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Month: August 2020

Preventing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a common problem, not just in children but in adults, too. With daily brushing and flossing, and regular checkups at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, most tooth decay can be prevented.

Blame it on Bacteria

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria. Bacteria live in your mouth and merge with plaque and acids to weaken the enamel coating on your teeth. The breakdown of your tooth enamel can often result in the development of small holes in your teeth which are known as...Read More

Posted on August 28, 2020 By mark in , ,

5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and costly to repair. In this blog post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we’ll review an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong.

Don’t chew on hard things. Steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and beef jerky. Watch out for stone fruits—that peach may be soft but if you bite hard into the stone, you could damage a tooth. Wear a mouthguard. If you enjoy pick-up basketball games, indoor soccer...Read More
Posted on August 21, 2020 By mark in , ,

Why Does Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry Get So Many Patient Referrals?

Why do so many current patients recommend Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla to friends and family?

When you ask a friend or neighbor ‘Who is your dentist?’, the answer is usually followed up with an explanation about whether or not they like their dentist and whether they would recommend them.

Patients analyze a dental practice on the dentist’s chairside manner, experience, skill, the services offered, location, atmosphere, wait times, and availability of dental...Read More

Posted on August 14, 2020 By mark in , , ,

Dental Sealants – Another Tool For Cavity Prevention

Regular brushing and flossing is essential for good dental health. But a  toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA can be invaluable.

Dental sealants are a protective coating applied to the biting surfaces of the teeth. Think of them as an added layer of protection: they help to prevent cavities from forming. Studies have shown that using...Read More

Posted on August 7, 2020 By mark in ,



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