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

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

808 Answers
144 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: The instruments that the dentist or hygienist uses are clean and should be sterile and for individual and disposable use so the chance is very very s... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: In most cases they'll give you antibiotice and pain meducations to calm the pain tell you see your regular dentist for further treatment options.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Depends: It really depends on the size and location of the holes in the teeth. Simple small shallow holes can be fixed by filling the tooth after cleaning of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not exactly: Oils like peppermint oil has very little effect on the enamel of the teeth, the effect could come (if these oils are colored ) in the form of stains... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes: It does not hurt to rinse with mouth wash since it base antibacterial effect, the salt and water just to help it heal faster.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Defect closure : The incomplete closure of the two sides of the palate or the lip that should occure during pregnancy results in a clift palate or lip. The surgery th... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No relation: There is no relation, it's actually recommended that you get the whitening after cleaning . Whether this teeth had a cavity (decayed) or had a poor ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes: If the cavity is in a back molar or a wisdom tooth that is so deep and got to the nerve that gets inflamed in turn sending those pulsating surges into... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
All foods: Just remember what breaks you own tooth ,well break your filling, So avoid all hard candy and such .
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: Sometimes teething associated with a low grad fever, excessive salivation (drueling) but coughing ang congestion are not from teething.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
2 weeks to a month: Normally after the upper part of the nerve gets cut , and properly medicated , it well be ok for 3/4 weeks tel complete root canal treatment is done o... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
They don't : Clift palat or lip is treatable surgically , and it is minimally invasive most of the times. There is a clift palat/ lip team in almost all the majo... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Very easy: Wait at least an hour, tell bleeding stops, you tell from the dry gauze you can not have anything hot or spicy in nature, soft diet like puddings a... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Normal doctors visit: He or she normally take a complete medical and dental history , take a full series of x rays and perform an oral examination on you then he or she we... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Mobility: If there is any mobility of the implant, that is usually is accompanied with inflammation , infection and or swelling.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not always: Antibiotics are recommended durinr root canal treatment only if it is infected or got inflamed after should the doctor decide to put you under anti... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Varies : In some cases wisdom teeth are either partially impacted that can cause food intrabment and infection, or hard to reach and keep clean( brush, floss) ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes: That is a common side effect. You can adjust that by using various products in the market for dry mouth like oases or biotene mouth rinses dry mout... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes: If the extracted tooth in the back bottom , the area around the tooth socket gets a little sore, and with the contractions of your throat during swall... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
See dentist: Inflammation of the gums ( gingivitis) usually develop from poor oral hygiene , and if left untreated , it turns into periodontitis which is inflammat... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Clean working field: Dental dams are rubber dams used to isolate the tooth or teeth the dentist the dentist is working on for the purpose of infection control and better v... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: Vicodine expires in one year , so a few years old defiantly not good, over the counter is the next best thing if you don't have a prescription meds.... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Varies: It varies depending on the ethnicity of the user, length of time using chewing tobacco , it starts as white patches in the inside of check or under ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
There is: Normally clyndamycine is the drug of choice in this case where anaerobic bacteria is the cause of the abscess , but there are alternatives in broad ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Sugar free: The answer might be in sugar free sweets with keeping in mind that not all the sugar free foods are good for you , make sure to check the label , in ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: Saliva is definitely needed for the general health of teeth , gums , tongue and oral tissues in general. If you have a dry mouth there are several pr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: One of the causes of a sensitive teeth is exposed roots, other causes of teeth sensitivity are decay, inflamed gums, trauma to the tooth or teeth just... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Heat treatment : Hot bad from out side and warm of hot rinse from inside of lip bring more blood to area and accelerate healing.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No waiting: You should go to the dr. Asap if you have all these symptoms for diagnosis and medications.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Depends : Wether it's hypersensitive from abrasion or root exposure, from a cavity , or from trauma..The treatment or the relieve is different..
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Many options: When it comes to TMJ problems, according to the severity of the case, treatment can vary from..Night guards, splints, heat and or steroids therapy..
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Normal ,but: its normal to have teeth ache during braces treatment ,as they move from pressure by the braces , but if you think you cracked a tooth ,you need to se... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Many factors: can affect the regularity of your minestrural cycle,like stress and anexiety may be from that tooth pain or infection , but the antibiotics shouldn't ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Tongue thrust: high vaulted palates could be one of the signs of tongue thrust weather it's during sleep or during normal daily activities,consult your dentist for t... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Possible: proper oral examination and a biopsy is needed for culture to prescribe the proper Ned's if it's an infection and also for tissue analysis to look foe... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: You need to see a dentist or an oral surgeon right away to take out the rest of the wisdom tooth out before it gets infected and cause more problems.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No it's not: You probably having or developing an infection,are you on antibiotics? You should see your dentist ASAP for cleaning and depridment of extraction sit... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not really: just was eye thoroughly with warm water ,and all would be fine.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Yes you do: the pain from the ear infection could be partially from the infected wisdom tooth. See a dentist to take care of that wisdom tooth and rule out the pa... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Normal: having these lines from the pressure of the tongue against the teeth while they are in occlusion,tongue thrusting sometimes is associated with stress ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
RCT failure: Can happen due to infection ,or microscopic fracture both not visible in X-ray . Have a consultation with an endodontist to see if re treatment is eve... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Allergy ?: these could be signs of allergic reaction to either meds your taking or flue or flue like symptoms .
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No: oral hairy leukoplakia is just a hyper keratitis disorder ,not contagious .
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Allergy symptoms: This sounds like allergy, weather it's seasonal or allergic reaction to certain meds or foods. See a doctor if condition persists.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Not a chance: Stomach acids are strong enough, and three hours apart, placebo week , all that not a chance of what you think.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Side effect !: Could be side effect after the use of contrast for the ct procedure. If it persists , see a physician for a consultation ..
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Infection/congestion: That might be infection,or congestion from obstruction of mammary glands for example. See a doctor ,you need meds. And if abscessed it might need an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
No relations: There are absolutely no relations between the symptoms you are experiencing and the root canal three your ago.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Post extraction: Healing , specially multiple teeth creat a boney crater with raised edges, a month is not enough for complete healing and tissues might fill in and tu... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry 11 years experience
Crowding/infections: wisdom teeth are to be removed only if they are causing crowding and there is need for braces and alignment, or they are impacted , causing infections... Read More
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Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

4
Recommendations
440
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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