Discover Comprehensive and Conservative Dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe

Dr. Weston Spencer and Dr. James Lovell are proud to extend their services to the people of Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego County. This means that patients seeking restorative, cosmetic, and general dentist services can visit the new office for treatment. In other words, Dr. Spencer and his team have made sedation dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe a reality. Even though the Rancho Santa office is new, Dr. Spencer and Dr. Lovell have served La Jolla for more than 25 years. Over this period, our ... Read More
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A Healthy Smile: Treating Gum Disease In Rancho Santa Fe

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is caused by plaque. It is that film your tongue can feel covering your teeth and gums. Bacteria thrive in this sticky, colorless environment and, if left to grow, your gums can become inflamed. When that happens, you need to contact the offices of Drs. Weston Spencer & James Lovell, Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Periodontal Disease Can Range From Mild To Serious The mildest form of ... Read More
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A Beautiful Smile Begins With Dental Bridges In La Jolla

Missing teeth don't just ruin your smile and your overall appearance. They can also be detrimental to your oral health. When a tooth is lost, the teeth next to the gap tend to shift toward the open space. That affects the entire alignment of your teeth and can compromise the strength and integrity of your bite. Particles of food have more spaces where they can become lodged and contribute to tooth decay. Even one missing tooth can cause a multitude of problems. Fortunately, dental bridges ... Read More
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Get a Brand New Smile with All-On-4 Implants in San Diego

Dealing with dentures can be a hassle. Between the solutions, the adhesives, the special toothpastes, and the time it takes to deal with them, dentures can cause quite a headache. Fortunately for some patients, the hassle can be eliminated. Implant placed dentures, known as All-On-4 implants, can provide a beautiful full set of teeth with the performance and ease of natural teeth. What are All-On-4 implants? All-On-4 implants are implants that allow an entire row of teeth to be replaced with ... Read More
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Inspire a Lifetime of Good Oral Health Habits: Pediatric Dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe

Some parents don’t see a need to start instilling proper teeth cleaning habits until most of their child’s teeth have erupted. Others don’t understand the importance of caring for the primary teeth, also known as baby teeth, since they are only going to fall out. Both of these notions are very wrong; kids need to learn proper oral hygiene practices at an early age. A child’s first dental exam should take place after the first tooth erupts or within the first year of life, no later ... Read More
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What Steps Should You Take After Breaking a Tooth in Rancho Santa Fe?

Have you every broken a tooth? If so, did you know what to do? Most people don't know how to handle that situation properly. Although teeth are strong and can take a lot of force, they are not invulnerable. Habitual tooth grinding or decay can weaken the structure of teeth and leads to breakage. An unexpected blow to the mouth could happen at any time. It is important to know the right steps to take if a dental emergency occurs resulting in serious damage to one or more teeth. What should I do ... Read More
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No More Dental Anxiety with Dr. Spencer in La Jolla & Rancho Santa Fe

If you dread approaching dental visits either days or weeks in advance, you are not alone. Some people are terrified of the thought of having to endure a necessary dental procedure. Others have an overwhelming fear of needles or anesthesia. Patients worry about how much pain will be involved and the loss of control. Dental anxiety and dental phobia are very real conditions and they can be paralyzing. Those who are frightened to this level will do anything to avoid visiting a dentist. What are ... Read More
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Improve your Smile Faster with AcceleDent Aura in La Jolla

Invisalign patients in La Jolla have enjoyed the advantages of using a removable device that often corrects dental problems faster than traditional braces. Now, these users will be offered a new technology to help boost the results of their current treatment. Only 20 minutes per day is needed for AcceleDent Aura to gently align teeth and move the process along even more quickly. What is AcceleDent Aura? This compact unit uses small vibrations that promote faster tooth mobility. ... Read More
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Get to the Bottom of the Clicking: TMJ in La Jolla

It is estimated that 10 million Americans live with the painful symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, and many have no idea. More than 15 percent of the population are suffering daily. Women are four times more likely than men to have the disorder and it often runs in families. Those afflicted may not experience any negative effects of this degenerative condition for quite some time. Eventually, TMJ will become increasingly painful and possibly debilitating, as the disorder ... Read More
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Rancho Santa Fe Office Hosts Grand Opening!

  Our new Rancho Santa Fe dental office opened with a party! On Thursday March 3, Weston Spencer DDS hosted an open house to welcome both new patients and dental professionals to see the office. The open house was well attended with great street tacos to enjoy. Dr Spencer will continue to maintain his restorative and cosmetic office in La Jolla while growing his office in Rancho Santa Fe starting Thursdays. You can reach the Rancho Santa Fe dental office by phone at (858)215-2153 ... Read More
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