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Dr. Travis Titlow

Dentistry
Rocklin, CA
41 years experience male

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Bio

I'm a general dentist in Rocklin, California. We do pretty much all facets of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, implants, extractions, root canals, crowns and bridges, dentures, sports guards, and more. We do conscious sedation for the fearful patient. We also have nitrous oxide available. We're located at 6839 Five Star Boulevard,Suite A in Rocklin. Our phone number is 916-632-3663.

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

72 Answers
28 Agrees
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Several causes: It sounds like the nerve for your tongue has been damaged or anesthetized. If you have had recent dental treatment the injection may have damaged the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Hard to say: You didn't mention how long ago the tooth was taken out. If recent swelling could cause a change in your bite. If it has been awhile it could be a sh... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably not: I would think not. It can be very uncomfortable but i can't imagine it would be debilitating--but who knows? People have been given benefits for a l... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
It's possible.: Some antibiotics affect your hormones and can neutralize birth control medications so along those lines it is possible that they will affect your cycl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
You don't want to: The tooth will loosen and start to "wobble" when it's ready. The permanent tooth under it erodes the root causing the tooth loosen. It may not loose... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not likely: Fordyce granules are actually minor sebaceous (or oil) glands. They are not pathological and are essentially harmless. No treatment is necessary. U... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not likely: If it has been six days you are most likely past the chance of getting a dry socket. The main causes of dry socket are a difficult extraction (a lot ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Yes: The bacteria or virus that may have caused your illness can survive in the moist environment of your tooth brush and re-infect you at a later time.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably no concern: In the absence of pain or tenderness there is probably no concern. Healing from extractions starts in the bottom of the socket and works up to the to... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Fluoride rinse: You should thoroughly brush and floss your and then use a Fluoride rinse just before you go to bed. You can get a rinse over the counter but a prescr... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably not: It is unlikely the mouth wash caused the sores, but it can definitely make them more uncomfortable. Avoid acidic and spicy foods and drinks. Canker ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Depends: I assume you are talking partial dentures, removable or fixed. It depends on how many teeth are left and likely can't wear partial dentures during bra... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
You may need help: If the baby tooth is still not "loose" when you can see the permanent coming through you see a dentist to help get the baby tooth out of way. Not doi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Varies: We used to think periodontal disease was a slow, steadily progressing disease. Research has determined that progression can be very slow for a peri... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Can be: If the kernels are hard and dried out they can crack and break teeth--similar to chewing ice. If raw and fresh, i don't see a problem if teeth are he... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Ask friends: Ask friends, co-workers, or your local dental society for recommendations. Check online for dentists in your area that provide financing. If there i... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Either: Either can diagnose the condition. There are dentists who are proficient in sleep problems, but your insurance will probably act sooner with less qu... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Sinusitis: Sounds like a sinus infection. See your doctor for treatment.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Hard to say: It's hard to say but very possible and probable. See a doctor for a diagnosis and quit smoking regardless of what it is.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not directly: The cyst itself will not cause bad breath, but the stress that you may be under due to the cyst can increase conditions that cause bad breath.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Depends: I have to assume that you are talking partial dentures, either fixed or removable. You can have braces if enough teeth are remaining, but most likely... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
It's not unusual: It's not unusual to have a little sensitivity after a filling is done. It shouldn't last too long though. If it is persistent for more than a day or... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
5 to 7 days: It can take 5 to 7 days for sensitivity to go away. You can get prescription dose toothpastes that can work faster.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Tetracycline, fluori: The most common ones are tetracycline and fluoride. Tetracycline taken while the teeth are forming causes staining in shades of brown/yellow or purpl... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
It's possible.: It's possible but i definitely wouldn't recommend it. The pain of the extraction would be much greater than any pain from an injection. If you have ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Congestion or TMJ: It could be caused by a pressure buildup due to congestion in the eustachian tube. Or it could be caused by a problem in jaw joint. See your doctor ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Sinusitis: Those are the signs and symptoms of a sinus infection. See your doctor for medications.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably fade: Clipping the frenum releases the "tie" holding the tongue back. Especially if done at a young age chances are that it will grow into a normal non-hea... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably not: Some of the milk gets caught in the deep fissures on the tongue surface. Particles of food, bacteria, and other things also get caught in the irregul... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
See you doctor: The symptoms described can indicate one or more of several very serious conditions. Please see your doctor as soon as possible.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not unusual: It is slightly early but well within the normal range of timing. The precautions are keep them clean and don't let the child sleep with a bottle of m... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Maybe several things: At 3 years old he/she could be teething as primary molars usually come in at that time. He/she may have bumped a tooth and it may hurt even without ou... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Buildup of a lot : It is a buildup of food particles, bacteria, sloughing dead tissue and a variety of things. Because the tongue surface has deep fissures everything g... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Yes: Tooth decay between the teeth cause bacteria from the cavity to be be in constant contact with the tooth it is touching--that is one of the reasons fl... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
How they are paid: Nhs(national health service) dentists are paid by the government and work in areas where there is a lack of dentists available--low income, indian res... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Sinusitis: It sounds like you have a sinus infection. See your doctor for medication.
A member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Probably no concern: There is a "normal" time for teeth to come in. Not every one follows the same schedule. He is still within the normal "range" for eruption. I would... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Allergies?: It sounds like typical seasonal allergies with the possibility of a sinus infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not really: If everything is normal then they will come in at their own rate. If they are "stuck" for any reason then they can be uncovered surgically and then p... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
OTC meds: The best is to see a dentist as soon as possible. But until then you can get anbesol gel and apply with a q-tip to the sore area. Also try rinsing ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
The general DDS: The general dentist is usually the "coordinator" but all have equally important input and should be in consult with each other.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not really: You're probably using too much toothpaste. It thickens your saliva and gets too far down your throat making you gag. Try using smaller amounts. You... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Infection: It could be related to your wisdom teeth or it could be a sinus infection. See your doctor for antibiotics.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
0-8 months: They can be present already when the baby tooth comes out. Sometimes it can take up to 6-8 months. If concerned see a dentist.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Only time will tell.: Only time will tell. They can return normally, or partially, or not at all. Radiation treatments today are much more exacting in nature so less radi... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Not really: Geographic tongue is a mild inflammatory condition--no association with disease or infection, although it is not known for sure what causes it. It ca... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Most likely stress.: Most likely your pain is from bruxism(clenching or grinding your teeth). The amount of bruxing is directly proportional to the amount of stress you a... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Depends: It depends on when the root canal was done. If recent it may just need time to heal or it may need a bite adjustment. If it was done a while ago it ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Titlow
41 years experience
Depends: Every one has their own pain threshold and feels pain differently. Some can function quite normally and some need a few days to feel better. Baby te... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Titlow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Titlow is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you have been no ones narrowed it down. Even derm says its inflammation. ? I will keep trying also have a MRI may need a new look .
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Thanks for your quick reply! That's the advice I needed and was looking for. Thank u. Do I use tooth paste?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'll just pray they talk and do not want to do OTHER'S work. Bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Creighton University, Boyne School of Dentistry
Graduated 1981MD

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