Doctor Q&A for Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
A long time!: The pain should not last more than 14 days. The area that the tooth was removed from will undergo changes for many months and even a year from now ma ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
No: The best we can do is restore it with a filling material.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Try to brush your tonsils if you can reach back there. Rinse with warm salt water, this too seems to help.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Not Harmful: Tonsil stones are not harmful and not easy to treat or remove. They are mostly calcium deposits and may fall off the tonsil over time.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Shoudl be easy fix!: The bonding was ready to fail if it broke during a cleaning, the timing was co-incidental. While it was not your dentists fault, many would likely re ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Not enough Info.: This is a very complex situation that requires an examination by a dentist and even likely an orthodontist. Rely on your doctors advice, get a second ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Technique: It is all about technique. Composite is an excellent material but does not perform well if it is exposed to moisture before it completely sets up. Am ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Not necesarily: If you already have a good oral hygiene routine, it could be dehydration make sure to drink plenty of water. Eating desserts at night before bed and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Not necesarily: If you already have a good oral hygiene routine, it could be dehydration make sure to drink plenty of water. Eating desserts at night before bed and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Oral hygiene: Bad breath has many causes. Most of the time it is the result of bacteria causing gingivitis or worse periodontitis. This can be avoided by regular ... Read More
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