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Dr. Jennifer McAroy

Dentistry
Prairie Village, KS
18 years experience female

Locations

The Village Dentist

Prairie Village, KS

Address

6925 Tomahawk Rd., Prairie Village, KS
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Post-operative instr: No vigorous exercise, soft foods, no rinsing, spitting, sucking, straws, smoking or soda. I recommend no milk products for 72 hrs. Keep gauze in for... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Listerine: Listerine containing alcohol can dry the tissues an make them more irritated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Socket: If the socket is open and no clot has formed, this could become painful. Watch for pain and an odor on your breath. If this occurs, it could be dry ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Twilight: Typically it is done in a sedative state known as conscious sedation but depending on the depth and reflex, general anesthesia may be necessary or occ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Dry socket: Once a clot has formed, the tissue has started to grow. Dry socket typically forms in the first 72 hrs. Gentle cleaning of the mouth is best.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Care of the clot: Keep well hydrated, don't suck, spit, rinse vigorously or allow yourself to become dehydrated. Clean it carefully.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
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Teething: Literature states this is a wives-tale but my patents report these changes. Each person is individual and coincidences may make it appear as a tooth ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Possible diagnosis: Dry mouth and frequent urination can be symptoms of diabetes. This is definitely cause for concern and should be evaluated by a physician immediately... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Clot: Typically clots don't fall out but are a matrix for tissue to form over the clot and heal the socket.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Canker sore?: Sounds like a cancer sore. Warm saltwater rinses help. Stay away from spicy or acidic foods. They usually heal within a few days and ageless painf... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Local vs. topical: Local is administered sub-cutaneous and cutaneous. Topical is not andminister under the tissue and typically, is not approved as an injectable.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Pain: It could be a dangerous abscess. Get to a doctor asap!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Local vs. general: Local involves the "part" and general means the whole body is sedated, somewhat.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Burning mouth: Burning tongue may be caused by dry mouth or a hormonal imbalance. See your dentist and if they rule out dry mouth, see another doctor.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Certain foods?: You mention a constant choking feeling when you eat. Is it with certain foods or all the time? This is a complicated problem that requires physician... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Clotting: The clot may not fall out. Tissue migrates over clot and causes the socket to heal.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Black goo: Typically, this is normal but if it is thick, it is referred to as a liver clot. It is abnormal clot formation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Clot removed: Don't replace the gauze. Keep your mouth clean, stay hydrated and allow it to heal. A little blood mixed in with saliva is normal.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Normal healing: If you haven't pain, swelling or bleeding, i would not be concerned.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Need moe info: I understand you are experiencing some unusual feeling in your teeth. Without more information, giving you direction is impossible. Please provide m... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Clot: Saltwater won't help it form but it will help soothe the area and kill bacteria.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Hairy tongue: Medications can cause hairy tongue as well as smoking. It is not general knowledge or a symptom associated directly with ms in particular.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Alcohol-free: Gum disease goes farther than a mouthwash can reach but, to assist in keeping your mouth clean, lists rinse without alcohol is preferred.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Blister: It is difficult to determine the cause of the blister. There are so many things this could be. How long has it been there, is the tooth decayed, was... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer McAroy
18 years experience
Blisters: Blisters can form from acidic or spicy foods. This is the most typical cause and type of blister. They typically resolve in a few days. Although, i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McAroy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. McAroy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Missouri - Summer
2013
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