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Dr. Mrugesh Dalal

Dentistry
Whittier, CA
male

Locations

Office

Whittier, CA

Address

14544 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 10am - 7:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Ameritas

About

Bio

Dr.Mrugesh Dalal DDS.Private practice in city of Whittier, California since last 30 years.We are a friendly caring office & provide the best possible care to our patients.We do all aspects of dentistry,including oral surgery,cosmetic dentistry,implants,crowns & bridges,gum treatments,arrestin treatment,gum surgeries, bone graftings,extractions & impacted wisdom teeth,complete & partial cosmetic dentures,teeth whitening,porcelain veneers,root canal treatments,Invasalign,Snap on smile.We cater to all age groups.We accept most insurances,& we offer finacing.We are here to help our patients, so that they can enjoy good dental health.We want all our patients to be happy,healthy & smiling. Evening appointments are available.We welcome children & seniors.We offer senior discounts.

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

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

110 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes,It can happen: Wisdom teeth can erupt between age of 17 to 32.They would erupt only if there is enough space available in your jaw.Sometimes wisdom teeth remain impa... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Good.: Most gum disease bacterias are susceptible to Tetracycline group of antibiotics. Doxycycline is one of them. It works very well when used in a gel for... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis, the mucosal lining of the sinus gets inflammed, & swollen.The nerves to the upper teeth, run close to the lining of the sin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Possible.: It is absolutely necessary to chew food properly before you swallow as digestion begins in the mouth, when food gets mixed with saliva.The food also i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Consult your dentist: Tooth cahe never goes away by taking the pain pills.If you have a bad tooth, it needs to be examined by your dentist, & needs to be fixed either b... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
ENT consult: Tinnitus is the ringing noise in the ear. Clicking noise is different than tinnitus.If you have an overactive tmj, which is called subluxation, rubbin... Read More
A female asked:
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Dentist/ENT problem: When lower back teeth are infected due to decay,you have a pain in that tooth,but that pain also can radiate to the ear on same side.Referred pain fro... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Traumatic bite: One of the reason why you needed a gum graft,because you had recession of gums on that tooth. This recession may have happened due to a traumatic bite... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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No.: Consult your dentist to determine the cause of swollen gums,& get necessary & proper treatment. Maintain immaculate oral hygiene by brushing y... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Neurologic: Consult a neurologist for your symptoms.A complete ; detailed history of origin ; progress of these symptoms is very essential. Pathology in left paro... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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One week: It is safe to wait for a week after extraction to go bac to using a mouth wash.The tooth socket after extraction gets filled with a blood clot, which ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Consult your dentist: Since you have a history of bruxism, you may wear of your teeth, which can present sharp borders,which in turn can chronically damage the side of your... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Consult pharamcist: Consult pharmacist or prescribing physician to solve this problem. May be, they consider changing the medication.
A 54-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Possible retreat: The old root canal may fail, if you have a hole in the tooth & food kept on lodging in that hole,leading to bacterial activity which might have re... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Followup is needed.: Alvogyl paste has a antisptic & a analgesic & ananesthetic component.When you have a dry socket,this paste may help calm down the pain,& l... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Swelling,pain.: Depends upon which salivary gland is infected,you would have swelling & pain.If Parotid glands are infected,you may have swelling at the very back... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Tmj Speicialist: If the arthoscopies did not work, you may need a TMJ surgery, If you still have consistent pain. Conservative treatment is always preferred, but somet... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Return to Dentist: You did not mention where the cold sore was? You also did not mention which tooth was extracted? Was it a lower tooth? Is the sore on your lower lip,c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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No.: It may prevent further crowding. You still would need orthodontic treatment to correct crowding & your bite.
A 38-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Consult Oral surgeon: You need complete & detailed evaluation including Panoramic x-ray &/or CT scan. Local causes like bad teeth, gum infections, any pathology in ... Read More
A female asked:
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May Need Evaluation: Infections related to lower back teeth have been known to give earache, since nerve to the teeth & nerve to the ear meet in an common nerve gangli... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Fungal superinfectio: Not very common but it does happen in some individuals.Antibiotics tend to suppress bacterias, & hence fungus tends to overgrow. consult your phys... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult pharmacist: A good communication between your physician, dentist & a pharmacist is essential when you are treated by more than one healthcare professional. Ph... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
