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is there any risk to my teeth or dentures during upper endoscopy

A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Hiatal hernia: Large hiatal hernias may very well be associated with gerd, but patients can have hiatal hernias without reflux symptoms. Just get treated for reflux ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Too rare for worry: There's been a lot of publicity about pharyngeal cancer in recent years, many cases attributed to HPV type 16. However, it remains a rare cancer. Even ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is a good idea to tie your hair back and keep it out of the way during an upper endoscopy.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: If they fit well and you are having natural child birth probably not however many women get nausea and vomit during delivery especially if a c-sectio ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Spare the teeth!: To protect your teeth from the endoscope (and the endoscope from being damaged by your teeth) a mouth guard is usually inserted before the start of an ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Misaligned Teeth: Good day; Consider visiting a certified Orthodontist. Practice limited to Orthodontics and let him give you a reasonable treatment plan that you ca ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Control the GERD: The best thing to do is to control the gerd with acid reducing agents. This way, your future dentures won't be harmed - although unlikely. Ask your do ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a neurologist: Paresthesia also called oral numbness occur following restorative and surgical dental procedures. Even administration of local anesthetic could be a c ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
40 years experience Dentistry
Minimal: It sounds like all the corect steps are being taken to insure a good result. The 3d imaging will show if there is enough bone for the implant to be p ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Doubtful : I would highly doubt it although i would hasen to say that I am not a bog fan of tattos or piercings.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Small or covered?: There is a big difference between a tooth that is smaller in total size as compared to the adjacent teeth, and\or the corresponding tooth on the other ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Scharf
48 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
First : First of all let me say that "jagged" teeth are not usually the result of soda drinking. It sounds as though this is occurring on both upper and lowe ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Speak with dentist: Normally the crown is adjusted and reglazed if needed prior tp cementation. If there is inadequate room, a occusal adjustment may be needed, this is ... Read More
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Dr. Zev Kaufman
26 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Everything : Everything is possible, however the bite has to be carefully checked by your dentist. Express your concern to the dentist and I am shore he will be ab ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Remove what?: Remove the teeth or remove the cavities? Either solution requires the skill and expertise of a dentist...It's not a diy project. Better to treat the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Either: Dentists, oral surgeons and ear, nose and throat physicians all are concerned with the same area of the body. Any of these specialists may be consulte ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Frisbie-Teel
13 years experience Periodontics
TMD: The way your teeth fit together (called "occlusion") definitely affects your tmj.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ashley Schwark
Specializes in Dentistry
If : If implants or a bridge is not possible (a bridge wouldn't be possible in your case if they're going to take out the two furthest back molars) then yo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Without being able to examine you, i would think orthodontics to correct the position of the teeth and bite, and restoration of missing teeth would be ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wollock
28 years experience Dentistry
LA, It : La, it should only be a positive change. More teeth to function, better mastication, less force on other teeth. This is all good. Hope this is he ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wollock
28 years experience Dentistry
Plano, Dental : Plano, dental insurance is a very fickle thing. Your employer is purchasing a benefit for you wanting to pay as little as possible while making it l ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Occlusal adjustment: To file upper an opposing tooth is a common adjustment technique but is done only sparingly.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Loose Teeth: Failure to properly take care of your teeth, both at home and professionally can result in their loss. You should be asking a local dentist, someone w ... Read More
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