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Dr. Greg Rubin

Dentistry
Newbury Park, CA
38 years experience male

Locations

1000 Smiles

Newbury Park, CA

Address

1000 Newbury Rd Suite 138, Newbury Park, CA, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8057385530

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross of California

Aetna

CIGNA Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

We also specialize in the treatment of Halitosis (Bad Breath). Founded and developed the first ever Halitosis treatment center in 1987 and has offered this unique and needed service to his patients since then. Current dental practice is utilizing new FDA approved technology to treat gums.

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

Periodontics

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Hebrew, Russian

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
91 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
NO! Нет! לא !: ABSOLUTELY NO!!! Go back to the dentist ( hopefully - you do not need to cross the border ...) and get the bite adjusted! It should feel COMPLET... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
YES!!!: Teeth whitening pens work, but those products are designed more maintenance purpose then for " whitening". I mean that if you have not had your teeth ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Most: Most of the bacteria causing gum disease is anaerobic - meaning they do not like oxygen.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Bad taste, bad smell: Certainly bad smell and bad taste means that something is going on.... In many cases this may be an indication of gum desease, bad taste may be an ind... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Shouldnot be any : The whole concept of any anesthesia is to reduce to zero any discomphort or pain during dental surgery, so you should not feel any pain during surgery... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Local anestetic: The best choice of anesthesia for any dental procedure is the one that provides comport , no pain sensation, minimal dosage and easy to administer, a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Wisdom tooth: Most of the time wisdom teeth become "troublemakers" if there is a connection with "outside world" meaning- there is an opening to the oral cavity tha... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Always...: Gum disease is a common name for periodontal disease. It is chronic disease, like diabetes , arthritis, high blood pressure etc.. Once you get it- it ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
BIOS protocol: We have been treating patients with halitosis for over 27 years. We have developed bios protocol, that enables us to eliminate 99% of bacteria that ca... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: Yes, sometimes. This may be due to an abscess formation under one or more of those baby teeth, or may be - sinusitis. One of the frequent reasons for ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Anaerobic bacteria: Bad breath is caused by billions of bacteria in your mouth, the same bacteria also may cause gum desease. The reason it smells is bacause those bacter... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Do biopsy: Biopsy is relatively easy procedure, with minimal discomfort afterwards. Your dentist will probably referr you to an oral surgeon or oral medicine spe... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes, certainly: There are several tests have been developed for halitosis. There is device called "halimeter", or breath analyser, also gas chromatography, and sever... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes, yes and YES!!!: Diabetes and gums are interconnected. The worth your diabetes gets- your gums will follow... We have been providing specialized dentistry for diabetic... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate): It is one of the very common complaints we hare from our patient s. Please stop using this mouthwash and bad taste should disappear in relatively shor... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Gums specialist: Periodontist deals with come complex gum problems, that may require surgery to treat and correct gum problems due to gum disease or to correct cosmeti... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Possible: Yes, spot may contain an amorous amounts of odor producing bacteria and cause bad breath.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Deviated septum?: Nasal septum deviation is a common physical disorder of the nose, involving a displacement of the nasal septum.Symptoms of a deviated septum include i... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Needs ENT referral: We have been treating bad breath for over 27 years. Not many parents complain on kids breath... But we have seen few cases similar to what you describ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
No: Halitosis or bad breath by definition is: when noticeably unpleasant odors are exhaled in breathing. So when you exhale on someone, they may never g... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Allergies, sinus etc: We have had several parents complaining on their 3-4-5 years old kids having bad breath. Our experience is that this is not caused my their gums or or... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dental / occlusion : Frequently headaches are related to dental or teeth not alined properly. I recommend to seek help starting with your local dentist or ask to be referr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
It doesnot: You will be completely numbed before your dentist will perform the extraction surgery, so there is no pain.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
