Doctor Q&A for Dr. Gary Klugman

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Possibilities: It could make you more susceptible to gums disease. It shouldn't affect your teeth unless something you are taking is causing dry mouth. Things that c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
You are good: There were allergies to Novacaine, but that drug is probably not available anymore. Allergies to local anesthetics that dentist use are almost unknown ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Lymph nodes: When they a swollen, lymph nodes feel like small hard boiled eggs. They can roll around. The submandibular salivary gland covers most of the floor of ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Gum infection: Sounds like a gum problem. Pay particular attention to your home care, use salt water rinses, and get yourself to the dentist.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Infection or allergy: That is an unusual problem. I can think of a few possibilities. You have an infection in your gums. A dental hygiene visit would help you there. You h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Stop taking the penicillin and call your doctor. You may have an allergy to penicillin. The allergic reaction could get worse, even serious.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
QID: The dentist probably wrote qid on your prescription for how you are to take the capsules. The is latin shorthand for 4 times a day. Usually people wil ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Lot of possibilities: Lot's of possibilities. Decay, gum disease, tonsils, sinus infection, lung problems, stomach problems are the first thing that come to mind. Start wit ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Crack will get worse: No, your cracked tooth can only get worse not better. If you have symptoms your choices are a crown, crown/root canal, or removal. The recommended tre ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Sorbitol is sweet: I am not sure what the question is but sorbitol is an artifical sweetener. It would not be helpful in whitening your teeth, just making the toothpaste ... Read More
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