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Dr. Karen Liu

Periodontics
San Diego, CA
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Chula Vista, CA

Address

885 Canarios CT # 202, Chula Vista, CA
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Toothfoundation Periodontics & Dental Implants

San Diego, CA

About

Bio

I am a periodontist with general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry background. I work with other dentists to create and maintain a sound foundation for a beautiful smile.

Specialties
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Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Comprehensive trx: May be you have chronic periodontitis. You need to work on controlling your diabetes and gum infection at the same time. These two conditions/diseases... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
They are different: Perioprotect is a antibiotic gel delivered to the gum margin through a tray. I do not aware of any toothpaste which contains antibiotics. Toothpast... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Nutrition & hygiene: A balanced nutrition with foods that is good for your body will be good for teeth and gum too. Avoid acidic drinks (soda, sports drinks) and sweets. I... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Yes: Tooth abscess is usually swollen can cause your body to react with a temperature just like other infections.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Impaired healing: If the oral surgery involved cutting the gum, smoking does compromise the healing so the cut from surgery may not heal right which may cause receded... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
See a neurologist: Go to see your family physician or a neurologist for diagnosis. I do not think there is a simple answer. Take care.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
See a periodontist: You need to find out the reason why it hurt and swollen and treat the problem accordingly. Go to see another dentist or periodontist to help you find ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Are they related?: Is the hard painless lump related to a sore throat? You could have a hard painless lump on the roof of your mouth which is completely normal. It ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Check if prolonged : Swollen gum and sensitive tooth could be temporary if the gum had to be pushed or cut for a deep into gum filling. A tooth could be sore right after f... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Liu
Periodontics 22 years experience
Count time?: There is no precise time for an abscessed tooth to infect your brain. It may never happen or it may happen quickly. The point is you need to get it tr... Read More

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Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist.
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. liu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hi thankyou for reply my daughter is 10 but dentist took out nerve in her tooth and said he hasn't got a clue where it's coming from
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Bacterial resistance is interesting. Bye.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, NC
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

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