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Dr. Dinh Bui

Dentistry
Houston, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Nhan Hien Dentistry/ Cosmetic Dentist of Katy

Houston, TX

Address

12148 Bellaire Blvd., Ste 105, Houston, TX
Directions

Practice website

Fax

2815615097

Cosmetic Dentist of Katy

Katy, TX

Office

Houston, TX

About

Bio

Graduated from University of Texas in 1998 with Certificate in Periodontics and a Master Thesis in Bone Grafting, I have dedicated to practice full mouth reconstruction using the principles of Periodontics/Implants, Prosthodontics, and Orthodontics to treat malocclusion.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

704 Answers
101 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Allergic reaction is a type of immunity that can be acquired over time or you can be born with it. Allergic reaction may come and go at different sta... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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NO: The amount of Fluoride in toothpaste and in mouthwash is very small and therefore it would not have any adverse effect with daily use. Fluoride works... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Most likely yes: Fluoride in the toothpast is in low concentration, and does not retain on the surface long enough much anticariogenic activity. It is the mechanical ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Clean, occlusion: Cleaning your teeth, brush hard with soft toothbrush at the gum, and go to the dentist to check the occlusion. Was it hitting in the back every time ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Cheek biting?: Oral mucosa are highly vascularized and usually heal wonderfully without any problem. Make sure keep the mouth clean with good oral hygiene. Chloras... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Local injection: Local injection is the best. Local interligamentary injection can be used to isolately numbing a single tooth. Infiltration of the upper arch is ea... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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No: A good bridge can be fabricated such that esthetic concern can be assured. In fact, it is much easier to make the bridge look good than to make an im... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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No pain: Root canal takes away the nerve sensation toward a tooth. Once the nerve die, it will never come back. However, if the tooth is not treated to remo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Almost never: Root canal/cavity is not complicated enough that conscious sedation and/ or sedation is required. Local anesthesia is preferred and a logical choice ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Location?: If the tooth involved and the infection occurs near the apex where the sinus is the proximity, the sinus infection may occurs. The wisdom tooth usual... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Extract wisdom teeth: Extraction of wisdom tooth involved will solve the problem. Pericoronitis, a chronic condition of the swollen gum surrounding the erupting wisdom too... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Extraction: When the wisdom teeth are infected, the best treatment is wisdom teeth extraction. Chlorhexidine rinse only help with the gum inflammation due to the... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Redo it!: If you can get a finger under the tooth filling, you either have a 1)an overhang at the margin, of which you must trim back to establish good gingival... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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No such thing: Stay away from product with the solicited name such as "magic" or "miracle" mouthwash. Brush and floss, is the best home regimen. Good periodic clea... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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May be ok: Occasionally, floss may cut into your gum and cause sensitive or pain. However, if occur to the same area or the same tooth, it may indicate a chroni... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Stop the progression: The progression of bone loss is what you need to control, not the bone level in your jaw. Sometimes, you may have bone loss, but the bone level is n... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Both: Tongue should be scraped daily to avoid bacterial colonization of your tongue surface. Teeth should be clean to prevent bacterial invasion of your gu... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Regenerate/repair: Scaling and root planning (scrp) entailed scale all the deposits on the surfaces of the tooth structure above and below gum, then planning the surface... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Electric tooth brush, or any kind of tooth brush as long as it has soft bristle, will not traumatize your gum nor your tooth/teeth. In fact, when gum... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Change bleaching gel: Your bleaching gel concentration of carbamyl or hydrogen peroxide may be too strong. Bleaching gel came in several concentration. Step down or adjust... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Follow up: Follow up is very important in any kind of health procedure. Check with your dentist for a follow up appointment. It is the appointment where the de... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Change toothpaste: You may have some adverse reaction to certain ingredient in that whitening tooth paste. Just use the regular toothpaste since they are better and che... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Great specialty: Omfs treats patients with problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering facial injuries, place dental ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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ANUG: You may suffer a condition call anug (acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis) or anup (acute necrotizing ulcerative periodontitis), a condition where... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Progression of bone loss: Progression of bone loss, failing to osseointegrated as reflected in mobility, persistent gingival swelling, infection, and drainage, and finally, los... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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It varies: Dental decay is a demineralization of enamel, following by the advancing of the lesion into dentin and ultimately the nerve. The rate of the decay de... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Mucocele: You may have ruptured a minor salivary gland or duct that cause salivary deposit into your lip soft tissue called mucocele. Consult with your dentist... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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TMJ: Many times, TMJ symptom begins with malocclusion in the teeth causing compromised muscular adaptation of jaw muscle for function. If untreat, the mus... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Will grow back if...: If the bone is not removed too much, the gum will probably grow back in time. According to research, the interdental gingiva will be present if the d... Read More
