Dr. Marguerite Myers

Dentistry
Phoenix, AZ
47 years experience female

Locations

Office

Phoenix, AZ

Address

7227 North Dreamy Draw Drive #3, Phoenix, AZ
Directions

Insurances accepted

CareCredit

Delta Dental

Office

Phoenix, AZ

About

Bio

I am interested in whole body health. I am married. I have a daughter in college and a son in highschool. I believe in total body health.

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

Cosmetic Dentistry

Orthodontics

Doctor Q&A

99 Answers
64 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Definitive care: Please see your local dentist. If you have dental pain the only way to definitively resolve it is to have your infected tooth undergo root canal treat... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Debacterol: Debacterol is a great canker sore treatment. It uses chemical cauterization of the wound. It is extremely effective.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Usually none. : Usually no chronic problems are associated with root canal therapy. However, if you extract a tooth & do not replace it, then you may have drifting, s... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Yes: Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile. Your dentist will go over many options for improving your smile. These can include orthodontics, bleaching,... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Medication/ disease: You may be on a medication with dry mouth as a side effect. These would include diuretics, blood pressure medicine, antihistamines or more. Also you m... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Scaling & hygiene : Scaling and root planing are non surgical therapies for swollen gums ( gingivitis). Also nutritional counseling, oral hygiene instructions, and laser ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Bite may be off: If you believe your palate is cracked or broken, your teeth will not occlude ( fit together ) the same way as before. Immediately go to the emergency ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Sometimes: If you use gum that contains xylitol it can be beneficial to your teeth.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
No: White nail polish is not formulated for oral use. It will not adhere in a moist environment, it is toxic, and it can damage your oral soft tissue . Do... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Ultrasonic/ laser ?: Tartar becomes imbedded in the roots of your teeth at a cellular level. You cannot not brush this away. This calcified, embedded plaque must be remove... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Too Common: Gum disease is extremely common in individuals that use smokeless tobacco. Mouth cancer is uncommon generally (on the rise though), but is more commo... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
About two weeks. : It usually takes about two weeks to recover from a dry socket. Please have it packed by the dentist or surgeon that performed the surgery. They will m... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Specific meds matter: Please go over your specific questions about steroid use with your orthodontist. Certain steroids may effect the bone remodeling that must take place ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Implant: This procedure is rarely done. Dental implants are more commonly indicated for a failing tooth, and are usually more predicable for success and longev... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Infected tooth: A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some oth... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Possibly: Sjogrens syndrome has many oral manifestations and complications. Please see your dentist to discuss saliva therapies and oral issues. Take care...
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Yes: The treatment coordinator is a professionally trained adjunctive member of the dental team. The dentist does the diagnosis, and treatment planning. Ho... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See physician: It does sound like strep throat. This can be easily diagnosed in your physician's office with a simple culture test. Please seek treatment soon.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Nutrition: Along with brushing, flossing, and rinsing, it is important to have great nutrition. Please cut down on sugary snacks, and eat lots of fruits, and veg... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Location matters: Medicaid services are state services. With this said, every state is different. Most adult dentistry through medicaid is very minimal in its coverage.... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Not really: Plaque accumulates on your teeth within 24 hours. Please brush, floss, and regularly visit your dentist. Plaque will eventually calcify into calculus ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Absolutely: Many offices have the treatment coordinator set up the treatment plan, and financial arrangements. This is very standard procedure. The treatment coor... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See an ENT: Yes, please see an ENT physician. This could be nothing but bony growth, however, if it is a problem, the sooner you are diagnosed, the better. I hope... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See Dentist: Please take your granddaughter to the dentist. If she has dental disease this could effect her over all health. This fall could also damage your gra... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Call surgeon: Please follow up with the dental surgeon who performed the procedure. They should have a 24 hour phone contact. Vertigo can be caused by many things i... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Antibiotics may help: Please call your surgeon about your chronic pain concerns. They will know best about your specific case. Please know that antibiotics may help with th... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See dentist/TMJ spec: Please seek help from a dentist or physician that is knowledgable about this disorder. There are remedies for this problem. First, you must get record... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Clinical exam needed: Please call your local dentist for an evaluation and thorough diagnosis. They will need to take a dental and medical history , and examine her oral co... