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Dr. Charles Kattuah

Dentistry
Marysville, CA
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Marysville, CA

Address

922 H Street, Marysville, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Charles F. Kattuah Family Dentistry

Marysville, CA

About

Bio

I help people to achieve optimal oral health through respectful education, with integrity, and superior service. Our team are creative, and inspired to provide a comfortable, and caring experience to all our patients. We are just plain enthusiastic to be here and help.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

754 Answers
602 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Cavity prevention: Fluoride in toothpaste is not there to necessarily clean teeth. It acts as a preventative of caries or cavities. Fluoride in the presence of dissolved... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
go see your doctor: If you continue to vomit this long after you stopped taking meds then go see your doctor to find out what exactly is going on. If you are still taking... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Wait a bit longer: Most cases of dry socket occur on the lower jaw and happen 3 to 5 days after an extraction. It has only been 3 days so give it a few more if you can. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Soon: Within 1-2 days of initial exposure to herpes symptoms will begin to appear, usually around or in the mouth. Tiny vesicles will form on and/or around ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Take as directed: I don't know if you have two different antibiotics for this or just one but i would advise you to take the antibiotics exactly as prescribed by your d... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Not in the US: You can buy antibiotics otc in mexico, I am not sure about canada though. The only type of antibiotics available in the us otc are ointments and othe... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
See doctor: There is not much this type of forum can do to help you with this condition. It appears that your temperature regulating mechanisms in your brain stem... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Varies: Your experience is likely to be different than other people undergoing this procedure. What you can expect is to be sore for starters. These types of ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Your choice: As long as you brush 2 to 3 times a day and floss once a day you can decide when the best times for you are. However, never brush immediately after ea... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Maybe, but?: Those symptoms are not typical of sinus problems. The numbness and tingling are more of a concern and especially with your tongue involved as well sin... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Cause first: You must find the cause of ache first. Head pain can refer as tooth and vice versa. You could also have TMJ related pain. If otc analgesics like Aspi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Infection?: If you just got over a cold and now your throat and tonsils are sore and swollen you may have an infection developing. Strep throat is a common infect... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Not likely: Pain in the upper extremities such as jaw/neck does not usually refer from a lower area like the abdomen. If you believe that you have indigestion the... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
None: There is no vitamin or herbal supplement that reduces tooth sensitivity. It's best to see a dentist to determine the cause as there are many. You can ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Possibly: If your dentist ground away enamel on front teeth to make them look even that may have changed the bite enough to minimize, or perhaps eliminate what ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Allergic reaction?: That doesn't sound normal. You may be allergic to something in those pills. Check back with your doctor. It may also be a coincidence. Swollen gums co... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Either one: Both of these meds are from the same family. Both are benzodiazepenes and work very similarly. The only difference would be in how fast they are meta... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Some are similar: Erythema mutiforme, and shingles to name a couple. Primary hsv 1 infection can usually be diagnosed by clinical presentation and history. Blood test c... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
It may not: Certain types of antibiotics can affect the microbes of your intestinal tract pretty severely and enough to make you want to stop taking them. If this... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes and no: If the oral cancer has progressed enough it can make you feel like there is always something stuck in the throat. Oropharyngeal cancer is more likely... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Not directly: Hsv 2 a viral infection, and lupus an autoimmune disease have completely different causes and pathological courses. However, people who are treated fo... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Maybe: A swollen tongue usually is indicative of some type of allergic reaction. If you experienced the swelling just after taking the pill you may be allerg... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Not likely: The vast majority of headaches are usually caused by muscle strain or too much blood flow. When wisdom teeth are impacted the can cause symptoms of pa... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Swollen taste bud: Sounds like it could be an inflamed taste bud. This condition can be caused by exposure to certain types of food such as pineapple or spicy foods. It ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Minimal: There is always risk to a fetus when infection is present. Much of that depends on the size, area of infection, and types of microorganisms present. I... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
