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Dr. Abraham Thomas

Dentistry
Colorado Springs, CO
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Colorado Springs, CO

Address

5426 N. Academy Blvd, Ste 202, Colorado Springs, CO, US
Directions

My office hours

Friday: 8:00am - 1:00pm
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Fax

(719) 266-6988

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

Humana Insurance Company

Sun Life Assurance Company

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
42 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Indefinitely: Lower retainers that are bonded in place can last a very long time. It is vital that you clean in between those teeth with dental floss using a floss ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Hot tea is ok: Shouldn't be a problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Rinsing too hard: You may have pushed the plunger of the syringe with excessive force, causing the rinse to slightly disturb the healing tissue forming in the extractio... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Flossing: Use dental floss in between the teeth to help dislodge anything that may be stuck. Make an appointment with your dentist if the problem persists.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Oral Surgeon: I advise you to see an oral surgeon. They are highly trained in oral pathology.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Oral rinse: Try Oxyfresh oral rinse. I have found it to be by far the BEST treatment for halitosis. (p.s. I like the lemon mint!)
A female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Teeth Whitening: Unfortunately, no. Clear retainers do not have the internal reservoirs required to hold the teeth whitening gel against your teeth.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Canker sores: There are different sores that can appear on the gum tissues. Most are nothing to worry about; however, a dentist should visually evaluate the area fo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Sinus vs. teeth: If your dentist has ruled out dental causes for your symptoms, a sinus infection is quite possible . Of course, you need to have your physician examin... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Dental Implant: If your dental implant is on the left side, you should be examined by a dentist immediately to determine if there is an infection involving the implan... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Tooth Abcess: No, you need to be seen by a dentist ASAP and be put on antibiotics. The ibuprofen may help your pain, but will not reduce the bacterial infection. A ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Abcess/bone loss: Without more information, it sounds like you have an abcessed tooth and/or bone loss around the tooth.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Bonding: Visit your dentist to see if the chipped areas can either be smoothed over or restored with resin bonding.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Gum infection: Yes, an infection may be present. Swollen gums usually indicate gum and/or tooth infection. Sometimes the swelling will come and go. Do not assume an ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
TMJ=TMD: Yes. TMJ is actually referred to as TMD (temporomandibular disorder). Teeth clenching and/or grinding (Bruxism) is associated with TMD and as a resul... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Post operative pain: Depending on how long ago the extraction took place, the sensitivity may now be from the actual extraction procedure.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Tea Tree Oil: A drop of tea tree oil on your toothpaste is fine. The oil does have some antibacterial qualities; however, it won't "help" your existing cavities. Yo... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Mouth Guard: Accurate dental impressions of your teeth are required for a custom mouth guard. The need for dental xrays are quite uncommon, unless some sort of pat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Mouth Breathing: Do the lines disappear after you've been awake for awhile? If so, you may be breathing solely through your mouth while sleeping. Mouth breathing can d... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Old Root Canal: Possibly. An oral exam and xray will help determine the source of your pain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
See a Dentist: Tooth pain is indicative of problem, i.e. cavity, infection. See a dentist for diagnosis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Thomas
Dentistry 29 years experience
Inflammation: Pulpitis is inflammation of the nerve tissue and blood vessels inside a tooth.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thomas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thomas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! I was worried I had disrupted the clot or something.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry
Graduated 1993MD

Awards

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Affiliations

American Dental Association
Colorado Dental Association
Colorado Springs Dental Society
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