Dr. Andrew Vendelis

Dentistry
Cockneys ills, MD
56 years experience

Locations

Vendelis,Evans and Vendelis

Cockneys ills, MD

Address

9727 greenside drive , Cockneys ills, MD
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 9:00pm
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Fax

4106280086

About

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Greek

Doctor Q&A

45 Answers
88 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Gentle massage: Gently massage the gums with a terry cloth finger clot. Rubber teething rings also help.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
More ifo: Diabetes often causes increase urination. The itching may be an infection or irritation. Should be checked by your primary care md.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Not related: Yellow teeth - the color of your teeth is determined by the underlying dentin ( intrinsic) and also by food (extrinsic). The extrinsic can be removed... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
See a Doctor: Your description is vague. Better to be seen by a dentist for a comprehensive exam and diagnosis.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Should: I would allow 3 or 4 days and if you haven't heard from your dr call him.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Possibilities: There many possibilities. Your pain may be caused by a tooth that is accessed or fractured. You may have periodontal disease. You may be clenching ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes.: If the UTI continously reoccurs the antibiotic should be taken for as long as 30days to break the cycle.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Cold pack: After placeing ice pack on your eyes, a few drops of visene should take some of the redness away.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Teething: Teething can cause sore gums, but a fever only comes from an infection. The infection could be viral or bacterial. If the baby is run down at the ti... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes: It is required! it would be considered negligence if there were complications.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Duration?: How long has it been painful, is it constant? Is there swelling? Could be trauma i.e.Burn or a cut, abcessed tooth, periodontal infection. See a den... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Not usually: Canker sores most commonly occur on the mucous membranes inside your mouth. Ulcers can occur on the tongue, but they are usually cause by some sort... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Amnesia: It is a mild anesthetic and causes one to relax. For more involved procedures another anesthetic i.e. Novacaine, is also administered. Nitrous ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Other causes: Bleaching may aggravate a pre-existing gum condition. You should have your teeth examined and cleaned if necessary prior to the bleaching.
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes: You may have a latex allergy. Mention this to you dentist the next visit. He will change gloves and if you don't get the rash that confirms the alle... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Specialist?: A general dentist is the place to start. He will evaluate your malocclusion and decide if it is minor and easily treated by slightly recon touring so... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Never proven: The original studies that claimed that mercury in amalgam fillings was being released each time we ate were flawed. Since that time much research and... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Depends: If tmd is caused by an injury it wii very likely improve even without treatment. However if the problem is structural, it may progressively get worse... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Depends: Depends on what is causing your halitosis. Poor oral hygiene and diet are the most common causes and can quickly and easily be corrected. Need to s... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Periodontal desease: One possibility is severe periodontal disease. This affects the gums and bone surrounding your teeth. The gums become very inflamed and will bleed v... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
More info: Could be a cyst or a blocked salivary duct. Could be a tumor. It has to be evaluated and possibly removed.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Dental Exams: You should have a thorough examination and xrays. Depending on the condition of your mouth, your dentist will recommend regular cleanings, a home car... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
New soap: Sounds like an allergic reaction. Have changed soaps or shampoo?
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Tmj?: Temporal mandibular joint syndrome can cause many symptoms, including, but not limited to the ones you mentioned. The cause and treatment can be very... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Sleep apnea: Need to be evaluated for sleep apnea. A c pap would probably help.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
More info: How long have you had them, do you wear any kind of appliance, do you have any allergies, are they on your hard palate or soft palate?
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Infection: At your age it is probably an infection that is either caused by food getting trapped below the gum, or very deep decay. In either case it sound like... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
More info: Size, location, duration, painful?
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Check bite: Another reason to return to the dentist is that if the bite is too heavy it can cause lots of pain and fracture.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
See your MD and DDS: The headaches and pain on one side of your face and ear may be temporal mandibular sydrome (tmj also know as tmd). There is a delicate balance betwe... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Nerve involvement: When teeth become sensitive to heat it usually means that the nerve of the tooth is involved. A root canal will treat the nerve and eliminate the... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Galvanic reaction: Sometimes when different metals make contact an electric current is created. If it persist you should see your dentist and he can place a coating on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Electric: I recommend electric toothbrush(sonicare). The vibrations are more effective than the battery.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
No droop lip: The nerve damage after a wisdom tooth is extracted is called a paraesthesia. It could be temporary and healed after several months. However it could... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes,but: By making a paste you have eliminate the original intent of the biscuit.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Another tooth: It is not unusual for a tooth to be sensitive after a root canal. Adjusting the bite should reduce the pain to touch. But hot and cold pain is proba... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
They have: You need to find a TMJ specialist. He will do a careful analysis and once he has diagnosed the cause or causes of your problems, he will suggest trea... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Need more info: Are you taking any meds? How long have you had these symptons? When do you get the headaches and does anything help?
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Must see DDS: There are many causes of your symptoms. Some are very simple and transient and other more serious and possibly life threatennig. Do not take any cha... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Need more info: Is this patch inside of your mouth? How long has it been present? How large is it. Is it draining.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
DDS or Hygienist: If the stain remains after the cleaning it is intrinsic (coming from within the tooth) rather than extrinsic ( on the surface of enamel).
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Infected teeth: Sounds like your front teeth are causing the swelling. Could be a tooth abcess or a periodontal infection. See a dentist!
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes: Recently in maryland a 12year old boy died from an infected tooth because his mother didn't have the money to seek treatment. The dental association ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Tooth brushing: Cold sensitivity can be caused by improper brushing and clenching or grinding you teeth. An electric toothbrush(sonicare) will correct the first poss... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Vendelis
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes: The virus that causes cold sores is always present in our mouths. It lies dormant until your resistence is weakended. It is important to practice go... Read More
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Nov 3, 2012
Exceptional answers and very knowledgeable. Excellent doctor!
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Mar 30, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vendelis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland Dental Schooll
Graduated 1967MD

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