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A female asked:
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Gum dz doesn't hurt: Gum disease at early and even moderate stages almost never hurts. Patient starts to have pain only periodontal abscess occurs and/or the perio lesion... Read More
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Multiple signs: Burning mouth syndrome (bms) is a disease of which your mouth may feel dry, burning, with altered sensation and/or taste and/or smell. It is very dif... Read More
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A member asked:
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Depend on the age: Extraction orthodontics should be done at the early age (11-13) if it was chosen as the mode of treatment. However, in the adult, extraction of premo... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Where is the contact: If the distance from the interproximal contact to the bone crest is less than 6mm, tissue will fill in. Otherwise, it will not.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Surgery: Removal of exostosis usually done as a preprosthetic surgery to prepare the mouth for better functional partial denture or complete denture. It is a ... Read More
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A female asked:
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Yes, it may: Bleeding gum is a sign of pregnancy gingivitis, occurinng during pregnancy due to the rise in estrogen and ultimately break down into estradiol, a pot... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Food impaction: Open contact interproximally may cause food impaction and developed localized gum pain. If tooth is painful, nerve may be affected. Open margin on t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Losing a clot: After the extraction, the clot must be established in the extraction socket to cover the bone in order for the granulation tissue to fill in. However... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Depend on the cause: Amoxicillin only provides temporary relief. You need to schedule an appointment with your dentist to address the cause of the abscessed tooth. If it... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Oral herpes: Herpes virus will cause herpes infection with small blister and spreads. These small bumps hurts. Keep them clean. Antiviral medication such as Acy... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 24 years experience
No relation: Being a vegan should not cause you to have swollen gum. Food impaction due to high carb diet may leads to gingival inflammation and thus having swoll... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Abscess: Gum disease at early and even moderate stage usually is not painful. If you can feel it, it is probably is an abscess or a severe case. Proper diagn... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
So many reason: First of all, how old is your child? For someone less than 21 years old, having dental bone loss is very serious and must be treated immediately. He... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Rare but could occur: You may feel sore due to the needle injected on the palatal side of the extraction site to get the tooth numb. If the extraction is a surgical extrac... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Horizontal bone loss: You probably have horizontal bone loss, of which the bone is level out and it is very hard, or even almost impossible, to augment bone height in this ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Yes but why?: Dental implant only replaced the loss root. A good dentist will be able to implement the wider smile with proper angulation and placement of implant ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 24 years experience
Good oral hygiene: Eating healthy with balance diet and a good brushing and flossing regimen. That is all you need. All toothpaste with Fluoride is good. Avoid whiten... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Yes if using local: If local anesthesia is used, and very often that is all needed, you should be able to carry out any normal daily activity, even going back to work at ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 24 years experience
Good OH, follow up.: Gum disease causes by bacterial, occlusion, and host reaction. Good oral hygiene, proper occlusion, and healthy body will definitely helps in prevent... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 24 years experience
Yes you can...: If you understand what is an abscess and the cause of it, you definitely can drain them. Look up on the internet for these information. However, dra... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Dentistry 24 years experience
Palliative: Keep the graft area clean to prevent any kind of infection. Immobilization to avoid any micromovement. Vitamine c and balance meal to help in healin... Read More
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Testimonials
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Apr 1, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Aug 16, 2013
Great doctor to follow. Extremely accurate answers. Very knowledgable.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Mar 15, 2013
Very detail oriented. Excellent and thoughtful answers.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have done same way waiting to bone to grow naturally. Wanted to confirm. I had removed 1.5 cm length n hight cyst removed above front tee
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thats something that hasn't come to my attention I will look into it!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Health Science Center, Dental Branch
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Houston, TX - Winter
2013
Top Periodontist, First Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Periodontist, Second Place, National - Summer
2013
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