We treat all of our patients royally here at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA, but some of them receive actual crowns. Not what a king or queen wears, of course, but crowns for their teeth! Crowns are sometimes called caps, and they’re placed over a tooth to restore its shape and strength, and […]
What If My Dental Crown Cracks, Comes Loose, or Comes Off?
Dental crowns from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla not only improve the appearance of a damaged tooth, they improve its strength and structural integrity. Crowns are sturdy covers for teeth that have undergone extensive dental work. They are made from durable materials and meant to last for years. But they aren’t indestructable, and sometimes […]
Advanced Dental Technology At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry
Today’s article describes how behind-the-scenes dental technology helps us serve our patients. CAD/CAM CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) are used for many restorative services. These include same-day inlays/onlays and crowns. Dentists who offer dental implants can use CAD/CAM technology in every phase of the dental implant procedure. CAD/CAM is also used in […]
Dental Implants – A Fresh Start After Losing A Tooth
Are you one of the many La Jolla men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is […]
7 Ways Bonding Can Beautify
Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure in the Rancho Santa Fe area, but there are many patients who don’t know exactly what it is. Today in the Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry dental blog, we explain 7 ways dental bonding is used in cosmetic dentistry. The dental bonding procedure uses a […]
If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?
This is a key question occasionally asked by patients at Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry. The answer, however, is “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly—not leave them alone. It is almost impossible to clean effectively between teeth without using floss or an […]