Doctor Q&A for Dr. Edmund Lipskis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Removal by dentist: A spacer below the gumline may work its way out, but that usually doesn't happen. There will be an inflammatory response which will initially cause th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
No you don't: Crowns should completely seal any areas of the tooth have been removed prior to crown placement. The edges of the crown should be smooth and flush wit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Talk to the dentist: Dentists are receptive to patient wishes. He/she will discuss their recommendations about the need for numbness in your case. With modern techniques, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
At times need 2 appt: When a root canal isn't completed in 1 appointment, it is usually due to the infection in the bone at the root tip(s). The cleaned out canal needs to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
It may be the same: Obturation is the general term for filling a root canal. Gutta Percha plus a sealer cement is the most common root canal filling material. Gutta Perch ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Every dentist is set up to treat patients that could potentially have infectious states. Sterilization and disposable items, among other methods, prot ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Many possibilities: Usually this type of problem has several influencing factors. Allergies play a part, diet and inflammatory responses contribute. A reason found commo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
If you want change: If the two teeth make you not want to smile, you probably should do something. If the teeth are positioned poorly, but are ok otherwise, orthodontics ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Size, color, shape: Baby teeth are whiter than perm teeth. There are 20 baby teeth, the 8 front ones (top and bottom) are lost usually between ages 6-8. Perm front teeth ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edmund Lipskis
40 years experience Dentistry
Any age can be OK : Some problems are easier to address at younger ages. Certainly some skeletal discrepancies can be much more complicated to treat in adults, but with n ... Read More
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