Dr. Joel Doyon

Dentistry - Cosmetic
Buxton, ME
38 years experience male

Locations

Tory Hill Dental

Buxton, ME

Address

175 Narragansett Trail, Buxton, ME, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(207) 929-6627

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

I like reading, golfing, boating, woodworking, going to movies. I run some 5Ks, because that is about as far as I want to run! I would like to go into space one day.

Specialties
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Dentistry - Cosmetic

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry - Endodontics

Dentistry - Pediatric

Dentistry - Periodontics

Dentistry - Prosthodontics

Doctor Q&A

847 Answers
265 Agrees
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See doctor: You would need to have it biopsied and evaluated under a microscope to determine what it truly is.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See a dentist: If you have tried soaking with efferedent and haven't seen an improvement, see a dentist to have the dentures checked out. The dentures might be able ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Call doctor: Call your doctor to get this checked out and maybe get some antibiotics.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Brush your tongue: A coated tongue does not necessarily mean you have thrush, which is an oral yeast infection. If the coating looks like cottage cheese curds, can be e... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Swallow: You can swallow normally while you have the strips in.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Salt lick: Yes. Sometimes foods that you crave are your body's way of letting you know you need certain nutrients. Just don't overindulge in the "cravings.".
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Safe: Ruptadine is safe for use in allergies. Side effects are sleepiness, fatigue and headaches.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See dermatologist: See a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and then they can give you treatment options.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Be comfortable: Both need to be certified Invisalign providers. Talk to both of them, see what each treatment options are, and if they are similar, have treatment wi... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See dentist: Before whitening your teeth, they should be checked by your dentist. Your teeth might need to be restored to preserve the remaining tooth structure a... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Brush your tongue: White tongue can be caused by not brushing your tongue after brushing your teeth. It can be a proliferation of normal mouth bacteria. Trying brushing... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Usually anything: Usually there are no restrictions other than really hot foods while your mouth is numb and anything that you have to suck through a straw because usi... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Electric: An electric toothbrush has been shown to be more efficient in cleaning your teeth and gums.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
No: No, periodontal disease is not an age specific disease. It's based on bacteria and inefficient or poor oral hygiene. I recommend you see your dentist... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See a doctor: You should have it looked at by a doctor then appropriate treatment options can be discussed and implemented. Until you see doctor, apply warm/hot co... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Braces: An orthodontist can answer this question for you after evaluating your mouth and your radiographs (x-rays). Some cross bites can be corrected using b... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Go to ER: Is it brought on by exertion? How long does it last? Call your doctor immediately and quite possibly go to emergency room right away!
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Bone loss: Periodontal disease (gum disease) is usually a painless disease and it's main characteristic is bone loss, bleeding gums, swollen gums, and possibly l... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Brush and floss: By brushing properly three times a day and flossing at least once a day, you will reduce inflammation and get your gums healthy.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See pediatric dentis: See a pediatric dentist to have evaluation and treatment. The abscesses need to be cleaned up so they don't affect the permanent teeth that are under ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Usually no problems: Most times it will pass through your system with no problems or discomfort. You might want to check your stools for 4-5 days to see if it did pass th... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Usually no: Usually not. It's just a local reaction of your body, but you could ask your physician.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See ent: Maybe you should see and ear, nose an throat doctor to have your salivary glands evaluated. You would probably need a referral from your primary doct... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See PCP: How long have they been there? Any discomfort? Can you brush the back of your tongue and it goes away? It could be yeast. See pcp for further test.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Absolutely: Yes, you would have a lot of pain in the socket and it is usually worse than a toothache.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See a dentist: Call your dentist to have your teeth and gingiva evaluated. You might have and infection, which can seem to affect areas separate from your mouth.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
4-6 weeks: Usually they take anywhere from 4-6 weeks for the sensitivity to be greatly reduced. You can also help speed this is up by using a Fluoride rinse jus... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Dehydrated?: Please call a dentist to have this looked at. You shouldn't have to suffer like this. Are you eating enough? The toothache can cause your appetite ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
TMJ symptom: It sounds like another manifestation of tmj. Are you being treated for your symptoms? Please see your dentist to get this evaluated and treated. You... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See a dentist: I recommend you see a dentist to evaluate your teeth and then give you different treatment options to whiten/lighten your teeth. These can range from... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Sure but see doctor: Sure. Panic attacks results in massive neuronal discharges and just getting the message to the brain sometimes requires alternate nerve paths that com... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Get final crown: You must find the time to go back and get the final crown. A temporary crown is weak and can break. The edges of the temporary crown where it meets th... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Normal: Yes it can be normal for you. The tooth could have erupted closer to the cheek because that was the easiest place for the tooth to erupt. With a too... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
No: If you don't have bleeding when brushing and flossing, then you can't have gingivitis. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gingiva, which means increas... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
See dermatologist: See a dermatologist. They specialize in skin afflictions and have the best treatment regimens to clean up your skin.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Avoid: Avoid putting lateral chewing forces on the tooth to prevent premature bone loss.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Adaptation: It will take time to adjust to having the denture in your mouth. It will take approximately 2 weeks to readapt your tongue to the denture. You proba... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
No: Not advisable unless you want to go on america's got talent! wisdom teeth are hard to see and get access to, even for us dentists. Then you factor in... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
More effective: The action of the bristles on your teeth and gums disrupts the bacterial colonies better than your manual brushing.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Possibly thyroid: I would tend to think more of a thyroid issue. I recommend you see you doctor to get your thyroid levels checked, and also glucose test while you're ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
What: What are the common complications involved. What do I do after surgery? Can i reach you if needed?
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Ignore: Foods that stick in your teeth are worse than high sugary foods that don't.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Ignore: Wait 20 minutes to brush your teeth after vomiting to allow enamel to "harden up".
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Modern: Modern root form implants were designed by a swedish orthopedic surgeon in the 70's.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Stop drinking soda: I recommend stop drinking soft drinks: they are not good for you anyways. Then call your physician for an exam. You might have a reaction to somethi... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Remove calculus: You really need to have the tartar or calculus removed from your teeth, because it can be an irritant that leads to gingival inflammation or it can ai... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Ignore: Don't chew gum or foods that need a lot of chewing to avoid overstressing the muscles.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Probably nothing: If you only used it once, then there's probably no long term affect. Whitening products need to be in contact with teeth for at least 20 minutes to s... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Yes: You can definitely feel tired because your body is running out of easily accessible nutrients. Are you drinking water as well? If not, you should. Y... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Call dental office: Check with the county health officials where you live to see if there is any community dental program that offers a sliding fee schedule for dental tr... Read More
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Jul 25, 2013
Helpful answers, right to the point! Nicely done.
Mar 20, 2015
Great doc!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Doyon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This comes as timely info to me. This AM will find out if Perio. Feels I need a root canal or not by an endodontist. Endo just left my large group PPO
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will schedule with my PCP and get checked out. Do you think these symptoms represent a disease? Are they related to each other?
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so much, that is a big help. I was only hearing ways to help pain but not to heal it!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Dentistry
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Awards

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a dental honor society
Top Doctor, First Place, Maine - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Oral Implantology
American Heart Association BLS Instructor
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