Dr. Reena Gupta

Dentistry
San Jose, CA
21 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. Reena Gupta graduated from dental school from India in 1999. In 2002 she successfully obtained California Dental License at University of Southern California. Dr. Reena started her private dental practice in 2006 with a desire to help the community and deep passion to be a part of modern dentistry. She looks at dentistry as both an art and a science - using well established and new technologies materials to restore aesthetics and function with elements of artistry. She is very active in attending continuing education programs to equip her with the most recent technology and procedures in dentistry. Dr. Reena Gupta prides herself on providing her patients high quality gentle dental care. She strives to establish lasting relationships with her patients to help them restore and maintain functional oral health and have beautiful smiles!Dr Reena Gupta is fluent in English, Hindi,Gujarati and Punjabi. She actively volunteers at different Preschools and Elementary Schools to educate kids to maintain good oral hygiene. Dr. Gupta also servesas an evaluator for Dental Product Shopper Magazine.Dr.Gupta will be published in Magazine as a product evaluation Expert for Dental products, Materials, and Techniques.Dr Gupta is a part of ADA (American Dental Association)Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Pane l

Specialties
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Dentistry

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

189 Answers
72 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
None or minimal: Agree with dr brian...There is minimal risk with the xray..Especially if digital xrays used...
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Please see get evaluated by your dr..Could be lot of different causes.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Could be: Depends on the area..If it is the back molar area ...Could be your wisdom tooth errupting...Should get it evaluated by dentist as soon as possible.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Yes..May need to get wires off ..Which you canget id done by your ortho office and get it back after ttreatment.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See dentist : Bleeding of gums can be from various reasons but most common is gingivitis ...Which can cause gum bleeding..If not flossing or having regular cleaning... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
No: Bridge would be considered as major treatment and fall under prosthodontics..Some insurance do have a missing tooth clause that means would cover br... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Cod be abscess: Could be abscess or infection and can cause bitter taste because of the abscess..Should get it checked by the dentist.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Okay to have as long as make it lukecwarm amd not use straw.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
May not work: If expired..Will not get results as you can with not expired.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Keep area clean: Infection can be caused at anytime if you dont mantain good hygiene..So just keep up with good oral hygiene..To prevent infection.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
BIG DIFFERENCE!: Flossing makes a big difference. Daily flossing can prevent gum disease... Flossing removes plaque.. Prevents cavities..Removes bacteria between the... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See your dentist: Depends on when was the root canal done..If was just done within a week..Can feel sore...Your dentist wouldbe best to evaluate but if root canal was d... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Surely recommended..To detect any cavities or gum disease at early stage before it worsens.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Carbonated drinks can cause enamel erosion and wearing of enamel can easily cause cavity and wraken teeth and chop them..Can cause staining too..Drink... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
May happen: Tooth may get non vit with trauma but does depend on intensity..Doesnt mean that trauma will always cause the nerve to be damaged..Get it checked by y... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Varies: Length of treatment varies from case to case..Your orthodontist will be the best to answer..
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See dentist: Could be root piece remnant..Or the bony spicule.See dentist and they can take xray ...And evaluate.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Can feel different: Sometimes after the crown is done can..Feel different for few days..As long as the bite and contacts are okay not tight or open..And if dentist said... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See dentist : Hard to diagnose without looking ..If see a line on existing fill on your tooth could be a crack or staining..Get it checked..If on a natural tooth co... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Answer below: Diarrhoea and coughing are not signs of teething..Should get checked by pediatrician.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See dentist soon: Seems like accute inflammation of of gums..Please see your dentist before it worsens..Some mouth washes that say for gum disease may help..Avoid col... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Can stain: If has thymol and eucalyptol ingredients can cause yello staining of teeth...
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes can..: Yes..Rotten wisdom tooth when infected can cause pain ...Swollen glands..Low grade fever..See dentist and may need to change antibiotic..If have been ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Can vary: Depends on the area as well as how the anesthesia was given..Cob be as less as 45 min to as long as 6 to 8 hours.Sometimes anesthesia is given as inf... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Can happen: Could be from hormonal changes..Seek advise from medical professional.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes could be: Yes..There are lot of reasons why rootcanal needed..Can happen any time..If advised by dentist get tooth treatment soon..
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Should heal: Tongue has rich blood suppy that usually help heal by itself most of the time..If it doesn't heal for few weeks after injury should surely get it che... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Depends: Medicare may not cover dental treatment as long as it is emergency..Depend on how toothvis chipped..Hard to say without seeing clinivally ..Get it che... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
many: Thich swollen tongue with scalloping, dry and pai.Ful.. Is very common to see with hypothyroidism.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Walk: Walk regularly but no carrying heavy things.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Encourage: Encourage brushing teeth after any sugary food and soon will get into habit!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
What: What kind of treatment is needed for improving my gum condition and how is the proceedure done.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Mantain: Mantain good oral hygiene after the surgery to prevent infection and delay in wound healing!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Gingivitis: Gingivitis is reversible. So act before it gets to periodontitis which is irreversible.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Good: Good systemic health and maintaining good oral hygiene will help keep this condition stable.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Clove: Clove oil can help relieve tooth pain temporarily.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Ignore: Brush twice a day and floss daily!this will help maintain good oral health.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Avoid: Avoid high sugar fruit juices available in stores...Juice your own juices from fresh fruits.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
If: If you are taking any medication ask if you have to take any precautions before starting diet.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Is: Is surgery the only option or are there any other non surgical options for treatment.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
yes can take timr: Yes..Can take time to heal if had a big cyst.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Cold: Cold and hot compression would help with jaw pain depending on the severity of inflammation.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Get a dental checkup: Visit your dentist.You may be brushing well however there can beat tartar present on teeth which ouare not able to brush off or build up under the gu... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
See a pedodontist: If could be saved than would recommend getting pulpotomy and a crown or fill whatever treatment dentist recommended..And save the tooth as the permane... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Yes..Can have tooth infection and no pain if tooth is non vital..Yes can get smell when ossing if underlying periodontal disease..Gingivitis..Or not ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Keep: Keep up with routine dental check ups to keep a bright and healthy smile forever!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Ignore: It's a myth that: as soon as you are pregnant, you are going to have fainting as the first sign!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
Not everyday: Should be, okay just one night with water only..But ideally should be with toothpaste twice a day ..Toothpaste has flouride that plays an important ro... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 21 years experience
yes you can: Whitening would help remove the stains ..However the best way is to get evaluated by your dentist if whitning is a option in your case and the yellowi... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Oct 6, 2013
Excellent advice from an experienced and well respected expert. Highly recommend.
Apr 9, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gupta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u but i am currently on braces now so what do i hv to do?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! THANK YOU SO MUCH VERY HELPFUL ANSWER HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you!! Now it appears to have "popped" & it look better. Weird!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Institue Of dental Sciences,India
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, CA
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

India
Completed 1998

Awards

Top Dentist, Third Place, San Jose Region - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Santa Clara County Dental Society
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