U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. David May

Dentistry
Hemet, CA
31 years experience male

Locations

David D. May, DDS, Inc.

Hemet, CA

Address

810 St. John Pl., Suite B, Hemet, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Show more

Fax

9516528180

Office

Hemet, CA

Redondo Beach Dental Group

Redondo Beach, CA

About

Bio

I am committed to offering patients the highest quality dental treatments. With a strong focus on Cosmetic Dentistry, I can help patients attain the smile of their dreams! I want to help you look and feel your best! Cosmetic Dentistry can recapture your smile and increase your self-confidence. I provides an extensive array of Cosmetic Dentistry treatments and services; all of which are designed with your well-being in mind. I am a highly dedicated Dentist; motivated to care for your oral situation. http://www.cosmetic-dentist-hemet.com/

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

350 Answers
273 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Vertigo: Vertigo is the feeling of dizziness often associated with nausea. Many people report a feeling of them spinning or the room spinning around them. If... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Implant: Even if you only can afford an implant supported denture, it will work better than a soft tissue supported denture.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Saltwater: I would try a saltwater rinse. If the gums are not soothed by this go to your dentist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Don't think so: I would say only if your teeth are covered with ear wax.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Before and after: A good cosmetic dentist will have many before and after pics of their work. They will have either written testimonials from their patients, or they w... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Snoring?: Do you also snore loudly and/or are you excessively tired during the day? If you have either, or bothnof these other symptoms don't just get a night ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Probably: Lips, cheek, soft palate and tongue. Maybe for hard palate and floor of the mouth. It sounds like there was no lymph node involvement, which is grea... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
OSA: These are symptoms of obstructice sleep apnea. Your airway is closing and your body is keeping you alive by heaving as you describe it. Please see a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
No: The mandible is not part of the skull. It is the lower jaw. The upper jaw is the maxilla and is part of the skull. It was the right test though.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: There was so much infection and pressure from that infection that it pushed out the soft tissue. It will not be fixed until the tooth that is infecte... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Or small space: Has your tongue always seemed large, or does it seem to have gotten bigger? Many people with these problems have crowded teeth which are infringing o... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Can you stop?: The periodontal ligament (pdl) surrounds each tooth root in-between it and the bone. It is made up of the same fibers that make up the ligaments in y... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Where is it?: You must first find out where it is coming from? It could be your mouth (teeth or tongue), throat (tonsils or adenoids) or even stomach (hiatal herni... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
No: Is it normal for your fingernails to bleed? If they did it would mean they were injured, the same is true for your gums, they are either injured or i... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
215 mga of caffeine: It could be the caffeine or the vitamins and Amino Acids that exceed the daily recommended amounts.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: Sleep apnea is also known as sleep disordered breathing. Unfortuneately, you could be having this go on and not no it at all. Please go see a sleep ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
May not be possible: If both the lip and teeth are numb, the fracture may have compromised the nerve that runs to them. If that is the case the fracture will have to be s... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: But, if it is an area that you can view easily, then it might look unusual because you would lose the symmetry of your smile. Please discuss this you... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Until it is treated: It will probably stay there until it is treated. A swollen cheek can turn into a life threatening situation if it continues down below the jaw. See ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
No: In fact the reason you were warned in the beginning not to bite hard things is because they are taken off using about the same amount of force that yo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Usually: Wisdom tooth extraction can be a traumatic surgery. Trimus is possible, but usually subsides over time. It should feel like it is getting a little b... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
No: But, I have seen headaches caused by toothaches.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Depends: You may need antibiotics for an infection, pain meds for the pain, and possibly anti-inflammatories for inflammation. Normally antibiotics and nsaid'... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Looks and function: Usually only two reasons to fix it. They don't like the way they look or are tired of not being able to use their front teeth.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: Another alcohol free mouthwash is tooth an gum tonic.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Braces: Traditional orthodontics, invisalign or possibly veneers ( instant orthodontics). It all depends on your specific condition.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Maybe: Both gum disease and a denture will make it so there is lees bone than if these were not there first. If you are willing to go through bone grafting ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Very few: Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums. The symptoms are red swollen, bleeding gums. When bone loss occurs you have periodontitis or in other wor... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Probably not: Yo can't do much about it now. There is mercury in a lot of things these days. We all have the ability to chelate a certain amount of heavy metals. ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Septocaine: I would use septocaine, which is also known as articaine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Effective: It takes care of two of the things that smokers miss, nicotine and the oral habit. But, the most important part of quitting is your desire. If you t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
It wipes off: Thrush wipes off with a piece of cotton.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Biotene: There are products from a company called biotene that help lubricate your mouth and stimulate what saliva you have. Let your md know about your dry m... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Concentrate: If it just started and the in side of your lip or cheek is swollen, then you need to chew slower and concentrate on what you are doing until the swell... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Probably less: The tea probably sits on the cup a lot longer than it sits on your teeth, but you can see the mechanism.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
1 in 3 chance: A broken tooth has 3 chances. The first, easiest and least expensive is a break that stays above the gums and out of the nerve. It may only need a c... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Hypocalcification: If you had a fever during the formation of your tooth, it could make them look like this.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Depends: Simple, surgical, or impacted and how badly impacted. It could be as simple as any tooth, or as complicated as needing the tooth sectioned into piece... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
A baby tooth: The good news is it is a baby tooth and will be lost in the next few years. It may change color and may need to be treated or taken out before it's t... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Better or not?: By this tome you should be able to say "this is better today than yesterday". If there is no improvement at all then there is a complication, maybe a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: Especially if there is infection.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Closys: This is very fine mouthwash available at walgreens that has no alcohol.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Not likely: You would have to have a very serious infection that was spreading towards your throat. If this were the case it would be a very serious situation th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Anti-inflammation: Medrol (methylprednisolone) is a steroid. It is a very strong anti-inflammatory drug. It is usually reserved for use in situations where an NSAID (n... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
As an adult: Usually they start coming in around age 18. An xray will show if it is going to be coming soon or not.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
It can be: Especially if you have nasal obstructions or large tonsils or adenoids. Having an open nasal airway is very important to proper breathing. Soft palat... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
No: Cancer is not caused by surgery. Surgery is the solution for mouth cancer.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Yes: In fact, before the advent of antibiotics an infection of the upper front teeth was one of the leading causes of death because of the ability of the i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Hopefully not normal: Sometimes a temporary can push your gums too hard and the permanent restoration will need time for the gums to return to their original position. The... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

4
Recommendations
335
Thank you notes
Feb 11, 2015
I highly recommend Dr. May as a knowledgeable and experienced dentist. His advice is excellent. I would send any family member to him.
Dec 16, 2012
I commend Dr. May for his consistently outstanding,comprehensive, informative, and to the point articulate answers and advice.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. May is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thankyou very much for your time to help me with this problem with my daughter she also is underweight a little and suffers psoriasis to
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I have an appointment with a doctor on Friday, so I'll mention it then and see what they say. Thank you.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will definitely look forward to the medication you have recommended. Thankyou.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, San Bernardino, CA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, San Bernardino, CA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, San Bernardino, CA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA)
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
American Dental Association
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less