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…


Let’s Talk About It

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Hello, I’m Dr. Dankworth of La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad. I am committed to enhancing smiles through cosmetic dentistry. Few physical improvements have such a significant impact on attractiveness and self-confidence as a smile makeover. Excellent oral health and a beautiful smile contribute to overall physical health and a high quality of life. If…


La Costa Dental Excellence Works To Earn Your Trust

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Hello! We are Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth, DDS, of La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad. We have been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry since 1988. Dentistry is a challenging and fascinating profession; dentists must have diagnostic skills, dexterity, extensive scientific knowledge, and good visual memory. Dentistry also requires artistic ability. In addition to the…