Solving Tough Dental Problems

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Have you ever been told that your smile is beyond repair? That may not be true. At La Costa Dental Excellence we perform dental miracles every day. Here are some tough dental problems we routinely solve: Tough Problem 1: Insufficient Bone for Dental Implant As a replacement for a missing tooth, a dental implant has…


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…


Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns

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Restorative dentistry has advanced significantly over the years and there are now several effective ways to correct decayed teeth. In today’s post, we are going to concentrate on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an onlay can be a less-invasive substitute for a complete crown and either…


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…


Teeth Look Too Short? Lengthen Them!

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Most Carlsbad people who are considering cosmetic dentistry are aware of the cosmetic dental procedures that are frequently advertised in the Encinitas area. There are porcelain veneers: a custom made wafer-thin covering permanently attached to the front of a tooth to make it stain-free and perfectly shaped. Veneers can repair small chips and crack in…


Crooked Teeth In Carlsbad?

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Now is a great time to have crooked teeth! Why? They can easily be straightened. There are few technological wonders of our era that are more appreciated than modern braces. Teeth straightening hardware of past generations in Carlsbad had many drawbacks. It often involved a whole orthodontic tool kit – full metal bands, headgear, elastics,…