Dr. David Schneider

Dentistry
Chevy Chase, MD
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Chevy Chase, MD

Address

5454 Wisconsin Ave. #1425, Chevy Chase, MD
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

124 Answers
8 Agrees
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Testing: Urine/blood tests are the only reliable way to tell.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Also -...: In addition to the possible causes - eye strain is another leading cause of these kind of headaches. Have your vision checked, and also try to note w... 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a specialist: There are smoking cessation clinics and specialists who will utilize any of a number of therapies - from prescription medications to special gum to hy... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a specialist: Smoking is a habit. There are many aids available - from special gums to prescription medications which will help - to hypnosis and smoking cessation ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See below: If the cap is discolored - it needs to be replaced. If the tooth is discolored - and has had a root canal - internal bleaching vs external bleaching.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
White lesion: An area of increased or thickening of the skin at the site. It must be monitored and possibly biopsied to make certain that it is benign. Areas of l... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes/No: Parathyroid hormone controls bone density by regulating the level of calcium in the blood, but teeth are formed objects and so does not affect tooth d... Read More
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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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends: Sometimes nothing. However, a cyst can develop around it, so monitoring it every few years with a radiograph (x-ray) is advisable.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
At the longest: 10 days - but usually about 3-5 days or less.
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Possibly none: A cavity is a hole in a tooth - caused by bacteria on the tooth. This can also be called an infected tooth. Sometimes when the decay gets deep enoug... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
After extraction: If the blood clot which forms in the socket is lost - then you can develop what is known as a dry socket. They are very painful and need to be profes... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
NSAIDS: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications work well - take 600 mg of advil every 6 hours - if the pain is more severe than that will handle - take 1... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
See below: Plaque is the film which coats a tooth made up of bacteria and food particles. It is soft and easily removed and can have different colors. Tartar is... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
After about: 48-72 hours to allow for initial healing - yes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Plaque/bacteria: It is much harder to clean with braces on - so it is not uncommon to find holes around areas with braces if oral hygiene is not maintained at a high l... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Cold sores ...: Cold sores are blisters that become ulcers - more fluid filled. Zit are firmer, redder - more about inflammation that comes to a "head" - pus filled.
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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 member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hopefully : That is all it was. Use a less harsh toothpaste, make sure it is not cinnamon flavored, and use warm salt water (1 tablespoon of salt in 8 ounces of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Flush with water!: Immediately flush with water - and see an opthamologist (eye doctor) or if need be get to an emergency room to have your eye flushed and checked for c... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Calories: The best way to diet - it is about calories in vs calories out. Reduce your intake of calories and increase the number you burn. It will also have y... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
The plant or rash?: For the plant - wear old clothes, cover skin with ivy block, wear rubber gloves, pull up vines and into garbage bag. Dispose of clothing, gloves. Wash... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Define weak teeth: Teeth can always be moved. If the teeth are physically weak - then yes - using an alternative like invisalign might work. If they are weak due to pe... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Narcotics: You will need to see a dentist/oral surgeon who can provide you with a narcotic prescription.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ideally not: There are a small number of patients who develop this kind of reaction to peridex/periodard - almost like an allergic reation - discontinue use.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Clean and Bleach: First have a good cleaning. Then try bleaching - if that does not work then in office whitening - which uses a powerful light in combination with a ch... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Acids/Spices: Acidic and spicy drinks/foods will irritate an ulcer. Anything else will be less likely to irritate it. An oral ulcer should heal in 10 days - if no... Read More
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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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gum Dis = Gingivitis: Gingivitis is reversible - but untreated leads to periodontal disease- which means bone loss - so get this treated asap to protect your bone - the fou... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
NO: If it is necessary, then it is necessary. Make certain you are being seen by an endodontist - a specialist in endodontic therapy and surgery.
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Get seen: This could be the result of an infection or the result of food getting trapped in the extraction socket and then breaking down. Get seen by a dentist... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Prevention is the: Prevention is the key after active disease has been eliminated. While we can not cure periodontal disease a periodontist can eliminate active disease... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gum pain: Gum pain - is the gums not tooth. Tooth pain would be cavity. So it is due most likely to trauma to the gum from the crown. See a periodontist.
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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Variable: Pedodontic practices - are typically general dentists who only see children - so the full range of dentistry except only kids.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: It is worth it - fresher, more likely to be local so better for the environment, helping local economy - many reasons we shop every week at the farme... 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
In part: So a periodontist does 2-3 years more training than a general dentist and then limits their practice to focus on periodontal examinations, diagnosis a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Very variable: There is always some bone remodeling - bone loss. Now a days we graft the site to help slow the bone loss, but if the extraction was traumatic - then... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
What is your problem: If there is a dental school nearby - that is frequently a great option, but it all depends on what your problem is. Can you be more specific?
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends: A metallic taste is usually associated with blood - either some very minimal bleeding - oozing or it can be due to an infection if it is not immediate... 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Pain meds/antibiotic: Pain medication - ranging from non-narcotic to a narcotic and possibly an antibiotic and possibly an antibacterial rinse.
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
Usually not: Health insurance usually excludes teeth - need dental insurance, but check with your plan adminsitrator - there are some exceptions.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 40 years experience
2nd Opinion: Decay can occur under a crown. However if it is under a new crown - then something was not done right. If you have pain as the symptom - you may ne... Read More
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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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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry
Graduated 1983MD

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