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
At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we make every checkup a noteworthy experience with our attention to detail, and committment to each patient’s dental health.
Good dental health means having healthy teeth and gums. Maintaining it is something that you have to work at every day. It can be a real balancing act: using the right oral care products, your personal oral care habits, and regular checkups.
Your dental health strategy should include:Daily brushing and flossing. You...Read More
Would you like to improve your smile? At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we use cosmetic dentistry and other procedures to improve smiles every day. If you’re not satisfied with your smile, rest assured there is a procedure for you.
Here is a sampling of what we can do to improve your smile:
Teeth whitening. Is there anyone who doesn’t want whiter teeth? The results from professional teeth whitening are superior to those of any product you can buy at the store. You’ll...Read More
A smile makeover from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla will give you a brilliant new smile that leads to greater self-confidence and improved dental health. We take a very methodical approach to make sure you’re thrilled with the results.
A smile makeover means combining different cosmetic dentistry techqniues to improve the appearance of your smile. These may include:Teeth whitening Porcelain veneers Dental implants Bonding
Before moving forward with any of the actual...Read More
Dental implants, like those available from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, are one of the true marvels of modern dentistry: artificial teeth that look and feel like the real thing.
A dental implant is actually a titanium post that is placed in the jaw. It provides the support for the artificial tooth. A single, implant-supported artificial tooth consists of three components:The implant, also called a post or artificial tooth root The abutment, a connector piece The prosthesis, artifical tooth...Read More
Most people would like to have the best smile possible. Have you given much thought to improving yours? At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla we have some thoughts on that. Cosmetic dentistry can make a huge difference, but a great smile comes down to making a plan and sticking to it.
One of the best things you can do for your smile is to brush and floss your teeth every single day. Twice a day is even better! In this way you’ll keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy, and it will shine...Read More
Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. It is also treatable, at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla.
Gum disease is so pervasive in the US that it has been called a health crisis by the American Dental Association.
If left untreated, it can cause irreversible damage such as tooth loss.Practicing daily dental hygiene and having 6-month dental exams are the best way to prevent periodontal...Read More
At Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla our objective is to help every patient who comes in for an appointment to have the best possible oral health. This post focuses on something that doesn’t get as much attention as cavities or cosmetic dentistry: our sense of taste.
A happy mouth is not only a healthy mouth but also a mouth that can enjoy the flavors of all types of foods. Healthy oral habits benefit our taste buds as well as our smiles. Here are some recommendations to help you better...Read More
This message from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla is for anyone who is finding it difficult to improve their dental health. We urge you to keep working at it and assure you that we’re here to help!Keep Trying To Floss
Many people are good about brushing their teeth, but sometimes skip flossing. This is a bad idea. Flossing is the only way to clean food debris and plaque from between teeth.
Failure to floss can lead to cavities, and even gum disease. Our recommendation? Brush...Read More
When you see pictures of celebrities, most look like they have perfectly beautiful, white teeth. It’s very impressive! Can ordinary people obtain a celebrity-caliber smile? With cosmetic dentistry from Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla, absolutely!
Cosmetic dentistry refers to a range of procedures that use proven dental techniques to improve the appearance of a patient’s smile. Whether it is relatively minor or more involved, it can give you the beautiful teeth you have always...Read More