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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

Is early tooth loss related to early puberty?

No: Tooth loos is usually associated with periodontal disease, which takes many years to manefest itself, and for the most part can be treated. ...Read more

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Is early puberty associated with early menopause?

Is early puberty associated with early menopause?

Not necessarily: Early puberty signals the onset of sexual organ maturation sooner than the average age. While this can occur, it does not necessarily mean that menopause will occur sooner. The number of reproductive years reported is an average, as every woman is different. ...Read more

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Will early puberty lead to early baldness?

Will early puberty lead to early baldness?

No: No, early puberty has no bearing on future hair loos potential. Genetics plays a big role, look at family members for guide to what kind of hair loss you might expect as you get older. ...Read more

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Early signs of altzheimer?

Early signs of altzheimer?

Mostly memory loss: Alzheimer's dementia starts earlier than previously thought with declining intellectual capacity and memory. Mild at first it's excused as "absent minded, you're just tired, it's my adhd". The one affected is often in denial of the loss. Eventually newer memory fades & new memory isn't formed. Cognition declines, paranoia & delusions may occur & motor skills(even swallowing) & self care deteriorate. ...Read more

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30% nerve damage.Dr says i'm in late early stage into beginning of moderate stage. Was glaucoma caught early enough to prevent vision loss long-term?

30% nerve damage.Dr says i'm in late early stage into beginning of moderate stage.  Was glaucoma caught early enough to prevent vision loss long-term?

Possibly: If you have already lost vision from glaucoma, it can not be reversed. The goal now is to prevent any further loss by getting exams a few times a year looking at your optic nerve and comparing to your prior photos, measuring how thick your nerve is, and testing your peripheral vision. ...Read more

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Symptoms of pregrenancy at early stage?

Symptoms of pregrenancy at early stage?

Missed period: Early pregnancy is symptom free until the fetus is big enough to have blood cells and chemicals to share with the mother's body. That is about fourteen days after conception. Thus the missed period is the first valid early pregnancy symptom. ...Read more

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Symptoms of gum disease that indicate early stages of periodontal disease?

Symptoms of gum disease that indicate early stages of periodontal disease?

Dental exam: Bleeding when you floss, swelling or redness. You may notice a fetid odor or loosening teeth; but the only sure diagnosis is from a periodontal exam and x-rays with your dentist. ...Read more

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Can gum disease be the early stages of periodontal disease?

Can gum disease be the early stages of periodontal disease?

It's the same: It begins as gingivitis. If that is left untreated it can turn into early gum disease or periodontal disease and then advance from there. ...Read more

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At what stage during periodontitis do periodontal pockets occur?

At what stage during periodontitis do periodontal pockets occur?

In early stages: when periodontal disease affects the bone and supporting tissue, it is called periodontitis and is characterized by the formation of pockets or spaces between the tooth and gums. ...Read more

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Is the onset of early adult schizophrenia sudden or gradual?

Is the onset of early adult schizophrenia sudden or gradual?

Either: Schizophrenia can present for some individuals abruptly while others it is a more gradual onset. Usually it is more of a gradual onset. ...Read more

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At what stage during periodontitis does bone loss occur?

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At what stage during periodontitis does bone loss occur?

Always : By definition periodontitis is bacterial infections that destroy the fibers and supporting bone that hold the teeth in the mouth. Periodontitis is usually the result of poor oral hygiene. Brush at least twice a day, floss daily and get regular dental checkups to improve your oral and general health. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is early onset Parkinson's disease ever misdiagnosed? Please advise!

Is early onset Parkinson's disease ever misdiagnosed? Please advise!

Not uncommon: Early Parkinsonian signs may be somewhat non-specific, such as foot dystonia, or nonspecific gait imbalance. The cardinal features of tremor, rigidity, cog wheeling, and characteristic gait may develop later. Sometimes, the initial tremor at rest may be mislabeled. ...Read more

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Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Is oral thrush in hiv an early symptom stage or later symptom stage?

