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
    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
  • Sharecare News
    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
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    A tooth with a root canal can be weaker than a healthy tooth without a root canal. However, teeth with root canals can last a lifetime if taken care of. The support structures like the bone and ligaments are still intact and healthy. But, if not taken care of, the tooth could suffer periodontal d...Read More
  • Dante Gonzales, DMD - Dublin, CA - Dentist
    Canker sores appear on the tissues lining the mouth. There is no exact known cause for canker sores, so current treatments are all palliative. Using a topical agent with a mild anesthetic, like Orajel or Anbesol, will help decrease the pain of the sore, but will not decrease the time the sore is present....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who have lost all their teeth have faster decreases in memory and walking ability than people who still have at least some of their teeth, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that total tooth loss could p...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Dental Hygiene:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who wear their dentures when they sleep are at increased risk for pneumonia, according to new research.

    The study included 524 men and women, average age about 88, who were followed for three years. During that time, there were 28 hospi...Full Article