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Dr. Gilberto Nunez

Cosmetic Dentistry
Kingston, NY
19 years experience male

Locations

Gilberto Nunez DDS LLC

Kingston, NY

Address

389 Washington Avenue, Kingston, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Office

Kingston, NY

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Specialties
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Cosmetic Dentistry

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

140 Answers
23 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Depends: The effect of the toothpaste will depend on how good your oral hygiene is and which method you are using , if you rinse after brushing the effect is l... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: You need to have a very good oral hygiene care as well as periodic visits to your dentist, probably three times or more a year to follow progression o... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Yes , you can take two aleve (naproxen) but with food, then after four hours you can take another Percocet . Please see your dentist soon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Depends: Dry socket develops for many reasons, smoking plays a very small part on that, just follow the instructions of your dentist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Night guard: If you have clenching /grinding habits you will need an occlusal guard made by your dentist for a better fit or one from your local pharmacy so you ca... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: The infection will not be due to the temporary crown but more from the tooth itself that might be infected.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: They do work, but not as good as a professional whitening at a dentist office.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Depends: You will need to see an orthodontist to establish a real diagnosis of your malocclusion and the cause of it, it can be dental or skeletal.
A member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
ER or dentist ASAP : Go to your nearest emergency room or your dentist asap to make sure your reaction doesn't get any worse to the point of causing breathing problems or ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
No: As long as you are wearing a protector shield there is no issues with the radiation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Your dentist: When you visit your dentist he will refer you to an oral surgeon or a periodontist and they will determine if the tooth can be saved with a crown leng... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Several options: There are several scenarios where a patient can have pain without decay. First eruption of third molars or wisdom teeth can cause pain. Second , if yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Easy: It is a very easy procedure where the dentist depending on the depth of the decayed area will need to anesthetize the tooth , then with a handpiece wi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
See your dentist: It seems like you need a root canal, you should contact your dentist before you develop an abcess.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Be careful!!!: Most toothpaste manufactures promote whitening toothpaste and mouthwashes but be careful they mostly contain pomice or other abrasive chemicals that a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Ibuprofen : If you have Ibuprofen 200 mg, you can take 2, 3 or 4 tablets together with food every six hours to alleviate the pain until you see your dentist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Sores: You may have sores or ulcers in your mouth, keep it clean and visit your dentist to make sure there is no infection.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Dentist visit: Make an appointment with your dentist to establish a good diagnosis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Stop: Stop using the strips asap, after checking with your dentist that there is decay or recession of your gums, you may need a desenzitizer to help with t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Ibuprofen : You can take Ibuprofen 600 or 800 mg every six hours with food, or Naproxen (aleve) 400 mg every 12 hours also with food. Best visit your dentist for ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Yes you can use them, just know that the strenght use in over the counter products is very low compared to the gels supplied by your dental profession... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Cosmetics : Veneers are better for cosmetics as well as less teeth destruction.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: A good cleaning in combination with a professional whitening system can achieved good results and get your teeth whiter.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Any veneer brand can last a long time if proper hygiene is use and the dentist has knowledge of occlusion and function.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
No: There is no relationship between the two.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Ibuprofen : Ibuprofen 400, 600 or 800 mg every six hours with food will help in the interim , best to make an appointment with your dentist for x-ray and exam to ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
No: Is not bad for the kids but if it is something that concerns you there are companies like tom's of maine that makes toothpaste without sweetener.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: It helps but not the best method, try other products made for that.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
No: You can continue using the same toothpaste.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Not in the USA : Right now that type of treatment is being performed in some european countries but not in the usa due to the stem cell issues in the media.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Sensitivity: Whitening gels can cause sensitivity in some instances, it could be decay or just recession of the gums, see your dentist for an evaluation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Maybe: First you need to see your dentist to determine if filling is too high and needs to be adjusted or if there is a problem with the nerve , if so, you ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes a sinus infection can refer discomfort to some teeth but most times is the opposite, a tooth infection where one of the roots is located ins... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Root canal: Seems like you need a root canal in one of the teeth under the bridge, go back to your dentist for a x-ray and tests to determine the cause and treatm... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Lymph nodes: It seems like your lymph nodes are swollen, you should see a dentist to evaluate the cause of the swelling.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Be careful!: First you should see your dentist to evaluate if you are a candidate for veneers, then you need to be mindful that it might be cheaper in other countr... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Maybe: When you grind or clench your teeth , you may experience some pain in the morning and dissipates as the day goes on, but intermittent pain like that m... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
No: You don't need any type of anesthetic in order to get your teeth whitened.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Retractors are use when an in office bleaching is perform with a light source or a gel placed without trays, we use the retractors to keep the tissues... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
NO: Your gums are not touch for a root canal, the root canal is performed through the center of the tooth.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Visit your dentist: Normally herpetic lesions develop in the same area every single time they appear, best way will be to visit your dentist for a consult and he will giv... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Visit your dentist: Make an appointment with your dentist to determined the cause of the blisters, if it is herpes there is a good medication to keep it from hurting and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
See your dentist: You need to visit your dentist so it can be determined if you have a herpetic lesion or just a sore spot.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: By doing cosmetic work you can increase the size and lenght.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
About an hour: First you will get anesthesia locally to numb the tooth then all decayed area is cleaned and tooth is shaved down in order to fit the new crown, a tem... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Need to find cause: Your canker sores could be caused by vitamin deficiencies, herpes virus or other issues, you need to visit your dentist for a complete exam to find ou... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Yes: Your general dentist can prescribe antibiotics as well as your physician primary health care provider.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Exhudate, pus: If there is pus or exhudate draining in the area you may have an infection and should get antibiotic treatment, dry socket is very painful.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Medications: You may need some type of medication to alleviate the soreness , keep your mouth clean, you may use warm water with salt or hydrogen peroxide mixed wi... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
Most are: Most whitening strips have no flavor.

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Apr 2, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nunez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nunez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I will look into this this weekend. You were wonderfully specific.
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Thank you. I did yet they didnt see anything wrong.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

National Dental Honor Society
Top Dentist of the Hudson Valley
America's Top Dentist

Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
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