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Lupus And Orthodontic Treatment
Can someone with periodontal disease who follows a strict treatment regimen have cosmetic dentistry treatment?
Generally Yes: Once periodontal disease is stabilized through meticulous daily oral hygiene, cosmetic dental treatment can be done to straighten teeth, lighten the color, rebuild the shape of the teeth, correct for the black triangles where gum tissue was lost between the teeth. ...Read moreSee 18 more doctor answers
An orthodontist is a dentist who has had additional years of schooling in the discipline of facial and oral structures. They use braces and appliances to align the jaws and teeth for proper form and function. Straighter teeth not only look good, but also allow better oral hygiene, less periodontal ...Read more
Upon the completion of appropriate dental work and proper home care is advanced periodontitis curable?
What type of dental practice should a person diagnosed with systemic lupus go to? General, periodontal, endodontic?
Lupus: I would start with a general dentist and then take the necessary referrals to other specialists if your general dentist cannot do the specialty treatment to a high standard. Your local dental society or a local dental school would be a place to start researching an excellent general dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should Dentist's be informed of a patient with Discoid Lupus Erythematosus for anaesthetic injections for wisdom tooth removal a different type used?
Seeking consult with dentist expert in signs and symptoms of newly placed composite filling failure (2 molars and counting), range of effects on affected teeth and gum; recommendations on selecting a dentist for redo. See/search for "QPart1" for more?
See below: Why do you feel that these restorations need to be redone? Sensitivity is normal and transient with many restorations. There are many variables to cause sensitivity including the depth of the restoration. Speak with your dentist or call a dental school in your area for a non-biased second opinion. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is gingivectomy always necessary for treating periodontitis? My dentist recommends gingivectomy for my periodontitis, but i'm afraid of the pain involved. Are there alternative treatments?
Are rheumatologists familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and its co-infections? If not, who treats these tick-borne infections?
Infectious Diseases: Certainly a rheumatologist can treat lyme, but in complex situations, not only can a board certified infectious disease specialist an treat lyme, they can order appropriate tests to diagnose and then treat co-infections such as anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and erlichiosis. In addition, they may be able to determine if the illness you is due to something other than a tick-borne illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drug avoidance and : Symptomatic treatment. Prevention is obviously by avoiding the offending drug. Usually alternatives are available. Treatment is for control of symptoms. See this site for more information in this issue. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1336702-overview. ...Read more
COG and NCI: The most up to date listing of active clinical trials: http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials/search/results?Protocolsearchid=12130317 this lists phase i-iv clinical trials for children with newly diagnosed, or relapsed rhabdomyosarcoma (rms). For a good overview of rms: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childrhabdomyosarcoma/patient/page1/allpages i wish you the best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: You may have no alternative but a combination of orthodontic treatment and jaw surgery to find comfortable jaw joint relationship, align teeth to the jaws, then reposition the teeth/jaws surgically while maintaining the comfortable joint relationships. Make sure you're seeing an orthodontic specialist and an oral surgical specialist. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What is the likely prognosis of mild crohn's, given early diagnosis, proper maintenance and care (diet etc.)?
What type of PT would you recommend for someone with both Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (1a) and Ehlers Danlos type 3? diagnosis of both well established.
You need to be. : More specific but if you are looking for general pt I would recommend general conditioning and strengthening exercises nothing too strenuous. ...Read more
Two things: One is the effect of hypertension on kidney function and cautions of arthritis drugs and impaired renal function. For one example NSAIDS. The other is drug interaction between antihypertensive drugs and drugs used for arthritis. A Rheumatologist or Nephrologist can guide your therapy but so could a board certified Family Practitioner or Internist ...Read more
I want treatment and clinical procedure for gingival poly between upper second premolar and first molar ?
Good: Very little information for us and therefore we really can't help you much. I suggest you ask your questions and discuss all your concerns with the dentist actually treating you. Nothing wrong with another opinion or from a specialist if you're still unsure about anything. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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