Implant Dentures: Fixed Or Removable?

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Now denture wearers have a better option. Implant-retained or implant-stabilized dentures both provide numerous advantages over standard dentures. Secure in the mouth—no slipping Provides up to 100% natural chewing function The upper denture doesn’t cover as much of the palate Comfortable Little or no gum irritation Doesn’t impair the speaking capacity Strong and durable Implants…


What Can Dental Veneers Do For Your Smile?

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Hello, and welcome to our La Costa Dental Excellence cosmetic dentistry blog. Today we are taking the time to answer a common question that many dental patients have. The question is, “What exactly are veneers and how are they used in cosmetic dentistry?” Veneers are thin shells made from durable, translucent porcelain or composite resin.…


A Facelift For Your Teeth?

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Today’s post focuses on an effective and versatile cosmetic dental procedure—porcelain veneers. Veneers are individual covers for the front part of teeth. They are an outstanding way to correct a myriad of tooth imperfections such as chips, stains, yellowing, unattractive shape or minimal misalignment. Have you ever yearned a minimally-invasive facelift for a tooth without…


Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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Today in the La Costa Dental Excellence dental blog we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by cold sores,…


Focusing On The Top 3 At La Costa Dental Excellence

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I’m Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth. I’ve been practicing dentistry here in Carlsbad, California since 1988. I have found amazing people in this community. At La Costa Dental Excellence, we focus on three important things as we work to be your dental provider of choice. Family We want to be the dental practice families trust in…


Are All Clear Aligners Alike?

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If you are researching orthodontics, you have probably heard about clear aligners. They offer several advantages over traditional metal braces. The most popular advantage is the fact that they are nearly invisible. Millions of individuals have aligned their teeth with aligners in the past twenty years since they were invented. We’re here to help with…