Dr. Bruce Weisbrot

Dentistry
Pembroke Pines, FL
44 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pembroke Pines, FL

Address

700 North Hiatus Road, Suite 102, Pembroke Pines, FL
Directions

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Pembroke Pines, FL

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Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Endodontics

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Periodontics

Doctor Q&A

114 Answers
57 Agrees
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Probably not : I assume it was fairly recent and gonorrhea would not show up immediately. Most likely you have traumatized your throat. You should be more in control... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
I would not think so: These drugs are metabolized either in the kidneys or liver and the remnants would be eliminated either in his urine or bowel movements. There is no wa... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Ice and meds: You should always follow your surgeons advice but generally ice and nsaids medication offer the best chance at reducing the swelling.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
See surgeon: You should follow up with the surgeon that performed the procedure. A fistula could be the result of an infection or could occur due to improper heali... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
SLOWLY ween off: You cannot just stop taking klonipin as you may suffer seizures. You must taper off your dose a little each day. It is better if you see an addiction ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Although possible: It sounds more like a case of food poisoning. You must keep your fluid levels up so as to not become dehydrated. Take a pregnancy test to rule that ou... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Otc Abreva: Abreva otc is quite effective at eliminating fever blisters on the lips. If inside the mouth, you should see a dentist because fever blisters could al... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
It depends: Very complex cases are better treated with traditional braces. The pro's of invisalign is that you remove them to eat and perform hygiene. So, no rest... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Almost always yes : Depending on a lot of factors, overbites can usually be corrected by traditional braces or sometimes with invisalign. If it is a severe case surgery m... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Try perm.soft liner: You are in a very difficult situation and i feel for you. A lot depends on quality and quantity of bone. It is unusual for implants to fail but not ev... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
No: Candida albicans is a fungal infection that occurs in the mouth or genital areas. It usually is associated with antibiotics that kill off bacteria all... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Take tylenol (acetaminophen): Unless you have a specific infection than tylenol (acetaminophen) plus a cool bath should lower your fever fast. If that does not work than you need t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
No: Since normal temp is 98.6 you would not have a fever. The better question is why is your normal temp so low. I think you should consult with an endoc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes local anesthsia: It is never a good idea to leave in a broken possibly infected tooth. But. There is a concern when doing treatment during pregnancy. You need to see a... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
See a dentist: It could be a sign of infection in the tooth or a lesion associated with the eruption of permanent teeth. Either way your dentist should be able to id... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Ibuprophen or aleve (naproxen): First i applaud you keeping your use of the Percocet to a minimum. Most over the counter pain relievers will help but from personal experience advil ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Spicy and acidic: It is best to limit your diet to bland foods. Avoid spicy foods and foods that are too hot(temp) also avoid acidic foods like citrus fruit and juice a... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Deal with infections: Long term dental or gum infections can cause heart disease because it allows a direct pathway for oral bacteria to get into your bloodstream. You must... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
I would not think so: I have not heard of genetically aquired herpes. Herpes is a viral infection that can only be transmitted by direct contact with an infected person wit... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Gum disease: It sounds like you have not had a professional cleaning in several years. Bleeding gums is a sign of gum disease. This also creates a direct pathway f... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
A topical steriod: A topical steriod such as kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase 0.1% is excellent for treatment of most traumatic lesions in the mouth. It will coat and ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Very possible: An infection in a tooth can spread through your body if not treated. It puts a strain on your immune system that may allow normal bacteria to become b... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Very possible: Until the filling is polished and smooth you will continue to have additional trauma to your tongue. Once it is smoothed it may take up to a week for ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Spasm of vocal cords: Most likely it is simply spasms of the muscles that make up part of your vocal cords.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Rehab is best choice: Withdrawing from Klonopin (clonazepam) can be very dangerous if not done carefully. I suggest you speak with a dr. That specializes in addiction. It ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Not really: "cracked tooth syndrome" is what we use to describe a tooth that usually acts normal but if you bite a certain way you get a shooting pain. A crown i... