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Dr. Mikel Newman

Dentistry
Indianapolis, IN
10 years experience male

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Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

3945 Eagle Creek Parkway Suite A, Indianapolis, IN
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Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: The temporary material used is nowhere near as strong as the final crown (gold, porcelain, etc) but i've seen them hold up for a month or longer. Ess... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 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 p... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
However you want.: You would have to pay completely out-of-pocket. You might want to ask your dentist the cost of x-rays to be taken so that you are aware of your respo... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
It depends.: It sounds like you had a necrotic tooth. These can be difficult to treat due to the nature of bacterial infection present. Clindamycin has good pene... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
True: The pain is caused by the localized inflammation of the pulp tissues inside the tooth. In that case, Ibuprofen will work best against inflammation. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Many things: Most dental issues related to pregnancy deal with gum problems. However, the dentist should evaluate your dental needs as normally. He will look for... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 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 surgi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
A lot of places: A good place to look for dental health information is going to be american dental association's website. (www.ada.org). www.mouthhealthy.org is ano... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Depends on which one: Most antibiotics used in dentistry are safe for the mom and the breast feeding baby. Sometimes penicillins (amoxicillin), cephalosporins (keflex) , a... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Salt water rinses: Warm salt water rinses seem to help alleviate that. Use a teaspoon of salt mixed with 8 oz of warm water and rinse periodically throughout the day. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
See a dentist: This is called nocturnal bruxism. It may be due to stress or no reason at all. If your boyfriend is concerned with preserving the anatomy of his tee... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes: Routine dental care is very beneficial in keeping your mouth healthy. Issues and problems can be caught early and prevent needs for root canals and e... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Meds and heat.: If you feel like your TMJ is tightening up on you it might be due to some inflammation of the jaw muscles. I suggest starting off with Ibuprofen and... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Yes. : You would need to consult your dentist for treatment options. Depending on your situation, you might benefit from composite bonding, veneers, crowns... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
I am not sure.: I have not seen any studies confirming this. The active ingredient in most professional whitening systems is carbamide peroxide. Whitening tooth pas... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 10 years experience
Disk problem: As your jaw opens the bone slides along with the disk in the socket. If end of the bone and disk are out of sync then it can cause your jaw to get st... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Newman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Newman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Graduated 2012MD
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