Doctor Q&A for Dr. Peter Susanin

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Bone Grafting: Bone grafting in dentistry is a way to help place bone growing material in areas where there has been advanced dental bone loss. The timing of this p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Bicuspid Extractions: Traditionally, smaller mouths had bicuspid removal years ago. The technology today focuses on palatal and mandibular expansion to help create room to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Bicuspid Extractions: No, once dental bicuspids are removed that is a permanent situation. Replacements can be by dental implant insertion and restoration.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Possible paresthesia: Removal of lower wisdom teeth that are in proximity to the mandibular canal can have the possibility of causing temporary or permanent paresthesia or ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Connecting Component: The connecting components may have to be modified or changed to help improve the degree of retention
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Hard Palate: It would depend on what circumstance caused this "hard palate scaring". I recommend visiting your dentist as soon as possible to help determine what ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Toothpaste: I am not sure that I have ever heard that there is a "rule" about swallowing toothpaste. Ingestion of toothpaste is something that should be discusse ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Black Spot in Gums: Without seeing this "black spot", it is hard to know what to say. I recommend seeing your local dentist as soon as possible for investigation of this ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Smoking: It is a reasonable recommendation to limit or restrict the amount of smoke that enters a mouth for obvious health reasons. It has been documented tha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
33 years experience Periodontics
Chewing Gum: It has not yet been documented that chewing gum has a beneficial effect for puffy cheeks. I recommend a dental evaluation to see what the cause of th ... Read More
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