Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience male
Undergrad Muhlenberg College 1979, Temple School of Dentistry 1983, Married to Laurie with 6 kids and 1 granddaughter. Certified biolase waterlase MD 2005, advanced laser perio certification in 2016, certified by orapharma as lecturer for locally administered antibiotics (arestin) in periodontal treatment 2009. Avid golfer. Since last update now have 3 grandkids! 6 yr old granddaughter, 3 yr old grandson and 2 week old grandson. I also have a daughter working toward her DPT at Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
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The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Bleeding gums : oral hygiene does not confine itself to brushing alone, you also must clean between your teeth DAILY! using floss and or a water pick, make sure your toothbrush is a soft bristle brush. Soft bristles are more flexible and cover more surface area of the tooth. Ideally you should brush and floss after every meal but 2x a day if thorough is sufficient. As for the bleeding you should see your dentist
A 27-year-old female asked:
Bad taste and smell: Several factors can lead to each topic, my first recommendation would be to consult with your Dr, medications, sinus infection, poor oral hygiene are some contributors to the taste part, but there are other systemic issues that could also be causing the body odor part.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Aug 19, 2013
Great answers on HealthTap. I'm very glad Dr. Jakavick is here to help patients and educate all of us too! I recommend him.
Aug 20, 2013
I recommend Dr Jakavick. He is clearly a very knowledgable dentist. I am leArning a lot from him .
Aug 16, 2013
I highly recommend Dr. Jakovic for his skills, knowledge, compassion and precision !
This was very helpful. Thanks! Wasn't my question you answered but pertains to me. I want to thank you as you have same opinion as my cardiologist just gave me today. Thanks again for your advice. D. ...Read More
Took her to the dentist today she has to lose that tooth! There is not enough root left to save it and the tooth has died! Thanks again
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for replying quickly.Loratab make me nauseated so will try tram
Education & Training
Temple University School of Dentistry
Maurice H. Kornberg School of DentistryÂ (Temple University), PA
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