3 Tips To Make Brushing Count

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Many of Doctor Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth’s patients walk in for sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, or dental implants. Many for routine checkups and cleanings. And most really want to know if they are brushing properly. Having patients come for treatment and leave with questions answered—from which toothpaste to buy to proper tools and techniques—is our…


Worried About Dental Visits?

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“How can I overcome anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, and embarrassment about fear of the unknown. 2. Discuss these fears and concerns with your dentist. 3. Expect respectful consideration and open discussion about resolving fears. Doctor Stephen and…


Dental Crowns At La Costa Dental Excellence In Carlsbad

Dental Crowns at La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for over 2000 years. There is evidence that the Etruscans experimented with crowns on teeth using ivory and bone as early as 700 B.C. By 200 A.D., they began using gold crowns to construct artificial teeth. Ancient Egyptians fashioned tooth replacements out of seashells and then hammered them…


Sleep Dentistry At La Costa Dental Excellence

Sleep Dentistry At La Costa Dental Excellence

Dental visits can be extremely stressful and for some California residents, the fear and anxiety associated with a trip to the dentist prevents them from getting the care they need. At La Costa Dental Excellence we provide the best oral sedation dentistry available. We will accommodate your needs with minimal, moderate, or deep sedation. Don’t…


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 San Marcos 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…