Keep Your Teeth Safe

Keep Your Teeth Safe, Carlsbad

There are more ways to exercise than ever before. In Carlsbad, we have personal trainers, all-purpose gyms, specialty facilities, and recreational sports. At La Costa Dental Excellence, we want to remind our patients that many activities pose a risk to teeth. Mouthguards are not just for rugby and football players. Actually, you should use mouthguards…


Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a strong jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At La Costa Dental Excellence, serving Encinitas, Carlsbad or San Marcos, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally,…


Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Common Myths about La Jolla Family Cosmetic Dentistry

Myths and tall tales about cosmetic dentistry abound. At La Costa Dental Excellence, serving Encinitas, Carlsbad or San Marcos, we’d like to discuss some of those myths. We have heard almost all of them. MYTH #1: COSMETIC DENTISTRY IS NEVER NECESSARY FOR A HEALTHY SMILE Many of the procedures that an aesthetic dentist would perform, including many cosmetic dental…


Know The Facts About Oral Piercings

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Body piercings are a common form of self-expression seen around Encinitas. At La Costa Dental Excellence we encourage our patients to enhance their smiles in the healthiest way. Today’s post is for those who currently have an oral piercing or are considering one. Unfortunately, these piercings and the jewelry they use can lead to serious problems with not…