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Dr. Danni Sayman

Endodontics
Miami Beach, FL
19 years experience

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Endodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

92 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Visit a dentist: Antibiotics and pain meds wont fix the problem, only buy some time. Swelling will get worse. Maybe you need a root canal. Make an urgent appt. If swel... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Not ideal medication: Even though there are better nsaids for toothache the initial dose should be 500mg and then 250 every 6 hours. Do not exceed 7 days.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
RC: Inflammed tissues take time to go back to normal even after rc. If it does not go down in the following days go back to your dentist. If swelling get ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Lack of fluids: Saliva gets thick because of dehydration, you should get more fluids. Pain is not associate with running, check with your dentist if you have a proble... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
dentist: If the node/swelling is in the same side where the root canal was done my advice is to go back to your dentist and see what's going on. Sometimes ther... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Pharmacy: Get some type of anesthetic cream otc like anbesol.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) isn't for pain: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic and should be prescribed if you have a tooth infection not for pain. Now, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not the anti... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Visit dentist: Some hospitals and some institutions are not expensive. Please check the area where you live and have a dentist check up. It may be an infection relat... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Why: Why that antibiotic? This is not the ideal antibiotic for an abscessed tooth.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: Antibiotics take time to work and the throbbing is related to the infection.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Probably gingivitis: But visit your dentist to confirm the problem.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Gums: Have your gums checked, the gum may be inflamed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: Ibuprofen is a better alternative.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: It is not ok but may happen. It is imperative the dentist use a rubber dam.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Root canal: If the tooth is restorable a root canal is a better choice. Ask your dentist.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Smell?: I don't know what you mean with "horrible smell getting stronger" is that the smell of the temporary filling?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
RC: If the root is related to the sinus and is infected it may affect the sinus.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
look for a dentist: It is very important to find a dentist and remove the cotton, clean the area and place a temporary filling otherwise the root canal may get reinfected... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
no: Not ok to wait but if you have no choice antibiotics may or may not help. If you have a swelling on the face that gets bigger you may need to go to em... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No root canal relate: Root canal is not related to tonsils unless you have a huge infection affecting your throat that you can barely breath and must go to the er. Visit an... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Clinda: Clinda is better but you better ask your dentist first for a diagnosis of your problem.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Hi: Immunocompromised patients plus Clindamycin can be a bad combination regarding c-diff. Metronidazole is a better option regarding but it is not as b... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
ENT: Visit a ENT doctor and if he does not find a problem then visit a dentist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: Only your dentist and a root canal will solve the issue.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Yes: If it involve swelling of the face yes.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
At least 48 hours: It takes at least 2 days but if it last more than 3-4 days probably the antibiotic has to be changed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Yes: That is a common symptom.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
It is ok: You will feel better and maybe you won't have more pain but it is imperative to visit your dentist. If you leave it like this you will be swallowing e... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Closing of apex: When the apex is open some procedures stimulates the apex to close it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
NO: Root canal is a consequence of an old filling probably cracked, leaking, with caries underneath. Root canal will eliminate the infection and crown wil... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
It will go away: after the anesthesia effect is gone you should be fine. Let your doctor know about that. If it does not go away after anesthesia is gone call your do... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
NO: Getting to the pulp is fast and takes seconds most of the times, the real challenge is to negotiate and clean and fill nicely the root canals
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Zero: almost never hurts. Sometimes depending of the specific situation may hurt but professionally done by a specialist there are less chances for pain
A member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: Ibuprofen helps, visit your dentist.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Yes: A tooth infection may cause those symptoms. I don't like the numbness, could be an infection close to the nerve. Visit your dentist asap.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Most likely yes: Nobody will answer you that question because babies may not be ok because of other factors that have nothing to do with ibuprofen. In general Acetamin... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
tattoo is worse: A root canal is done for saving your tooth and eliminating an infection that will get worse. A tattoo is a waste of time and money and sooner or later... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
it may happen: Sometimes the tooth may be sensitive for a period of time. Go back to your dentist/endodontist for a one month follow-up.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Yes: It may happen. After a few days should be fine.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Depends: Usually it takes weeks.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Almost always: If the cavity did not involve the walls and it was a narrow and deep cavity a crown is not needed, just a filling. Unfortunately almost always the wal... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: It is not ok to wait. Visit your dentist asap. If you are overseas antibiotics may help but if emergency happens you will have to visit a dentist over... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Many factors: It is impossible to answer that without seeing the radiographs and having more information. Go back to your dentist and tell him what's going on. Mayb... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: If tissues are healing and no pain/fever (confirm with your dentist) infection should be gone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Sometimes: When an infection gets close to the nerv it may cause that numbness. Visit your dentist asap.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
No: You must visit your dentist and evaluate the source of the pain, gums, root canal, etc.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
NO: There is nothing you can do. In emergency cases with abscess, most of the times it is not recommended to finish the root canal because of many reasons... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danni Sayman
19 years experience
Very rare: Except for isolated cases the odds are almost 0. Now, if the abscess is not treated on time and gets worse and invade some facial spaces like the fari... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sayman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sayman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Top Endodontist, Second Place, National - Summer
2013
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