Late, usually: Usually a sign of late infection, i.e. overt AIDS, usually several years after catching HIV. It can occur in early HIV, but usually does not. In either recent or longstanding HPV, thrush is never the only symptom. Also, most coated tongue and other white patches in the mouth are not thrush. See a doctor if you have symptoms you are concerned about. ...Read more

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Could gingivitis progress to periodontal disease in a month?

Could gingivitis progress to periodontal disease in a month?

Sure: Depending on your Hygiene, diet, general health, and many other factors. See a Periodontist, a gum specialist, for best advice. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have periodontal signs present! its at early stage but cordosyl stains?

Needing expert help. I have periodontal signs present! its at early stage but cordosyl stains?

Yes,: Antimicrobial rinses that contain Chlorhexidine have as a side effect staining of teeth. Your periodontist can advise you what he\she feels is the best regimen for you to maintain health gums and whether the benefits out way that disadvantage. The expert advice should come from someone who knows you, your medical and dental history and not by seeking help on the internet. ...Read more

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Very early stages of macular degeneration. How can it be detected?

Very early stages of macular degeneration. How can it be detected?

Examination: Macular degeneration is mostly an age related deficiency in the circulation to the center of the back of the eye where the sharpest vision is detected. Early stages will cause some central blur uncorrectable with eyeglasses. Your ophthalmologist can notice changes on retinal examination. If you are having problems get an ophthalmologic examination. ...Read more

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Early stage of oral herpes?

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Early stage of oral herpes?

The Prodrome phase: The early stage of oral herpes which occures just before a lesion occures is called the prodrome phase. The infected person may feel burning, tingling, itching, stinging, hypersensitivity or a combination of these symptoms where lesions later appears. Sometimes the area may swell or become red. ...Read more

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Is it true that early periodontitis is reversible?

Absolutly: There are many ways to reduce inflammation. A simple one is mixing 10 drops of oreganeo oil with 5 drops of olive and 5 drops of clove oil. Get a rubber tip and massage your gums with a few drops of the oil if its to strong reduce the oreganeo oil you should see a change in a few days. ...Read more

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I think I have early periodontitis.. What should I do?

See your dentist: Potential periodontal problems can often be diagnosed and treated before becoming problematic. If you are experiencing or think you have early periodontal problems, you need to schedule an appointment with your dentist for a thorough clinical and radiographic examination to determine if and what treatment(s) may be necessary to prevent or treat the problem(s). ...Read more

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I think I have early periodontitis. Does getting teeth cleanings every 3 months help or wear down your teeth?

Help: Treatment of periodontal disease will not wear down your teeth. Mainly because the procedure focuses on cleaning the area between the tooth, gum, and alveolar bone surrounding the tooth. Your main concern with this treatment is saving the teeth by improving the connective tissues that hold the teeth in place. Please follow the treatment plan and diagnosis of your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more

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Would a LANAP procedure be good for fixing dental bone loss in early periodontitis? Pain doesn't matter, I just want the bone level normal/healthy.

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Would a LANAP procedure be good for fixing dental bone loss in early periodontitis? Pain doesn't matter, I just want the bone level normal/healthy.

LANAP Case selection: LANAP protocol results are much more predictable in terms of bone regeneration and tissue attachment. Laser treatment is a great option for many periodontal patients; however, it may not be suited for all cases. The case selection is the key to a successful treatment. ...Read more

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I have early periodontitis but can't afford dental care. What mouthwash, toothpaste, and other products should I use to help it until I can get care?

I have early periodontitis but can't afford dental care. What mouthwash, toothpaste, and other products should I use to help it until I can get care?

Floss: You might check to see if there is a local reduced fee clinic where you can receive the necessary treatment to help you stop the progression of periodontal disease. Until you see them, you should floss every day, brush after every meal and just before bed; Listerine works well in reducing oral bacterial levels. You might also want to incorporate a fluoride rinse daily at night just before bed. ...Read more

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How is chronic periodontitis treated?

How is chronic periodontitis treated?

Chronic TLC: While there are many different treatments for periodontal disease, they all involve regular dental visits. Treatment could include deep cleanings, a change in oral hygiene, surgery, antibiotics and other care. Your dentist or periodontist will direct you as to which options are best for your oral health. ...Read more

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Can periodontitis heal if good oral care/hygiene?

