Flashy Smiles: Cosmetic Dentistry in Carlsbad!

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If you can’t be in Paris, then what about bringing fashion home to Carlsbad? Facial fashion, that is. The flashy, the sultry, the glamorous, the gleeful. Our team at La Costa Dental Experience is passionate about keeping you looking great and feeling confident with cosmetic dentistry. We offer our patients a wide variety of dental…


Preventing Gum Disease: The La Costa Dental Excellence Guide

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Gum disease can be scary. At La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad, we’re committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing periodontal disease, at it is formally known. If you discover you have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Gum Disease Symptoms Bleeding gums Swollen, tender gums Receding gums Bad breath that won’t go away…


Let’s Make A Plan

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When you are dedicated to reaching a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to whether or not you follow a plan. Sporadic effort is rarely effective. Do you have a goal to improve your smile? Perhaps you have not thought much about your teeth in the past but lately, have observed…


Crooked Teeth And Cavities

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Many dental patients in and around Encinitas hold the belief that orthodontists only change the look of your teeth. Consequently, they think that the only reason to find an orthodontist is if you are interested in cosmetic dentistry. The fact is that your ability to clean your teeth is enhanced when your teeth are straight…


You Know It When You See It

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You may be surprised at how many elements your cosmetic dentist takes into consideration when planning for a smile transformation. Here are a few of the most obvious fundamentals: Tooth Color: shade, brightness, uniformity Tooth alignment: straight or crooked? Tooth size and proportions: are some teeth much larger or smaller than the rest? Tooth spacing: is there…


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.…


4 Teeth All In A Row

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Perhaps getting everything lined up for a breathtaking smile can take a bit of finagling. Maybe you’re interested in sedation dentistry. At La Costa Dental Excellence, Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth are commonly seen working miracles on all types of smiles. Just the unknown cost of dental implants or the price of invisible braces can…