Doctor Q&A for Dr. Nilesh Dalal

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Extraction of wisdom teeth and depression are unrelated. There seems to be no known connection between the two. You may have relived some dental traum... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Excessive brushing may cause tooth abrasion and resulting sensitivity. But usually this takes months and years a month can either precipitate symptoms... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Spots?: Are these spots or patches, the white color could be due to hypocalcification or low mineral content of the tooth and the causes vary from genetics to... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Yes: Dental implants can also get gum disease known as Peri -implantitis which also affects the very bone which is supporting the dental implant and one ne... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Pinhole technique: This technique is new and old. The principles are from an older technique but with variation. the jury is still out on it.
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A female asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Dry socket: Not necessarily that you will have a dry socket as if there was an excess of the clot which came off then you shall be fine. But disturbance of the cl... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: Biotene is not ideal but the cause of the abscess has to be determined before you do any self help remedies. It could be a gum abscess or from a rotte... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
The swelling associated with an impacted wisdom tooth could be due to infection. It is possibly due to food impaction and this swelling could recur un... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Yes and no: Nothing replaces flossing. The go-betweens which we call the proxabrush helps clean large spaces between teeth easily but not meant for normal or tigh... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nilesh Dalal
Periodontics 20 years experience
Numb gums: Please have your complete health history as it could be serious. Go see your physician first and then a periodontist.
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