May be needed: Obviously your growth and development is delayed quite a bit as far as your mouth goes. If your 12 year molars don't have the room to erupt properly t... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Depends: Most cases of receding gums can be treated by grafting over the exposed root. You should see a periodontist or gum specialist to discuss with him/her ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Take as directed: All antibiotics are prescribed with the intent that they will be taken as directed by the doctor. The amount and frequency varies and if you are instr... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Fungal overgrowth?: If you have been on antibiotics that long it may be that the white you are seeing is yeast/fungal organism overgrowth. The balance of the oral microbe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Defense: The function of tonsils is to help fight off any incoming germs through the mouth or nose. The are specialized organs that trap bacteria, viruses, and... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Should be fine: You didn't really specify what form of Fluoride treatment you had. If it was a gel or foam then most of the Fluoride was washed away with saliva and f... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes and no: That depends on the how the medication is metabolized. Grapefruit can inhibit certain enzymes in the liver that metabolize many medications. If these ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Rule out dental: If she had this issue resolve a bit with antibiotics and then it came back then take her to a dentist or pediatric dentist to rule out oral infection.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Many possibilities: If your tooth was not sensitive before the filling and has been sensitive since the filling, there could be a problem with the filling which should be... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Abscess: If it is a baby tooth then it is most likely an abscess. Baby teeth are more prone to the effects of decay due to larger pulp chambers and thinner ena... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Possible but rare: After day 4 or 5 a dry socket becomes less likely. If you are experiencing constant severe pain in the area of extraction and even a burning sensation... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Probably, but...: If there is no other reason for your vomiting that you can think of except for the antibiotics then you may want to contact your doctor for an alterna... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Yes. only if..: If you got a prescription for this then by all means take the antibiotic. The other meds can help to alleviate your symptoms. If you have not been dia... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Different organisms: Antibiotics aren't effective against eukaryotic cells because they don't chemically bind with their cell walls or rna. As a matter of fact penicillin ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
continue as planned: First finish all your meds. Having clear or white phlegm is a positive sign. It may take some time for the shortness of breath to get better. As lon... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Proabably unrelated: After 4 months the extraction site should be entirely healed. A possible exception would be a piece of jaw bone working it's way out of the jaw. This ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Shingles?: If this is located on one side of your scalp and you have had chicken pox then it could be that you are getting shingles. This condition will worsen a... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Possibly: There could be a problem with that other tooth as well. If you have taken amox. Many times in the past then it may not work as well as it used to as t... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Depends: Giving your partner herpes through oral sex depends on whether you have active virus in your saliva. If this sore on the gum was caused by an injury a... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Flu maybe? : All of your symptoms could be due to a number of things. Most likely a viral infection. Could be flu but if symptoms don't improve or worsen over th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Many things: The symptoms could be caused by a number of different things from migraine headache, TMJ and/or tooth issues, muscle strain, neurological issues, etc.... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
About 3 months: Hopefully your dentist/surgeon grafted the sockets of your extracted teeth. Bone will usually begin to remodel almost immediately. If the sockets were... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Dental exam needed: You may have a number of different problems with your teeth and gums. The only way to know is to see a dentist for an evaluation. From what you have d... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Occlusal splint : If you have a problem with your bite that is causing or contributing to your TMJ issues then orthodontics may be a good idea. If you are against brace... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Sex not required: Anyone can catch herpes without having sex. The hsv type 1 or oral herpes and the hsv type 2 or genital herpes are practically identical in their clin... Read More

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May 1, 2014
Dr Kattuah, has some wonderfully succinct and accurate answers. I highly recommend him. Dr. Don E. Millner
Sep 2, 2013
Very knowledgeable with excellent, thorough, to the point, answers and advice.
Jun 17, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! Consulted a dentist today (emergency)- post-Xrays, it turned out to be inflammation due to food particle. Everything else is fine. Pointed out also that i-d b...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It would be SO much easier on the patient to have 1 person vs. the usual complication of 2 due to such busy schedules. This is my experience. They talk half the situatio...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The option chosen is not up to the dentist in this situation. Whether I want to risk having cement lodged between gum, or not, is up to me. Respectfully said.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Sacramento, CA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Sacramento, CA - Winter
2013
Top Dentist, Third Place, California - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Butte Sierra District Dental Society
American Dental Association
California Dental Association
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