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Dr. Kaveh Niknia

Dentistry
Newport Beach , CA
23 years experience

Locations

Office

Newport Beach , CA

Address

3101 west coast hwy #309, Newport Beach , CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Same, both Dentists: Dds stands for doctor of dental surgery, and dmd stands for doctor of dental medicine. All graduates from an accredited us dental school will have on... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: In the USA only a licensed dentist can prescribe and "fit" you with dentures (false teeth). However, in most cases, a dentist will send your impessio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Absolutely: Many sports leagues require teens to wear mouth guards because of the high rate of dental trauma. The mouth guards can absorb the forces that cause s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
No, unfortunately.: No, the only way to "uncrowd" or straighten the teeth at this point will be orthodontics ( braces or invisalign ).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes: They are root canal specialists, and will determine if endodontic therapy (root canal) is a viable option. Most endodontists will prefer a referral f... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
No, it's optional: Wisdom teeth removal do not require general anesthesia, however the experience my be more comforttable with a milder IV sedation. Local anesthetic is... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Possibly: Bone removal is only necessary, if it is interfering with the dentist's ability to access and remove teeth. If a tooth is fully impacted in the jaw, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
You Can't: A porcelain veneer is color stable, and unfortunately immune to conventional teeth whitening products. If there are coffee or tea stains, they can be... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Not urgent: Wisdom teeth removal is not urgent, except, if they are causing pain, swelling, infection, or damaging fully functioning teeth.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Unfortunately a broken tooth cannot grow back. However, in many cases a broken tooth is completely repairable, and can be restored to full function. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Future failure: If there is remaing decay under a new crown, it can continue to progress and deteriorate the remaining tooth structure. Since a root canal has alread... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Crown is better: After a tooth has had a root canal, it loses some of its structural integrity, because the insides of the tooth have been hollowed from the drilling. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Niknia
Dentistry 23 years experience
Porcelain : Dental veneers are made various forms of porcelain.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Niknia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Niknia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Dental School
Graduated 1999MD
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