Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental: DDS, New York University
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: General Practice, Manhattan VA hospital
Treatments offered at Signature Smiles
Most popular answers from Sheila Mahooti, DDS
You should have your dentist check your bite on both sides to make sure everything is even. You may need additional aligners to correct that. READ MORE
It looks like a large size cavity. Which is close to the nerve and has exceeded under the gym as well. Most likely would need a root canal, but it can... READ MORE
Hello,You do have a couple of options. One is to replace the old bonding with a new one. The composite or white filling material is used to replace... READ MORE
Yes. Your dentist can make a mold of your new dentition with the veneers and make a night guard for you. It is a good idea to wear the night guard to... READ MORE
If the root is dead, and the crown can be lengthened, can the tooth hold a new crown? Attached is my x-ray (Photo)
There are basically 2 options. One is to do a root canal / crown lengthening and a new crown. Based on the x-ray, it looks like this option does not... READ MORE
First you have to figure out why the teeth are bring chipped....was it due to an accident? or a misaligned bite? or perhaps excessive grinding and... READ MORE
One reason could be that your bite is not correct and the teeth don't come together with even force. You can see a dentist or orthodontist to find out... READ MORE
Your teeth should move according to the clincheck plan. Sometimes if the contacts between the teeth are too tight, or there is no room for the tooth... READ MORE
Yes you can replace the old veneers with new ones. Make sure the dentist who's redoing the , does that with a lot of care as the lower front teeth are... READ MORE
My dentist wants to do a root canal, crown and porcelain on my tooth. Is it really necessary to do all three?
I don't see an x-ray so it's hard to give my opinion about the root canal. Usually after the root canal, you would need a crown to protect that tooth... READ MORE
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