Month: September 2022
Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA, we perform root canal therapy for our patients and many report minimal discomfort.
Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many patients, the procedure is no more stressful than getting a filling.
How do you know if you need a root canal? You should talk to us immediately if you experience...Read More
When people get mouth sores, one of the things they can do while waiting for it to heal is evaluate what they’re eating and make some changes. Here are some tips from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA that can help minimize the discomfort of eating and help to increase the speed of healing.Eat Soft Or Pureed Foods: Don’t worry, you won’t have to eat baby food. Plenty of adult dishes fit the bill. Yogurt, mashed potatoes, smoothies are good choices. Keep Your Meals Bland: It...Read More
Who doesn’t love the holidays? They’re a time to take a break from your regular routine and spend time with friends and family. At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA, we encourage you to keep up your dental health routine, even when you’re having the most fun!
If you’re not careful, though, holiday celebrations can take a toll on your oral health. They generally involve delicious food, drinks, and sweets, all of which can put you at risk for decay...Read More
This post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA is about your tooth enamel, and how you can best protect it.
Our teeth work hard and are constantly under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel – the hardest substance in the body. Sadly, enamel erosion is extremely common, though largely preventable.
Enamel’s chief enemies are acidic foods and beverages. Other factors that can weaken enamel or wear it away are certain medications,...Read More