Can periodontitis heal if good oral care/hygiene?

Can be arrested: Periodontal disease by definition is the premature loss of bone which may not be reversed however the disease may be arrested. Once diagnosed with periodontal disease it is important to have your mouth periodically evaluated and professionally cleaned to reduce the chances of relapse. Be encouraged that by employing meticulous oral home care usually yields excellent results for the patient. ...Read more

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Is there toothpaste that helps treat periodontitis?

Is there toothpaste that helps treat periodontitis?

Wishful thinking: Perio disease is the result of acid from the bacteria in your mouth destroying the bone around your teeth. The most destructive bacteria are anaerobic (live with out oxygen). There is not a mouthwash made that can get to those bacteria. Same goes for toothpaste. Remove the plaque, and the acid goes with it. Bone never grows back. Treatment is maintaining your bone level with great cleaning ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 15 year old get periodontitis?

Is it possible for a 15 year old get periodontitis?

Yes: Periodontal disease and periodontitis is not age specific as it can affect people of all ages. ...Read more

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Can a deep cleaning cure most stages of periodontitis?

Can a deep cleaning cure most stages of periodontitis?

No: Periodontitis is a severe infection usually requiring more that just a deep cleaning for cure. Talk to your Dentist or a gum specialist, a Periodontist. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is juvenile periodontitis?

Gum infection: Juvenile periodontitis is an infection of the gums that can occur during childhood or adolescence. It is easily diagnosed and treated by your dentist and can be managed with proper home care including brushing and flossing and regular dental visits. ...Read more

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Deep cleaning for periodontitis in one sitting, is that possible?

Depends: It depends on how severe the periodontitis. If it's very severe, it will probably not be possible to complete a deep cleaning in one sitting. However, if it is moderate then it probably will be possible. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a teenager would suffer from periodontitis?

Not brushing?: Unlikely unless pt is just not brushing and flossing regularly. are we having any oral or gum symptoms? if concerned should be the dentist ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which substance causes neurolysis in chronic generalized periodontitis?

Why?: You shouldn't be as concerned with the destruction of nerve tissue as you should be the destruction of your jawbone and loss of your teeth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more info about children diagnosed with neutropenia and/or periodontitis!?

Can you tell me more info about children diagnosed with neutropenia and/or periodontitis!?

Consultations: With this type of internet service, we have limited space and cannot actually examine, evaluate\diagnose or counsel patients. Your best source of information is the physician\periodontist who diagnosed or treats the patient. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with periodontitis. I don't want to do surgery so are there any other options?

Keep teeth?: There are different kinds of gum surgery. There is also laser surgery (lanap). The real question is do you want to keep your teeth? The correct treatment is based on the severity of the disease. Non-surgical therapy has its limits. A famous quote is...You only have to treat the teeth you want to keep. ...Read more

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I've spoken to four different periodontists. They each had a different recommendation on how to handle my periodontitis. How should I decide?

Difficult Decision: Since you are not a periodontist, it is difficult for you to personally evaluate their plans. You can, however, ask each for an explanation re their rationale for their treatment plan. In this way you may better understand which course of care is right for you. ...Read more

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Does periodontitis hurt in the gums?

Does periodontitis hurt in the gums?

It can: Periodontal disease may affect any of the structures supporting the teeth, including the gums (gingiva) and bone. The severity of the periodontal disease, as well as the individual pain tolerance may influence whether or not there is pain or not. ...Read more

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I have periodontitis lost lots of bone, what to do?

I have periodontitis lost lots of bone, what to do?

Periodontist: See a periodontist for an evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. Discuss your concerns and options. ...Read more

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Dr. James Wright
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Periodontitis (Definition)

Periodontitis is a general term for an inflammatory gum disease that has caused some degree of irreversible hard and soft tissue damage. While most treatments will put the disease into remission with rigorous patient home care and there are even some new therapies that can repair some of the damage, it is a major cause of tooth lose! Best to avoid the altogether with regular ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

A form of gum disease caused by bacteria and poor oral hygiene that ...Read more