Dr. Michel Karam
Can bone resorption happen if you didn't loose teeth?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - Yes, bone resorption can happen. Periodontitis involves progressive loss ofhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alveolar_bone" title="Alveolar bone" class="mw-redirect" style="text-decoration: none; col... Read More
Hello Doctors, how I can resolve the gag problem when I visit the dentist?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - It is solved by the dentist and his assistant in the way of handling the instruments in the mouth.
Hello Dr. My upward gum bone from the right is different from the left, is it normal? From the right the bone go down.
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - If you feel that this change happened in the lately. It is not normal as this bone resorption might be due to different causes. You need to have a clinical consultation for a definite diagnosis and tr... Read More
Pain in back right side of tongue when swallowing(week and 1/2) No lump Wisdom tooth on right side started to protrude approx 2 weeks ago. Any opinion
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - Is there any redness on your tongue on white patches on the inside of your checks. It might be due to abrasion of the tooth with the tongue.
I had a dental implant done a week ago i stopped smoking but im smoking only 2 cigarettes a day is it bad for the implant
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - Try to avoid smoking or reduce the number of cigarettes for the first two weeks after surgery at least as it interferes with the healing. ... Read More
Should an early decay in tooth be replaced with a filling? Or should it be kept with maintaining oral hygiene? Or it will grow bigger in all cases?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - It depends on the decay and it's progression. Visit a dentist if you haven't to make sure they are early. And for sure maintain your oral hygiene in all cases by brushing 3 times a day for 3 minutes e... Read More
I had my wisdom tooth removed. The dentist applied anasthetic twice for it to work on me. Once I got home, I started hyperventilating, blood pressure dropped & I vomited. Is it bcz of the anasthetic?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - Anesthesia might cause complications as hyperventilation and vomiting.Is it the first time you have are anesthetized? Do you have any allergies or health conditions?
Is it harmful to brush teeth directly after eating?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - If you ate an acidic type of food as an Orange, Lemonade ... Then, brush after 30 minutes from consuming the food or drink. If not then brush your teeth and always remember to brush 3 times a day for ... Read More
I read about a homemade teeth whitening recipe that consists of lemon juice from half a lemon and 1/4 cup of sodium bicarbonate. When I did this it produced black substrates, is it the sodium citrate?
Dr. Michel Karam, Dentistry - For whiter teeth please do not try any home ingredients which if worked might not be good for your teeth's health and may lead to more complications. If you are still looking for whitening your teeth ... Read More
About Dr. Michel Karam
Graduated as an MD from Lebanese University
Based in Baabda, Lebanon
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