient with deep overbite and worn down dentition may develop tmd syndrome ( jaw popping... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Trauma : If it is on the lower lip, it's may be due to trauma (lip biting during sleeping hours) or blocked secretion glands. Please see your dentist or an ora... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Canker sores: Canker sores are not herpes, but cold sores are herpes simplex type 1 and very contagious. Stress, citrus fruits, impaired immune system can cause can... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Taking: Taking good and proper care of your natural teeth. They are better than subsitute (implants).
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Questions:: Questions: cost, duration, traditional vs. Clear aligner therapy? Which is better for you? Tmj?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
There: There are several types of dental implants material: titanium, zirconia, bone like material.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Roughness: The filling may be rough to your tongue but not visible. Please your dentist to smooth and check for any roughness. Lateral (side) border of your t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
May be not: It is depending on where, how severe the crack is ? What causes it to crack ? You might not have to get it pulled, but you definitely must see a... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Do: Do consultation with modern (new, current and up to date) technique orthodontists.
A member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
See an oral surgeon: May or may not be serious condition, please seek consultation with an oral surgeon if possible. Since medical insurance may paid for a visit with the ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Check bite: Your upper left first molar may have second mesiobuccal canal or just because you still have traumatic occlusion (hitting too hard), please your dent... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Early: Early treatment will help improve facial growth, proper development and airway space.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Anything unwanted.: For the patients with periodontal (gum) problem the (pocket) area around the gum and tooth is irrigated out with medicine or sometimes an antibiotic m... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Smooth the incisal: If the incisal of your lower teeh have some jagged edges , they should be smooth up to reduce the possibility of further damage, other wise leave them... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Stain ?: The brown spots can and may be stain from food, drink or medication on the rough enamel of the molars teeth. You should see your dentist just to be su... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Not very hard at all: Properly constructed , fitted.And the right material used to fabricate the partial with. ....Ten minutes to an hour.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Cheaper w/partial.: The answer for this question is depended on the situation: if you need several teeth replacement, then the partial is cheaper. ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
May discolor: Discoloration of gum tissue (amalgam tattoo) may occurred in the area.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
What: What is/are possible bad side effects, if any? Cost and time involved with the procedure.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Braces: If you have braces with teeth extracted, clenching, grinding, jaw injury, head and neck injury......Need more information.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
May be: Why would you want to swallow dirty solution anyway ? I am sure that if you swallowing alcohol containing mouth wash or other chemical that it may con... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Plaivech
Dentistry 34 years experience
Is: Is there an alternative or more permanent solution? What is/are possible side effects? How often?

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Plaivech is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Plaivech is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Doctor says my jaw may of been broken over a year ago due too someone throwing a lighter by accident at it after wisdom teeth were removed?
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Houston Dental Branch
Graduated 1988MD
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