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Dr. Tarek Hamid

Dentistry
Brooklyn, NY
11 years experience male

Locations

Office

Brooklyn, NY

Address

8324 5th Ave, null, Brooklyn, NY
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Insurances accepted

United Teacher Associates Insurance Company

American Intl Group

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Alliance Health

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

Cigna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Connecticut General Life Insurance Company

Tricare

United States Life Insurance Company in the City of New York

Today's Dental,PC.

Brooklyn, NY

About

Bio

https://www.healthtap.com/www.todaysdentalgroup.com

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Arabic, English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

808 Answers
144 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Natural: OTC herbs and natural honey with hot soothing drinks might help.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Neck pain: Nick pain may be from seizure , but metallic taste could be side effect of meds .Or drugs. Or allergy to them. Metallic taste also could be one if t... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No it can't: Orthodontic treatment, might cause mild gingivitis, or some indigestion due to inability to chew the food fully, but airway problems are not related.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: Yes that means the nerve is dying or dead, necrotic tissues if left untreated, can cause serious problems, that tooth should have a root canal treatme... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Meds. May be needed: If you started flossing under the bridge and kept a good oral hygiene , and still swollen, then you my need medications for that infection, so see a d... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Culture my be needed: Sounds like you have a persistent infection my be from instruments used for pricing , did not respond to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) which... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Are you taking: Antibiotics ? As well , with the Vicodin , maintain good oral hygiene , make sure the area is clean , if pain does not subside in 48/72 hours, consult... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not at all: This is a normal procedure before taking the impression for the new crown, you can ask to be numb for this if it is uncomfortable to you. But that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes but: Unless for prophylactic purposes in low immune or prone to infections like in diabetics , and to prevent post extraction infections, i personally th... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: I don't see the connection, direct or indirect. You see your dentist to determine the cause of your tooth ach.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Allergy?: Those are signs of an allergic reaction to some meds. Of foods
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes it can: You have to investigate the matter further to determine the cause of the tongue swelling assuming that the thyroid level is controlled, are you unde... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Normal: if that was the case for years ,then it's normal if the soft palate is rough textured specially in smokers or as a side effect of meds.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not at any age: You should not use bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda to brush your teeth with at any age ever.. As these might ruin you teeth enamel from the hi... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Gingivitis/perio. ?: That could be gingivitis or even the more sever form periodontitis woth is inflammation of the tissues surrounding the teeth including , gums, ligamen... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Infection/reaction: Could be an infection bacterial like strip throat or viral from flue for example, of an allergic reaction to certain drug or foods.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not at all: Antibiotics treat bacterial infections by destroying the bacteria causing the infection
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Sutures: That could be the sutures popped out while chewing , make sure that the socket is clean form food particles etc. Call your dentist if you have any ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Infections ?: If it's not dry socket it's difenatly an infection , cal, you dentist for examination and treatment..
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
How long?: How long you've been on clyndamycine? It mostly works on abscess from dental origin , so if that infection on the jaw did not feel better on the thir... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Varies: It depends what formula you are using but it averages between 126/132 lbs. Depending on your health status.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Developing infection: That loose tooth is probably loose due to infection, and an abscess is forming that's the lump on your gums. See a dentist asap to have it checked an... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Night guards: You need night guards , they are fabricated from a soft material that is molded exactly to fit your teeth and prevent your teeth from wearing out , ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Depends: It's obviously does not have a successor permanent tooth, if it's in a good restorable condition , then it's worth saving , or extracting it and repla... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Cavity: It's a cavity stating from either bad oral hygiene , bad diet or too much flourid like in drinking water for example. Get it treated asap before it t... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Better oral health: Adding flourid to tap water and toothpaste in very small quantities that bonds to teeth enamel to make it stronger in the fight against tooth decay an... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No relations: Bruxism has no effect on acid reflux, night guards should alleviate the sore teeth and gums but well not cure acid reflux.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Many things: Could be tissues just healing, food particles or infection if it's associated with pain , dwelling or fever. But if all is good , oral hygiene and po... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Wait: Power chains are used as a part of the whole orthodontic appliance( braces) to close spaces between teeth , with the help of certain banding technique... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Don't worry: It's probably a little hematoma which is blood intrapement under the skin, we'll resolve soon..
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Teething?: At that age with no health issues , it's either teething pain can be controlled by topical anastatic, or from indigestion or cholics pain in natur... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Allergy/ trauma: Could be allergy to one or more to the meds.. You are on, or from constant trauma to the area like rough clothing and such.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Always: The case but not all the way accurate , if worried get tested.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes it is: Possible to get that kind of pain from upper teeth that gets infected enough to get other areas close to it start hurting as well. See a dentist asap... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Possible only if: Your partner have any open sores, healed closed sores are not contagious ..
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Indigestion : Indigestion and gases from the fried food can be alleviated with many otc meds
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
In some cases: The tuberosity which is the end bone of the upper jaw, sometimes grow and take the place of an extracted wisdom tooth, that might cause discomfort and... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Need more info.: Is it painful ? Do you have any dental appliance? E.G. Bridge or partial denture ? The cause might be from trauma like sharp edges of dental applianc... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
May be: From fear from the fact of possible body rejection to the kidney as well as from the meds taken to reduce immune system reactions..
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes it can: By causing pressure points on certain areas of the nerves that supply neck and face that leads to shooting pain in those areas.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
You ended an ob/gyn: Doctor and you partner need to see a dentist to treat the gingivitis/ periodontitis.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
It might be late: To do that at your age via normal ways;).
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Braces: Sound like you have a malocclusion from an old habit when you were a child, like thump sucking can cause that result where you back teeth only touch a... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
It does: Go numb from the burn , that should subside within a day or two, just avoid same kind of foods.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Weaker gums: That means loss of the supporting tissues for your teeth(bone), leads to pocketing between the gums and teeth , mobility, plaque collection and inflam... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Reaction: could be allergic to certain foods or meds.,or as a symptom of a disease , If it did not go away within 24/48 hours see a doctor ASAP
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes: If the root canal was done wrong or incomplete it can get infected again and eventually cause sepsis
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Dry socket: Is the infection of the bone lining the socket where the tooth was,that usually happens if the blood clot that forms from blood filling the socket aft... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Nothing: Nothing would happen if you swallowed tooth paste by accident , unless it's a habit there should be no problems
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph nodes are normally due to slight infection to any area or oragan they driane, in your cae the ear, side of face and neck, they normally ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Dec 2, 2013
I recommend this doctor for his achievements in various fields of dentistry include but not limited to dental implants,cosmetic dentistry , oral surgery and prosthetic dentistry which he acquired th...Read More
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hamid is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Perio is old and out of touch. I personally chose another perio. thru PPO plan who did a lot of work for moderate to severe gum/bone issue. Ugh!
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Your advice has put my mind at ease I always assume the worst and was concerned it could be oral cancer.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks! I'm actually more worried about how it will feel when he takes it out Monday. It hurt going in

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University College of Dentistry
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

NYU
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

INTERFAITH MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

American college of forensic examiners awarded deplomat status.
united concordia awarded oustanding service for active duty members and there families since 1995 to date.
Top Dentist, Second Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association,ADA
Academy of General Dentistry,AGD
American college of forensic examiners.,ACFE

Publications

Oral Mucosal Changes in Altered T3,T4 cells in HIV positive Patients
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