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Dr. Joseph Wineman

Dentistry
Henderson, NV
41 years experience male

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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.

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

186 Answers
15 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
"burning tongue": Your symptoms may indicate burning mouth syndrome. Do you wear dentures that fit poorly, do you have a vit b deficiency? Check out this mayo clinic li... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Bruxism: Night time grinding or clenching can damage your teeth. Find a dentist within your insurance network and inquire about a night guard or orthotic devic... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Depends: 30-90 minutes may be the expected range for sedation, the actual surgery, and recovery time of the patient. Understand that even if you are "knocked o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Migratory glossitis: It appears you are describing migratory glossitis (geographic tongue). While it is may be uncomfortable, it is not an infection and rarely necessitate... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Whitening: Try the whitening mouth rinse and toothpaste. If that doesn't work try the otc bleaching strips. If your teeth still are not as white or as bright as... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Still bleeding: Assuming you have no bleeding or clotting issues: after an extraction the gum tissues can ooze for some time. Bite down on the gauze the dds gave you,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Gap in teeth: It is very possible to close a gap between teeth using a filling. If the gap is between the front teeth (a diastema) bonding composite to both teeth c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Dry mouth: If you feel dehydrated and start to drink water, your tissues are already feeling the effects of the lack of adequate water in the cells. You have to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Socket dressing: If you are receiving treatment for a dry socket, then eventually the medicated dressing has to be removed for the socket to heal. If the dressing come... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Extraction ; bone gr: Your surgeon may have used some dissolvable sutures, ones that come out on their own. If a membrane was used to hold in the graft material you should ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
No visit in 10 yrs: These patient usually present as emergency patients with pain or swelling. In my practice i get one of these every two-three weeks.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
While film: After using an antiseptic mouth rinse like listerine, occasionally the alcohol can cause the buccal mucosal tissue to slough. May seem like it is peel... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Sharp pain: Possible causes for sharp tooth pain are: deep decay that is affecting the nerve or perhaps a cracked tooth. If the tooth hurts to biting pressure an... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Molar trauma: May have experienced occlusal trauma--biting pressure damaged the periodontal ligament at the tip of the tooth. Also could have fractured the tooth. I... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Floss your teeth: The best time to clean your mouth--brush and floss--is before bed. Daily.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Wisdom teeth: As with any treatment options, you must weigh the risks and benefits. If your wisdom teeth are impacted and you choose not to have them removed, they ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Taste blood: Erupting teeth break through the gum tissue. Occasionally, the tooth takes a while to fully erupt and it is not uncommon for the tissue to bleed a bit... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
After surgery: Avoid strenuous exercise, excessive standing or heavy lifting. Anything that will increase your heart rate or BP can lead to more bleeding. It would b... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Crowns and eating: Getting your front teeth crowned should not prevent you from eating an apple or orange. If you have concerns ask your dentist before starting treatmen... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Dry sockets: Dry sockets (osteomyelitis) using happens around 48-72 hours after wisdom teeth surgery. It's because the blood clot has broken down and the bare bone... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Healing extraction: You are doing everything you can. Prevent any food from getting stuck in the extraction site. Gently brush the adjacent teeth. You should be ok.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Socket issue: When a tooth is extracted some times the blood clot is lost and the bare bone is exposed. Since you did not say if the baby tooth was loose--perhaps t... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Tooth spot: White spots on your permanent teeth can be of two causes-they can be hypocalcification (less than ideal tooth formation when it developed) due to chil... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Cavity during braces: If you are worried-ask your orthodontist next time you see him/her to check to see if the hole is a cavity. You should be getting check-ups and dental... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Ext prices: The cost to extract a tooth is based on the type of extraction it is--simple, surgical, or impacted. Prices in La could range from $75-500 per tooth. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Frenectomy: It is possible to get your tongue clipped-- a frenulectomy---at any age. A soft tissue laser can fix the lack of mobility very quickly when used prope... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Post op symptoms: Whenever the body is under duress--say from having 3 teeth removed, and even being on antibiotics, your body can feel weak and other symptoms may pres... