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Dr. Pablo Cuevas

Prosthodontics
Fairfield, CT
36 years experience male

Locations

Fairfield Smiles by Design

Fairfield, CT

Address

111 Beach Road , 2nd Floor, Fairfield, CT
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Fax

2032543485

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

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

173 Answers
23 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Various reasons: Generally people that would like to improve the appearance of their teeth. Some people are lucky and they are born with gorgeous teeth for those that... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Braces hurt more: To move teeth we have to put pressure on your teeth. Invisalign does it more gently, but there may still be discomfort. Braces apply more force and... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
I wish u well: A partial denture is nothing more than a piece of metal and plastic that we use to mimic missing teeth. You can expect it will negatively affect speec... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Any : You should try and use name brand adhesive using no more than 3 pea sized daps. Avoid those containing zinc. Patient swear by either paste or powder t... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Several reason : Some discomfort is normal. If i did surgery on your hands you would feel the effects of this surgery for several weeks. In dentistry we do surgery on ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
8 hours or more: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
3D imaging is great: 3d imaging with an itero is great. No more impressions and putty to set in your mouth. However you have to be patient and be able to open your mouth... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Depends: It depends on the size of the graft that is needed. Usually discomfort is less than when you had a tooth extracted. It is not unusual for the area to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Many: Compliance is the major contraindication. They simply will not work if you do not wear them. Also manual dexterity and arthritis of your hand. You ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Human Condition: It is the human condition to feel greed and gluttony. There are medical conditions that can exacerbate these conditions but absent of significant pat... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
See sleep specialist: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Todays porcelain veneers are harder than natural tooth structure but they are not indestructible. They can tolerate normal day to day function but sh... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Normal?: The upper lateral incisors are the most misshaped teeth in the human dentition, when measured from side to side. If they are short from top to bot... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
See sleep specialist: Sleeping is so vitally important for good health. It is when we recharge our battery and it enables us to thrive. Lack of good consistent sleep can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Normal : The teeth in you lower denture along with the pink flange support the muscles of your lower lip. When you remove your denture this support is lost an... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Pretty Quickly: Usually you feel the deep effects subside after a 1-2 hours. I ask my patient not to drive or be solely responsible for the welfare of child for the ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes, normal: Glad that you take your dentures out at night. This is very important for oral health. The keratinized gum tissue in your mouth response to the for... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Laser eye center: Ask a local ophthalmologist or optometrist. Your best bet is to see someone who has performed hundreds if not thousands of procedures. I had mine d... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Varies: Generally 8-10 hours, more if you do strenuous exercise.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
About the same: An abscess is filled with pus and it is a result of an infection. Either from a damaged tooth, infected gums or a foreign body (popcorn husk). A cy... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
1 week: It depends on what type of bone grafting was done and how many teeth were involved. Most patients are able to control their discomfort with 1 or 2 a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: In many cases it is ideal treatment. There was a time when dentist would place veneers on poorly positioned teeth resulting in thick teeth or excessi... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Many: I infer from your question that you are considering porcelain veneers to change your smile. Consider that there is nothing that is healthier for your ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
No : It is actually a different type of formulation meant to stay in place for a few days and then dissapear. I have found over the years that people tha... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Needs further eval: If you are developing pits due to grinding there is something else going on. Grinding generally leave flat polished surfaces. Pitting may be due to e... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Usually no: The tendency now in orthodontics is to expand the back teeth to generate more room or circumference. It is highly unusual to have to have any teeth r... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Seek a professional: Good restful sleep is critical for good health. Nightmares are a way that your brain is telling you that there is a serious problem that you need to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes : Short naps will not affect the function of your contacts.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Relaxation Tech: There are many relaxation techniques available. My favorite is to tense and then relax sections of your body. Start with your toes, ankles, calves, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Easy: There is the quick and dirty why that may take as little as two appointments and there is the time tested 5-7 appointments that is required to give yo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Absolutely : You may wish to consult a prosthodontist. We are specialist in helping patient deal with the challenges of adjusting to complete denture. Our advanced... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Dental bridges are used for the replacement of 1, 2 up to 4 missing teeth, depending on the location of the missing teeth. A dental bridge "bridges... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Typically we call this a pizza burn type of injury. But it can be cause by anything from a potato chip to hot coffee. It should go away in 7-10 days... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Call dentist: Call your dentist right away, they can order the exact tray that broke, generally at no additional cost. You can continue to wear either piece if it ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Many: There is no magic that ensures that when a patients lose their teeth that they will be able to comfortably tolerate dentures.Patients with severe gag ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Most likely bleeding: Gingivitis or inflammation of your gums is extremely prevalent even in 20 year olds. Use an electric tooth brush at night before you go to bed and in... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Talk to your dr: Your body is telling you that there is something wrong. It is time to do some investigating. Keep a log of your symptoms and make an appt with a you... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
She needs followup: First she should be taking her dentures out every night to allow "good blood to flow in and bad blood to flow out". Next it is not normal to have swe... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
45 minutes: If you are not falling asleep after 30 to 45 minutes. Try reading a calming inspirational book. Or better yet keep a journal next to your bed and wr... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: But why would you want them. Invisalign is used to straighten teeth. If they are not crooked what are your concerns. Sometimes even straight teeth ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: You could try having enameloplasty, the teeth can be slightly reshaped and recontour also coupled with bonding. However progressive crowding is a sym... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
I am not sure: You may want to brush and floss your teeth right before going to sleep. If the bitter taste continues after a few days, speak to a dentist or physicia... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Seek help: It is not the act of binging eating that you need to control.There is some underlying reason that you have to try and deal with. This can only be don... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
She is helping u: Without looking at specifics my best guess is she is an excellent hygienist that is doing you a favor. I know of a periodontist that generally takes ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Maybe not awesome: If you come home and you are starving and need to overeat at dinner time, maybe you are not doing awesome for breakfast and lunch. Your body may be s... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
If you are fatigued: If you find that you are constantly fatigued. If being tired is affecting your work, you relationship with other and your outlook on life. If you ar... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Definitely not: Self repair generally make it more difficult and more expensive to properly repair the broken tooth. It is a lot like the guy who does his own electr... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Sorry : Sorry to hear that you are having problems. Sometimes you do everything right and you can still have a bad result. It sounds like you are following ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Yes: Strep is a bacterial infection of your throat and it is in direct communication with your oral cavity. Gargle and rinse with salt water and make sure... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Cuevas
Prosthodontics 36 years experience
Talk to your dr: Hearing your own heartbeat could be a sign of high blood pressure, you should have this checked. It is also possible that you have an ear infection o... Read More

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Jun 20, 2013
Dr. Cuevas is extremely knowledgeable and caring. A trusted doctor who helps patients as well as other practitioners.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cuevas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cuevas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Restorative dds said that there are patients that still have temporary cemented implants for years. I wonder if there is any risk of bacteria/infection if permanent ceme...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks your answer has good information. I was not overly concerned about something I have seen for years, just wanted another opinion.
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Thanks... our doc seems distant, we are concerned. He said after 24 hrs. of Augmentin, we'd see marked improvement. Instead, it's worse.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1986MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Connecticut - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Bridgeport Region, CT - Summer
2013
Top Prosthodontist, Second Place, National - Summer
2013
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