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Be checked for TMJ: As a dentist the only area that i can recommend is to be checked for possible TMJ syndrome as the headaches could be related.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Take amoxicillin 500: Your pain is most likely due to an infection in the tooth and jaw bone. If you can get Amoxicillin over the counter(take 500mg 3 times per day for 7 d... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Need to be evaluated: I would suggest that you see a dentist for eval but in the meantime you should wear retainers to maintain position of teeth and spaces until such time... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Zoom: The best whitening systems are those that are administered by a dental professional. I get great results using zoom to start and then bleaching trays... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possibly TMJ or ear: It is probably related to a bite issue. This can cause an imbalance in the muscles used to chew. Chewing should be a subconscious act. If you can onl... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Get to the Dr. immed: You need an immediate eval by an ENT the possabilities are numerous. And some are not too pleasant although it may be something simple you cannot take... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Blood blister: Most likely a blood blister caused by trauma such as biting yourself. If it goes away after only one day and there is no pain or swelling associated w... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possibly sleep apnea: First rule out sleep apnea as this is very common and could be causing your symptoms. It could very easily be anxiety as well. You should start by see... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Antibiotics: First you need to have a swab of your throat so we can determine which antibiotic will work the best. You will then receive an antibiotic that normall... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
See a dentist: There are often many causes for the symptoms described. An evaluation with a dentist who regularly treats TMJ is definately in order. Eating on only o... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: It is highly recommended that you have a cleaning and check up and any x-rays the dentist deems necessary. The best time for women that are pregnant t... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Water retention: I get this sometimes as well. It happens when i eat a particularly salty food. This causes your body to retain water. Also, you will probably find tha... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
A large cavity : Even one large cavity that allows bacteria to enter the tooth nerve could cause the whole side to hurt. It could also be symptoms of temporal/mandibul... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Possibly: Without active lesions it would be very rare to transmit this infection to the genitals. It is possible to have a small lesion and not be aware of it ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Use a smaller brush: If this problem has been going on for a long time than you need to see an ENT for evaluation immediately!. If this is recent, than start by seeing you... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Not really: Palatal surgery is performed to remove bony growths(called exostosis) prior to fabricating a full denture or if a tumor is present and needs to be bio... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Yes: As the permanent tooth resorbs the baby tooth root it may weaken the baby tooth crown. If this happens the filling may fall out. At that time the fill... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Sounds like tmj: The symptoms you describe are consistent with TMJ .Try soft diet and ice(20 min on and 10 minutes off) and take any nsaids medication. It could be bi... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
About the same: Both of these drugs work for anxiety. Xanax (alprazolam) works faster and wears off faster. Klonopin takes almost one hour to work and lasts all day o... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Everyone is differen: Most people take a day or two off from work. If they were particularly difficult extractions it may take up to a week. If you have severe pain after a... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Periodontitis: Most likely you have a case of periodontal disease. You need to see a dentist asap as it will only get worse. In most cases a deep cleaning of your te... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Muscle spasms: This is most likely due to muscle spasms in the neck that travel up to the jaw muscles, especially the temporalis muscles on either side of your head ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
Grinding mostly: Grinding has different causes. It could be stress or it may be due to irregularities in your bite. It can cause TMJ problems as well. You need to be s... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
Dentistry 44 years experience
It can be safe: Yes if done right it is ok to have teeth extracted during pregnancy. It is always best to have a exam and x-rays before you get pregnant and any dent... Read More
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Apr 6, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Weisbrot is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weisbrot is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks. just worried because I read that a sore throat is a symptom of HIV. Aside from that I feel fine & the Oraquick test was neg @ 6wk
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! But my babys doctor only perscribed me with eye ointmet but she still has pink eye .
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I realize this but do not have the means to see a oral surgeon I wish I could

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1983MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Florida
Graduated 1979MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Florida - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Riviera Dental Study Club
Premier Dental Associates, Inc.
Bruce Weisbrot, DDS,PA
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