Doctor Q&A for Dr. Louis Sterling

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
No: By this time, the surgical site should be pink or reddish/ pink with no drainage coming from the site. Return to the surgeon for a check up.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
See a dentist: Sinusitis pain usually can't be pinpointed to a specific tooth, but is "somewhere" related to a back upper tooth. The pain also changes with changing ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Maybe: Since the seal on the crown has been disturbed, you may benefit by having a new crown made on this tooth.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Maybe: See a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. You may have an infection.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
See a dentist: See a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Get a recommendation from someone you respect. Whether or not you have insurance doesn't determine ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: This treatment is safe to undergo during your pregnancy.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: May be a toothache, treatable with a dental filling or an infection that requires an extraction or root canal treatment. See a dentist for proper dia ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: There is normal anatomical architecture that you feel as "bumps". Is this a new finding? Is this painful? Is it a soft, depressible lump? If the a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Find a dentist: A toothache means you have a problem requiring professional dental care. Until you get to a dentist, you can try an otc analgesic like advil, tylenol ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Sterling
37 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: Depends on how important the tooth is to your function and to the stability of the removable denture. Also depends on the health of the tooth.
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