Doctor Q&A for Dr. Stephen Gordon

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
No: Try a moist tea bag - dip in cool water. (Must use Black or Orange pekoe tea like Lipton or English Breakfast) NOT herbal or green tea. Put it DIRECT ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Not a problem: You are concerned so use a Neti pot and "flush" your nose and sinus with saline (salt) rinse or get Ocean saline spray to use in your nostrils.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Root canal ok: Only necessary treatment such as root canal if you are in pain. If not in pain, then wait until the meds have treated the thrush (about 14 days).
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Depending on the severity of your infection, it could take several months. See your dentist to make certain your healing is going well, that you do n ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Since it's a lower tooth-- Only the 1/2 of your lower jaw and tongue (on the side with the tooth to be worked on) will be numb. You will have numb t ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Possible crack: If you do not have a deep wear area (where the outer surface enamel is worn off down to the inner layer of dentin) then you could have a hairline crac ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
See dentist but...: If you have a lot of bleeding that won't easily stop, then moisten (NOT hot water) and place a tea bag (black or orange pekoe tea NOT herbal or ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but....: At age 49 this will not be the last partial you have & it may be likely that over several years you may lose one or all of your remaining upper te ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Try this: I have had some patient success with this technique. Suck on the most SOUR sour lemon drop you can find. If the stone is small enough, the build u ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Healing takes long: Healing can take a long time & depends on various factors including: your age, your overall physical health, size of the lesion, area of the lesio ... Read More
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