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Dr. Robert Hulbert

Dentistry
Potomac Falls, VA
23 years experience male

Locations

Ellington and Hulbert Family Dentistry

Potomac Falls, VA

Address

46175 Westlake Drive Suite 130, Potomac Falls, VA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

703-444-4860

About

Bio

<B>Undergraduate Degree from American University in Washington D.C. Graduate of he Baltimore College of Dental Surgery 1999. Practicing general Dentistry in private practice Northern Virginia for 14 years. Member of he Acadamy of General Dentistry currently working toward fellowship. Member of the American Dental Association, Northern Virginia Dental Society, Virginia Dental Association. Currently living in Leesburg Virginia with wife and three children. <BR>Special areas of interest Dental Implants placement and restoration. Sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry. Outside interests everything outdoors, camping, kayaking, hiking, fishing, spending time on the Eastern Shore with family. </B>

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Polish

Doctor Q&A

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19 Agrees
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Root Canal: Yes very normal. Often root canal procedures take a couple of appointments to complete. A crown is placed almost as a standard of care on molar teet... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Herpes virus: Oral herpes (hsv1) is most often from physical contact with an infected individual. Genital herpes (hsv2) is most often always contracted from sexual... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Yellow teeth.: Actually yellow is a common color for teeth. The more see through the enamel, or outer hard shell of the tooth is, the more the inside portion, or den... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Hsv1: Probably the overall fear is due to the name herpes, and its association with a sexually transmitted disease. Also once a person contracts either hsv... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Instead: Instead of biting on gauze after tooth extraction, try a wet tea bag. This helps stop bleeding.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Dry socket: A common sign of a dry socket is when you breath in with your mouth open you feel the cold air and a deep pain in the extraction site. Could it have ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Red lesion oral: If this bump is trauma, from biting your tissue then it should resolve on its own in a couple of days, unless you keep biting the same area. Rule of ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Root canal: It is not unusual for a tooth with a root canal procedure done to be sensitive to chewing for several days, even weeks after treatment. Even though t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Tooth extraction pai: The best over the counter pain reliever for post extraction pain in my experience is ibuprobhen. It simply works better then alieve, aspirin, or tylo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Infection: You can expect this specialist to obtain samples from you after performing a complete medical history evaluation and examination. Then to provide you... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Smoking cessation: All of these symptom you are having can be directly a result of smoking, or, if not a direct result they can certainly be worsened by the smoking. Sm... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Stop smoking: If a patient is unwilling, or uninterested in quiting smoking it is very difficult. The peer pressure to smoke is huge, and nicotine is one of the mo... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Ear infection: If in fact you have a bacterial infection then the antibiotics should have improved symptoms in under a week. You may have a condition that is not an ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Orthodontics: Yes, i assume you had the overbite fixed through orthodontics. After braces have been removed patients are advised to wear retainers for as long as t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Infection: The symptoms all sound like an infection in your throat. Especially because of the fever. When our bodies have a fever, we are trying to kill germs b... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Hsv1 and hsv2: Herpes simplex 1 signs are blister like sores around the mouth. Painful and annoying, and often red and unsightly. Simplex 2 symptoms are below the w... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Dental implants.: One way to do it as there are many, with a well fitting denture, conventional implants may be placed and "burried" under the gums for 3 to 6 months to... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Fillings, sensitivit: It is very common to have sensitivity after a filling is done. Any time we instrument a tooth to remove decay, either with a laser, drill, or hand in... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Orthodontic cost: Many orthodontists offer "financing" for their services. You may need to talk to other offices, and second opinions will often confirm your interest ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Methamphetamine: Do yourself a favor and stay away from that friend. Nobody ever sets out wanting to be an addict, but there are a few legal and illegal drugs that can... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Teeth brushing: Its always great to brush the teeth as your whole mouth feels refreshed afterward, however it is not always needed. Foods that contain sugars as long... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Tongue spots: If you have spots on your tongue that you have seen for years and they have not changed then it could be quite normal, however if they are new, and or... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Root canal.: In the United States, any root canal surgery or procedure of any kind requires to this day a rubber dam to be in compliance with the "standard of care... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Filling pain: If the filling was just recently placed, like last few days, it may be your just getting used to having a different material in your mouth and contact... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Thyroid: It may be a goiter. A fancy word for enlarged hardened thyroid. Sometimes this effects the amount of thyroid hormone that is in your blood. These hor... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Tooth infection: A bubble on the gums could mean several things. If there is a tooth in the proximity it may be infected itself, and or the gum tissue and bone holdin... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Hsv1: It is most often soreson the border of the lip where it meets the skin around the mouth, especialy between the upper lip and the nose. It is a cluste... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Canker sores: If the lesions are as you say canker sores then there are several over the counter products you can try that may provide temporary relief but if they ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Dry socket: After five days you are pretty much out of the danger zone for a dry socket as long as you do not forcefully blast the area with the syringe. You can... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Root Canal treatment: If the tooth had an infection prior to the root canal treatment, then the bone and supporting tissues surrounding the tooth may have also been infecte... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Underbite: Depending on the severity of the underbite it may be possible to move the teeth into a new position with orthodontics (braces). If severe then a sur... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Abscess: It is possible to have 'referred' pain to the ear, and the area behind the ear because the same cranial nerve for sensation goes to both areas, just i... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Canker sore : These types of sores often arise when a patient is under heavy stress and or their immune system is compromised or busy fighting a bacterial or viral ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Bit cheek: By jaw do you meen cheek or tongue? Either of these are painfull, but will heal quickly if you can avoid doing it again. When you injured it, it pro... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Fake weed: A person using or selling, even posessing a substance that resembels marajuana is setting themselves up for serious trouble. Schools do not diferenci... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
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Tooth pain: Sensitivity to cold can be from tooth root exposure from recession of gums. It also may be a cavity. As a cavity gets bigger, the nerve in the cente... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Inflamation: There are many different over the counter drugs for inflamation. It is important that you consult your primary physician to determine the best for yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Gingivitis: You have gingivitis, and if you have not seen a dentist or a dental hygenist for a few years, possibly periodontitis, which is gum disease. The fact ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Tooth extraction: I assume you are referring to serial extractions where the bicuspid or, pre-molar teeth, which most of us have eight, are extracted to provide space f... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Silver tooth pain: The sensitivity your refering to is a very common condition when an amalgam or (silver) filling comes into contact with metal, you get a shocking sens... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Happy: I have found that the more valuable i feel as a person, the happier i am. If i look not toward myself for happiness, but to others and offering them ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Smoking stain: If you have only been smoking for a few months do yourself a huge, huge favor and quit before you become addicted to smoking. Smoking any length of t... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Rectal Pain: You need to tell doctor of your pain so that he or she understands your condition more. Are you doing everything you were advised to do at your docto... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Jaw pain: If the problem is worsened by hot or cold foods, or by gently touching the area in the mouth (palpate) most likely the tooth. If you get pain by open... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Medication: It depends on the medication. Some capsules have coatings that determine where in the digestive track it should be absorbed. This is more critical f... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Clenching: There is no appliance that im aware of that will help you to not clench your teeth. We do have night guards, that when the patient does clench, it de... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Sensitive tooth: After having a tooth filled there is usually a period of sensitivity to hot, cold, and direct bite pressure. The trauma of filling a tooth creates sl... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Angular cheilitis: For starters i would suggest using a quality brand lip balm that contains sunscrean. I often see in my practice a condition called angular cheilitis.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Red gums: The redness is likely due to irritation of some sort. This may be food debris caught somewhere where the crown meets the tooth. Often it is between... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
23 years experience
Wisdom teeth: At your age i would suspect an infection around erupting wisdom teeth if you have not already had them removed. Very common, it is called pericorniti... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hulbert is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hulbert is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Was at ER yesterday, seeing doc again tomorrow. Hoping to get sleep.
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Thanks for your quick reply! May have to call-- bit worse. Avoid brushing there?
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Md. Dental School
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Virginia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Acadamy of General Dentistry
Va. Dental Society
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