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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein

Dentistry
Pittsburgh, PA
52 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pittsburgh, PA

Address

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

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

Pittsburgh, PA

About

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

Cosmetic Dentistry

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Dry patch on lip: This is impossible to diagnose without more information and a visual examination. Anything else would just be guessing. Make an appointment with your ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Bilateral jaw pain: This is impossible to answer accurately with out a clinical examination and additional information. There are multiple possiblilities including teeth ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Dots on tongue: Difficult to say without more information, a medical history, and a clinical/visual examination. Any abnormal or unusual lesion that reoccurs or last... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Yellow coating: Since we have not seen you clinically, nor do we know your medical and dental history, we would only be guessing. This should be discussed with your d... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Roof of mouth: Although this may heal on it's own, it would be a good idea to have this examined by your dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. It may be un... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 52 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Root canal: It takes time for an infection to clear. If swelling and pain does not resolve within 5-7 days, call your dentist or see an endodontist. Also, jaw sho... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
TMJ: It is important to determine the reason for your TMJ pain. Most TMJ disfunction is due to bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), or a bad ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Whitehead on gums: It's probable you have an aphthous ulcer (canker sore). If it lasts longer than 7-10 days, or goes away and then re-occurs, have it examined by your d... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Pain in jaw: See your dentist for an exam and diagnosis of the cause of your teeth grinding (bruxism). Bruxism is a habit usually caused by stress or a bad bite. I... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Pain in tooth: A pain in a tooth in response to eating sweets has several possible causes: decay, a cracked filling, a cracked tooth, a periodontal (gum) infection, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
White strips: Although whitening strips are an over-the-counter product, the fact is that you are putting a strong chemical in your mouth. For that reason, Teeth w... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Oral infection: There are many types of oral infections, including bacterial, viral, and fungal. This cannot be answered accurately without additional information an... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Pus pocket: If the swelling is next to the tooth that is to have the root canal, it is most probably the infection draining. This will relieve any pressure from t... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Tailbone pain: You need to have this examined by a medical doctor or orthopedic specialist. Make an appointment or go to the emergency room of your local hospital AS... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Canker sore: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) will heal on their own in 5-7 days. In the meantime, stay away from anything that may irritate it, such as acidic foods... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Gingivitis: Have your teeth cleaned by a dentist every 4-6 months. Brush and floss correctly and thoroughly as directed by your dentist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Ear & jaw pain: Have you mentioned this to your dentist? It's possible you have TMJ dysfunction due to opening wide for the time necessary for the extractions. If the... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Canker sores: There is no definitive cause of canker sores (aphthous ulcers). Canker sores often occur due to stress, irritation, injury. They may also occur with h... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Loose baby tooth: Baby teeth usually get loose when the permanent tooth is ready to erupt, even if you don't see it. See your dentist for an exam, and x-rays to make su... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Cut on gum: Check with your dentist to make sure exactly what it is. If it's just a cut, it will heal within 7-10 days. However, it may be something other than a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Toothache: Antibiotics can "help" control pain, but will not heal the cause (infection) of the toothache. An increase in pain is an indication that the infection... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Bonded retainer: If a tooth has moved, the retainer may have fractured. See your orthodontist to have the retainer and your tooth alignment checked.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Feels Bruised : There are several possibilities, but no diagnosis can be made without a clinical,and visual exam. See you,dentist for a thorough examination.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Overall pain: Sounds like the flu or a viral infection. Call your physician for an appointment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Jaw growth: There is no normal bone growth at your age. This may be swelling that could be the result of a number of different causes. If you feel or observe cha... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Numb fingers: There is no way to know the answer without a clinical examination and follow-up testing. Make an appointment with your family doctor. If necessary he... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Enamal layer: If you want to change shape or color of your teeth, this can be done with veneers or bonding. Both are thinly layered material that is used to cover ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Vertigo? TMJ?: If you have TMJ dysfunction, it can't be fine. What are your TMJ symptoms and how is it being treated? Tense neck and jaw may be due to bruxism (chron... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Sore behind teeth: It is impossible to make an accurate diagnosis without a visual examination. The area directly behind the upper front teeth is called the incisive pa... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Swollen gland: We need more information and a clinical examination to make any kind of diagnosis. Any growth or swelling that lasts longer than 7-10 days needs to be... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Sore on gum: Without a visual exam, it is impossible to know for sure. It sounds like ulcers and/or canker sores. If so, they should heal on their own in 7-10 days... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Swollen gum: Difficult to say without x-rays and a clinical exam. If the swelling does not resolve itself in 7-10 days, see you dentist for a re- exam. It would n... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Chipped molar: Have it checked by your dentist. It may be a small chip, or there may be a larger fracture, especially if there is a filling in the tooth. Sensitiviy ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Bump on lip: This is impossible to answer without a clinical examination and additional information. The bump could be any number of things. Make an appointment wi... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Bone graft: Call the dentist who did the graft. He/she is best able to answer your concerns.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Yes: The same issues that cause periodontal disease around teeth can cause periodontal disease around implants: poor oral hygiene, smoking, diabetes. Impla... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Sensitive teeth: Sensitivity could be due to a number of problems. Need more information and a more thorough dental history, which your dentist knows. Talk to your den... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Red swollen gums: You haven't said how long and how often this has been occurring. If you do not have a periodontal infection, then you may have a medical problem. Pos... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Yes: Of course you should be concerned. See a dentist or a periodontist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
White spot: It sounds like either a tooth or gum abcess. It might also be a canker sore. Only a clinical exam with x-rays can make an accurate diagnosis. Make an... 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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