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Dr. Victor Negrete

Dentistry
Gardena, CA
male

Locations

Office

Gardena, CA

Address

1233 Gardena Blvd. #101, Gardena, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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About

Bio

Graduated UCLA with a BA in biology in 1976. Graduated UCLA School of Dentistry in 1982. 1972 to 1978 US Navy Reserve, Hospital Corpsman. Balboa Naval Hospital, Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, CA.. Continuing Education Oral Surgery, Implant Restoration, TMJ, Hospital Dentistry, General dentistry. One Year of Law School.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Sleep Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Possibly: If you haven't left it too long, a root canal can create an environment for bone to grow back and tighten the tooth. Best thing would be to have it ev... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes it can: When you have a bad tooth, you tend to avoid it when you close your jaw together like when you eat. The avoidance jaw movement unbalances your jaw and... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Save it if possible: Its always best to save a tooth if possible but sometimes the treatment is too expensive or not feasible. You can always pull it now and try to replac... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
6 weeks: It takes about 6 weeks for complete healing. The bone edges shrink down and the hole (socket) fills from the bottom up. If I am going to replace the t... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
B1: In my experience, B1 is the whitest and brightest non-bleach shade. A1 has a yellow undercoat and seems more opaque and less lively. Having said that,... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
FIll / Crown: There is quiet a range depending on the extent of the cavities. Small ones are easily repaired with flowable white fillings. Deeper ones have the pot... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
May need root canal: If the crown was too high and hit before the other teeth when you bite, it can become very painful from the trauma but adjusting the bite usually help... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
They are good: A tooth abcess that is from within a non-vital tooth is an infection IN THE JAWBONE at the tip of the tooth where there nerve and blood vessel exit. S... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Possibly serious.: Depends on area of abcess and if treatment has been started. An actual abcess usually requires antibiotics and treatment to fix the problem. Abcesses... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Peroxide: I prefer hydrogen peroxide because of the bubbly effervescent quality that seems to remove particles more deeply. I tell my patients to dilute it 50/5... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
See your dentist: If the teeth are just erupting or partially impacted (stuck, angled) some folks have recurrent problems that can be addressed. If the tooth itself is... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
It can: Often, decay occurs between the teeth at the gumline and the void allows food particle to become trapped and the area will swell and infection ensues.... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Negrete
Specializes in Dentistry
Eat health, brush.: It's tough with young ones. You really can't rely on them to clean their own teeth so help them as long as they need it. Infants teeth can be brushed ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Nov 26, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I tried LANAP with no success for a molar that, soon after, needed extraction. That darn sulcus depth. I have had a difficult time locating good enough dentists in south...Read More
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Makes since. Crown adjusted, no help. Pain getting worse. Thank u
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Dentistry, CA
Graduated 1982MD
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