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Dr. Mikel Newman

Dentistry
Indianapolis, IN
9 years experience male

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Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

3945 Eagle Creek Parkway Suite A, Indianapolis, IN
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Dentistry

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24 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: Sugar based drinks, whether in sodas or juice, interact with the bacteria in your mouth to form acid byproducts. This results in the breaking down of tooth structure known as decay. Sipping sugary drinks throughout the day is much worse than drinking it all at once. Diet sodas have sugar substitutes which do not break down to the same acids as regular sodas but still have other types of acids.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 9 years experience
See the denist: Molar root canals can be difficult to treat given the size and nature of infection. If there is still infection present then it might require a surgical procedure know as an apicoectomy. It could also be something else. It is important to consult the person who performed the root canal to figure out what's going on.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 9 years experience
Most likely plaque: The gunk on teeth you are referring to is most likely plaque. It is a biofilm that consists of hundreds of bacterial species and proteins. Chronic plaque accumulation may lead to gum diseases and when combined with sugary diets, tooth decay. Whatever the "gunk" is on your teeth, make sure you try to brush twice a day and floss at least once.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Newman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Newman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Graduated 2012MD
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