Implants vs. Bridges: Know The Facts

Attention Carlsbad Replace Your Dental Bridge Before You Lose Teeth

Hello Carlsbad visitors, welcome to La Costa Dental Excellence. Let’s talk about a traditional tooth replacement option common in Encinitas: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for generations of individuals, they are not without drawbacks. Many people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around and under the bridge…


Orthodontia Treats Many Dental Problems

San Marcos CA cosmetic dental and tooth implants

Hello friends! Welcome to La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad. Our services include: Invisalign implant-supported dentures porcelain veneers A clean, comfortable, and inviting dental atmosphere We Serve The Encinitas Area We have been providing advanced orthodontics since 1988. In addition to our friends and neighbors in Carlsbad, we serve patients from San Marcos CA, Escondido,…


Work With Your Pediatric Dentist To Monitor Wisdom Teeth

wisdom teeth removal Carlsbad

Even if your youngster practices proper oral hygiene and has no known problems, it’s important to schedule twice-yearly exams and X-rays. One of the reasons for this is to keep an eye on wisdom teeth. If your child’s wisdom teeth emerge during adolescence, it’s important to work with your pediatric dentist on a course of…


Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Common Myths about Carlsbad Family Cosmetic Dentistry

Myth #1: Cosmetic Dentistry is Never Necessary for a Healthy Smile Many so-called Encinitas cosmetic dental procedures are not solely cosmetic. San Marcos CA dental procedures such as tooth replacement prevent many potential problems such as tooth movement, bone loss and difficulty chewing, and speaking. Myth #2: A Dental Bridge is the Only Way to…


Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?

Carlsbad Headache Relief

Do you suffer from severe headaches? Have you tried medications, diet adjustments, and chiropractic treatment? Perhaps the cause is not stress-induced tension, food allergies, spine alignment, or eyestrain. Maybe the culprit is right under your nose. Bite misalignment or malocclusion is a fairly common abnormality yet commonly goes undetected. Nature intended the front teeth to…


Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

comprehensive dental deep cleanings Carlsbad

No matter how old you are, dental exams  are an important practice for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful. At La Costa Dental Excellence, we have an excellent office and warm and friendly team of professionals to make your exams something you’ll look forward to. Knowledge is Power Dental patients often delay exams because they think they…


3 Behind-The-Scenes Dental Advances For California

Crown lengthening Oceanside

The team at La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad wants to discuss some dentistry advances. These are the ones we use behind-the-scenes for our dental practice. If you’ve had a smile redesign, you are probably aware of the latest cosmetic dental procedures popular now. These include metal-free fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces, implant-anchored dentures, and…