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Dr. Harlan Wilson

Dentistry
Saint Louis, MO
46 years experience male

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Office

Saint Louis, MO

Address

16 Hampton Village Paza, Suite 278, Saint Louis, MO
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Cigna

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri

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Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

49 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Antibiotics: I assume the extractions where on the left side. Antibiotics should help, which i assume your dentist has you on. It's still too early to know if thos... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
6 of one: Too much tea can discolor usually the back of the teeth. If you put a lot of real sugared sweetener in the tea, it could equal that of chocolate. Use... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Rapidly: Yellow and white are the normal color of teeth-white on the outside and yellow on the inside so they show normally whiter. Some people think they shou... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: Mouthguard should be fit to child's mouth- if old enough, from sports store or child's dentist.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: If you are 19'and your last baby tooth fell out, you are probably missing a permanent tooth that would have erupted under it from birth. Go to your de... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Cautious: Give the baby a cold pacifier to soothe the babys pain. If the medicin is over a year old, throw it away. The baby may have consumed some tylenol (ace... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: See your pedodontist to find the reason. Six is the average age for incisors to come in. X-rays will show presence or absence of permanent teeth.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Teething: Not sure of hyland products, but a pacifier, ortho, should help due to positive pressure in the bite, and a refrigerated pacifier will ease the pain d... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
See pediatrician: If the child's temperature runs high a lot of times, take the child to a pediatrician.
A member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Periodontal: Lower front gums, behind and front, is usually where the heaviest buildup of calculus, hardened plaque occurs. See your general dentist to get a defin... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Easy: See your dentist, because a loose tooth could be a sign of more serious problems. Also, extracting a tooth on your own could lead to a serious infecti... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Effect of smoking: The effect is more the destruction of the alveolus or the oxygen exchange apparatus so gases can become liquid and you can't breathe properly. Heat fr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Escape from smoking: I believe the most important thing to quit smoking is stay away from other smokers. If a close relative smokes, ask them not to smoke around you. Jobs... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Could be: You really need to see your dentist for a definitive answer. Could be an exposure of a sensitive part of the tooth or a cavity or sinuses. See your de... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
One part of other: Gingivitis is you gum. To cause more advanced periodontal disease, first invaded by bacteria, causes inflammation and this is gingivitis. Gum inflamma... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Effect of smoking: The effect is more the destruction of the alveolus or the oxygen exchange apparatus so gases can become liquid and you can't breathe properly. Heat fr... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: For the most part, flossing and mouthwash use would lower the chances of endocarditis by keying less infection in your mouth. Bacteremia, an large inf... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Exam: There are many reasons you could be feeling like you are teething;over retained baby teeth, systemic problems, periodontal bone around teeth disease, ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Brushing: Take a small amount of toothpaste on your finger and as soon as baby teeth are visible, run the toothpaste over the baby teeth. The baby will ingest a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Not for certain: Allergies to foods, debilitating sickness like the flu, stress, etc.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Feeding habit: Feed himm in smaller increments but the same amount and see if he does not vomit it up. But if he continues, see pediatrician. Any indication of a tem... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Cold sores: The cause of cold sores is debillitation. If you were previously sick, overworked yourself through over exercise, or work, if you have been through a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Way of life: Think good health. A soft bristled toothbrush, floss, and a lister ine mouthrinse are basic. Milk products for calcium for bone health, and green vege... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Unregulated: Because chemicals used in whitening are regulated, i feel safer in using them. Home remedies are not over brushing and removing enamel to make your te... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
All right: Cool ortho pacifier helps. Try different temperatures of food, but mostly lukewarm and make sure baby gets proper nutrition. Ask pediatrician for fur... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Location and size: A baby molar is in the place of a permanent premolars -more to the middle, and smaller than a permanent molar which comes in behind all of the baby te... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Many causes: Loss of enamel could be due to baby bottle caries if the child had gone to sleep with an acidic substance such as milk or a fruit juice that was allow... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dentition: If you have not had your teeth checked for your bite, or adjustment of your bite due to teeth that need to be repaired, this could lead to jaw pain. S... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Possibly: Whether or not a tooth can be saved depends on the location of its margins. X-rays and clinical exams by a dentist should let you know.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: Tea is neither good or bad for teeth if proper hygiene and visits to your dentist are followed. Milk is good for bone.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
It's the future : Chewing tobacco has a additive effect. You may not get it when you start but you are asking for trouble in the future. All tobacco is a cause for canc... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: All of your symptoms could be due to sinus congestion. Do you also have toothache on one particular side affecting more than one tooth? Try dimetp, a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Most likely: A blister is the body's mechanism to fight and repair the cold sore.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Not likely: Periodontal disease is usually established after the permanent teeth have erupted at a more mature age-20s or older. Juvenile gingivitis is very rare.... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Pacifier: I would not give the baby the wood pacifier with that varnish on it, but look for a ortho approved pacifier.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: See your pediatrician. Yellow might be a warning of a problem.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Too new: I would be worried about the harm to taste buds. That would affect your enjoyment of the flavor of food.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
See pediatrician: If the child ate well, you may want to try a softer food if they are still breast feeding. See pediatrician if that doesnot get her to eat.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Could be.: If going from a softer, less seasoned rice to a harder more seasoned oatmeal that is harder, that may cause more discomfort. Let the baby suck on an o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Not sure: Are they definitely decayed spots? Baby bottle caries are usually generalized all over the baby teeth. See your dentist for a definite answer. Brown s... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Best answer: Let it get loose and the child can get it out unless it is over retained. Than, if the child is seeing a dentist, they can let you know by x-ray and a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: Due to the large changes in hormones during pregnancy, gingivitis is not thought of as a constant but is watched for undo changes. Proper hygiene shou... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Will help: Do not smoke or chew or put tobacco in your mouth and do not drink 5 or more beers a day or the equivalent amount of alcohol- alcohol and smoking caus... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
No: Apple cider vinegar is an acid. Ouch! it might leave a nice scar. Treat by relaxation and time.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
It has nicotine,drug: If something makes you dizzy, it probably has a effect on your brain. If you don't like that happening, don't smoke. That is not good for you. You can... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Diet: Use diet sugar and both will have equal effects.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Penetration: Ulcers hurt so much because they penetrate to areas of the body that are protected by layers to, where nerves are located. They are caused by viruses ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Teething: Not sure of hyland products, but a pacifier, ortho, should help due to positive pressure in the bite, and a refrigerated pacifier will ease the pain d... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harlan Wilson
Dentistry 46 years experience
Zits: If they are true zits, you want to see a dermatologist who will treat them with an antibiotic of the tetracycline family. These drugs will discolor te... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank You for your answer, they had to extract the tooth afterall.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Your tips are really helpful
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks it help

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UMKC Dental School
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