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Dr. Cary Goldstein

Prosthodontics
Atlanta, GA
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

atlanta, GA

Address

4320 roswell rd, atlanta, GA
Directions

Goldstein Dental Center

Atlanta, GA

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.

Prosthodontics

Addiction Medicine

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

58 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Wisdom: Myth: wisdom teeth coming in, do not cause crowding of the rest of the mouth.
A member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
He is correct: You are supposed to thread that under your bridge and gently rub it on the areas near the gums. Pull up a u tube video on it or ask your dentist for a... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: I tero can work as long as the dr. Gets a clear picture of the margin on the crown that is below the tissue.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Comfortably: Sedation is either with i've or oral meds. Either way is more comfortable but more expensive and with possible complications. Be sure to ask what the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
No difference: Removal of mercury fillings is a standard procedure in the dental office. You should have them replaced w a tooth colored resin, and be able to use t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
They are the same: Different schools give different names to their degree. Both are essentially the same.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Slowly: Gum disease is usually a slow steady disease. The sooner you begin treating it the less money and time you will invest. Make sure your dentist teach... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Get it checked out: Go see the best root canal specialist in your town and have it evaluated.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Root canal: Oftentimes this is the result of an infection in the tooth. Sleep on 2-3 pillows to raise your head until you have a chance to visit a root canal doc ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
See a doctor: Go to a local medical clinic and have the doctor evaluate the nodes, better safe than sorry.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Same: You should feel comfortable with the new bridge within a few days. If the teeth are too large the dentist can resphape it and repolish it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
If they are leaking: Many fillings last a long time, it depends on if they were placed well and if they leak. Your dentist can use an intra oral camera to show you why th... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Very normal: Removal of a tooth means that nerves are severed and you should expect some discomfort for about 2-4 days.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
See your dentist: Tooth pain from gum disease can only be treated fully by a dentist. You can floss and brush better but the deeper infection will need professional he... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
1000 to 2500: Veneers cost 1000 to 2500 per tooth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Bone did not grow: A failed implant means that bone did not grow around the implant so it is loose. It could be that skin grew down the sides of the implant as well, or... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Push the gums away: Retraction cords are used to push the gums away from the tooth margin so that the dentist can make a mold of the tooth for a new cap.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
After: After brushing, do not rinse with water. Spit out the excess toothpaste. The Fluoride keeps working.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: When an implant is removed the bone and skin will grow back but usually not to the same level, usually a dip will occur in the outside appearance of ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes they do wear out: Since the teeth are usually made of plastic they do wear down. Usually it takes longer than 4-5 years.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: If you have a removable partial denture made, it can be designed to retain your existing teeth in the place they are now. Remember, the soon you trea... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Incorrect: Implants are the state of the art in dentistry now. If you have gum disease elsewhere in the mouth, you will have a chance to have gum disease on the... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
250-400: Extractions in our office run 250 to 400 and a bridge can run 3600 to 6000 dollars.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Loose your teeth: Too much decay makes it impossible to restore the tooth or teeth. The best alternative is to see a dentist immediately and fix what can be saved, hav... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Reshaping your teeth: Reshaping your teeth is like getting a haircut. We reshape them to give them a better appearance and smooth all the rough edges.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Tmj: The joiint pain may be occuring if the bite after your bondings was not brought back to its original position. You could have also injured your jaw w... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
No: Any tooth that wobbles is not good. It may only mean the crown is loose, or worse, the implant could be failing. Go see your dentist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Bone loss: The more teeth that are extracted the less bone remains unless a bone graft is placed at extraction. The less bone you have, the more sunken the face... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Dark teeth: Veneers can cover dark teeth, broken down teeth, unattractive teeth, or simply to give you a hollywood smile.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Sometimes: To get really white teeth it may take 3 to 7 treatemtns in the office.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Too tight: A new bridge may feel that way for a day or so, but prolonged tightness may indicate the bridge does not fit well enough. Have your dentist eval it a... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Partial denture: A removable partial denture is usually the most economical interim replacement. The all resin partial is less expensive than one with metal reinforc... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes it could: Certainly a lumpy could be nothing, but is your dentist sure? Don"t you want to know for sure? When our doctors cannot identiify the exact cause of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes they can: Not always, but usually when the wires are changed or tightened you may have pain for a day or so.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Cerec crowns can be used anywhere that a conventional crown can be used.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Superglue for dentur: I have seen many people try it, but it usually does not last for maore than a few days. It is usually soluable in water or saliva.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Not really: I am not a fan of mouth washes. Yes, they help rinse away food particles, make your mouth feel better, but that is the alcohol in them. Listerine o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
2-3 days: It is always best to avoid biting on a new cavity for a few days to allow the tooth to heal from the "surgery" it just had. A tooth is like a bone, a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
For isolation : The mouth prop is used to keep your jaw in a steady position while we do our work. I use them every day on every patient that will allow me to. It e... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Go see oral surg: Get to an oral surgeon right away and have it removed. You do not want it to get lodged and have an infection develope.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Pretty teeth: Veneers improve the look of teeth. A veneer can cover an unattractive tooth or teeth, or sometimes people cover alot of their teeth to simply have a ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
No: Proper brushing and flossing take care of bad breath, so mouthwash is only an extra expense.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
No: Cementing a bridge is not usually a difficult procedure.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: It all depends what it is that needs fixing. Slight decay can be repaired, but a break between the teeth cannot.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Loose partials: The metal hooks on the partial may need to be tightened, or the gum tissue has receeded and you may need the partial re-lined with a new thin layer o... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes, it is normal: Yes, it is not always needed to take antibiotics after an implant is placed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Stains: Stains are dark similar to decay.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: An implant is placed into an area where a tooth was extracted.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Possibly: If you have been missing teeth for a very long time, you have probably lost a lot of bone and your face is 'sunken'. If this is the case any denture ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Removal of. Bridge: It is easy to remove an old bridge or fixed denture. They usually only last for 7-15 years due to decay or cement leakage, or not looking good any lo... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Monday: To set consult with oral/max. DDS. Hope I'm a candidate. Bye.
HealthTap member
Sorry for delay. Yours is best practical answer, to me. Bye!
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I'll be checking this out with a trusted prosthodontist.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

U. of Southern California

Awards

Top Prosthodontist, First Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
Top Prosthodontist, Second Place, Georgia - Summer
2013
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