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Ask your own dentist: Ask your own dentist or an oral surgeon who did the surgery. They are aware of the situation with your case & follow you up as far as healing goes... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
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YES.: Fever may be have nothing to do with teeth. have the pediatrician check her out.
A 33-year-old female asked:
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You need to go back : You need to go back immediately to your dentist. Two things need to be done, 1. If the tooth is savable, you need root canal opened and drained. And a... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
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Needs evaluation.: You may need antibiotics if you have infection. If you have a dry socket, the wound may need to be refreshed and surgically closed to achieve faster h... Read More
A member asked:
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Yes/No: If they have large supplies, they may. Usually private physicians or dentist's offices do not have large stockpile of PPEs. They also need to save th... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
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Bruxzir crown.: Bruxzir zironia anterior f f crown is very strong and metal free and also cosmetic. If you have sleep apnoea, and bruxism, Sleep appliance would defi... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult oral surgeon: Do you smoke or chew tobacco? You need a proper & thorough evaluation of Muscles & TMJ. There are several conditions can lead to these problem... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult oral surgeon: You need a detailed thorough exam, along with necessary radiographs & proper treatment.The doctor would find out what is causing this & treat ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Second Opinion.: Get a second opinion for your satisfaction.Dentists are well trained professionals & would advise you after proper & thorough examination.But,... Read More
A female asked:
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Consult Physician: You may need immediate attention. Your physician may put you on antihistamine or cortisone to prevent severe allergic reaction. Do not take it easy.
A 53-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Viral Infection.: From your description, looks like viral infection. Consult an Oral surgeon/Oral pathologist for proper diagnosis & treatment.
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Consult Oral surgeon: You need complete and proper exam. Check the healing and check the nerve sensation.
A member asked:
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Debatable.: Unless you are infected with corona virus, and have active disease, this can happen. But, otherwise you should not be afraid or scared. Do not share y... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
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Needs to be seen.: Follow up with your doctor to check the healing. You may need a coorective surgery.
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Dentist: most probably it is a baby tooth. If it is loose, it would fall off by itself. If it is painful, it needs to be extracted. This would allow proper eru... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Oral hygiene: Maintain immaculate oral hygiene by good brushing atleast twice a day, floss once a day, clean your tongue with a good tongue cleaner twice a day.Be c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: If you have a bolcked salivary duct due to any pathology or salivary stone,chewing gum stimulates the salivary flow, but if the duct is blocked & ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
No: Smoking is not recommende by any doctor.Especially after any surgery in the mouth, as smoking tends to delay the healing of surgical wound.
A female asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
As soon as you can: After wisdom tooth surgery,you have pain, restricted opening of the mouth & a swelling.This does not allow you to open the mouth wide enough to pl... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Dentistry
Poor Oral Hygiene: Poor oral hygiene is the most common cause,leading to gum disease & swollen gums.Consult your dentist & get proper treatment.Also maintain imm... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
TMJ: It is better to get your ears checked first with ENT specialist.Inner ear infections can mimic symptoms that you have. If ENT specialist rules out ear... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
X-ray lab.: Ct scan is very essential to study the hieght, width ; quality of available bone berfore placing the implant.If your doctor does not have the cone bea... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Healing: This depends upon your wound healing.Let your oral surgeon or a dentist evaluate the wound ; advise you on this.To return to normal diet after the wis... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult neurologist: Neurologist needs to examine you & run necessary tests to come to a proper diagnosis, & then he can treat you or refer you to a proper special... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Othodontist decides: Your treating orthodontist is the best judge.Anytime patient makes decision against the doctor or dentist's advise,they may be taking chances.If your ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult a physician: Your physician can help you in this matter.Besides,keep immaculate oral hygiene. Consult your dentist also for complete exam., & necessary dental ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dalal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dalal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have tinnitus and its very loud its noisy
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Thanks for your quick reply! Straight to the point. Regards. Bye!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Residency

Masters Degree
Completed 1978

Awards

Top Dentist, Third Place, California - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American Dental association,California dental association,San Gabriel Valley dental society,Indian dental association california,
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