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Dr. Scott Terry

Dentistry
North Vernon, IN
29 years experience male

Locations

The Natural Place For Family Dentistry

North Vernon

Address

501 Henry Street, North Vernon
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

I have been practicing dentistry in a small Indiana town for nearly 25 years. I enjoy getting to know my patients and their families. I like being a member of my community.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Doctor Q&A

63 Answers
101 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
Dentistry 29 years experience
If I were your doc..: If you have an infection in your gum due to a wisdom tooth. an antibiotic may be needed. It is important to remember that this will only temporarily control the swelling. The real treatment may be to treat the tooth or gum. You shouldn't think that the antibiotic is the treatment.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
Dentistry 29 years experience
Salivary stone: What you are describing sounds like a salivary stone. These are calcifications the may occur in the salivary glands or ducts. They may cause blockage of the duct. Sometimes, these pass on their own. Other times, they nee to be treated by a dentist. You can try Sugar-free lemon drops to stimulate the saliva. It may help it push thde stone out of the blockage. If not, visit your dentist.
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Terry
Dentistry 29 years experience
Please clarify: I need a little more specific question to help you. Do you want to know more about how to take care of your dental health at home? Do you have a question about a dental health problem? Let me know, I'd be happy to help with your question.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dec 15, 2015
Dr. Terry is a welcome addition to Healthtap. We need more like him: docs who provide warm, engaging, and sound advice.
May 15, 2015
If you live near North Vernon and are looking for a great dentist do yourself a favor and contact Dr. Scott Terry!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Terry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Saw an endodontist yesterday without a referral. Said that a retreatment or endo surgery is needed. Periodontist never even suggested this option of an endo. dds. Could ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Endo told me 2 days ago that already root canaled tooth may be retreatable due to fistula. Option: apicoectomy. Perio never said to see an endo. This is Floriduh. Too ba...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! THANK YOU DOCTORS!!! Info was most helpful.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1992MD

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentisrty
Associate Fellowship with World Clinical Laser Institute
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