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Dr. Navdeep Virk

Cosmetic Dentistry
Spokane , WA
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Spokane valley, WA

Address

20 N Evergreen ave, Spokane valley, WA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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About

Bio

Graduated from Uof M in 2001 have run 10 succesful practice fellow of LVI Practice expanded to TMJ/TMD affiliated with IACA ( international academy of comprehensive Aesthetic) Member of ADA,WSDA,SDDS,IACA

Specialties
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Dentistry: Please look into what is causing these migraines it could be ur bite do you have other symptoms neck or lower back issues with it a neuromuscular dent... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Kids be kids: Don't shove fingers down throat buy kids friendly toothpaste he will grow out it and you should put it for him just a small bead size and show him how... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
The best idea for yo: Big question to consider would be why did it break? But hands down implant is the best choice bridge 11-14 was a long span bridge anyways hope this he... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Pictures: Try to take a close up picture that can help also veneers or cosmetic bonding can be done depends entirely how big the gap is i would recommend get ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: There are a lot of factors involving sleep apnea weight, neck circumference, tonsils, airway, malocclusion of teeth but it can be a very high number... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Shouldn't: The test are very non invasive and psg are done with someone actually monitoring the pt.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek medical help: Have a neurologist get a better diagnosis, sometimes muscle contraction can impinge on the nerve and lead to similar sensation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Severity: Depends on whether central or obstructive how severe it is CPAP machine or oral appliance or combination, surgery there are a lot of options.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: Do you have any symptoms? Copd, chronic fatigue, uars a lot of them could mimic like apnea.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
TMJ/TMD: Everybody has TMJ the problem is called tmd and a lot of pt have it some of the common symptoms headache pain in front of the ear ringing in the e... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek ENT: Get those tonsils removed they will do you a world of good.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Not the best: Way to diagnose but you can definately screen your resting spo2 should be between 96-99% but a psg is way more diagnostic.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: There are a lot of reasons for sleep apnea starting from birth allergies, to ill formed nasal passages, high vaulted palates, ill formed dental arches... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Warm wraps: Depending who you seek if you go to a neuromuscular dentist they will tens you at a low frequency and will be able help you tremendously.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Layman terms: Central is controlled by the brain when blood carbon dioxide level gets high brain gets a signal and you breathe in oxygen obstructive apnea happens ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Neuromusculardentist: There definately seems to be a connection seek a neuromuscular dentist where he may be able to eliviate your symptoms.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: What kind of machine do you have these days most of the machines comes with auto check which adjust the pressure automatically, however you can get an... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
It could be ur bite: A lot of times migraine is given a broad term what caused it many a times it is pain caused by ur muscles which help in closing ur mouth and could be ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
ENT: Get a good ENT to look at it tonsils and adenoids removal might be an option and controlled diet what you are describing is central sleep apnea they w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Contributing factor: Heredity can contribute to it but mainly it is developmental if obstructive ' like allergies jaw formations tomgue size etc so there is a little overl... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: What other comorbidity factors are invoved , obesity, bmi, heart issues etc but depending on severty yes there life expectancy is reduced.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Yes: There are a few procedures out there seek a periodontist.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Yes: Yes it can but a lot of migraine is misdiagnosed as it could be your teeth causing it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Dentist: Tmj is right in front of the ear and sometimes can refer pain like coming from the ear seek a neuromuscular dentist.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Dentist: It might be that your muscles are fatigued because of a bad bite you should seek a neuromuscular dentist and see if they can help.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: It should help did the ENT say that was the cause of your apnea what grade are they lot of unanswered questions.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek help: Make sure see an ENT and rule out other issues but then seek a neuromuscular dentist they specialize in tmd/tmj problems.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek ENT: Have them evaluate you for nasal patency, septum, polyps a lot could be the reason of not being able to breathe through nose also get evaluated for s... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Get checked: It is very easy to establish , sleep study will tell you whether you have central or obstructive sleep apnea or even uars.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Options: There are variety of ways you can be helped physical therapy , chiro, what kind of splint? You should seek a neuromuscular dentist who deals specifica... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
None: You should present with your sign and symptoms as natural as possible.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Not that : I am aware of, but then i don't practice homeopathy find out what is the cause of your apnea and seek appropriate help.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Bite could be the pm: If your lower jaw is retruded or jammed in your joint it can possibly push into the middle ear causing imbalance issues try to look up neuromuscular d... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Nope: Any competitive dentist should be able to take care of that.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Yes: Tonsils should atropy by age 7-8 if depending on size could be a cause for obstructive apnea.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek help: Are there any other symptoms . Migraines, tinnitus, why did you seek TMJ specialist when your jaw doesn't move to left usually means there is some ki... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Big Question: Do you get migraines often or are they related to your cycle, without all this hard to say if associated with harmonal changes seek ur ob/gyn, if inde... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Cause: I would get to the bottom of it consult a neurologist make sure it isn't something serious and also seek a neuromuscular dentist in your area who spec... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek an ENT: Your apnea could be directly a result of your tonsil assuming rest everything( bmi etc) is within normal limits, get help it will also help withyour a... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Depends: Lot of different options what is the cause of it cpap, oral appliance, surgery etc.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Seek a MD: Get a confirmed diagnosis of it, if in doubt also rule out if it isn't tmd.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
Take home test: A lot of dentist and sleep labs do a level 3 testing which you take home.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Navdeep Virk
21 years experience
WHY: Why did they go in spasm ?Without knowing more difficult to answer but in general it is absolutely reversible just like any other muscle group, it may... Read More

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Apr 5, 2013
Impressive
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Virk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Virk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I cant make an appt bcoz im from malaysia & it difficult to get medical opinion espeacially no money like me. Anyhow, thanks.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! It is one of the best and appropriate answers I have read.
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Thank you something much! I'll go research TMD

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of michigan Dental school
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Spokane, WA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Spokane, WA - Winter
2013
Top Cosmetic Dentist, Third Place, Washington - Winter
2013
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