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Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK

Dentistry
Salinas, CA
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Salinas, CA

Address

1070 N DAVIS ROAD, IN K-MART PLAZA, Salinas, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AFLAC

Alliance Health

About

Bio

Practicing advanced Dentistry for over thirty years. All dental services like dental x-rays and cleanings, fillings, crowns, bridges, implants, extractions and orthodontics available all under one roof. Please visit our website www.drrakshak.com for further details and call 831-757-2222 for an appointment. You can also text 831-296-0010 or e-mail info@drrakshak.com

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

46 Answers
20 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Developmental reason: Teeth develop in multiple layers. The cells that lay down enamel- enamelblasts stay outside the enamel after its formation and are subsequently lost ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Surgical cutting: A fiberotomy or pericision is an orthodontic surgical procedure designed to cut/modify the gingival fibers around a tooth. It usually reduces the tend... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Surgical cutting: A fiberotomy or pericision is an orthodontic surgical procedure designed to cut/modify the gingival fibers around a tooth. It usually reduces the tend... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Absolutely not: Clorox or industrial bleach is not safe for use in the mouth. Please use a good tooth paste with correct brushing technique, followed by flossing.You ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Have it rechecked.: There might be accompanying inflammation or infection in or around that tooth, area. How long has the gland been swollen ? Any pain or fever? Please h... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Indirectly connected: Immune disorders generally do not cause loss of sense of taste directly. The medications being taken cause dry mouth. Saliva is required for taste bud... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
No: Bleaching is an acceptable process that causes teeth whitening. In some cases it can cause mild to moderate sensitivity for a brief period of time, wh... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Depending upon your exact condition, you could get crowns or veneers placed to have them look the right size. Some cases might benefit for orthodontic... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Mostly comfortable: Most of our adult patients are extremely comfortable with braces. Depanding upon what kind of mechanics used, metal, ceramic braces or clear aligners ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Many reasons: There can be many reasons for this. You could have a cavity, or you could have surface erosion or enamel thinning that can render these teeth sensitiv... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: For minor movements and corrections the retainers can be adjusted, depending on the type of retainer used, wire and plate kind or the clear type. If t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Can vary: Varies with your location etc. If just a crown is required it can vary from 700 to 1000 dollars. If rct is also required it could be an additional 700... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Not wearing them: If you have not worn the retainer for a while resulting in the teeth moving from their final positions, now wearing these retainers will put pressure ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Infection in bone: Root canal procedure clears/ cleans the tooth part of the infection, but there might be some peri apical infection in the bone which can take a few da... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
RCT: You might even have a leaky old filling or crown.Most likely treatment would be getting a root canal treatment done.Consult your dentist asap before i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Lower gum?: Did you mean tarter ? Or did you mean gum tissue partly covering your lower left canine. If it is tarter it can be cleaned off by a dentist, if it is ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Various ways: Gums if damaged can be seen in the mouth, but there is no way someone could remove a tooth without affecting the gums. Roots are removed with the toot... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Need more info: Do you smoke or do beatle nut ? Or masala? If yes stop it right away.If no consult your doctor or dentist. You may have a sharp or broken tooth causi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
For Comfort?: If I am understanding your question correctly, orthodontists provide/ dispense comfort wax to put on the fixed braces to prevent them from cutting or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Possible overcorrect: Without proper followup several things can go wrong, just like a car without a driver or brakes.Your teeth can go in the wrong direction, might get ov... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Salads: Eat lots of salads without dressing.High protein foods like eggs (75-80 cals) also can provide feeling of fullness.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Depands case /locati: The cost in us can vary from 3500 to 7000. The variation can be based on the degree of problem or malocclusion, expertise of the doctor , mechanics us... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Pretty soon: Based on your condition you can start seeing changes / spaces closing as soon as the first few months. It might take longer to complete the entire tre... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Lots: Most problems related to alignment of teeth can be corrected with orthodontics or braces. From minor corrections to transforming the entire smile , a ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Relaxing effect : Laughing gas or nitrous gas has a relaxing , calming effect on the person taking it. Usually it is used in combination with other medications for seda... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Probably not: They will most likely not get better, but at least the crowding wont get worse. Hence it would still be worthwhile to get them removed.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Ibuprofen : Over the counter Motrin (200 mg), -ibuprofen 400 to 600 mg three times a day. You could so try tylenol (acetaminophen) . Reduce the dose as the pain r... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Dentist: See your dentist for a comprehensive diagnosis of the area.There may be other problems in the area , other teeth or gums.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Toothache: What is his age . Which tooth is hurting . Can you describe the type of pain. Let him take over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin . Dose... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Depands case /locati: The cost in us can vary from 3500 to 7000. The variation can be based on the degree of problem or malocclusion, expertise of the doctor , mechanics us... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Salads: Salads without calorie dense dressings are the most filling foods with least amount of calories.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Additional info: Some additional procedures done include root planing and use of lasers to do gum surgeries and rendering the pocket ( space around the tooth in the gu... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
No: Bleaching is an acceptable process that causes teeth whitening. In some cases it can cause mild to moderate sensitivity for a brief period of time, wh... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Exercise especially resistance training with weights can prevent muscle loss while loosing weight/fat , while still taking a calorie restricted diet.... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Topical anesthetic : If the extent of procedure is minimum, and if being done with a laser , minimum or no anesthetic might be an option.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Generally one set: Most of the times one set of upper and lower molds or impressions are required. He can either duplicate or take more if special circumstances arise. W... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: For minor movements and corrections the retainers can be adjusted, depending on the type of retainer used, wire and plate kind or the clear type. If t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Prevents relapse: This procedure if required and performed prevents the possibility of relapse of corrected rotations by orthodontics.It makes your results more stable.... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Absolutely: A series of x rays are taken during the process of root canal treatment. These can be easily transmitted electronically . For most people the relevant... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Surgical cutting: A fiberotomy or pericision is an orthodontic surgical procedure designed to cut/modify the gingival fibers around a tooth. It usually reduces the tend... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Not all: Not all wisdom teeth need to come out. If there is enough room in the jaws for these teeth to erupt normally than they do not need to come out. If the... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Yes: Bleaching is generally undertaken for front teeth that can have white - composite fillings. Filled teeth might not whiten evenly due to the fact that ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Appropriate treatmen: Keeping these teeth after appropriate treatment will prevent speech problems, drifting of side teeth, delayed eruption of permanent teeth due to fi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Crowns/partial dentu: This is not a recommended treatment , could be one of the last options . Doing rct and crowns with retroclination- angled backwards or extractions and... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Enough to create: Enough to create excitement , but not excessive to over indulge the kids or to burden the parent. Very young kids might be happy with one to five dol... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. BHARAT RAKSHAK
Dentistry 39 years experience
Donot neglect : These symptoms may be related to damage to the brain. Please do not disregard as she might have had a minor stroke before / during her fall. See you... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

GOVT DENTAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

Govt.Dental college and hospital
Completed 1985
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