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Dr. Tarek Hamid

Dentistry
Brooklyn, NY
9 years experience male

Locations

Office

Brooklyn, NY

Address

8324 5th Ave, null, Brooklyn, NY
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 10:30am - 7:00pm
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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
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

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Arabic, English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

998 Answers
171 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes you can: You can seek services from other dentists that your current dentist does not provide if that's the case. Or to change your treating dentist either wa... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Cavity/exposed roots: Either a cavity in the making too close to the nerve or some gum rescissions exposing teeth roots can cause that.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Allergy?: That could be as a result to allergic reaction to certain type of meds. Or foods. See a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lips.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Just floss: You should floss once a day, how? , the idea is to clean teeth surfaces that are facing each other's between teeth by passing the floss horizontally... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
May be both: The prolonged and excessive use of mouth wash, can alter the bacterial flora of the mouth causing the ulceration , and the presence of tongue jewelr... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
No: Teeth enamel forms while the tooth is developing before eruption. Once it forms, it does not regenerate or forms more enamel . Tooth enamel can be l... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
6-8 month old: Teeth should be brushed as soon as the erupt, and that happens usually when the baby is 6-8 month old, that is when front lower teeth erupt followe... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Very likely: This are sings of an allergic reaction to meds or foods. Keep hydrated and take otc antihistamine meds., see a doctor asap if condition worsened
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Treat the cause: Mouth breathing is not healthy can leads to gingivitis and other oral issues like dry mouth. Most popular reason for mouth breathing is nasal obstruc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: In very extreme cases where the abscesses tooth becomes very chronic that abscess breaks out side the oral cavity, that happens more in lower teeth.... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
No: That could be an abscess forming from a decayed tooth that got infected , see a dentist for treatment , usually be either taking that tooth out or hav... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: The use of braces to treat malocclusion is much greater than its use for cosmetic corrections..
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Too many options: There are so many options when it comes to cosmetic correction of aesthetically compromised teeth, rang from bonding to veneers to lumineers .. Check... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
GIT ?: If ENT and oral cavity are cleared there is only one left cause for the odor , consult an internist for possible git problems, like indigestion and hy... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Dosage ; administer : The usual dosage of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is one 500 mg table twice a day of every twelve hours for a week. See a physician for more meds..
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Fungal infection: Genital monilia sis in another name for candidiasis of fungal infection of the genitals, tongue edema is swelling of the tongue due to fluids reten... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Not really: The chances are slim to none...
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
May be: It could be from that unfinished root canal tooth that got infected, call your dentist for treatment ..
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Oral hygiene: Maintain a good oral hygiene by properly flossing, brushing, use of antiseptic(alcohol free) mouth rinses, maintain a good healthy diet , lower your s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Nothing at all : While having the trays on you can't eat anything as they are not that strong to take chewing forces. Just water if any.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Need a dental eval.: You need to be examined by a dentist to evaluate the condition of your gums and treat the reasons for the color change.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
TMJ: That sounds like TMJ problems developed from change in your bite following wisdom teeth extractions. See your dentist for night guards or possible or... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Don't: Hi newly erupting tooth is probably very tender to touch from gum breaking and expanding, he we'll evantually eats and drink, make sure he us hydrate... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Proper treatment: The lymph nodes in the area are probable affected by the long term infection of the wisdom teeth, you need to have them removed asap , as far as the... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Generally not: In most cases it's a normal thing, some people have what's calked geographic tongue, the tongue has different color spots, or might be food of med. St... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
It might: Geographic tongue appears and disappears randomly, some say diet and goidelic oral hygiene might change it.. Just make sure you brush your tongue ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes see a dentist: Anxiety also causes in some cases tongue thrusting along with bringing the teeth at night , that can cause the minor cuts at the tongue edge that turn... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
GIT problems: That sounds like git problems , like indigestion and hyper acidity and such, get evaluated by a doctor..
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Floss,first: Then brush to listen all the plaque from between as a well as front and back surfaces, now you can rinse to flush out everything...
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Technically yes: But it's very rare, unless the ring was not clean or reused or left in for longer than directed can cause an infection.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Not very long: Hiv virus only survive inside human body and at that temp. It's one of the weakest viruses outside the human body..
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: Your toddler either has permanent erupting while baby teeth are still present , or have extra teeth develops from division of teeth buds during form... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Sure: The extraction sites heal from the bottom up meaning after the blood clothe stays and turn into tissues that fills the socket from the bottom up tell... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
In rare cases: Technically yes but in very rare cases where a person can get meningitis from a severely abscessed upper tooth, or someone else might get cepticeamia ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes it is normal: Teeth should not touch while at rest. Teeth should only touch while chewing foods. And the bite adjustments that you had is to ensure that your teet... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Sure : There are many alternatives to the regular novocain (procaine) injection in most of today's dental offices. Like nitrous and needless injections.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
You mean..: To recommend a good toothpaste ? , many toothpastes are available in the market today , most of them are good , choose the ones that has light whiteni... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Keep clean: Youn mean to keep them as they are clean, floss, brush and have a good oral hygiene , healthy diet and semi anual checkup and cleaning by your dentist... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
None: There is no food that can whiten your teeth, the use of mild whitening toothpastes for surface stains removal is recommended . For internal stains ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Soft diet: For the next 24/72 hours, then gradually to normal diet, just avoid hard or rough foods that might cut into or dislodge the blood clot..
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Many: A decayed tooth can cause an abscess that might lead to massive infection that can spread to kneeboarding tissues depending on the location of that to... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes but: Yes it can be due to disturbance in the liver functions, but it can also be from so many different reasons other that that.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Rare cases: Very rare that tap water might be not treated or have any microorganism in it, best is to get it examined to take a swap for culture and proper medi... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: It's safe towards the end of your second trimester to take rubatussin syrup for cough and flue symptoms, let your OB gyn knows about it anyway.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
People R different : It varies among people , but by the end of the first try minister most people do show.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Yes: Best exercise wile you are pregnant is walking, it also reduces post oprative pain. Yoga also is vary good..
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Normal: Some babies have slight excess sweeting while they are sleep, and the tongue out while playing is also normal it would go away.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Details: You got a cavity because you probably did not do a full job , flossing , then brushing taking your time to get to hard to reach areas like under the w... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Different jobs: Dental hygienist usually does oral hygiene instructions and give you cleanings during your semiannual check ups , while dental technician works at the... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 9 years experience
Depends: Sedation if it's a little work, general if he or she has a lot of work to be done..

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
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.
HealthTap member
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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