Doctor Q&A for Dr. Arnold Malerman

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Asymmetry: If you have a soft tissue contour problem because of missing teeth, the teeth should be replaced by your Dentist or a Prosthodontist. If the asymmetr... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Infection: Probably. Analgesic will temporarily mask pain, not cure the cause. There is no OTC, poultice, snake oil, or homeopathic that will cure the infection.... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Statistics say 1 in 7 impacted wisdom teeth eventually associated with pathology, so you have 6 in 7 chance of being OK. To be sure I would recommend ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Many: Periodontal (gum/bone) disease may manifest as bleeding, soreness, swelling, recession, bad breath, loose teeth, and so many other signs/symptoms. In... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Varies: Normal order of eruption only occurs 43% of the time. 57% don't follow "normal" order as discussed in other answers to this question. Of greater imp... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Absolutely not: Much to early. Front teeth used for biting, not chewing. Your child's system not ready for solid foods @ age 4. See your pediatrician for specific ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Yes, but: Any unfounded bleeding is something that requires treatment. Most common cause is gum disease, which is entirely reversible in it's earliest stages. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Restless, cranky, change in stool consistency, drooling, “mouthing” everything. At eruption of 1st baby tooth make spot to see a Pedodontist for all t... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Yes, but: You still have to be a wise and informed consumer.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Highly improbable: But does happen rarely. If you see a raised white area may be eruption cyst or enamel pearl, self limiting occurrences. More probable that your daug... Read More
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