Category: Restorative Dentistry
In this article from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, we look at dental bridges and how they compare with dental implantsDental bridges aren’t ideal
Dental bridges have been the go-to tooth replacement for many years, but they are not problem free.
Many people with bridges say they are difficult to keep clean. It’s hard to get toothbrush bristles or dental floss under the bridge. If you have limited mobility, it’s almost impossible.
Without proper cleaning, bacteria...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
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
Dentistry has advanced to a point where total mouth reconstruction is possible!
Have you had several teeth extracted? Do you have other oral issues like bone or gum recession?
Implants Can Be Used In Many Ways
Dental implants are strong, functional, and naturally-looking restorations with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone.
Dental implants have been used for quite a few years to replace one or two missing teeth. They can now be used to provide a foundation for...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
When you see pics of your favorite stars, do you ever wonder how these men and women can project such perfection? Can ordinary Rancho Santa Fe folks ever achieve anything approaching celebrity-caliber attractiveness?
When it comes to sensational smiles, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” There many effective cosmetic dentistry procedures available that can produce considerable results. We offer complete smile makeovers that combine various procedures to transform your smile, and...Read More
Looking into how much dental implants cost and getting a fairly simple answer can be frustrating. But there is a reason for that.
I’m Dentist Weston Spencer. Thanks for stopping to read my blog. I know it can be confusing to research the cost of getting a dental implant and finding nothing solid online. Let me take a moment to justify why most dental practice website doesn’t publish the cost of tooth implants.
1. The Math Might Come Out Higher Than it Should It takes a fairly...Read More
Have you recently looked at your teeth in the mirror? Were you totally satisfied with what you saw? If the answer is, “Not really,” then you may want to check out at these 5 great reasons to meet with your Rancho Santa Fe dentist about cosmetic dentistry procedures.
1. The first reason is that a little cosmetic dentistry goes a long way. Some of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as teeth whitening, are simple and easy to do, but they can have significant...Read More
Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. At Weston Spencer DDS – Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry in La Jolla, we provide quality general dentistry care and perform the most thorough dental cleanings possible and it’s because we know that gum disease can be reversed in its early stages. That’s why it is so important to have regular dental check-ups.
Even if you brush and floss regularly,...Read More