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Dr. Clifford Marks

Dentistry
Campbell, CA
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Campbell, CA

Address

1580 Winchester Blvd, # 303, Campbell, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Ameritas

Blue Shield of California

About

Bio

I'm a family dentist with 25 years of experience in group practice. I have treated patients from age 2 to 106! Ask me anything. I hope I can help!

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

General Practice

Doctor Q&A

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Very safe!: As a dentist with over 25 years of experience, i'd venture to say millions of gold crowns are sitting there next to amalgam fillings. The vast majori... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
I dunno!: You need to be a little bit more specific with your question. However, most people take them due to baby's teething issues, denture sore spots, or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Probably nothing: All medicines degrade with time. Just cause it expired doesn't mean its poisonous. Just won't work as well as unexpired medicine. Actually, it real... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Anything is possible: I have had patients who blame their bum tooth on everything but generally speaking a toothache is a toothache. The tooth hurts locally. Is'pose if t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes: People have died from to much anesthetic. It is rare but it can happen. Your dentist knows how much to give safely. If you are using an anestheti... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
See your doctor!!!: How do you know your baby has strep? Have you seen the doctor? If you see the doctor, he/she will be sure to give you the proper medicine to take ca... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Bad idea: To whiten your teeth, you havta have contact with the bleaching agent (perixide) to your teeth for 1/2 an hour or more at a time. Rinsing with peroxi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
To much of a good th: Volcanoes erupting magma, gases, ash. Grazing animals eat grasses in this Fluoride enriched environment: fluorosis, hence the term ash-teeth. Too... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Not all the way gone: You may be feeling better, but the bacteria are still in your system. Your immune system is on the rebound (you feel better) but you are not yet 100%... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Possibly: Any kind of long standing lesion that does not respond to therapy should definitely be checked out. My gut feeling is that its not cancerous but you ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
No but...: If you have unhealthy enamel already (decalcification spots on your teeth), extensive, improper use of ultrasonic devices can cause cavitation (holes)... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Keep if you can!: You are only 19! you've got your whole life ahead of you! all things considered, natural teeth are much better than artificial teeth. Only remove t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Replace it IF...: If there's no problem, leave it alone. If its breaking down, should be replaced with something, perhaps a crown. The larger the filling is, the less... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Normal foods!: A composite filling should only be done if it has a reasonable chance of lasting a long time with "normal" foods. Sometimes, patients talk us dentist... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Probably!: Your question isn't very clear but i'm thinking trauma. If you don't see any injury but feel an injury, it may go away or it may not. Come back to t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Nothing: Kids swallow pennies, other stuff all the time. Passes through them without any complications. Dental amalgam filling material is no different.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Not much: A little bit is ok. I mean after all, you put the stuff in your mouth, how can you not swallow any? Its certainly not poisonous. I s'pose if you ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Antihistamines: Look at the labels for any antihistamine. This classification of medicines do precisely that: relief for itchy throats. The products you mentioned ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Possibly: Antibiotics aren't meant to cure infections. They only help your body turn the tide against the nasty buggers. Antibiotics really are meant for sh... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
No!: You should always precisely follow the directions on any antibiotic or any prescribed medicine. Your doctor knows best how to treat your illnesses. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes: Sure, but i don't know what that will accomplish. You need to figure out what is causing the pain. Is it decay? Will a filling take care of it? Do... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
No: Taken in normal dosage, Acetaminophen is extremely safe. In fact, it is one of the few analgesics used with pregnant women.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Time: The lesions will go away by themselves and will take only slightly longer if not treated. By the way, the medicine you refer to makes the lesions onl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
The infection spread: The wisdom tooth and/or the associated gums/bone is infected. Lymph node is trying to prevent further spread of the infection. Please see your denti... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
No: Your doctor must diagnose strep throat. If your doctor did in fact diagnose strep, it is easily treated. You won't die!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes: As a dentist, i can't prescribe for non-dental reasons. Probably neither can an md. Geez, what kind of piercing causes that much pain? Consider a... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes!: Yes, you may. Just don't exceed the maximum dosage on the bottle. Are you absolutely sure your baby is teething? Could there be a possibility it ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Any: Mouth washes only temporarily take away bad breath. Like for minutes rather than hours. The best home treatment for bad breath is good daily oral hy... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
2 weeks with it?: You need to get this checked out if its still there after 2 weeks. Even tho its painless, please don't delay.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteri... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
A few...: I have a number of patients that i perform invasive dentistry on without using local anesthetic. The common characteristic is they were born in a for... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Gum disease!: Either gingivitis or periodontitis. Both cause the same symptoms as you describe. Get your teeth cleaned professionally. Take much better of your t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
Yes, maybe: You can get cold sores anytime but it seems like people get them when their immune system is compromised. If you get cold sores, you probably alrea... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Marks
Dentistry 36 years experience
No!: No it won't cause heart disease in normal amounts. However, a mega overdose (which is extremely rare) can kill you. But then you can die from drinki... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Marks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Yes, the gum is white. 7th tooth. He's gnawing on everything. I stop the meds when the tip of the tooth is showing & symptoms of pain stop
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Graduated 1986MD

Affiliations

American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Santa Clara County Dental Society
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