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Dr. David Schneider

Dentistry
Chevy Chase, MD
38 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

153 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
See below: In the beginning inflammation of the gums - color change, swelling, bleeding of the gums - as it becomes more advanced - more significant swelling, in... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dental School: Go to a local dental school - the treatment is substantially less expensive there. Also another option is www.Tomorrowssmiles.Org.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Could be ..: They can be small or large and are caused by bacteria - untreated they will most likely get bigger, although early ones can be reversed.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
You: Your persistence, resolution and determination. Regular and routinely following whatever programme is implemented and also your environment- do you h... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
No: Do get it out as quickly as possible however, because it can trap food and plaque and lead to tooth decay.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
See below: Anyone who provides/delivers health care - a doctor, nurse, p.A., dentist, etc.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Testing: Urine/blood tests are the only reliable way to tell.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
See below: A hole is drilled into the tooth - usually through the chewing surface. A pulpotomy removes all the soft tissue within the tooth/root - blood vessels... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
At the longest: 10 days - but usually about 3-5 days or less.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Narcotics: You will need to see a dentist/oral surgeon who can provide you with a narcotic prescription.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
See below: First never let anyone do any treatment without an explanation of what needs to be done, why it needs to be done and what are the options. She probab... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Absolutely: Just as arousal causes the penis to get hard - the increased blood flow will cause vaginal lips to swell.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
No/possibly: It should not cause eye redness but might cause a bump by the ear.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Nutrition = health: You can eat soft foods, or you can have tooth replacement to enable you to improve the range of your diet and thus your nutrition and health. You cou... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
After about: 48-72 hours to allow for initial healing - yes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
There are multiple: There are multiple treatment options depending on the severity of the disease and the local anatomy. Periodontal disease is a disease where the bone s... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Ask them: Ask them - communication is the key to a successful relationship.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Usually 2: Usually one of the upper and one of the lower jaw/teeth.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 years experience
Variable: Pedodontic practices - are typically general dentists who only see children - so the full range of dentistry except only kids.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
Dentistry 38 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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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schneider is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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