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Please suggest some important questions i can ask my dentist about dermal fillers.

27 doctors weighed in across 17 answers
Dr. James Plaivech answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Is: Is there an alternative or more permanent solution? What is/are possible side effects? How often?

Answered 4/11/2013

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Dr. Daniel Sampson answered

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Ask: Ask them where they got their training and how many patients have they treated.

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr. answered

Specializes in

Can: Can I do something that will achieve my desired results without the need for a dermal filler?

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte answered

Specializes in Periodontics

What: What is your training? How many patients have you treated? What are the complications?

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Allan Hawryluk answered

Specializes in Dentistry

I: I would ask if he/she thinks fillers in the lip would enhance the look of your smile.

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Jeffrey Hick answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Do: Do not ask your dentist about dermal fillers. They are better trained at managing tooth disorders.

Answered 5/21/2013

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Dr. Gregory LaMorte answered

Specializes in Periodontics

What: What is your training? How long have you done dermal fillers? Any complications?

Answered 5/22/2013

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Dr. Gary Klugman answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Ask: Ask about their training, experience, and before and after pictures.

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Thomas Wright answered

Specializes in Phlebology

How: How long with the product last? & will i be able to feel the product?

Answered 9/29/2016

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Dr. Wenjay Sung answered

Specializes in Podiatry

How: How long do they last? Are they permanent or do you need to have them done frequently?

Answered 11/19/2013

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Dr. Joseph Bark answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Does: Does Radiesse (dermal fillers) ruin my dental x-rays?

Answered 6/30/2014

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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Dermal: Dermal fillers should be administered by physicians, who have proper training.

Answered 8/14/2014

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Dr. Harold Peltan answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Will: Will i need retreatment? How soon?

Answered 4/24/2014

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Dr. Marsha Davis answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

How: How do you choose which dermal filler is best?

Answered 4/30/2015

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Dr. Louis Gallia answered

Specializes in Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

Ignore: Unless he is a board certified oral surgeon, stay away from dentists injecting dermal fillers.

Answered 1/5/2014

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Dr. Christopher Schmidt answered

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery

Ignore: Why is your dentist injecting them? does he obtain them in the US or are they bought foreignly.

Answered 6/29/2014

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Dr. Christopher Marek answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Ignore: Make sure you go to an experienced injector. Complications are unusual but can be significant.

Answered 3/27/2015

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