Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Having a flawless smile is a personal benefit that you can’t put a pricetag on. Is your smile less than flawless? You’re not alone! But with cosmetic dentistry from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, those flaws can be corrected.
Before we continue, though, we must point out a misconception. A lot of people think that cosmetic dentistry is all about appearance. Yes, it will make your smile look a lot better. But your teeth will be healthier, too!
If you’re one of those...Read More
Hello, welcome to Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry in La Jolla. We are passionate about upgrading smiles through cosmetic dentistry. Few physical improvements have such a considerable influence on attractiveness and self-confidence as a smile makeover. Excellent oral health and a beautiful smile contribute to overall physical health and a high quality of life.
If you have ever wondered how cosmetic dentistry could change your life, we invite you to schedule a...Read More
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 laboratories to fabricate crowns, bridges, implants, veneers, and...Read More
Today’s message explains how specific foods and eating practices impact our teeth.
The Sugar Problem Sugars get converted by bacteria in the mouth to acids. It is the acids that begin to assault enamel and initiate decay for individuals of all ages. Fruits have high water content which can dilute the effects of the sugars they contain and get the saliva flowing so they aren’t really taboo. It’s the chocolate bars, hard candies, cookies, cakes and pies that are.
Acidic Food...Read More
Looking for the best dentist in La Jolla? You can click around on the computer or watch for postcard ads in your mailbox. Even then, the outcome is shaky at best. Finding the best dentist in La Jolla truly hinges on what you are looking for. Are you looking for consistent, professional evaluation? Are you looking for an honest, straightforward diagnosis and treatment proposal? Are you looking for economical dental care without a background agenda?
Don’t let the myriad of dentists throughout...Read More
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 hardly possible because your tongue can’t leave the gap alone.I’m Missing a Tooth. Now What?
Once the tooth has been taken out, you have many vital decisions to make.Do I want a dental bridge? Is a dental...Read More
Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath.
Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is dissatisfactory oral hygiene. Often, halitosis develops midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of the bacteria and decay of the food create a sulfur compound, which emits the undesirable odor. Food particles, bacteria, and sulfuric gas all...Read More
Not everything was better back in the “good old days.” Take dentures, for instance. Dentures have been around for generations and have certainly improved the lives of thousands of La Jolla people who have lost many or all of their teeth.
However, Grandpa’s traditional false teeth are not optimal tooth replacement. Traditional dentures can impede many essential oral functions: chewing, tasting, swallowing, talking, and smiling.
You may know denture wearers who have...Read More
Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a simple answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that.
It can be confusing to research the cost of getting a dental implant and finding nothing solid on the internet. Let’s take a moment to justify why most dental practice sites don’t publish the cost of tooth implants.
1. The Math Might Come Out Higher Than it Should The number of teeth being replaced may be more than the number of implants needed to cover...Read More
What is your perception of the patient-dentist relationship? Would you describe it as one-sided? In other words, the dentist examines the patient’s teeth, chooses the course of treatment, and performs the procedure-while the patient is a minor participant.
It Starts With The Atmosphere
At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry, we don’t do things that way. You will realize the difference when you first walk in our doors. You will discover a...Read More