Dr. Daniel Rubenstein

Dentistry
Pittsburgh, PA
53 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pittsburgh, PA

Address

201 South Highland Ave, Suite 202, Pittsburgh, PA
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My office hours

Thursday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
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Daniel Rubenstein, DMD

Pittsburgh, PA

About

Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Toothache: It sound as if you might have a deep cavity or an abcessed tooth. Make an appointment to see a dentist for diagnosis and treatment. The longer you wai... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Gray tooth: Sounds like a large cavity and possible abcess. See your dentist for an examination and treatment. Delaying treatment will only cause it to get worse.
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Swelling: Swelling above a tooth usually indicates an infected tooth or infected gums. Make an appointment and see your dentist.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Mouth peeling: You don't say if this is a one time occurance or chronic. This may be a fungal infection, an allergic reaction, or more. A clinical and visual exam is... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Palatal rash: Have you ever had this examined? This needs to be examined clinically/visually. Any lesion in the mouth that does not heal within 7-10 days, and any ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Yes it can: Pericorinitis is an infection that needs to be treated. See your dentist or an oral surgeon, based on your symptoms, ASAP.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Wisdom teeth removal: It may take several days for your jaw to return to normal. Your surgeon should have given you post-op instructions on what to do to help your jaw feel... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Bump on gums: This may be due to an infected tooth. The only way to know for sure is to see a dentist for x-rays and a clinical exam. Make an appointment to see a d... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Bumps on tongue: To make an accurate diagnosis, this needs to be seen visually, and requires additional information. Call your dentist for an examination.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Brushing teeth: Talk to your dentist or dental hygienist for instructions on proper brushing (and especially flossing) techniques.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
HSV infection: Viral infections usually run their course in 7-10 days. If it lasts longer, see your doctor.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Pain in gums: It may be a deep cavity, an infected tooth,or another dental issue. Make an appointment for your son to visit a dentist.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Sensitivity & tongue: This cannot be determined without a clinical examination and additional information. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon for a t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Drug safety: I agree with Dr Sandler. Do not self medicate. Use medications that are recommended or prescribed by your physician or dentist. TMJ dysfunction is us... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Wisdom teeth: Sharp edges where a tooth has been removed is usually the bony edge of the surgical area. Over time this will fill in with bone. Sometimes, however, t... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
"Cold feeling": More information would be helpful: is the cold feeling painful; how often is intermittent; how long does it last; how long has it been happening; when... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Possible TMJ dysfunc: You have symptoms of TMJ dysfunction, and also an ear and sinus infection. Check with your medical doctor or an ENT specialist for a possible ear infe... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Extraction of #15: Soreness and a bad taste is not abnormal after an extraction. For any questions or discomfort, call the dentist who extracted your tooth. Your dentis... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Dry socket: Call your dentist or oral surgeon and ask them for advice. They may want to see you and change or trim the dressing.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Tooth enamel: This cannot be accurately answered without more information and a visual and clinical examination to determine where and why there is loss of enamel. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Dry throat: I don't think it's the pills. It may be the tonsils. After waiting 4 weeks, You need to have this examined by your physician or an ENT specialist.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Roof of mouth: This can't be answered without a visual examination. Have the area examined by your dentist, especially if it does not heal within 5-7 days. In the me... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Tongue ulcer: Orabase will not heal an ulcer. It is an oral bandage that can be applied to the ulcer before meals to keep it from being irritated. The ulcer will he... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Foul smell: No pain usually means no dry socket. Foul smell may be due to food trapped in socket. Are you following the post-extraction advice from your dentist? ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Abscessed tooth: A tooth that has an abscess (infected nerve) will not heal on it's own. The tooth will need a root canal treatment, or will have to be extracted. If y... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Fluorosis/deminerali: Fluorosis appears as brown or white stains on the teeth. It is caused by too much Fluoride when you still have your baby teeth and the permanent teet... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Denture problems: If by denture problems do you mean loose dentures or sore mouth? Many denture wearers start off with reduced ridges due to loss of bone. Over time t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Toothaches: Most toothaches are caused by either deep cavities, fractures in the tooth, or trauma caused from bruxing (grinding or clenching). Another cause ma... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Tooth contouring: Tooth contouring is a cosmetic procedure to give the appearance of straighter teeth. Success depends on how crooked your teeth are and what outcome yo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Metallic taste: There are a multitude of possibilities: diet, smoking, untreated decay, fractured fillings, gum infections, acid reflux, medications, systemic disease... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Teeth grinding: Oftentimes, a migraine and a headache from teeth grinding feels the same. Many migraine headaches are caused by teeth grinding or clenching...Called ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Facial numbness: Facial numbness for any reason is not normal and is cause for concern. Facial numbness related to a toothache may be caused by a tooth infection af... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Neck &jaw tension: This sounds like symptoms of bruxism (grinding or clenching your teeth). This can take place at night when you sleep, and also at various times during... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Bone loss from perio: Bone will not grow back. Loss of bone can be stopped though. It is important to have the periodontitis treated. If it is not treated, it will l... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Tooth infection: Antibiotics will not cure a tooth infection. Antibiotics will only calm the symptoms temporarily. You need to see a dentist before the infection b... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Denture stains: Soak the dentures every night in water plus denture cleaning tablets. If this doesn't help, ask your dentist if he or she can clean them in an ultras... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Depends: Whether a filling works and how long it lasts depends on the amount of tooth remaining, which tooth is involved, and how your bite interacts with the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Loose dentures: Denture retention is dependent on a number of factors: size and shape of the ridges, amount and type of saliva, size and activity of the tongue, face ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
TMJ or glue ear: Not sure what your symptoms are. You may have both. Clicking alone does not necessarily indicate TMJ syndrome. Tmj symptoms include pain, usually in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Smelly veneers: Either there is an opening around the veneer allowing plaque, food and saliva to leak under the veneer, or more likely the gum tissue around the ven... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Endo/apico: Endodontic retreatment usually means re-doing the root canal. An apicoectomy is a surgical procedure to treat the end of the root. This may involv... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Teething: Runny nose and a low grade fever is not uncommon during teething. However, it would be a good idea to check with your pediatrician to make sure the... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Sjogren's syndrome: Sjogren's chief symptoms are dry mouth and dry eyes. A dry mouth (xerostomia) is an ideal environment for the build-up of plaque and the growth of ba... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Getting a crown: Impossible to say without more information. How long you can wait depends on why the tooth needs a crown, and how much natural tooth structure remains... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Different diseases: Chancre is a painless ulceration most commonly formed during the primary stage of syphilis. A canker sore is usually caused by the herpes cold viru... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Perio disease risks: The main risk of untreated periodontal disease is losing your teeth. Studies have shown that people with high levels of bacteria associated with pe... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Exposed dentin: Dentin is the layer of the tooth that is under the enamal. If the exposed dentin is on the cervical aspect of the tooth (the neck of the tooth at the... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Whitener burn: The burn will heal by itself over the next week to 10 days. You may be able to hasten the healing by applying vitamin E oil. You can get vitamin... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Blood clot: Blood clots form at the bottom of the socket after a tooth is removed. They normally do not fall out although they can be pulled out by over vigorous ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Supernumerary tooth: If it is a supernumerary tooth and you are not missing any permanent teeth, there is probably no problem having it extracted. The space can then be c... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 29, 2014
Dr. Rubenstein is a highly knowledgeable and compassionate doctor. Enjoy reading his answers. Recommended.
Apr 28, 2014
A very dedicated dentist with years of knowledge and experience.
Mar 19, 2015
Great Dentist.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! I'm 14 and I just started having right side neck and head pains, along with swallowing pains on that side. I got really scared. I don't smoke either so th...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I believe in the role of specialists. But, unfortunately, many rural areas have general dentists doing OMFS type work due to the need. I respect this but would advise th...Read More
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Thanks :) Placed 12/15, issues increased, Dr. unavailable, 10+ pain 3/16, #18 likely high filling root fracture, acute abscess. #30 similar, less severe, pit popped out of top of filling. + #s 19 & 2...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Graduated 1970MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Pittsburgh, PA - Winter
2013
Top Dentist, Second Place, Pennsylvania - Summer
2013
Top Dentist, First Place, Pittsburgh Region - Summer
2014
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