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Dr. Leon F. Gerard

Dentistry
Boca Raton, FL
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boca Raton, FL

Address

315 S. E. MIZNER BLVD., SUITE 216, Boca Raton, FL
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Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Could be tori: Would need a bit more info for a more definitive answer: are they within the lower lip or attached below the lower front teeth? If they're attached be... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
How White?: If u r just noticing that there seems to be a pale pink band of gum tissue and then it gets dkr. Pink, that's perfectly normal. The pale pnk tiss cont... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not the Xanax (alprazolam) : Very complex question! 1st the xanax (alprazolam) is only treating the symptoms of your tmd, not the cause. Since xanax (alprazolam) is anxiolytic & h... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: If the dental abscess is draining into your mouth, such as would occur if there were a fistula, it is very possible that the chronic pus draining down... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Anxiety: BP is wnl maybe a little on the high side for ur age; height/weight not bad... How long r u brushing ur teeth for? 2 mins should do the trick... If ur... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Sensitivity to beer: Since u say it happens every time u drink beer, i would say that precludes it being a coincidence. I can't say for sure what ingredient in the beer is... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
See a Dentist ASAP: Hard to diagnose it with that info but since u feel the pain is similar to a toothache, i would start there and let a dentist examine u and take some ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Possible strep throa: Maybe you have strep throat. If so very contagious. Should see md for throat culture. Amoxicillin.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Just Fine: I presume u mean u had premolars removed for braces? If so the ortho is probably intending on pulling ur upper front teeth back to close the spaces. I... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Similar To A Canker : If the dots are quite sensitive they could be something like a canker sore or cold sore. Sometimes these happen during episodes of increased stress. T... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Bruxism: With the added stress of high school - both academic as well as social - it's possible that you have developed the habit of clenching/grinding of ur t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Usually Allergy: Usually itching and burning sensations of skin structures are indications of some sort of sensitivity reaction, sort of like a mild allergic reaction.... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Sounds like a cut: Perhaps u accidentally bit or cut ur tongue on something - that's what it sounds like to me b/c the tongue doesn't have any "skin": it's all muscle. I... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Plaque the problem: Usually bleeding gums are from an accumulation of plaque and tartar on the teeth and around/below the gumline. Plaque is composed of bacteria that nor... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Plaque is usually it: Please excuse the sarcastic, condescending response of the original responder. The professionals on the site should try to be helpful, not belittling.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Hot salt water helps: I would like to find out what is causing these breakouts. How often? Any pattern? What triggers? Stress? R ur teeth v. Broken down w/ sharp edges/poin... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ativan (lorazepam) Better: Please excuse the original responder's sarcasm. Halcion might not be the best choice to help with anxiety for dental work. If the appointm'ts are fair... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Kidney stone : Most likely kidney stone as the symptoms you're describing are not consistent with 3rd molar postoperative sequellae. See your md as the Amoxicillin /... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
TMJ problem tough...: Agree difficult to diagnose TMJ online: if u have pain but dds found nothing seriously wrong, u may just have muscle tightness/spasms from chronic bru... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
Contour My Vote...: Xlnt question! if ur patient is biting tongue now and did not before, something about the new fpd is impinging. Go back and look @ ur temps if pt was ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon F. Gerard
Dentistry 40 years experience
None really: Depends: did u bite ur own tongue or did something else bite ur tongue? If u bit ur own tongue, nothing much to do rinse w salt water let it heal. If ... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gerard is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gerard is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
its not my teeth as i,ve dentures,but a bad back,what u think now?doc
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Marquette University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Top Dentist, First Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Ass'n, Florida Dental Ass'n, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
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