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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  • Dante A. Gonzales, DMD, MSD, Inc.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, May 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A low-power laser can trigger stem cells in the body to repair teeth in mice, researchers report.

    The laser prompted dental stem cells to form dentin, the hard material that is similar to bone and provides most of a tooth's structure.

    Th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Dentistry:

    TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Primary care doctors should start playing a more prominent role in dental care for children, according to new recommendations from the influential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

    Specifically, the task force suggested Monday that primary care ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative/complementary Medicine:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes.

    Like Bennett, plenty of consumers are discovering an ancient practice cal...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth, according to updated American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines.

    To help prevent cavities, parents should use a smear (an amount about the size of a gra...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having dental insurance doesn't mean people will actually take care of their teeth, a new study indicates.

    The findings suggest patient outreach and education are needed to ensure that people understand the importance of good dental health and t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Too many Americans lack access to preventive dental care, a new study reports, and large differences exist among racial and ethnic groups.

    For the study, researchers analyzed telephone survey data collected from nearl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentist:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Too many Americans lack access to preventive dental care, a new study reports, and large differences exist among racial and ethnic groups.

    For the study, researchers analyzed telephone survey data collected from nearl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to take good care of your teeth: Gum disease may be linked to Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed brain samples from 10 people with Alzheimer's and 10 people without the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Dental implants are reliable replacements for teeth that are already missing, but they're not always the best choice for diseased teeth, a new study indicates.

    Instead, attempts to save the tooth with treatment, especially in cases of gum or periodonta...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The statin medications you take for your heart may have an unexpected side benefit: They help reduce inflammation of the gums, according to new research.

    Using advanced imaging techniques, researchers were able to see that when people with gum diseas...Full Article

  • After an exam with your dentist or orthodontist, he or she will determine if you are a good candidate for orthodontic treatment using Invisalign appliances. If you are a good candidate, you will need to have a special impression or mold of your teeth made. Or in some offices you may have a 3D scan taken of

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  • Everyone experiences orthodontic treatment differently. However, anytime you are moving teeth, whether it be with braces, Invisalign, or a retainer, the teeth will get sore. Usually, the soreness only lasts for 1-3 days, but for some it can last longer. 

    Anytime a consistent force is applied to a tooth,

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  • As Invisalign has advanced and improved over the last several years, it has also created a special appliance just for teens. The appliance takes into account factors such as erupting teeth, root alignment, and torquing of the roots to establish proper angulations to the teeth. As the appliance improves...Read More
  • Invisalign is an appliance just like braces. Any licensed dentist can provide orthodontic treatment, including using braces or Invisalign. Usually, it would be best to start with an orthodontist. Orthodontists are specialists in moving teeth.  However, the doctor's ability to use Invisalign effectively...Read More
  • Invisalign is similar to braces in that it is an appliance that is used to help move the teeth, and the movements are dictated by your orthodontist. With all of the advances and improvements made with Invisalign, the appliance can treat most orthodontic cases, depending upon the expertise of the dentist

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