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Don’t Let Poor Oral Health Take You Out Of The Game

It’s hard to win a gold medal if you have a toothache. At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry we provide full service dentistry for patients in La Jolla. We wanted to discuss a study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. This study explores how poor oral health affects athletic performance at the elite level.

“More than 40% of athletes were bothered by their oral health with 28% reporting an impact on quality of life and 18% on training and...Read More

Posted on August 23, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Unexpected Stress? Don’t Forget Your Smile

At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry  we provide comprehensive full service dentistry for patients in La Jolla and surrounding communities. Today, we’d like to discuss the effects stress can have on your smile.

When you suddenly have to juggle extra balls, some are bound to get dropped. Perhaps you are going through a divorce or became the caregiver for an ailing parent. Perhaps you took on a second job or started night school to earn an advanced...Read More

Posted on August 9, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Can You Handle A Dental Emergency?

At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry, we hope you never suffer a serious dental emergency. However, accidents do happen and we want you to know that if and when they do, we’re available to help. Please consider calling our office if you or your family member is ever in need of dental care.

It’s important, however, to know what to do in such a situation. Here is a quiz on dental emergencies and other oral problems.

1. One of the wires on your braces...Read More
Posted on June 21, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Been A While Since You Had Your Teeth Cleaned?

 At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry, we provide comprehensive full service dentistry for patients in La Jolla and surrounding communities. Our friendly team of skilled hygienists, dental assistants, and administrative staff help meet and exceed our patients’ expectations. At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry, we understand the value of a healthy and beautiful smile.

We are passionate about providing each patient with personalized...Read More

Posted on June 14, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

We’ve all been warned about the physical effects of stress. Doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe, Dr. Weston Spencer acts as an advocate for his patients’ oral health and preventative dentistry.

Don’t try to relieve stress with overeating, over drinking, smoking, or uncontrolled...Read More

Posted on May 24, 2019 By PM Blogger in ,

A Great Achievement in Dentistry

Dental implants are one of the greatest advances in the field of dentistry. They are an artificial tooth root that is surgically implanted into the jaw of a patient, to replace a missing root. The implant, in turn, can support an artificial tooth. Dental implants are available from Winston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.

Sometimes we have to take a moment and marvel at human ingenuity. The idea of a dental implant actually goes back at least a thousand years. But implants as we know them today date back...Read More

Posted on May 3, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Celebrity Smiles Without The Annoying Paparazzi

Hello friends of Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry!

Close your eyes. Picture the most dazzling smile you have ever seen. Perhaps it is the attractive smile of your significant other. Perhaps it is your favorite actor, actress, or singer. What makes this smile memorable? The brilliant color? The beautiful translucency? The pleasing shape? The alignment of the teeth? All of the above?

Would you like a smile as celebrated as the wonderful image in your mind?...Read More

Posted on April 26, 2019 By PM Blogger in

Dental Implants And Smile Makeovers

In this post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we ask: makes a beautiful smile?

White teeth? Uniformly-shaped teeth? Straight teeth?

What problems prevent sensational smiles?

Crooked teeth are generally considered unattractive. Yellow or gray teeth lessen the appeal of a smile—even one that is perfectly healthy and aligned. 

Beauty, it has been said, is in the eye of the beholder.

There are unique smile characteristics that some men and women proudly show...Read More

Posted on April 19, 2019 By PM Blogger in ,

Should I Get An Implant Immediately After A Tooth Extraction?

Do you have a missing tooth, or one you think is beyond saving? A dental implant from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla may be just what you need.

There are advantages to combining the extraction and implant placement in one procedure. Let’s talk about the benefits of same-day extraction and implant placement.

1. You retain healthy bone

As soon as a tooth is taken out, the bone begins to recede. A dental implant is the only tooth replacement procedure that prevents or...Read More

Posted on March 15, 2019 By PM Blogger in

How Your Dental Habits Affect Your Health in La Jolla

What do your teeth-brushing habits look like? Dr. Weston Spencer encourages each of his patients to maintain a great at-home dental care routine, and for reasons that extend past not wanting to see new cavities on those pearly whites.

Did you know that your whole body health can be connected to your dental habits? Dr. Spencer specializes in teeth, but his commitment to his patients extends to their overall health. Good oral health is about more than the health of your teeth and gums. Poor dental...Read More

Posted on March 8, 2019 By PM Blogger in



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