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Dr. Marguerite Myers

Dentistry
Phoenix, AZ
46 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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Debacterol: Debacterol is a great canker sore treatment. It uses chemical cauterization of the wound. It is extremely effective.
A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Sometimes: If you use gum that contains xylitol it can be beneficial to your teeth.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Possibly: Sjogrens syndrome has many oral manifestations and complications. Please see your dentist to discuss saliva therapies and oral issues. Take care...
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Oral pathology: Along with colleagues answers there are: oral pathology, and oral radiography that require a dental background, and degree path ..
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Clinical exam: Please see your physician, dentist, or an ENT specialist. The sooner that you are seen, the better, your prognosis will be. They will do a clinical ev... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Hard to say: Without a clinical exam, it is tough to diagnose your condition. It could be anything from a canker sore to lip biting to oral cancer. If you conditio... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Sublingual : There is a salivary duct in the front part of your lower arch, under your tongue. This is the sublingual salivary gland & duct area.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Salt water rinse 1st: Sorry to hear that your bottom denture is ill fitting & causing sores. Either brand of denture adhesive will be okay. However, the problem is ill fitt... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Not usually. : Usually teething does not include an all over body rash on a young child. Please contact your pediatrician about your concerns. The most common side e... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Risks & Benefits : Wisdom teeth extraction may cause: jaw numbness, tongue numbness, bleeding, pain, tmd , and more consequences. There are many benefits however, in... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Not usually: Please call your surgeon. The sooner this condition termed ' paresthesia' is diagnosed & treated , the better the prognosis for total healing is.
A member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Call your dentist: Please make an appointment with your dentist or physician. There is no way of diagnosing your specific condition over the internet. Your dentist or ph... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Absolutely: You can use your aligners as bleaching trays. You want straight, white teeth. Please use prescription take home bleach from your dentist. Use much les... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: If you have teeth extracted under unsanitary conditions you may get all types of life threatening communicable diseases such as: aids, hepatitis, mrsa... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Caution bleeding : Your surgeon/ dentist would like to control your post op bleeding from surgery. Plavix (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner & patients bleed very easily ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Best to keep tooth: Usually, it is better to keep your tooth with root canal therapy than to have it extracted. Your teeth can shift, drift, and tip if other teeth are mi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Medications & more: Many medications can lead to dry mouths. These include diuretics, antihistamines, heart meds, and others. Also mouth breathing & snoring can cause dry... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Maybe: It depends upon the type off metal used in the retainer. Most use stainless steel which at times can rust.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Dental implants: The best replacements for missing teeth are dental implants & crowns. These feel and function in the most normal manner. Fixed bridgework is the next... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Contact the surgeon: There is no way to remedy your problem over the internet. Please return to your surgeon and let then know your issues. They will know the particulars ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Crest White Strips: Crest white strips work on some patients because the bleach stays localized. It is imperative to use exactly as directed. Please know that in office b... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes: It is possible that your other teeth will hurt after wisdom teeth surgery. Please note that a nerve network connects all of oral structures including ... Read More

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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
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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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