Bad Breath Treatment at La Costa Dental Excellence

Bad Breath Treatment at La Costa Dental Excellence

Do you suspect that you have bad breath? I’m Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth of La Costa Dental Excellence, a full-service dental office in Carlsbad, California. I help our dental patients diagnose and overcome this unpleasant, irritating, and potentially embarrassing condition. Masking Symptoms is Not a Cure Bad breath (halitosis) can occur when bacteria grows in…


7 Ways Bonding Can Beautify

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Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure in the San Marcos area, but there are many patients who don’t know exactly what it is. Today in the La Costa Dental Excellence dental blog, we explain 7 ways dental bonding is used in cosmetic dentistry. The dental bonding procedure uses a resin material that is…


Treatment For Stress-Induced Jaw Pain

Treatment For Stress Induced Jaw Pain In Carlsbad

Everyday issues cause some men and women to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. Daily commuting, work problems, or an overpacked schedule are some persistent culprits. Teeth grinding and jaw clenching can cause or complicate a painful condition called TMD or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMD is often mistakenly called ‘TMJ,’ the acronym…


47% of Adults Have Gum Disease: Are You One of Them?

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A recent CDC report provides the following data related to prevalence of periodontitis in the U.S.: 47.2% of people aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of individuals 65 years and older have periodontal disease. This condition is more prevalent in men than women (56.4%…