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Dr. Joel Doyon

Dentistry - Cosmetic
Buxton, ME
37 years experience male

Locations

Tory Hill Dental

Buxton, ME

Address

175 Narragansett Trail, Buxton, ME, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See orthodontist: If the open bite is strictly related to positions of your teeth, then braces could correct the problem. If the problem is due to your jaw bones and w... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Sort of: Hydrogen peroxide is the original basis for the newer whitening agents, and they are a lot safer than hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide should onl... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
No, see a dentist: Over the counter home kits don't have anything for sensitive teeth. You would need to have a dentist provide a custom tray and in combination with th... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Developed this way: This is how the heart developed. There's no difference in ability of the valves to function.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Buy a test kit: Toothpaste and urine do not tell you if you're pregnant. Only a home pregnancy test that you purchase can tell you if you're pregnant. Toothpaste on... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Dentist preference: They are separate dental codes so they can be charged per procedure. This is more of an individual dentist preference.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Normal: Yes, that is normal . The tissue in the area is healing from the puncture of the needle, so it does take time for it to heal. If that is the only "ba... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Yes and no: Nothing is ever permanent. Over time, the brightness of your teeth can diminish and fade again but you can certainly touch up the whitenening by usin... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See physician: You might have an allergic reaction to some food or medication, or even the toothpaste you use. I recommend you see your physician to get this checke... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Ignore: Drink plenty of water; avoid hard candies, cough drops, breath mints with sugar. Use Fluoride rinse.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Lift weights: Being slim does not mean you are unhealthy. You might have a very high metabolism that burns off all the calories that you eat. It sounds like you wan... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call dentist: Call the dentist to have it evaluated and possibly medicated to begin healing.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See doctor: Have discussed this with your doctor? Could be early signs of heart disease. It could also be some nerve issue. Call your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Take decongestant: Congestion and dry palate can be common. Try taking a decongestant and increase fluid intake. If no improvement after a couple days, call physician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call a dentist asap: If your aunt can't get the partial out, she needs to see a dentist to remove it and determine why it didn't come out. The partial needs to be removed ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See a dentitst: You really need to see a dentist to evaluate why this tooth is darker than your adjacent then and then he can tell you how to correct the color discre... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See a dentist: Call your dentist to have these teeth examined and develop a treatment plan to correct this issue, if anything needs to be done.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Usually not: Most dentists whiten teeth that are visible when you smile the widest.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See dentist: Yes, you can because the first antibiotic didn't kill the bacteria at the tip of the root. You might need a different antibiotic to kill the remainin... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See a dentist: You should first see a dentist to evaluate the wisdom teeth, then determine if the tooth can be extracted by the dentist for referred to an oral surge... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call physician: Have you discussed this with your physician? Are you taking any medications that could cause dry mouth/eyes? There are some treatments that can help y... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
It's okay: A second dose can be beneficial, but if you are not getting much relief, you might want to have dentist switch you to doxycycline.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call dentist: They could still be bruised from the extraction. Take some anti-inflammatories and call your dentist who removed the tooth.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Not a problem: Sure, the color of your teeth are not a detriment to braces. After your braces are off, then you could certainly lighten/whiten your teeth.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See dentist: I recommend you go back to the dentist who extracted the tooth and have the extraction site examined. The gingiva (gums) are in an active healing stag... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See dentist: You don't say which tooth it is. You should have your tooth checked by your dentist . You might have an occlusion problem; that is how your top and b... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See a dentist: You need to see your dentist to determine what is causing the infection. You might also consider adding rinsing with warm salt water several times a d... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Talk to dentist: It's perfectly normal to be nervous about getting dentures. You should discuss your fears with your dentist and he or she should be able to answer al... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
No: No it's not. Buy an over the counter pregnancy test for accuracy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
No!, No! NO!: No, toothpaste only belongs in the mouth and not as a dermatology product. Blackheads can be removed with soap and water and an exfoliating mask prod... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Yes, it's excellent: Yes, you can rinse with the chlorhexidene before going to bed. It's an effective anti-bacterial agent that reduces bacteria in your mouth. Before b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Safe: Of course these materials have not been clinically tested on pregnant women, so they are labeled as not having been tested or ask your OB/GYN. I have ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Get 2nd opinion: It's hard to answer this question without more information about where the pain is in your mouth: if it's the upper jaw and in the back, it could be s... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Maybe irritation: Probably no damage, but you might have some irritation where the toothpaste was in contact with your penis. Also, the time duration of toothpaste in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Call your dentist: You need to call your dentist to have the the toothache evaluated. It could be related to the braces.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Possible: If you are missing your back teeth, some or all of them, then it is possible for implants to help your TMJ. You also need to have a proper evaluation... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Discuss with dentist: You also do not want the tooth to split in half after investing time and money in the root canal. Depending on which tooth it is, you might not need a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
They are the same: Cosmetic and esthetic dentistry are the same; however, not all dentists who practice have the same esthetic results or the same attention to details ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Yes: It can be especially depending on what you eat. If you have a lot of acidic foods and then immediately brush your teeth, you can be brushing away sof... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
No problem: If it's very loose, use some gauze or a thin washcloth to wrap around the tooth, then pull it out. If you don't remove it, there's usually no harm if ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
See a dentist: Most likely what you are seeing are your taste buds and they usually do not hurt. See your dentist for confirmation.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 37 years experience
Yes: You can get a canker sore on any tissue that that is not attached to bone, so yes you can get it on your tonsils.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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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