No: People loose bone after they loose teeth. So partial denture will not prevent this deteriorating process, and even can accelerate bone loss as when yo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Red swollen gums: Red and swollen gums, that bleed easily to brushing and/ or flossing. If neglected- this condition will advance to periodontitis - which is severe gum... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Google it: Most dentists will post this info on their website, if they offer nitrous. No other group, like dental association maintains this kind of data.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Depends on how to do: The cost will depend on how to correct this: surgically, orthodontics or cosmetically.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dental overbite: Sometimes overbite can be corrected by cosmetic smile design, where only position of teeth is being changed to correct overbite, and sometimes surgica... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Better without 'em: Often times we recommend to extract all 4 wisdom teeth due to lack of space in the jawbone, misalignments, deep gum pockets around them, this causes i... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Doesnot matter: What is importat for tongue cleaning is mechanical removal of bacterial layer from your tonque. Adding toothpaste will just give better taste in your ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
If easy surgery- yes: If you need simple and relatively easy surgery , then it is probably safe to drive home. But we always advise our patients to have someone to drive th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
No problem here : Nobody will "recommend" whitening, as there is no medical nesessity in this procedure, but if patient wants whitening, and there are no contraindicati... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: sinus pressure can radiate pain tot he back of your head
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: I am not aware of any reason that doctors recommend to exhale though open mouth, i say yes.... If you do not have halitosis.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: Sometimes, depending on complexity of surgical extraction, pieces of jawbone may separate (break away) from the jaw, and it is very difficalt sometime... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Home ??? Treatment??: Home tx for bad breath? Pretty much like "home treatment" for any other smelly parts of your body ... With an exception of - if your armpits stink, or... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Anaerobic bacteria: Bad breath is caused by billions of bacteria in your mouth, the same bacteria also may cause gum desease. The reason it smells is bacause those bacter... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
STOP drinking coffe!: Your teeth get stained from anything you put in your mouth that is not white or clear...So my recommendation is : get teeth cleaning and stay away fro... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: Nasal septum deviation is a common physical disorder of the nose, involving a displacement of the nasal septum.Symptoms of a deviated septum include i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
This is not the same: You are referring to photodynamic therapy treatment for acne. We do not use this type of light therapy in dentistry. There are special lasers to treat... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dental implants: Front teeth are most often referred to as upper front teeth, from canine to canine. So when those teeth are missing as a result of trauma, gum diseas... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Listerine affects te: Yes, listerine will affect the test reading. Please google the following article, entitled "field sobriety testing: intoxilyzers and listerine antisep... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Wisdom tooth pain: Normally this med is being prescribed after surgery ( surgical wisdom teeth extraction), so it is not a bad idea.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: Halitosis is caused by odor producing bacteria, so the answer to your question is yes, we use antibiotics, both locally and systemically to treat bact... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
ALL REAL BONE: We may use what you call a "fake" bone, but it is not fake, it is real particles of real bone, specially prepared by fda approved pharmaceutical or de... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
People stay away :-(: Halitosis is defined as unpleasant and characteristic odor from the mouth when you exhale. Most of the time people that care about you, or family memb... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
NO. only sometimes: Humans do not breathe through the stomach, meaning you cannot exhale air from your stomach, the only time stomach inflammation may cause bad breath if... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Root canal treatment: Mouth props and rubber dams are used mainly for root canal procedures to isolate the tooth from the oral cavity to prevent potential reinfection of th... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Gum: Gum disease is chronic disease, much like diabetes or high blood pressure - it will never go away!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 38 years experience
Wisdom teeth extract: Yes, having pain 4 weeks after wisdom tooth extraction doesnot sound like a good idea.... I recommend to go back to your doctor. If surgery was compl... Read More

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Jul 12, 2014
Dr. Rubin is a highly skilled and knowledgeable dentist. I recommend him highly.
Great doctor.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rubin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thanks doctor.. supply me with tele. no. or mobile to arrange avisit, or supply me names of doctors&hospitals in england ..
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Hormone changes I never would have thought.
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that dentist is the only one who take my insurance. There all 20+ mil.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA
Completed 1998

Awards

international patents in dental field

Publications

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