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Dr. Robert Fong

Dentistry
Stockton
36 years experience male

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Robert Fong DDS

Stockton

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1833 West March Lane #4, Stockton, United States
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Robert Fong DDS

Stockton

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

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32 Answers
1 Agree
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Fong
Dentistry 36 years experience
Color not the issue: A dry socket is when the blood clot is lost. If not the same day as the extraction, lightly rinse with salt water. if after the rinse there is something mushy in the site, whether red or white, it is likely healing. If there is a deep hole with nothing inside, you might have a dry socket. The white down deep may be the bone. A dull ache is common in healing, but dry socket is usually more intense.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Fong
Dentistry 36 years experience
Advil is ibuprofen: Prescription strength ibuprofen is 800mg. Without knowing the reason for the pain, I think you should stick with the prescribed amount, and not add any additional medications. If the dosage does not seem to be helping, you should contact the doctor that prescribed the medication to further discuss the problem and alternative medications. It is never a good idea to mix pain medications.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fong
Dentistry 36 years experience
Location: People often use these terms interchangeably, though there are differences. Sores on the cheeks and under the tongue are usually canker sores. These are not infectious. Cold sores are usually on lips or on the roof of the mouth. These are contagious and are caused by a virus. They are both painful and heal with time. Medications and lasers can be used to shorten the healing time.

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Apr 8, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fong is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCSF
Graduated 1985MD
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