Doctor Q&A for Dr. John Dovgan

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Prevention: This is what all dentist want to achieve with their patients. The use of home care items such as Fluoride toothpaste, water-piks, peroxide, Peridex ( ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Sometimes: A general dentist with training in implant placement and in cosmetic dentistry can certainly do both. However, if you case involves full mouth reconst ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
What is Reasonable: That is a difficult question to answer. Reasonable to you and me may be different. The real question is your expectations and how do you want to proc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Maybe: If you only need s small amount of movement in each arch the answer is "yes" it is worth it. However, extensive orthodontics needs the proper attenti ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
DDS first then a MS: A degree in dentistry is usually a dds or a dmd. They are the same thing. However, an ms degree is earned by adding between 2-3 years of additional e ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Maybe: The ideal answer is no. However, older root canals were obturated using a silver point as the filling material can leave some of it behind if it is br ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Length of Education: A dentist can advance his specific training into specific fields such as endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics and pedodontics. An ms ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Maybe: If you had a bridge there already and the bridge is older than 5 years (some insurance companies have up to 10 years), and it is being replaced due to ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Certainly: Cosmetic dentistry is all about the patient's perception. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Do not let any dentist talk you into something you d ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dovgan
35 years experience General Practice
Very Effective: Laser dentistry has many forms. Lasers can be used to reduce bacteria in periodontal pockets. They can be used on both hard and soft tissue but genera ... Read More
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