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Dr. Rea Middleton

Dentistry
La Jolla , CA
15 years experience female

Locations

Rea Middleton DDS

La Jolla , CA

Address

7433 Herschel Ave Suite 1, La Jolla , CA
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Practice website

Fax

8584591616

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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Not Necessarily : This is a difficult question without doing a thorough exam. I always show my patients on the xrays and i take pictures of the teeth to show them all ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
In-office bleaching: If you are a candidate for in-office teeth whitening that will get you the best results. You can usually go 1-4 shades lighter. After you have the i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Go see a dentist: If your cheek is swollen and you have pain there is good chance you have a dental infection go see a dentist. Dental infection is very serious and if... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Possible Recession: If the pain is along the gums of the teeth you may have some gum recession which has exposed your roots. Try using sensodyne toothpaste that may help... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Lower jaw: When placing implants on the upper jaw the biggest concern is the sinus. On the lower jaw the concern is the ia nerve. If you have the correct xrays... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Home Remedy: Try brushing with baking soda (not baking soda toothpaste, yellow box baking soda) mix it with some water to get it the consistency of sour cream brus... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: Our nerves in our face are all connected so it is very common for patients with a toothache especially in the lower jaw to have an ear ache. Go see a... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes, see a dentist!: Yes the nerves in our face and neck are all connected so one tooth can cause all the teeth and tissue on that side to hurt. The white pimple is the i... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Most Likely: You should go to a dentist and have a full set of xrays taken then they can see your bone levels and determine if you just need a deep cleaning or if ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Normal: Every time the dentist drills on a tooth there is trauma to the nerve the closer the decay is to the nerve the more trauma. It is normal to have some... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Get Treatment: Antibiotics help to control a dental infection but the pain will not resolve until the tooth is treated whether that is with a root canal or an extrac... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
See a Dentist: If the tooth is moving and painful it probably has an infection in the gums and/or tooth. Most likely the tooth will need to be removed but you shoul... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Not Necessarily : If the tooth had a large cavity, large filling or a crack then the root canal and crown may have been unavoidable. Sometimes we (dentists) try to be... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rea Middleton
Dentistry 15 years experience
Yes: The best time in a pregnancy to have work done is your second trimester. However if you have an infected tooth you should have it removed just make s... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Middleton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Middleton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Now have full series x-rays & will be getting 3D imaging at consult.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! First 2 things will be done. The 3rd idea will be asked about. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA
Graduated 2007MD
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