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Dr. Thomas Marxen

Periodontics
Woodinville, WA
37 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Care Dentistry

Woodinville, WA

Address

13515 NE 175th Suite B, Woodinville, WA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

4254850764

Insurances accepted

Regence Blue Shield of Washington

Aetna

Premera Blue Cross

Office

Woodinville, WA

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Periodontics

Cosmetic Dentistry

Prosthodontics

Languages spoken

Korean, Russian

Doctor Q&A

93 Answers
96 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Vaseline: Keep them moist! chapstick or vaseline.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Some people have stippled gums that appear rough and this can be completely normal. Is there any pain on palpation?
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Yes: There are always toxins in the environment that can cause cells dna to become corrupted. The key is to maintain a strong immune system so that it can... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Below: Burning sensation most commonly affects tongue, dry mouth, taste changes or loss of taste.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Maybe: A dry tongue can be white in appearance.
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Varies: Some do some do not.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
You are correct: They can be very painful. See your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Did you bite it?: Maybe you bit your tongue when you were not aware of the incident. If the symptoms do not improve in a few days see a doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Not a lymph node: Lymph nodes swell when there is infection present somewhere in the vicinity. After the infection is cleared they will return to their normal size.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Virus: You may be getting a virus; take lots of vitamin c, drink lots of fluids, and get adequate sleep.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Keep it moist: Put some skin cream on it! and keep it moist!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Many things possible: There are many things that could produce your problem. Infected tooth, infected salivary gland, or some other cause. Please see your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Signs and syptoms: Type 1: weight loss, blurred vision, loss of appetite, frequency of urination, sweaty.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Possibly Diet: Many diseases and cancer can cause these types of symptoms. I would first try to see if the cause of your symptoms could be related to your diet. Ha... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Not likely: I do not believe there is anything in the literature connecting the two. A canker sore can be caused by trauma but I do not believe it would be from... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Cream or lotion: Use lotion under the nail! or vaseline.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Maybe ketosis: If your body happened to be in a ketosis you could have fruity taste.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Go see a dentist: See a dentist, find out what treatment needs to be completed. Ask for family help if you can't afford the treatment. They dentist you see may have... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Antibiotic: An antibiotic will help the discomfort in the short term. Remove the tooth after the infection is gone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Yes, a crown can be seated without dental anesthetic. It may be more uncomfortable, however, it depends on if the margins of the crown are under th... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Many: Many diseases and health conditions are influenced by genes. We have the technology today to do genetic testing from the blood which will provide gen... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Not long!: Fortunately, the HIV virus can not live outside of the body on any surface. It does not necessarily have to be a dry surface. This is unfortunately ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Virus: Your body is probably being attacked by a virus. Drink lots of fluids, take vit. C (lots), airborne, get lots of rest. All this is to help boost you... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
No: If you stop a sneeze you will not blow up. You may save someone from getting your cold or virus!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
No Connection: I am not aware of anything in the research literature that addresses this topic.
A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Probably two issues: The nervous system of the tongue and gums is separate. I do not think the tongue pain is related to the cut on your gums. You should go in to see a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Ear infection: You may have an infection in your ear and could benefit from some anibiotics. See your doctor.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Virus?: Maybe you are being attacked by a virus. If so get lots of rest, drink lots of fluids, vit. C and airborne.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Try oral hygiene 1st: Before any medicine first try and clean the tongue with a brush and floss and brush your teeth. She if the white spots go away. If not see your doct... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
See a doctor: The white spot could be several things: eg white mucous build-up, oral cancer, .....
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Depends on provider: It depends on the dentist providing the treatment and his expertice with different restorativeaterials.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Yes: There can be extra "supernumerary" teeth behind wisdom teeth.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Many sources: There can be many sources for swollen lymph nodes. A dental infection can cause swollen lymph nodes. Any infection in the head can or throat can cau... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Not likely! more than likely something lodged in your gums came out of your mouth.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Slight tenderness: You will feel slight tenderness in a small spot that will feel like a little bump under the skin!
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Wait for healing: Wait for healing. Give it at least a week or two before you see a doctor.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Botox and fillers: I have been using Botox for several years. Both Botox and dermal fillers are completely reversible. Botox has been used for so many years if there w... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Maybe normal: Root canal treatment can produce altered sensations. Go to a dentist and have the tooth x-rayed to make sure there is not infection present. Root ca... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
I do not know any: Sorry, I do not know of any doctors taking medicare that use Botox for piriformis syndrome.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Thanks for asking!: An ear ache can be an early sign of a dry socket. Dry sockets usually happen in the lower jaw which can produce severe throbbing pain. See your surg... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Thanks for asking!: To my knowledge their are no research articles on this subject.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
See below: If you ovoid foods that make your breath bad your breath will be better until you start eating those foods again.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
More info. required: It depends on the cause: if the armpit is swollen because of inflamed lymph nodes, check to make sure there is not an infection or cut on your hand o... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Varies: Healing varies by person and there is no correlation with the difficulty of removal in my experience. Ovoiding disturbing the blood clot will make th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Dependson difficulty: It depends on the age of the patient and the difficulty of the extraction. Surgical time only may be from 5-30 minutes/tooth.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Dairy products: Dairy products can cause bad breath and many other things eg onions or garlic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Upset a woman: Upset your wife and you will get a mad mouth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Good oral hygiene: Brush, a mouth rinse floss, use a tongue brush, and.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
Possible: Usually the neck "cervical" lymph nodes drain the infection from wisdom teeth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
May not be: If there is room for the wisdom teeth it is possible to keep them.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Marxen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marxen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University Of Washington School of Dentistry
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Top Periodontist, Third Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Periodontist, First Place, Washington - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Academy of Prosthodontics
American Dental Association
Washington State Dental Association

Publications

Upgrading Previously Placed Porcelain Veneers!
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