Doctor Q&A for Dr. Howard Schneider

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
TMJ Disfunction : TMJ Disfunction can arise from several causes. These include: gum chewing, eating hard or very sticky foods, yawning too wide, trauma, and stress. Fir ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Temporary solution: Keflex is an antibiotic, not a pain killer. It can temporarily shrink down an infection, and therefore may reduce your pain for a short time. Unless y ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
TMJ dysfunction: The muscles and ligaments that cause your jaw to move are not working smoothly. If you chew gum stop. Eat softer foods next 2-3 weeks. Apply moist he ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
TMJ dysfunction: The muscles and ligaments that cause your jaw to move are not working smoothly. A physical therapist may be able to help. If you chew gum stop. Eat s ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Possible abscess: Most painful bumps in the mouth are an indication of an abscess or infection. The only way to be sure is to have a dental exam. Please see a dentist A ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Mucocele possibly: The bump on your lip is probably a mucocele. It is caused when the duct to a minor salivary gland gets clogged or traumatized and the saliva backs up ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Possibly : The slight swelling my be due to the dentist manipulating your tissue during treatment. See how behaves over the next 24 hours. If it resolves, then d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
General dentist : First see a general dentist. They are like a primary care physician for teeth and can treat most dental conditions. They can determine if you need to ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Go back to dentist: It has been almost a week since you had your wisdom teeth removed. Typically I would have expected the extraction sites to be mostly healed by now. Y ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Not really : Anytime you have bleeding you have direct access to the blood stream. This includes biting your cheeks or tongue, periodontal disease, and cuts on you ... Read More
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