Category: Dental Care
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
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 resin material that is sturdy and tooth-colored. It is applied to the teeth while soft, like putty, and then hardened or set with a special light. The...Read More
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 interdental brush.
If you have never flossed before, your gums might bleed the first few times you use floss. The bleeding may be due to...Read More
Welcome to our blog and thanks for stopping by. Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry wants to furnish some uncomplicated tips for oral hygiene.
1.Do… remember you are just wiping the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the proper angle can gently clean the bacteria away. Once plaque has hardened into tartar, no amount of scrubbing at home can safely remove it.
Don’t… vigorously scour your teeth and gums until your gums...Read More
Most parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children.
Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses
Resin dental sealants are applied by your dentist. The material bonds to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, preserving the pits and...Read More
Hello, I’m Weston Spencer of Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry, a well-respected dental practice in La Jolla, California.
The friendly team at Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry would love to help you with any of your dental needs:Pediatric dental counsel for new parents Immediate remedies for any pressing dental problems A gentle, friendly dentist for families with children Experienced care for patients with chronic...Read More
At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry we encourage our patients to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning. If you avoid these dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any cavities, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more convincing reason for you to considering seeing your dentist regularly.
While we check for oral cancer, we urge you to have a thorough dental examination as well. The bottom line is that dental checkups...Read More
Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry wants to make sure that our dental patients our well informed. In this post, we will discuss the root canal procedure or endodontic treatment. The root canal may be the most cringe-worthy dental treatment. It is important that dental patients know what is happening during this anxiety-inducing, though routine, procedure.
At the center of each tooth is a very small tissue called the pulp. The thread-like tissue can become damaged due...Read More
The team at Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry wants to discuss teenager oral health and some issues your teen might have.
When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with their “adult smile.” Good habits can be forged and reinforced. Teeth can be corrected with orthodontia, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed.
On the...Read More
There are momentous new developments in California dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of our team at Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist.
Less Pain Improved painkillers, lasers, and unprecedented techniques take the pain out of dental...Read More