Doctor Q&A for Dr. Donna Galante

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
The First thing: you shoudl do is seek a consultation and exam with an orthodontic specialist. They can give you an overview of your problem and the different treatme ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
I would: seek an evaluation with a dentist or orthodontist to find out why you are having this pain during chewing.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
It Depends: You should ask your dentist why they have recommended removal of the wisdom teeth and find out why they recommend their removal and what would happen ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
You can: Get your teeth teeth whitened using a simple over the counter product like Crest WhiteStrips. I may suggest trying these first tosee how your teeth r ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
A panoramic: xray is usually the best type of xray to screen for the wisdom teeth. There is really no need for an MRI.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
This is not uncommon: After your braces are removed. There can be some inflammation ( swelling, bleeding) of your gums due to the irritation of the braces and also due to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
A deep cleaning: if done by a licensed dentist or hygienist is very safe and effective in removing bacteria and other debris that is on your teeth and often underneath ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
Closing a space: using braces is very possible. However, placing an implant to replace a missing tooth can also be a good treatment plan as well. It really depends o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
Your Orthodontist: would be able to best answer this question. It really depends on the severity of your bite and alignment problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Donna Galante
36 years experience Orthodontics
Has he grown ?: Usually by age 24, most young adults have stopped growing. There is about 5-8% of the male population that will have a post-adolescent growth spurt. ... Read More
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