Month: February 2021
Dental appointments are stressful for some people. For some it can get so bad that they avoid the dentist altogether – not a good idea, since it puts their dental health at risk. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we offer sedation dentistry, so those who need extra help can get the dental care they need.
Sedation dentistry is a way to help patients relax during dental visits. You may hear the term “sleep dentistry” sometimes, but that isn’t really accurate, because most...Read More
The effectiveness of teeth whitening at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla depends in part on the types of stains you have.
There are two types of tooth stains:Extrinsic stains are the simplest to remove. These are surface stains that have not penetrated through the enamel. Extrinsic stains are caused by dark-colored foods and beverages like blueberries, carrots, coffee, red wine, and cola. Tobacco is also a notorious staining agent. Intrinsic stains are within a tooth. Injury or...Read More
Have you replaced your toothbrush lately? You don’t have to answer that. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we recommend replacing your toothbrush every three months.
Too many people wait too long to get a new toothbrush, which can be bad for their dental health. It’s one of the reasons why most dentists hand out free ones at every checkup.
Of course, you don’t need to mark your calendar or set up an alert on your smartphone. How often you replace your toothbrush...Read More
You smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t had a dental exam in a while, give us a call at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.
Consider these important reasons for having regular cleanings and checkups:Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to prevent dental problems. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is ready to give you a super clean smile. Brush Up: If it has been a while since your last dental visit, it’s probably time to come in for a refresher...Read More