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Category: General Dentistry

Discover Why Patients Trust Their Smile To Weston Spencer DDS

There are a lot of dentists out there. That’s just one reason why we work so hard to provide excellent dental care and build patient trust, at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.

We may provide the dentistry, but it’s not about us, it’s about you. From the dentist to the hygienist to the folks at the front desk, we make it a point to address your needs and concerns.

When you’re settled into the chair in our examination room, communication is key. We’ll explain...Read More

Posted on November 12, 2021 By bfarnsworth in , ,

Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

There are lots of people out there who feel pain when they sip coffee or eat ice cream, or take a bite out of something hard. If sensitive teeth are a problem for you, talk to us about it at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.

In many cases, sensitive teeth respond to something as simple as changing toothpaste. Most major toothpaste brands have a sensitive teeth version of their products. They can be very effective; many patients say they’ve helped within a week or so of use.

A...Read More

Posted on October 22, 2021 By mark in ,

Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, keeping our patients in excellent dental health is much easier when we have thorough information. In  this case, pictures are worth a thousand words.

Pictures, in the form of X-rays, reveal what’s going on below the surface of your teeth and gums. That’s why we like to have complete and up-to-date X-rays.

There are several types of X-rays:

Bite-Wing X-rays give us a picture of the upper and lower back teeth. We can see how they touch...Read More
Posted on October 1, 2021 By mark in ,

Get On Top Of Your To-Do List by Calling Weston Spencer DDS

Is it time to get your life back in order? Maybe you’ve let certain things slide: things like refilling a prescription, changing your furnace filter, getting your oil changed – or making a dental appointment with Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.

If you’ve been pushing dental work onto the back burner, maybe it’s time to just get it out of the way and move on to your other tasks.

Taking good care of your teeth and gums is one of the best things you can do for yourself. After...Read More

Posted on September 24, 2021 By mark in , ,

Happy Teeth Don’t Just Happen

Keeping your teeth clean is a critical factor in maintaining a beautiful smile. One of the benefits of visiting Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla for regular checkups is receiving a thorough teeth cleaning and a review of your brushing habits.

Your Partner in Oral Health

Our dental hygienist can clean and polish your teeth at your biannual dental check-up. The hygienist also helps you keep your teeth clean by assessing their condition and recommending improvements to your daily teeth cleaning...Read More

Posted on September 17, 2021 By mark in , ,

Raise Your Dental IQ

There are little things you can do every day to raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it.

But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and flossing come into play. Brush and floss properly each day and you will have a better chance of keeping the appropriate balance.

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Posted on August 27, 2021 By mark in , ,

Why You Shouldn’t Dread Going To The Dentist

Countless people see their stress levels rise as they anticipate an upcoming dental appointment. It’s so common, in fact, there’s a term for it: dental anxiety. But sedation dentistry from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla can help even severe cases get the dental care they deserve.

Some people get so concerned at the thought of a dental checkup that they’ll put it off for months, even years. In severe cases, they’ll avoid the dentist completely, and trust to daily...Read More

Posted on August 13, 2021 By mark in , ,

Debunking Dental Myths

In this post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we focus on three common myths about dental health.

All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth. We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those that are swallowed immediately. For example, sipping a soda or sucking on a mint can be worse than eating a candy bar all at once. You Don’t Need To Worry About Baby Teeth Because They Will...Read More
Posted on July 23, 2021 By mark in ,

Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

In this blog post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy!

Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists? How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used to hammer hot metal? The Mayans were accomplished cosmetic dentists. One smile style in Mayan culture was bejeweled teeth – a...Read More
Posted on July 16, 2021 By mark in ,

An Air-dried Toothbrush Is A Healthy Toothbrush

In this post from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we highlight simple things you can do with your toothbrush to keep your mouth as clean and healthy as possible.

One of the most important habits anyone can form is to always let their toothbrush completely air dry between uses. The best way to do this is to place it in a toothbrush holder on the counter with the bristles pointing up. This is much better than tossing it into a drawer, since it will take longer to dry in there.

Also, when...Read More

Posted on June 18, 2021 By mark in , ,

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