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Dr. Kartik Patel

Dentistry
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
13 years experience male

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Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Endodontics

Orthodontics

Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Short answer: No: when jaw surgery is done...metal screws and plates are used to fix the repositioned parts. you wouldnt be able to generate enough force from brushing... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Possibly: sometimes retainer can be designed to incorporate the final desriable movements - speak to your orthodontist about this
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Simple: A true fluoride allergy is when somebody exhibits classic allergy based symptoms to fluoride i.e. severe rashes, shortness of breath, swelling of neck... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
To be expected: After any treatment such like a filling...post operatuve sensitivity and tenderness if normal. i usually advise it can remain for upto 2 weeks getting... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Possibly: cracked tooth may mean the inside of the tooth is infected - infections can lead to swelling of local galnds
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
No need to panic: the brush physically remoces plaque and disturbs a thin layer of what we call biofilm on the tooth and gum where bacteria live....of course with tooth... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Depends: It not necessarily bad, over zealous brushing with excessive force can lead to abrasion of the gums and lead to the gum receding. a good way to minmis... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Few Potential Reason: Not all swellings are drainable directly if inaccessible. also it may not be possible to adequately anaesthetize the area before draining so that one ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
See a dentist: does it hurt to bite or all the time? does the tooth appear damaged? if not then an xray maybe of value. go see your dentist...they will be able to d... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Its possible: Hi Jerry its feasible as the root canal will reduce the ability of bacteria to seep into certain areas to cause further infections and thus further b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Understandable: As evidence changes practice changes. with newer technologies we are able to minimize exposure to potentially harmful xrays to almost neglible amounts... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
TMD?A possible cause: TMD is an scronym for Temporomandibular Dysfuntion. its more a syndrome than a single condition as there are several overlapping symtoms. Generally ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
See a doctor: As a dentist metallic tastebonouth eother indicates a saliva issue or an abcess from a tooth. sometimes changes in mouthwash toothpaste may also leave... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kartik Patel
Dentistry 13 years experience
Not clear: if you were to say stinging sensation in area where tooth was or the surround area that would be expected but left side of head could be a range of th... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Graduated 2009MD
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