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Endo retreat pain: Root canal retreatments are about 60-80% successful. A flare-up--sensitivity to thermal changes or pain when biting--are very possible. If you were pr... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Tongue issues: Tongue maladies can be diagnosed by many: primary physician, your dentist, a local oral surgeon, or a ENT physician. Suggest you take the least costl... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Over bite?: Over bite is a term that describes the depth of your bite when looking at the front teeth. If you have a deep bite, the upper teeth covers more of the... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Drooling baby: If is quite possible that your baby is teething. Primary or baby teeth can erupt as early as 3-4 months. Ask your pediatrician at your next well baby... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Tooth wear: If you grind your teeth together, eventually you will create a wear facet--a smooth flatter spot on the tooth cusp or biting surface. If this is a hab... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Sports after extract: Anything activity that causes increased heart rate or blood pressure can cause some oozing from the extraction site. Avoid strenuous activity for 48-7... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Abscess--get treated: An abscess on an front tooth is usually caused either from a cavity reaching the nerve of the tooth or due to trauma. Treatment is relatively easy-r... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Endo retreatment: Whenever a n old root canal is retreated, it is normal for the tooth to be more sensitive than before. The removal of the root canal filling is more l... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Decrease sensitivity: When dentin is exposed there are a few things that can reduce sensitivity. Use a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Add a Fluoride rinse to your regimen.... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Time for fillings: Nine fillings to do in one setting can be tough on the patient and the dentist. Local anesthesia will be used to numb your teeth so the actual treatme... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Fear of needles: Dentists hear this all the time. Some suggestions--bring your ipod to listen to music when you are at the dental office. Request that the dentist use ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Probably: Bleeding gums usually is the first sign of local inflammation or problem. If your gum bleeding is related to aggressive brushing and/or flossing you a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Fillings and numbing: Any filling done on a vital tooth will hurt if no anesthetic is used. A large cavity that you can see means the dentist will have to do some drilling.... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Abscess treatment: Only two cures for abscessed teeth--extractions or root canals. Antibiotics may mask the pain for a while but the pain and swelling will return. Maybe... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
PVCS and numbing: Discuss your cardiac issues with your dentist. Dentists can use a variety of dental anesthetics. 3% Carbocaine without any vasoconstrictor may be th... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Save loose tooth: Depends on why they are loose..If from trauma, they can be splinted to allow them to tighten up. If the teeth are loose due to perio disease, they tre... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Fall +tooth damage: The best thing to do would be to schedule a visit with your dentist immediately. X-rays will be taken to make sure that you did not fracture the root ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Molar bands: Bands if placed at all usually are placed on the first molars. Frequently spacers (little rubber bands are placed in the contact areas in front of and... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Cavities bad?: Two cavities diagnosed at the same time is not a bad thing. We all want to be cavity-free and get a good (no cavities) check up. Frequently the decay ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Infected tooth: An infected tooth can lead to a soft tissue swelling that may make the face appear swollen, red and itchy. If this occurs, immediate attention to the ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Baby teeth in adults: Some adults retain their baby teeth because a permanent tooth is not underneath. If the top of the baby tooth stays level with the adult teeth around ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Swelling but no pain: Are you gum tissues swollen or do you a swelling in your mouth? Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease and cavities. Once the decay reaches the pul... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Tonsilitis: You sound like you are describing your tonsils (look like prunes) that are on either side of your throat. White or yellow spots could be food debris o... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wineman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wineman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The decision needs to be made 2-8 weeks from now by general dds and me. There are at least 3 ways to go on this. Yes, implants are $$$ and no one has insurance to cover ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you feel more at ease. I dont have any pain at all I was just worried about the open wound. ill take your advice and keep the socket clean until I see my doctor in...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! PFM or ceramic---Yes--will definitely ask now before treatment. Bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Nevada - Summer
2013
Top Dentist, First Place, Las Vegas Region - Summer
2014
Top Dentist, First Place, Nevada - Spring
2015
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