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Dr. David Schneider

Dentistry
Chevy Chase, MD
40 years experience male

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Chevy Chase, MD

Address

5454 Wisconsin Ave. #1425, Chevy Chase, MD
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Specialties
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Dentistry

Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

124 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
TMJDS is : The abbreviation for temporomandibular joing dysfuntion syndrome. The TMJ is the joint of the jaw. It has a fixed part - the skull and a movable par... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes without anesthet: A hole is being made in your body so without anesthetic of course it hurts. The pain depends on whether the piercing is through skin only - ear lobe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a specialist: You need to see a TMJ specialist - some oral surgeons will also diagnose treat patients with these symptoms.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes/No: Teeth are formed. So, if the teeth are bad - defective, then it had to be from when they were formed as a child. If the teeth are okay but are deteri... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends on symptoms: Allergic reactions come in different severities. If there is difficulty breathing, swallowing - get seen immediately. Once the allergic symptoms are... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely: Gingivitis is a completely treatable/reversible disease. A good cleaning and then good oral hygiene habits will enable this to resolve.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
No: Oral ulcers normally heal in 10 days. See an oral surgeon or an oral medicine specialist for and examination.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Brush it and: Use a denture cleaner to soak it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Extremely unlikely: From any routine dental procedure, unless you were receiving some biologic tissue implant which was contaminated - which in itself is also extremely u... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Painful after but : Not as severe as the pain of a swollen/ infected appendix. I have had both. Takes a while to be able to walk upright due to the cutting of abdominal... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely: However, you should be examined by a dentist to be certain there are no other problems - like infection.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
It is common: To have bad breath in the morning. Brush, floss and brush your tongue and also gargle before going to bed will reduce but not eliminate this, as when... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
We don't know : We don't know what we don't know. The link between smoking and oral cancer was only proven when computers got sufficiently fast and powerful to analy... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely: If you don't floss you are only cleaning 60% of the tooth with brushing (the chewing surface, the front and back sides - but not the sides where the t... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: Oral cancer has multiple risk factors - chewing tobacco is one additional risk factor and should be avoided.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely: However, it will increase difficulty of getting pregnant.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a dermatologist: You don't want to risk the infection becoming serious- early intervention - cleaning the site and appropriate antibiotic therapy or creams will be pre... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ringing in the ears: Is the short answer. It can have a variety of causes and you should see an ENT (ear nose and throat) doctor is you have it.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely: However, the periodontal disease must be treated and brought under control and the plan must be closely coordinated and supervised between the orthodo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Could be ..: If the tooth has a crown on it - it could be the crown or just the recent placement of the crown. If it is a natural tooth - get a cleaning of that a... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ortho/retrograde: Orthograde - open the tooth, perform the root canal therapy and fill the tooth/canal. Retrograde or apicoectomy - seal the tip of the root after conv... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Use local anesthetic: We always use local anesthetic (novocaine) and it is not painful at all.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See the surgeon: See the surgeon who removed the teeth to ensure the healing is proceeding properly.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dentist: Go see a dentist/hygienist. Clean the area yourself - try applying bleaching adhesive strip on the site after cleaning.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See an orthodontist: An orthodontist is a dental specialist whose expertise is about treating conditions like this. Invisalign therapy might be an ideal treatment for you... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
A few possibilities: It could be disease (periodontal) weakening the foundation (bone) enabling the tooth to move. It could be changed in the bite putting excess pressure... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: However, it is imperative that the periodontal disease (bone loss) be treated so that you are in good periodontal health and in a maintainable level o... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: You must brush at the gum line to prevent periodontal disease. However, use a soft toothbrush (the best is nimbus (nimbusdental.Com) and a non-abrasi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See below: When a tooth is removed/extracted the socket is like an empty glass. It will partially fill with bone and partially with gum tissue - leading to incom... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Risk factors: There are many risk factors for oral cancer. Oral sex is only risky if your partner has hpv - so getting the hpv vaccine is believed to be protective... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Diagnose/treat teeth: Inside teeth is a nerve and blood vessels. When this tissue dies it must be removed and then the inside "canal" of the tooth sealed/filled with a spe... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
NO: Under privacy laws they can not, unless you provide written permission - either generic or on a case by case basis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
WHOA: First of all it should not be $8k - time for a 2nd opinion. Depending on the type of allograft utilized and the location etc will determine the succe... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Be Cautious: Severe periodontal disease can put you at risk of having a premature birth/delivery. On the other hand, pregnancy can lower your resistance to period... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Acid beverages: The more acidic the more demineralization and of course the slower you drink the more the teeth are bathed in the acid environment.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Has several : There are several purposes. The primary purpose is to attach the teeth to the bone in a manner that enables them to move - absorb some pressure/force... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See below: Tetra can be tetracycline an antibiotic or tetracaine - an anesthetic nysta- is Nystatin an antifungal hydro - not sure q-dry - not sure c... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
It is possible.: It depends on the cause of the swelling. Create a diary - learn what precedes the swelling - whether it be food, a toothpaste, lipstick, etc - determ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gravity: Gravity helps you swallow - when you lay down - it pools up in your mouth rather than at the back of your throat when you are triggered to swallow.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ask them: Ask them - communication is the key to a successful relationship.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See an ENT or: Your doctor - an ENT is an ear nose and throat doctor. You need to be examined to determine the reason for the swollen gland and get treated.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends: It depends on the cause of the toothache. You should see an endodontist (root canal specialist) to determine what is the cause and also the appropria... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Usually 2: Usually one of the upper and one of the lower jaw/teeth.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Invaluable: I could not/would not practice without hygienists. I could not see/care for all my patients without their support. They examine, clean, teach and mo... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is the term for bone demineralization. The cause of osteoporosis - actually causes are varied. You should be tested, because for exampl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See below: Anyone who provides/delivers health care - a doctor, nurse, p.A., dentist, etc.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Don't stop: So, Lactic Acid builds up from working out - exercising. If you stop rather than go through a cool down period - it will build up and cause pain. Yo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: Any dentist/periodontist should be wiling to accept self pay. A periodontist specializes/limits their practice to treatment of the gums/jaw bone afte... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
New vs old: New piercing - ice. Old piercing - may be an infection - see a dermatologist!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dental School: Go to a local dental school - the treatment is substantially less expensive there. Also another option is www.Tomorrowssmiles.Org.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schneider is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schneider is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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rosasia i sure i feel like i have sand in my eyes also i suffer from bi polar,agoraphobia as well as i just started having seizures .
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Thanks for your quick reply! The eye strain is moody likely the cause florescent lighting. Thank yo
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry
Graduated 1983MD

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