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Dr. Mike Moore

Cosmetic Dentistry
CA
44 years experience

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Pinhole technique: This technique while interesting, and only semi-invasive, has not shown to be the treatment of choice, in my opinion. Gingival recession is a multifa... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Trigger for g6pd: Of course this is a question for an internist, so call your md asap if toothpaste is really a "trigger" for your disease. However toothpaste is not r... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Chipped tooth: A restorative dentist will repair it, that is what we do, the severity of the "chip" will determine which method is most appropriate, from a simple fi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Pregnant question: You should review very carefully the ingredients on the package, and any recommendations from the manufacturer for use during pregnancy. That being s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Never: Do not ever "lance a gum boil". A fistuala or gum boil is a sign of a deeper infection, the cause of which needs immediate attention. See your regul... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Cheap whitening: The best way to get a "cheap whitening" is to find a dental office which is running a special on teeth bleaching, get your teeth cleaned (which will a... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Prognosis for teeth: Yes, if the periodontal disease(gum disease) is properly treated and controlled. This requires specific treatment by your dentist, good home care, an... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Gingivitis: Yes, bu definition, you have "gingivitis". Get to your dentist asap and get an evaluation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
No: If you want to whiten your teeth, don't waste you money on toothpaste, make an appointment with your dentist, get your teeth and gums checked out, and... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Not true: "receding gums" is a common problem, and is a result of either abrasion, orthodontic movement, or periodontal disease. Present for examination immedi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Why?: Off label use of any product cannot be recommended, so don't use toothpaste to treat burns. That being said, depending on the brand of toothpaste, ob... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Yes, but...: Yes, but in higher concentrations than is usually available over the counter. For example, most hydrogen peroxide available in the store is around 3%... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Biotene safety: As a product manufactured and distributed under the auspices of the fda, biotene and its related products must meet minimal safety requirements set by... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Off label use: Off label use of toothpaste, or any other medication/compound is not recommended, lemon juice will likely lighten the wound but not effect healing. C... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Ethyl alcohol?: If you were ok before you swallowed the mouthwash, you will likely be ok afterward, although at your age i question whether that assumption is correct... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Yes: Make an appointment with the practitioner which placed the "biteguard" immediately, although there are times when the TMJ will feel slightly worse aft... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
44 years experience
Whitening: Yes. But, it is not the best method for effecting a change of tooth color. There are many relatively inexpensive "kits" available through your dentis... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Moore is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Moore is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! This is something my Perio. is contemplating now. Bye!
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Pinhole with no suturing? Weird. Like Lanap with fragile reattachment.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks Dr

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

LLU
Graduated 1978MD
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