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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental: University of Washington Dental School, 1995
Treatments offered at Sammamish Dental Center
Most popular answers from Neda Goharkhay, DDS
My Dental Crown fell off and my dentist is not available right away. Will it beok to leave the tooth empty for 10 days?
It would be nice if you can put the crown back on with the temporary glue. The over-the-counter glue is usually a very weak glue and comes off easily.... READ MORE
It looks like you should have your bite checked and corrected first. If you just bond the teeth to make them longer, your poor bite will cause the... READ MORE
It is a great thing that you switched to a soft toothbrush. In the picture your recession doesn't look severe. The gum will not grow back but you can... READ MORE
You should look into Invisalign for straightening your teeth without having wires and brackets. Most patients love it! READ MORE
Several factors can be the cause of the asymmetry. Whether skeletal or dental, a comprehensive exam with X-rays would determine that. Treatment to... READ MORE
Minimal reshaping of the teeth might be ok but I would definitely consider orthodontics to get them properly aligned for best cosmetic results. READ MORE
The gap in the picture doesn't look too severe. You can get a very close estimate of treatment time by having impressions and records taken of your... READ MORE
You might be a good candidate for Invisalign treatment to move the teeth together without making any changes to the them. Bonding and veneers are also... READ MORE
Sealants are very effective in preventing cavities. They seal the deep grooves where the bristles of the toothbrush can't get into. A tool can be used... READ MORE
At 13 is missing 5 perm teeth - still has her baby teeth. Is it wise to get braces when the baby teeth go? She'll need implants.
Have your dentist do a complete exam and consult with the orthodontist they refer you to. Braces might be needed to preserve the space for future... READ MORE