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Dr. Ronald Koslowski

Prosthodontics
Encino, CA
31 years experience male

Locations

Ronald Koslowski, DDS, FACP

Encino, CA

Address

16311 Ventura Blvd., Suite 985, Encino, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8189869450

About

Bio

As a specialist in Prosthodontics, I offer restorative dentistry for quality-minded people who wish to improve their oral health, function, and appearance. My years of post-doctoral university and hospital training allow me to provide exceptional restorative care.

Specialties
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Prosthodontics

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
See a dentist ASAP!: What you are describing could be anything from gingivitis to oral cancer. Any bleeding in the mouth that lasts longer than a few days is not normal. P... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Not like teeth.: Wearing a removable prosthesis requires an adaptation period for function, comfort and speech that varies from person to person. Some people adapt wel... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
I would wait: It might be safer to have a provisional (temporary) bridge put in place until implants are ready to restore. This will allow your bite to remain stabl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Depends on your goal: Well made conventional dentures can provide nice esthetics, but very limited function. Even excellent dentures (i.e.: made by a prosthodontist) will h... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Certainly: A coordinated effort between a restorative dentist or prosthodontist to make the dentures and an oral surgeon to remove the roots. Considering your y... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Xylitol is better: Research has shown that only xylitol has a protcetive effect and actually helps prevent tooth decay. To get a real benefit though, several pieces of x... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Be vigilant: Hpv infection is quickly outpacing alcohol and tobacco as a major risk factor for developing oral cancer, especially in the base of tongue and orophar... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
See an ENT: It could be anything ranging from trauma or an infection to cancer. You should see a physician, preferably an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat) spe... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Better impression!: Retraction cord is a string (often medicated with an astringent) temporarily placed below the gumline to allow the dentist to make a cleaner, more acc... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
A white or red patch: Or any other sore or swelling in your mouth that doesn't go away after a week should be evaluated by a dentist. Oral cancer is very treatable in its e... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Could take years: It also depends on if you smoke, drink alcohol, or engage in other high risk behaviors. Don't wait for symptoms to appear, though. Your dentist should... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
See your dentist: Extreme sensitivity, especially to hot, is a sign that the tooth's nerve may be compromised. See your dentist to adjust or remake the temporary crown ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
No lemon.: Warm Salt water rinse is ok anytime for comfort, but it will only relieve symptoms temporarily. Don't rinse with or suck on lemon, as this can damage ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Either, but...: Preferably, the restorative dentist or prosthodontist will select and place the abutment (or make a custom abutment) for the best esthetic and restora... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Not uncommon: Learning to live with a denture can be a real challenge. It is a prosthesis, and requires an adaptation period for comfort, function and speech. A den... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
You NEED a dentist: Contact your nearest dental school. They may offer free treatment through community free clinics, or very low cost treatment at the school clinic. The... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
You are at high risk: The combination of smoking and alcohol use over time put you at risk for developing oral cancer ( not to mention many other health problems). See your... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Could be a factor.: Especially if you are a mouth breather. If you have nasal congestion or obstruction of the nasal passages, you are more likely to breathe through your... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Rinse w/ warm water: Then gently work the dentures loose. Also, clean off any adhesive still on your gums with a moistened washcloth. It sounds like you may be using too m... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
High impact resin: Resins such as lucitone 199 have a cross- linked polymer that make them more resistant to fracture. Because of the increased cost, they are not routin... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Very likely: Dry mouth, or xerostomia, can have many different causes. Many medications and cancer treatments have dry mouth as a side effect, as do certain medica... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Not likely: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease is caused by a prion (similar to a virus). Current evidence shows that it may be transmitted in a manner similar to "mad cow... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Get treatment ASAP: Prognosis is difficult to determine without complete details, but it is worse with spread to lymph nodes than if it were localized. Your dad shoud be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Very different!: Veneers are thin shells of ceramic bonded to relatively healthy (usually front) teeth in order to change shape and color. Implants are basically artif... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Koslowski
Prosthodontics 31 years experience
Sinus rinse: Niel med makes a sinus rinse kit available at pharmacies and costco. It can really help with sinus congestion and improve nasal breathing. A neti pot ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Dr. Dave Burns
Apr 14, 2014
Dr. Ron has enjoyed helping his clients for years and answering any questions that come up on HealthTap.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koslowski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koslowski is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! So, I will have to ask these 2 people what is up. This is Florida. Was never given a post-op care instruction page last week when I left the perio dds office. I was numb...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Implants take too long. 4 months for bone to heal, in my situation, 4 more for implant to osseointegrate then 1 month for implant sizing waiting. Forget it. Hopeful a ro...Read More
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! He said either way is agreeable to him. No pros or cons are talked about. "Just pay the added screw cost". My note: to go with screw just in case of an implant failure. ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Dentistry
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

UCLA School of Dentistry

Awards

Top Prosthodontist, Third Place, California - Winter
2013
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