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Dr. Jeff Kimble

Dentistry
Petersburg, WV
23 years experience male

Locations

Kimble Family Dentistry

Petersburg, WV

Address

211 Virginia Ave., Petersburg, WV
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
When space is filled: Space maintainers are used most of the time, to keep a space open for a tooth to come in. When the tooth is in position, then the maintainer can come... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Depends : There are different types of implants. If your type supports it, then you can screw the entire set of teeth to the implants.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Orthodontics: If you are young you can do comprehensive orthodontics and things will improve over a couple years. If you are an adult, orthodontics can help a litt... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Only if you want to preserve the amount of bone for later use. I would recommend grafting if you want to place an implant later.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Abscess : Sounds like an abscess. He is a professional and probably has the right tooth, but an x-ray would be definitive.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Ibuprofen -Tylenol : Best otc help is to take an Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) combination. Then get to a dentist asap.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Professional care: If the teeth and roots of the teeth are kept clean you won't have any more bone loss. That means increased frequency of professional care and improve... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
1 day : If you rinse too early you can dislodge the clot and get a dry socket.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Decay and stain: Meth mouth is just a name for advanced decay of the teeth that was caused by using meth and the usual associated diet of meth users. Meth users usual... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Takes 2 weeks: It usually takes about 2 weeks for sores to calm down considerably. As long as you don't bite it again, it will heal.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Almost all: Ultimately all foods can be harmful to your teeth, but of course some are more than others. Those with high sugar or salt content, those that are sti... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
See your dentist.: Not sinus related. Could be recession related, or decay, or even trauma. To be sure you will want to see you dentist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Nothing toxic : Amalgam has been around for almost 200 years. The mercury bonds the other metals together and therefor is not "free" to get into your body in any sig... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No rule: The need for dentures is related to the condition of the teeth, not the age of the patient.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Dentist or hygienist: Only a dental professional can get the tarter off. It is pretty much impossible for a patient to scrape it off. After you get them cleaned, you defi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
1-2: Most of the time, only one is needed per arch. You will probably have at least a couple more appointments before getting the final denture.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
A type of porcelain.: There are a few different types of porcelain we use in dentistry. One of them can be used to make a very thin veneer that doesn't require much, if an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Few days: Usually you are pretty sore for 2-3 days, sometimes longer.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: Of course. If the tooth is really loose it can. You shouldn't let your teeth get to that point, but they can.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Could be something..: It really could be something stuck, like a popcorn kernel, or meat. Try some floss first. It also could be decay between the teeth that has caused a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: Cosmetic procedure. Yes. Surgery. No. If you are going the braces route, insurance may still pay for some of the cost.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Could be decay: I would have your dentist check it out as soon as possible. There's a chance that environmental factors could have caused this type of stain when the... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No need : The american heart association has now said that antibiotic prophylaxis is not required for those with mvp.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Of course not: If there is a chip out of the root surface, it is either from decay, grinding your teeth either during day or night, or acid erosion. You will want t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No : Each treatment appointment will be slightly shorter, but the time for the teeth to become straight will be the same. Sometimes putting braces on both... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Depends: They can start to erupt into your mouth at a very early age. I have taken wisdom teeth out on a 13 year old girl before, but the average is late teen... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Facial asymmetry?: I don't think you acquired facial asymmetry from a missing molar. You can restore the space with an implant in the range of $3000-$6000 per tooth.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
It will help: It does help soften the force applied to the teeth. There are also other ways that may, or may not, be more effective for you, such as an occlusal ad... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Teeth will only whiten if you remove stain or have them bleached. I suppose if you ate acidic fruit before you used bleaching trays at home, then it ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Ibuprofen & Tylenol (acetaminophen) : You really need to see a dentist to solve the problem. Home remedies will not cure a toothache. Will just prolong the inevitable.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Although i don't place amalgams mainly due to cosmetic reasons, studies have never proven any side effects to your overall health if silver fillings a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
ASAP: In my practice, most patients will find relief from pain with a pulpotomy/pulpectomy for about a month. Then it will start hurting again. This said,... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Maybe: It really depends on the person, their age, and he depth of the cavity. Some can have most everything done in their mouth w/o anesthetic, and others ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: You are never too young to need a filling. If the tooth has decay, the longer you wait, the more problems you can have.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Will relieve pain: In the short term it will help with the pain. If you "pop" the abscess with something sterile it will relieve the pressure and a lot of the pain. So... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Brushing & flossing: See a dentist to have the calculus removed from your teeth and root surfaces. If that. Is not removed, you will not improve.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Hopefully you can keep this tooth and not need an implant later. If you need an implant on an adjacent area, the small amount of bone taken off with c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Works better: Amoxicillin works better with oral infections then the z-pack.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Somewhat: Aging only affects teeth in that you have used them longer, therefore they will show some wear and small cracks. Bone and gum loss, decay, and missin... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
None: You can not reverse visible tooth decay. You will want to go see your dentist to remedy the problem.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Usually surgery: If the wisdom teeth are impacted it will involve moving the gum and removing bone to extract the teeth. Sutures will be placed to close the area. Yo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: Porcelain veneers will be more durable, last longer, and most of the time, look better, but composite veneers can also work. Depending on your bite, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Go see a dentist: 1- stop using meth 2- stop drinking pop 3- see a dentist to see which teeth can be saved.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Silver and white: Amalgam (silver) fillings have been the standard for many, many, years, and have performed well. Composite fillings, if done right, will also perform... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Best?: A couple good ones. Using very cold baby chew toys or rubbing a topical anesthetic on the affected area.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
Either way: Whichever you feel the most comfortable with is the way you should go. If you are put to sleep, local anesthetic is still used.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Kimble
Dentistry 23 years experience
When they go bad: There is no specific time to replace them. On average they last about 10-15 years, but depending on your diet and oral hygiene, they could last only ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV
Graduated 1999MD
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