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Infection maybe: Please seek help with a local dentist. You may have a severe oral infection that has become systemic. This infection can be life threatening . Please ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Depends: Every patients' needs are different. The design of your bridge including materials depends on the span of your bridge, your abutment teeth, and your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Call pediatrician: Please call your pediatrician. They will have specific directions for the use of this mouth wash, and the frequency of use. Newborn medicine is extre... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Bleeding gums: Pregnancy gingivitis is inflammation of the gingival tissue in the mouth caused by hormonal changes during pregnancy. Regular dental cleanings will he... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Possibly: Please consult your physician & dentist. Your dentist must treat the bleeding gums while your physician can test you for hiv. Take care..
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
May be dry socket: Please call your surgeon/ dentist. You may have a dry socket which happens when you lose the blood clot in your tooth socket. Or you may have a residu... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See physician: You may need antibiotics to totally clear this infection up. It is traveling to other glands in your head & neck. Please call your doctor tomorrow for... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
OB's like Tylenol (acetaminophen) . : Please call your obstetrician about what they would recommend for a painful toothache. Many times they prefer tylenol (acetaminophen) for pregnant wom... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Maybe TMD: Tell your concerns about your jaw popping to your dentist & hygienist. It is important to have your condition diagnosed. You may have temperomandibula... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Possibly: Pain comes from a bruising of the nerve of the tooth sometimes. It is called either reversible pulpitis ( it will go away) or irreversible pulpitis ( ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
May be dry socket: Please call the surgeon, and ask for a post op appointment. A dry socket happens when your clot falls out of the tooth socket. These can be extremely ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Yes : In order to get the full effect of antibiotics, they must be aken as prescribed. Please let your doctor know about your concerns & side effects . Take... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
May be whitish : It may not be totally closed yet. You may have a whitish film over the extraction socket. Depending on the extent of the surgery, there maybe a loss o... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Zoom first: Please have your teeth whitened first. Then have your crowns completed. Please know that you will have to maintain your bleaching about once a year.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Call dentist ASAP: You need a clinical exam to see what your condition may be. You may have an infected tooth, a sinus infection, or something else. Please get this chec... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Hard to say: There is no way to diagnose a clincal lesion over the internet. Please seek the help of a local dentist. Your lesion could be anything from a canker s... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Usually high Vit C: This heriditary syndrome is a type of peripheral neuropathy . Dentistry is usually not involved in this disease except that vitamin c is regularly pre... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
No: There is no guarantee on medical procedures. This is because it is be used an tested in ways the dentist cannot control, and it is in a biological env... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
See dentist: Please visit your dentist. It could be thrush, geographic tongue, or something else. If you do not get better within 10 days, please make an appointme... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Diet deficiency : This may be a diet deficiency. See your physician or dentist for an oral exam. You will want to rule out serious conditions. Take care..
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Lost clot : A dry socket happens when the blood clot is lost after dental surgery . Your body forms a blood clot which is a natural band - aid to protect your ja... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 47 years experience
Raw, bleeding site: If a bone graft is not working it may present as raw, red or an open area. You may also have an infection in this site. Other symptoms to look for are... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 30, 2012
Dr Myers is an avid participant and a true example of someone who cares for her patients and is able to apply her knowledge and share with the rest of the community without hesitation, she remind me h...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I believe that Dr. Myers is an asset to her profession and to her community. She demonstrates not only exceptional knowledge and expertise, but also an extraordinary level of compassion. Her patients ...Read More
Nov 30, 2012
I have been impressed by Dr. Myers expert opinion, dedication, helpful answers and attitude. I always make a point of reading her postings. Her patients are lucky to have her on their side. I endors...Read More
HealthTap member
I have been taking antibiotics since my visit last week. Thinking I should get the tooth pulled that is giving me pain before vacation.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Loyola University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1980MD

Medical/Graduate school

Cornell University
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

Diplomate, International College of Dentists
Top Dentist, Phoenix Magazine
Board of Dental Examiners, Governor Mofford - Arizona

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Central Arizona Dental Society
Arizona Dental Association
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