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Dr. Charles Kattuah

Dentistry
Marysville, CA
25 years experience male

Locations

Office

Marysville, CA

Address

922 H Street, Marysville, CA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 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
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

612 Answers
454 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Take as prescribed: A doctor must determine whether or not antibiotics are warranted for any condition. If your doctor diagnosed you with a specific type of pneumonia tha... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes, possible. : Your neck pain, head pain, and ear issue could be caused by the TMJ on that side. When your teeth shift and change your bite, the change can cause pre... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Same causes: The herpes simplex virus is the primary cause of cold sores and genital herpes. The only difference is the type of virus. Hsv type 1 usually is associ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Very possible: Antibiotics may interfere with the ability of the birth control medicines to work. Sperm in the ejaculate can remain viable for a few days. Hopefully ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Difficult: You can try taking otc meds such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. Sometimes intraoral numbing agents like orajel can temporarily relieve a toothache. Sometim... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Varies: First, if you already are a patient of a dentist or dental clinic give them a call and ask. If you are not a patient of record of any office then you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Adverse reaction?: You did not mention the name of the antibiotic you are taking. The pain you are experiencing may or may not be related to the antibiotics. The antibio... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
You should not: Make sure that you have stopped taking antibiotics for at least a few days prior to giving blood. Some potential recipients could be allergic.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
No: These are not typical oral signs of pregnancy. The symptoms you list here could be more related to stress or suppressed immune system than pregnancy.... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Medical clearance: If you get medical clearance from the cardiologists to see you without any antibiotics i'm sure he will. Understand that your dentist is only interest... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
It won't: Geographic tongue is a normal condition and if you have it then you always will. It isn't something to worry about.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Neosporin and see MD: Clean the wound with soap/water and place neosporin on it. Then go see a doc to make sure you are current on your tetanus vaccine. If not then get one... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes I : The vast majority of extraction sites take 6-8 weeks to heal and should be fully healed in 3 months. At 9 days you've still got much healing to go on ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Get rechecked: Either the antibiotics were not effective or your problem is not bacterial infection. It may be viral, allergy, or something else. Regardless you need... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Diagnosis?: Talk to your pediatrician and ask for a diagnosis. It sounds like they want to treat her for a urinary tract infection and if i were you i would want ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Depends: That would depend on the complexity of the surgery. If you still have sutures or swelling you may want to hold off a couple more days or until you get... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Residual infection?: If the gums around the implant are sensitive/tender there may be infection. If the teeth/gums on either side of the implant are sensitive you may have... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Endocarditis: Any surgical repair of congenital malformations of the heart require antibiotics prior to any dental procedure according to american heart association... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Ask: Ask about normal growth and development of jaws and tooth size/position.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Not usually: I guess it depends on the severity and position of the sore. If it fairly small and far enough away from your teeth it shouldn't. If your teeth hurt t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Acid reflux?: This could be acid reflux. One way to help confirm that is to try otc Prilosec to turn off the acid producing cells in your stomach. If the acid is le... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Ask questions: This med is categorized as an atypical antipsychotic. It is used in the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar 1 disorders... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
See MD/Dentist: First make sure your md has cleared you of any general health issues that can cause the tastes you are experiencing. The meds you are still taking may... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Very possible: Antibiotics can affect birth control. Always use extra protection with condoms when taking birth control and antibiotics. Birth control pills keep you... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Doubtful: It may have not been herpangina which is caused by a viral infection. Herpangina will usually subuside with 1 to 2 weeks and usually coincides with fe... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Hold off a few days: I would hold off a few days just to be sure there are no complications with the piercing. Sometimes they can become infected and may start to swell an... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Rare: Dental offices and all other medical facilities must practice the same infection control standards developed by the cdc. All surfaces in the treatment... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
If: If you suffer from frequent cavities, ask your dentist for a full caries risk assessment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Not a known cause...: Having a dental abscess can cause bacteria and their byproducts to leech into the bloodstream and travel to other parts of the body. In healthy people... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
White filling: A posterior composite filling is a white colored filling on a posterior tooth (molar or bicuspid). Composite is a mixture of glass/mineral particles i... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Allergy reactions: The most common side effects of antibiotics are allergic reactions. There should be no issues relating to the pneumonia, unless it is viral pneumonia ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Possible: Dry mouth can have many causes, the most common of which is medication. If you take any medication check the insert to see if dry mouth is a side effe... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
No : Finish them off, even if you feel better. Antibiotics are prescribed in such a way that you must take all the pills in the prescription. If you do not... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Gut bacteria: The combination of both of these antibiotics could be killing the bacteria in your gut. Check with your doctor first to see if you can stop taking the... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes, but?: Results vary among users of these products. If your teeth are straight and superficially stained these products tend to work quite well. If your teeth... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
More caution: Diabetic patients should be treated the same as anyone else. However, the diabetes needs to be well controlled. If a patient has uncontrolled diabetes... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Time will heal: If the root canal was completed and the tooth sealed well it will heal in time. As long as the abscess does not convert to a cellulitis and your wife ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Possibly : If you are still experiencing symptoms two months after completing antibiotic treatment for this then i would advise you to see your doctor for furthe... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
It might: When did you have the tooth extracted and the implant placed. If all of that was recently then it should tighten up if the tooth and its supporting ti... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Gums heal, but...: It will be sore for a few days but will heal. You may want to ease up on the force you're placing on that toothbrush. If you push to hard the bristles... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Dr. clearance first: I would hold off until you get clearance from the surgeon to do so. That is not a surgery that i would want to risk having redone/repaired.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Go back to Dr.: It may be possible that your bronchitis is due to a virus which would make the antibiotics useless. Viral infections usually resolve on their own afte... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Probably not: Teething symptoms are not usually related to appetite or bowel movements. If teething is the issue it may be the texture/feel of the food in the mouth... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
It's all marketing: No matter what toothpaste you use, brushing and removing plaque at the gumline is what prevents gingivitis. Always use a Fluoride containing toothpast... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Gowth rate/healing: Mouth ulcers tend to be painful and heal within 1-2 weeks. When oral cancer is present as an ulceration it grows at a steady rate, isn't tender, and n... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Yes. : Having gingivitis alone doesn't mean that you have bone loss, but if you have bone loss, then you likely have gingivitis as well. Gingivitis left untr... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Probably nothing: I think what you are trying to ask is what happens to the teeth when you drink something cold immediately after something hot. If that is the case the... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Mucous deposits?: Dry mouth could be the cause. You did not say whether or not your throat was sore and if not then there should not be any problem with the tonsils. I ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Possibly, but rare: Despite transmission of oral bacteria during cunnilingus your husband's bacterial load in the mouth would have too be off the charts for you to smell ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 25 years experience
Depends: If one tends to have habits that stain teeth such as smoking, coffee/tea, red wine, etc. And doesn't brush well then the staining will return sooner t... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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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