Dr. Scott Williams

Dentistry
Greeley, CO
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Greeley, CO

Address

3535 W 12th Street Ste B, Greeley, CO
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About

Bio

I'm a general practice dentist.

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Need to see it: Without seeing the blister i can't really help. It could be anything from a small bite to cancer. Try oragel and if it doesn't go away in 7-10 days ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends: Some dentists are comfortable with those types of extractions and others are not. If you feel comfortable with your dentist i would stick with them u... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Ways to save a tooth: When a root canal fails there are usually 2 options to save the tooth. Retreatment: the dentist basically redoes the rootcanal and hopes to do it bet... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Stop grinding :): First i recommend a massage. That can loosen up those muscles. Warm moist heat can help too. Second i recommend evaluation for an anti-grinding ni... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Usually: When done correctly it is safe. I have heard some patients experience extreme sensitivity to cold afterward, but have not seen it myself. I choose a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Its possible: Oral herpes virus could be found in the mouth without the presence of sores.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
What's the question?: I'm not sure what your question is. If you are asking how you scale for periodontal disease then i would recommend you see a dentist because you can'... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
It sure can: Chewing gum is hard on the jaw joint and should be avoided when having TMJ problems. Chewing gum with thd is kind of like running on a sprained or da... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Occasionally: Sometimes the jaw is stretched very wide in order to reach the tooth and remove it and this can damage the jaw joint. Kind of like hyperextending the... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Many ways: There are many causes and many solutions to TMJ disorders. I would get in to a dentist that deals with tmd soon if i were in your position.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Absolutely: The lower molars are very close to the nerve the give sensation to most of the jaw. An irritation and.Or infection in this area can certainly cause j... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Specific definitions: Dmfs: decayed, missing, filled surfaces-more detailed information dmft: decayed, missing, filled teeth-slightly less detailed deft: decayed, (needs)... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Possibly: All of those areas are closely tied together. If there is a problem with one there is often problems with the others. Without a complete exam it is ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes, possibly.: Laser dentistry is becoming more common and some can remove a cavity instead of using a drill. Sometimes you don't even need anesthetic (shots). The... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes, I think so.: Unless there are complicating factors you should be able to have some wine a day after tooth removal.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
No-not directly: Ice placed directly on the skin can actually give you frost bite in that area. If you want to apply cold use a moistened towel or something similar w... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Mostly cleansing: Peroxide rinse is effective against many bacteria and is commonly used. If used in too much concentration or for too long it can chemically burn the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Get a cleaning: If it's been awhile since you last cleaning then i recommend you go in for one. Bleeding can indicate gingivitis, periodontal disease, or in rare cas... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends: If it heals up fine and you are current on your vaccination then i would not, but i'm a dentist and cat bites aren't my specialty.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Altered Nerves: Unless you are actually chewing on metal, your nerves or taste buds have been altered by something. This could be, but is not limited to the followin... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Acid, Suger, Neglect: Meth is caustic to all tissues, including the teeth, which can't repair themselves after damage like the rest of the body. Meth users usually crave a... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Ibuprofen works: I would contact your dentist as there may be another problem besides pain like infection or the filling is too high. Ibuprofen works well for pain un... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Some people don't have all their permanent teeth. I would see a dentist, because either way you'll probably need some treatment.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Doubtful: According to my resources, Estradiol does not have any known effects on dental treatment, but does have a possible side effect of venous thromboemboli... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
What's the question?: Tongue splitting is generally frowned upon by the dental profession. It's traumatic to the tongue and very difficult to reverse.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends: Without seeing the ulcer i can't really help. It could be anything from a cheek bite to cancer. If it isn't going away (within 7-10 days) or is larg... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Sonicare?: We recommend some type of sonicare most often, but the oral-b electric brushes do a great job too.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes there is a link: Gingivitis is an infection in a part of your body. Would anyone be surprised if we said that in infection in your toe can affect other health problems... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Maybe: The vitamins may be causing some acid reflux which can cause bad breath. The two problems could also not be related at all. I would try different vi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Jaw or tooth problem: It could actually be your jaw joint or a cracked part of the tooth in a spot you can't feel. I would recommend having an exam just in case there is a... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
See a dentist: If your pain is getting worse you need to see a dentist. Increasing pain means that whatever is causing your problem (usually infection) is getting w... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Pierced: Metal tongue rings can cause significant damage to your teeth. I often see chipping of front and back teeth with them, sometimes severe. Oral pierci... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Developmental issue: I suppose that the intercondylar distance development is connected with the rest of the cranial development while other factors influence the occlusal... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Nothing really.: Dds is doctor of dental surgery and dmd is doctor of dental medicine. There is no real difference, just depends on where a dentist graduates from.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Hard to do.: Bad breath is usually caused by bacteria growing in the mouth. They usually are located in between the teeth and you need that cleaned out profession... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
I think about $146: The best information i could find (i'm based in the U.S.) so i'm not too familiar stated that they would pay $146-approx $200 depending on the tooth i... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Food Debris: If there is no pain with this taste the it could easily be food particles decomposing. It could also be infection. If the removal was more than 4 da... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Keep it clean: The best solution is to get it removed. Until you can do that i suggest keeping it really clean. Use a syringe with water or salt water to clean up ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Depends: Depending on how the implant procedure went, where in the jaw the implant was placed, and a host of other factors your surgeon may ask you to wait any... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
Uncommon: The teeth are usually separated from the sinus by bone and a membrane. It is unusual for a tooth infection to spread through both of those barriers, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williams
Dentistry 15 years experience
See a physician: Sounds miserable. Do you have a fever? If it continues or you feel worse i would see a physician.
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Testimonials
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Apr 3, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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But doctor....... my dentist is stupid
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks!
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Wester Reserve University School of Dentistry
Graduated 2008MD

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HealthTap Founding Doctor

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Ascent Family Dental
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