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Dr. Mahesh Patel

Dentistry
Avenel, NJ
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sicklerville, NJ

Address

Apple Dental Center, 600 Cross Keys Rd. #100, Sicklerville, NJ
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 11.00-am - 7.00pm
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About

Bio

General and Family Dentistry. Includes all phases including Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics/Invisalign, Oral surgery and implants/Miniimplants, Crown and Bridgework and Dentures, Dermal Fillers and Dysport/ Botox. Like travelng with family, golf , sports and continuing education and Dysport

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Gujarati

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Infection.: You could get infection around the piercing, chip teeth from the ring or affect your taste buds.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Back bteeth: Generally the back teeth and the inside of the lower front teeth are affected the most. The reason is these are the hardest areas to clean and thus b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Brushing, flossing using certain mouth rinses will help. Electric tooth brushes and tongue cleaners will also help.
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: You may have congenitally missing teeth, although it is uncommon for molars to be missing. See you dentist for a proper diagnosis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gum disease, dry mou: Causes could be periodontal or gum disease . A dental cleaning will help this. Meticulous oral hygiene - good brushing and flossing and using a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Better to get it fixed soon. A simple filling may be all that is necessary. Left untreated the cavity could get deeper necessitating a root canal and ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Could be infection around the wisdom tooth, especially if the gum in the area is painful. You could also be having TMJ problems causing limited openin... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gum disease, : Plaque or calculus (tartar) build up around your teeth can cause inflammation of the gums and thus bleeding. See your dentist for a cleaning.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes: Veneers can give you a wider smile and can also enhance your smile by showing more teeth especially if your teeth are worn down.
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: You may have lost a baby tooth and the white you see is probably your permanent tooth.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
6 months.: Usually at about 6 months. Although this can vary with different babies.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Antibiotics: Pre op or post op treatment with antibiotics can be helpful for diabetic patients, who tend to be slow healers. Relieving the bite (occlusion) can als... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Brushing, flossing using certain mouth rinses will help. Electric tooth brushes and tongue cleaners will also help. Getting your teeth cleaned at y... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Root canal: Root canal treatment to remove the infected nerve is the best option to treat the tooth. Other options are to extract the tooth, but you will then ne... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Maybe: Adjusting your bite may help if the bite is causing the problem. If the tooth is slightly loose it can be splinted to the neighboring teeth. If you ha... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Soft diet: Don't use any suction in the extaction site. That is don't smoke, use a straw , spit or rinse vigorously for a couple of days. Eat soft foods and dri... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: You gain more space to keep your other teeth clean, especially if your wisdom teeth are impacted. Sometimes it is necessary to extract them in order t... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: You may have root sensitivity from brushing too hard with a hard toothbrush. If so, brushing gently with sensodyne toothpaste may help. Best to see a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Bleeding gums: Pain or soreness with bleeding or swollen gums due to inflammation can be symptoms of severe gingivitis. See your dentist for a cleaning or deep sca... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: You have pericoronitis or slight infection due to food /plaque accumulation in the area. Try rinsing the area out with warm salt water and brush gentl... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
No: It is recommended to leave them out to allow the muscles to relax. Leaving them in overnight could promote more plaque build up and thus more cavities... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: See your dentist. He will prescribe antibiotics or drain the area. You will probably need root canal treatment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist.: A nightguard or adjusting your bite may help.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
No: You probably have underlying TMJ problems. Opening your mouth wide for a period of time probably triggered of the pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Your dentist can do a smile analysis for you. Braces or porcelain veneers can improve your smile. Other options include tooth whitening . More recentl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Usually stress induced. See a dentist, who can adjust your bite and make a nightguard (splint). This combined with exercises for the TMJ can help. Bot... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
Dentistry 40 years experience
Possibly.: Persistent cheek biting and especially smoking can cause white (leukoplakic) lesions in the area, that are predisposed to turning into cancerous lesio... Read More

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May 10, 2013
Dr Patel provides an excellent public service via Health Tap. He is clearly very knowledgable about dentistry and offers accurate, helpful and understandable information. I recommend Dr. Patel.
Apr 1, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Apr 1, 2013
Highly recommend
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Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Newark, NJ - Winter
2013
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