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Dr. Kevin Sambuchino

Dentistry
Erie, PA
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Erie, PA

Address

4944 Peach St, Erie, PA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Sambuchino attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine where he received his doctorate in dental medicine. He is one of the first 50 dentists in North America using the most advanced Deka CO2 laser. Dr. Sambuchino is a member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Bone graft: About 3 months. If you have not had a dental implant placed yet, one can placed at 3-4 months.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Talk to your OB: Most doctors only recommend regular strength tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. This may not help much, so the best thing is to have all your dental w... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
They can't help much: They can help you protect your teeth from the acid produced that can damage your teeth, but you need to see a gastroenterologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Yes: Take a simple test for tmj. Open and close and listen for popping and clicking if so you have a TMJ problem. Bite on a q-tip with front teeth and ope... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Yes Take home test!: It sounds like you have a TMJ problem. The reason the sound changes when you move you jaw forward is you are moving the condyle down and forward free... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Probably not: Consider having him see an ENT (ear, nose and throat specialist) He may have enlarged tonsils and adenoids which cause him to mouth breath, which lea... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Yes Valium: I recommend valium for my patients who have anxiety. I also recommend N20. (laughing gas) Not all dentist have this available, but I use it for my p... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
No: False teeth can not be whitened.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Tmj: I would assume you have TMJ disorder. If you ha a dislocated jaw you would not be able to open and close at all with or without pain. See a dentist ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Tmj pain : Have the TMJ problem corrected not medicated. Find a dentist who treats TMJ with functional orthodontics. This will place the jaw in the correct posi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Orthodontics: An appliance called a mara in conjunction with orthodontics. The mara corrects the class 2 overbite, which usually corrects problems with the TMJ if ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Pain: Chances are you either have cavities or fillings that are not sealed correctly. I would suspect old silver fillings that are in bad shape or cavities... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Tmj treatment : Have an evaluation from a dentist who treats TMJ with functional orthodontics. The majority of TMJ problems are directly related to a patients bite, ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Yes: The upper molars often terminate in the sinus, and with chronic sinus infections this will put pressure on these molars causing pain.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
You may be correct: Sounds like it could be a blood blister. If it isn't gone in a few weeks it would be worth seeing a dentist to check it out, although it doesn't soun... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Sambuchino
Dentistry 22 years experience
Yes: Was the tooth removed an upper tooth? When upper posterior teeth are removed sometimes bacteria can enter the sinus, as some of these teeth terminate ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sambuchino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sambuchino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I have tmj with tinnitus
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 2000MD
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