Dr. Dante Gonzales, DMD

Bio

Dr. Gonzales, Sharecare Editorial Advisory Board Member, received his bachelor's degree from U.C.L.A. and attended Tufts University School of Dentistry. His postgraduate residency and masters degree was completed at the orthodontics program in the University of the Pacific, in San Francisco. Dr. Gonzales is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists. Currently, Dr. Gonzales is in private practice in Dublin, California. Education: • Bachelor’s Degree: UCLA • Post Graduate: Tufts University School of Dentistry • Masters Degree: Orthodontics, University of the Pacific, San Francisco Residency: • University of the Pacific Certification: • American Board of Orthodontics • American Association of Orthodontists

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Affiliation:

  • Dante A. Gonzales, DMD, MSD, Inc.

Location:

  • Dante A.. Gonzales, DMD, MSD, Specialist...
  • 4532 Dublin Blvd
  • Dublin, CA
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  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) symptoms may initially be noticed by your dentist, orthodontist or other dental specialists. If your symptoms are serious, you may be referred to an oral surgeon or an orofacial pain specialist. Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Typical complications from oral surgery can range from infections, swelling, bruising and prolonged bleeding to damage to the neighboring teeth, trismus (lockjaw), non-bony healing, and other conditions. Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Depending on training and level of experience, a general dentist may perform simple oral surgery procedures.  Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a type of surgery used to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    There are many advantages to getting a dental implant instead of the alternatives: a fixed bridge or a removable partial denture. The first and foremost advantage is durability. A successful implant placement can last a lifetime.
    Other advantages include not having to cut down adjacent tooth structure...Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Dental crowns are used when there is not enough tooth structure left to support a simple filling. Crowns cover the entire tooth and provide support for the tooth when too much tooth structure has been lost to decay or trauma. Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    An Apthous ulcer, more commonly known as a canker sore, is a common recurrent ulcerative condition. The exact cause is unknown. These small sores usually appear in the tissue lining of our mouths. Our own immune system, triggered by a variety of factors, may affect the tissue lining of the mouth....Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Dental implants are titanium posts that mimic the root of a tooth. The surface of the dental implant is usually roughened and has ridges to help increase it’s surface area, which helps it integrate with the bone.
    Implants are used to support single tooth restorations (crowns) or a group of teeth...Read More
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    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A British study finds a correlation between the amount of fluoride in public drinking water and a rise in incidence of underactive thyroid.

    While the study is only able to establish an association, not cause-and-effect, experts say the link des...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Postmenopausal women who are at high risk for broken bones may also be at increased risk for gum disease, a new study suggests.

    The research included almost 200 women, aged 51 to 80. They had all gone through menopause within the last 10 years, di...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Beavers don't need to brush or floss because the presence of iron in their tooth enamel gives them superior protection against tooth decay, researchers report.

    Beavers' enamel is harder and more resistant to acid than regular enamel, including ...Full Article

  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Although the nerve and the blood supply have been removed from your tooth during the rooth canal, the tissues surrounding the tooth, like the periodontal ligaments, may have some residual inflammation. This inflammation can make the tooth sensitive even after you have removed the nerve during the...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthodontics:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking care of your gums plays an important role in protecting your teeth.

    Gum disease and tooth decay cause about 90 percent of tooth loss, the American Dental Association says.

    "The good news is that gum disease is largely preventable thr...Full Article

  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Root canals are usually only needed when there is decay or a crack into the pulp chamber of the tooth. Good oral hygiene, seeing your dentist regularly, and protecting the teeth from trauma will help prevent the need for a root canal. Brushing and flossing everyday should help prevent cavities, h...Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Orthodontic treatment costs with cervical headgear may vary depending upon the severity of the malocclusion, and the fees in different offices. An orthodontic evaluation by your local orthodontist would be required. Read More