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Dr. Reena Gupta

Dentistry
San Jose, CA
20 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: Could be from various reasons..High bite..If during the prep..Bridge abutment had existing deep fill...Sometimes could be just normal discomfirt afte... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes could be: Totth abscess can lead to inflammed lymph nodes..Pain in throat..Ear if back molar..Is infected..So get it checked by dentist..
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Need both checked: If have ear infection at present get that treated as well as see the dentist for toothache so they can rule out any dental related cause by taking xra... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: See your dentist soon ..If the crown part of the tooth is crachcked without affecting the root part tooth can still be restored..Get it treated before... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes can..: Yes grinding can cause headaches..Temperomandibular joints connect lower jaw to temporal bone of the skull hence TMJ disorders or grinding can cause d... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Can happen: Sometimes after extraction because of the trauma to adjacent bone and gums and if teeth are already undergoing ortho treatment can feel loose..Should... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Bleeding gums on pressure is a sign of gingivitis..Get checked by dentist..Make sure you are flossing..And brushing twice..
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Varies: Depending on if done by general dentist or specialist...Also depends on location.. Can vary from $200 to $700...Also depends on insurance fee schedule... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Can be very painful: Mouth ulcers are usually small often appear on the cheeks...Inside the lips..And on the tongue that can take upto a week or two and sometimes can get... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: Sometimes the contacts after the fills are done are really tight and can cause to hurt when flossing..So get it checked by treating dentist..Or if the... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
varies: These are your xrays..Ifyou signed release they can be transferred to the dentist you want to ..Some offices do charge a fee ..Need to check with your... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Different reasons: If on the gum area on top of the tooth could be abscess/if on back could be errupting permanent tooth..And a list of different reasons so she should s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: If the teeth do not feel clean after 3 minutes of brushing...Should se dentist..Could have tartar which wod not be able to get off without professiona... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Could be : Can cause from allergic reaction...From food.But there are various other reasons..So seeing your dentist is the best option.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist soon: Can use topical gel..Can help decrease the pain..However seeing your dentist is best option..That will help get proper treatment.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Need dental check up: The most important thing would be toget a dental check up if you have not got..Periodontal disease ..Moderate to severe where if teeth have mobility a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: You should be ok to take shower just dont bend too much..Keep luke warm water..Should be okay..
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Biking,hiking: Biking, hiking , swimming do physical activities as a whole family with your kids!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Eat lots of greens and fruits..And drink milk regularly.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Dont: Dont miss your dental check ups!check up on time will prevent cavities.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: With low carb diet do I need to watch on sodium and potassium intake ?
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Plan your meals ahead and look at the vegeterian diet benefits!this will motivate to start..
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Eat: Eat healthy , rest and take your medications if taking any on time.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Dont: Dont take too much stress!eat healthy food and excercise daily.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Wear protective gear-helmets, protective pads, and mouth guard.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
see endodontist: If its been 9 months and still uncomfortable can get root canal reevaluated ..As long a the dentist told the crown margins are okay..And gum health is... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Yes as long as you keep the area clean..Have no pain..Rinse thoroughly so food does not stay lodged in sovket as eell as your dentist can help get ir... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
no specific: Vitamins and calcium are helpful in general..Its good to have daily.But not specific for teeth strengthening.Eat healthy and you will be able to get a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: Get it checked by your dentist if seems like you are having dry socket.Avoid smoking..Using straw..
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Yes..Its okay to get xrays agter baby is born.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Normal to feel: Since you just had the root canal today..Normal to have soreness ..Give it a few days.. If still feel pain after few days.. Get checked by dentist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Can vary: If the opening made for rct was small and not much damage of tooth structure its okay to put filling..Your dentist would be the best to advise..
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Can be infection: See a dentist..Sometimes can get pericoronitis and tooth infection..Can cause fever earache.Get it evaluated as soon as possible and may have to start... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes could be: Antibiotics can cause metallic taste in mouth ..Common clarithromycin..But there could be many other reasons..Lots of oral diseases can also cause so ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Veneers: Veneers are less invasive than crown as there is less reduction of tooth structure however there are many other factors that determines if veneer or ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Drinks: Drinks lots of water to avoid cavities from dry mouth.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Healthy: Healthy diet will help in keeping your nails healthy.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Make: Make sure to floss regularly...Will help prevent cavities a.D keep gums healthy!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Listen patiently to them as you want them to listen to you and see the magic!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Decrease stress..Stress causes clenching and grinding that will affect the temperomandibular joint.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: If you are having. Races make sure you are flossing in between the teeth under the wires.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Take care of implants as you take care of your natural teeth.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Lumineers are made in specific lab restricted to lumineers by denmat unlike traditional porclain veneers which are made in lots of dental labs.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Brushing: Brushing twice, flossing daily and using mouthwash will help prevent gum disease.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: Drink atleast 8 to 10cups of water daily.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes could be: If there is infection around the wisdom teeth area can cause these syptoms..Very common if teeth are partially impacted get it checked by your dentis... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
See your dentist : Let your dentist check your teeth condition as there are various factors that can determine if whitening is okay or not ..Hard to say without looking ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Wear your retainers: Floss is not going to work as retainers..Let floss do the job of flossing and -wear your retainers to keep your ortho treatment stable..
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: They should be able to give you if you have tooth pain.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
Dentistry 20 years experience
Stress reduction: Stree does play a big role onteeth grinding..Also get eval by dentist to get bite checked..Wear a night guard..

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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.
HealthTap member
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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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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