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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Biology, George Mason University
Graduate: Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University
Dental: DDS, Howard University College of Dentistry
Treatments offered at Silver Spring Cosmetic Dentistry
Most popular answers from Nima Raoufinia, DDS
Generally speaking, when you are getting "fitted" for a crown, an adjacent crown should not come loose unless there are other problems associated with... READ MORE
From what you are describing, it sounds like it needs a bite adjustment. When we chew food there are lateral movements and the crown may need an... READ MORE
During the root canal procedure, all the caries (cavity) is excavated/taken out. When you go back for the Build Up and Crown procedure, this should be... READ MORE
Most implant procedures require multiple appointments. What that means is that the first day you will have the tooth extracted and possibly the... READ MORE
I had an old filling removed/crowned w/no root canal 5 months ago. Temp sealant was used and tooth is now starting to hurt.
I recommend going in for an evaluation to get a definitive answer to your question. A tell tell sign that a root canal is needed is spontaneous... READ MORE
I would recommend having your dentist evaluate your "bite" and see if you're eligible to have orthodontic treatment to align your teeth properly and... READ MORE
Bonding or "composite resins" can be a suitable solution to the cosmetic concern you have. It is the most conservative approach however they are more... READ MORE
Sorry to hear that your tooth is throbbing with pain. I strongly recommend going to see your dentist and finding out why you're having pain. Teeth in... READ MORE
In my opinion, the best material for aesthetic areas of the mouth, EMAX ceramic crowns are the best option. They are highly aesthetics. READ MORE
Will the sensitivity subside or get better over time after my crowns? Or will I eventually need a root canal?
Sometimes after a crown is placed on a tooth, the tooth can become sensitive. What you are describing is "reversible" sensitivity in which your tooth... READ MORE
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