Carlsbad Dentistry Blog


Healthy Living Starts With A Smile

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What comes to mind when you hear the term “healthy living?” A dinner plate with a grilled chicken breast and steamed vegetables? The sound of your feet rhythmically hitting the ground on your favorite jogging trail? A cholesterol test indicating that your arteries are looking good? If you pictured a white, healthy smile or a…

Soft, Medium, Or Buzz Lightyear?

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At La Costa Dental Excellence, we’re often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental section of your local grocery store or drug…

Solving Tough Dental Problems

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Have you ever been told that your smile is beyond repair? That may not be true. At La Costa Dental Excellence we perform dental miracles every day. Here are some tough dental problems we routinely solve: Tough Problem 1: Insufficient Bone for Dental Implant As a replacement for a missing tooth, a dental implant has…

Test Your Cosmetic Dentistry IQ

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Are you up on the latest cosmetic dentistry procedures offered by your Escondido, Encinitas, or Oceanside dentist? Take our quiz and find out! 1. This popular treatment uses a dental composite that resembles enamel. This composite is applied to the surface of the teeth, sculpted, and then hardened and polished. A. Veneers B. Flossing C.…

Affordable Dentistry In Carlsbad

A perceived lack of affordable dentistry is one of the biggest reasons many people in our community avoid going to the dentist. However, the truth is that affordable dentistry is available in Carlsbad at La Costa Dental Excellence. We provide top-quality services at competitive prices. Whether you need Invisalign, implant supported dentures, or porcelain veneers,…

Find A Few Minutes To Floss

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One common excuse often given by people who don’t floss is that the practice is difficult to fit into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, and feel like you are too busy to floss, here are some suggestions for when to fit this vital dental health habit into your day. The…

Do You Have The Most Common Dental Problem?

Encinitas Teeth Whitening

At La Costa Dental Excellence, we restore decayed teeth to create smiles that are both healthy and beautiful. Recent advances in techniques and materials have made the impossible not only possible, but affordable. Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth have been restoring teeth since 1988. WE receive ongoing training to remain at the forefront of cosmetic…


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