Can I Wear Braces While I’m Pregnant?

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Pregnant women are advised to avoid many things such as taking certain medications and eating specific foods. However, there is rarely a reason why a pregnant woman should not undergo orthodontic treatment. It is generally considered safe for pregnant women to have orthodontic care, with some precautions. Today’s post is for pregnant women interested in…


Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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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…


Keep Your Teeth Safe

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There are more ways to exercise than ever before. In Carlsbad, we have personal trainers, all-purpose gyms, specialty facilities, and recreational sports. At La Costa Dental Excellence, we want to remind our patients that many activities pose a risk to teeth. Mouthguards are not just for rugby and football players. Actually, you should use mouthguards…


Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a strong jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At La Costa Dental Excellence, serving Encinitas, Carlsbad or San Marcos, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally,…