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Dr. Steve Tassone

Cosmetic Dentistry
Torrance, CA
34 years experience male

Locations

New Smiles Dentistry

Torrance, CA

Address

5023 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance, CA, US
Directions

Fax

310-791-2043

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

About

Bio

1988 University of Southern California Dental School Graduate. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Alumnus of LVI Center for Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry; Academy of General Dentistry; American Dental Association; California Dental Association; Western Dental Society. Dr. Tassone has been married for 23 years, has four children and stays very active in his church and many sports including tennis, golf, surfing, snowboarding and beach volleyball.

Specialties
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Yes: Yes. Start with seeing your dentist and if he/she can rule out teeth problems, try an ent.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Other meaning: Antibiotic prophylaxis is a term used in dentistry as well. It involves administering antibiotics before a procedure to protect artificial joints or c... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Aura: Hsv typically is accompanied by an "aura" or a tingling sensation or feeling prior to the visible outbreak. It can be brought on by sunlight, trauma o... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Pain: See your dentist if pain persists or if it gets worse. Could be serious.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Possible Hematoma: Soreness could be due to a hematoma, a common side affect of local anasthetic administration. It is like a bruise and usually gets better with time. I... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Decay: Another name for tooth decay.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
No good answer : You need to see your dentist because no dental problem ever gets better without treatment, only worse!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Difficult: You should see your dentist. There are a multitude of tests that can and should be done if the pain is affecting your life.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Teething?: Sometimes it can be due to teething but to be safe, i would take him/her to a child's dentist, a pedodontist, to rule out infection or anything seriou... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Orthodontist: Tell your orthodontist and try to be specific to him/her on where the pain is originating from in relation to the appliance.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Ask your Dentist: A slight overbite is something that can be corrected by a knowledgable gp who is certified in invisalign or 6 month smiles. Most responsible gps would... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Diet : Not wrong. Your dentist should be able to help you make choices that will have a positive impact on your dental health.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Dentist: See your dentist asap. Try 1 Ibuprofen 200mg and 1 Acetaminophen 500mg mixed together every 4-6 hrs as long as no allergies or past adverse rxns. With... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Anxiety: Nitrous oxide is an anti-anxiety inhalation agent used in dentistry quite frequently.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Not usually: A dentist should enhance the cosmetic outcome. I suppose people can fear anything but if you trust your dentist, their should be no reason for fear.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Absolutely: Yes. Experience and post-doctoral training on your dentists part can help you achieve the smile of your dreams.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Teeth: An abscess is an accumulation of bacteria and bacteria by-products usually accompanied by swelling. It can be caused by insult, injury or death of cer... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Clindamycin: Clindamycin is usually more effective but has more side affects, especially within the GI tract. Probiotics are helpful with GI side affects if taken ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Root canal: 2-3 days of soreness are normal. If pain persists, se your dentist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Varies: 10 minutes to 10 hrs depending on the drug used, the dentist's experience, and the patient's metabolism.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Natural looking: A perfect, natural looking smile that is well proportioned to the face and especially the lips.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Yes: Yes. See your dentist. He/she can help you figure out what the problem is.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Tassone
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Root canal: Usually not unless swelling comes back. I'm assuming you had rct done and are having crown replaced.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tassone is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tassone is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1988MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California Dental School
Graduated 1988MD

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