Month: October 2018

Why Your Periodontist Worries About Bad Breath

There are many things that your dentist or periodontist may worry about that you aren’t aware of. For example, if you have consistently bad breath and have tried multiple home remedies to rid yourself of it, then it’s likely a symptom of something much more serious, such as periodontal disease. For patients in Encinitas/San Diego,… Read more »

Wondering if You Have Gum Disease? Here Are the Signs

Sometimes, certain signs and symptoms can make oral health conditions obvious. For example, if your gums are significantly eroded and your teeth have become loose, then the presence of gum disease may seem obvious. However, when it first develops, gum disease isn’t that obvious, and many patients in Encinitas/San Diego can miss the signs that… Read more »

A Short Q&A About Dental Implants

The most important thing to remember after losing one or more teeth is that it isn’t all over for your smile. With the right prosthetic option, you can completely rebuild both your smile’s appearance and your bite’s function, restoring the youthful vibrance that it once enjoyed. For patients in Encinitas/San Diego, that option is most… Read more »

How to Lower Your Risks of Gum Disease

Everyone’s risks for developing gum disease are different depending on a wide variety of factors. For instance, some patients may have certain medical conditions or genetic predispositions that might make them more susceptible to the disease. However, for most patients in Encinitas/San Diego, the risks of gum disease can be largely mitigated (or eliminated) with… Read more »

A Few Good Ways to Prevent Adult Tooth Loss

These days, patients in Encinitas/San Diego have several options for rebuilding and preserving their smiles after suffering from adult tooth loss. However, there are also several options for improving their oral health and preventing tooth loss from occurring in the first place. For example, if you successfully prevent severe periodontal disease, which is the leading… Read more »

Your Periodontist’s Tips for Better Hygiene

The fact that good hygiene is the cornerstone of good dental health is no secret. However, sticking to every tenet of good hygiene on a consistent basis can sometimes prove more than most people can manage. Because of this, many patients in Encinitas/San Diego experience conditions such as periodontal disease that are typically highly preventable…. Read more »

The Two Methods of Successfully Treating Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, which is more commonly known as gum disease, is one of the more complex chronic oral health issues. That’s because the level of damage that it causes depends on the specific stage of disease, and treatment can range from a relatively simple deep cleaning to more involved, ongoing periodontal maintenance. For patients in… Read more »

How Do We Treat Periodontal Disease With Laser Dentistry?

When we see an Encinitas/San Diego, CA, patient with a more advanced case of gum disease, we often offer treatment using advanced technology. For example, the laser-assisted new attachment procedure (LANAP) uses laser technology to combat gum disease and improve oral health. Do you have questions about our laser periodontal treatment?

What Does Placing Dental Implants Involve?

When we see patients with missing teeth, we provide a dependable, long-lasting, and lifelike solution: dental implants. But how do we place them? What makes them so different from traditional bridges or dentures? Find out how we address tooth loss for our Encinitas/San Diego, CA, patients.

Community Events In Encinitas, CA

We’re proud to serve the communities of Encinitas and San Diego, CA with quality periodontal care and implant dentistry. In today’s blog, we’re going to take a little break from our usual topics and talk about the community. Throughout October, there will be a ton of fun events taking place in Encinitas, CA. If you… Read more »