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Dr. Zhiqiang Huang

Dentistry
Agawam, MA
14 years experience

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Graduated from a well know dental school in China in 1990. Practiced 13 years before immegrating into U.S. Reentered Boston University dental school and graduated high honor in 2008. Now practicing general dentistry. Member of American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentisty.

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Dentistry

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English

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Very helpful: If the extraction site is not healing well, the socket is probably still open and food can be trapped there and cause inflammation. Rinsing frequentl... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
A week later: Though the total healing time is 8 weeks in posterior and 12 weeks in anterior; the initial healing will be done around 7-10 days. If the dentist pla... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Yes: Cold sore is the recurrence of herpes after initial infection. The most common cause of cold sore is the stress. Sex activity can induce stress ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Nothing: You need see a doctor immediately. This pain could be from different orgin. It could be toothache, muscle pain or nerve pain. You have to go to a c... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Bleaching: You can try in-office or in-home bleaching. Normally, crown wont change color by bleaching but your teeth can become white and decreace the contrast ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Swelling and fever: Discomfort or slight pain is expected during eruption process. Slightly swollen gum is normal; however, if the swelling goes beyond the gum and appea... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Yes: Dentists are doctors just like your physicians. The only difference is they focus on different part of your body. Nowdays, most dental school ch... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also c... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Pain killer and rest: Your dentist will give you pain medication and anti-imflammatory drugs to contol the pain and swelling. In some case, you will get antibiotics too. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Local anesthetics: We have topical anesthetics ( numbing gel), local anesthetics ( novacaine) and orally take pain pills. The most common dental anesthetic used in den... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Keep the area clean: I assume the mouth ulcer is so-called canker sore whick will heal in 7-10 days if it is not infected secondarily. Keeping the area clean via thorou... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Floss and fluoride: It is possible but very difficult to achieve this goal. The most important factor is meticulous oral hygiene including flossing, burshing and Fluoride... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Drooling and crying: Teeth eruption in baby will cause discomfort, pain or sometimes infection and fever. Most common signs are drooling and crying over pain while pointi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Yes: The commonly accepted guideline of wisdom teeth removal is that all wisdom teeth should be removed unless contraindicated. The best timing for wisdom... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Veneer or crowns: Many ways to whiten your teeth. Bleaching ( in office or in home) is conservative but not predictable and may be discolored again. The quickest and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is. However, for edentulous patient, clean water or any mouth rinise will do. The most important thing is that you should never use alcohol ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Absolutely: Just like any other medical specialty, there are emergent situations in dental field. Common examples are severe dental pain, maxillary-facial trauma... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
No: Even though teeth are considered part of our organ system, they contain more inorganic materials than any other part of our body. Small portion of t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Dental cleaning: The discoloration on the back of bottom front teeth is acturally calcified deposit or calculus. This can only be removed by dential professionals dur... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rarely: Sorry, i mistakenly thought the facial parasthesia when i anwered this question. Also, one of my patient did get paralysis after wisdom teeth extract... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rest, hygeine, meds: Stress is by far the most common cause of moutth ulcer like cold sore or canker sore. Most ulcers are self limiting condictions and normally heal by ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Extraction: I believe the tooth you are talking about is a wisdom tooth which is the last one in lower jaw where upper and lower jaw meet. In most cases, there i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Could be: Top back teeth have their roots very close to sinus. Some roots might already in the sinus. When dentist remove top back teeth, there is a chance th... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Not much: Normally, wisdom extraction will give you a lot of discomfort the first day and second day and starting 3rd day, you will feel much better. However, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Between age 17 & 21: All wisdom teeth should be removed unless contraindicated. Best time to remove wisdom teeth is between 17 and 21 orthodontists(brace speicalists... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Clenching in sleep: Very likely you clench or grind during sleep and cause the fatige or malpostion of your muscle or ligament around the joints. You should see your d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
No.: According to the latest guideline from both american heart association and american dental association, any heart murmur alone does not need premedica... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Not much: The severety of your pain or discomfort depends on the intensity of the procedure and your health status. Bone grafting surgery is not an aggresive p... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Treat the cause: Abscess can be caused by many conditions. Could be tooth origin - infection in nerve and extend to bone and soft tissue; could be gum origin - gum d... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Not really: A lot of medications can cause canker sore in mouth, especially in females, non-smoking males and elderly patients. It is related with some change in... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Drooling and crying: Teeth eruption in baby will cause discomfort, pain or sometimes infection and fever. Most common signs are drooling and crying over pain while pointi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
No: Wisdom tooth will erupt around age 17 and sometimes as early as 14, but never at 5. Very likely, that is the first permenant molar which should erupt... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Oral hygeine: Canker sore is self-limiting condition. It will heal in 7-10 days if it is not infected secondarily. Keeping the area clean via thorough oral hygein... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
No unless have to: Wisdom extraction is a intensive surgery sometimes could be more difficult than a gerenal abdominal surgery . Unpredictable complications also are no... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Crown/bridge/denture: If the tooth is still savagible, you need a crown. If the tooth is not savagible or you are talking about a missing teeth. Implant supported crown, ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
NO: It is recommened to consult with your dentist for teeth whitening. There are many variations such as in-office whiteing with zoom lights or pure chem... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
See your dentist: Many conditions can give you tingling or itchy feeling of your teeth. Common scenarios includes but not limited to traum from biting(like a concussio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rest, hygeine, meds: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rest and medication: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Maybe: Depending on the position of the impacted tooth, the size of the surgical wound and your health status, the discomfort level may vary. Most of the ti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Very likely: Pain after filling could be cause by many factors such as high occlusion (bite is high), post-op sensitivity, open margin (cavity is not sealed). How... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Depends: People have different healing ability. General health status and difficulty level of extraction affect the healing speed. Averagely, your gum in ext... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Drooling and crying: Teeth eruption in baby will cause discomfort, pain or sometimes infection and fever. Most common signs are drooling and crying over pain while pointi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Stress control: Cold sore is the recurrence of herpes after initial infection. The most common cause of cold sore is the stress. Stress control and oral hygeine... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rest, hygeine, meds: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: If a tooth is infected or even abscessed, you need have it checked by a dentist as soon as possible. In some cases, the dentist might just give you s... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Many factors: There are different type of sores/ ulcers and many factors can cause mouth sore. Common cause will include but not limit to trauma, stress, viral in... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
No big concern: Root canal therapy (rct) is not contraindicated for pregnant patients. However, there are a lot of steps in rct. Some obgyn do not want pregnant pa... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Ibuprofen and rinse: If your dentist gave you post-op instruction and medication, you should follow. If not, you should ask for it. Normally, Ibuprofen will help minim... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 14 years experience
Rest and medication: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Huang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Huang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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greatly value ur reply. i am from bangalore. nice to hear from you. thanks a lot.
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