Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache?

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Do you suffer from severe headaches? Have you tried medications, diet adjustments, and chiropractic treatment? Perhaps the cause is not stress-induced tension, food allergies, spine alignment, or eyestrain. Maybe the culprit is right under your nose. Bite misalignment or malocclusion is a fairly common abnormality yet commonly goes undetected. Nature intended the front teeth to…


Fear-Free Dental Implants With The La Costa Dental Excellence Team

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Are you interested in getting a dental implant but have dental anxiety? Perhaps “anxiety” is putting it mildly. You may be downright terrified. Don’t give up just yet. Hear us out. Placing a dental implant is a type of oral surgery. When patients hear the word “surgery” they sometimes imagine something that is far more…


Are You And Your Child Protected From Injury?

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How do you maintain oral health? The first things that come to mind are probably brushing, flossing, and getting regular dental cleanings. You might also list dietary factors, such as limiting sugary drinks and getting enough calcium. When most people are quizzed about preventative dental care, they rarely mention athletic mouth protection. At La Costa…


Do I Need a Dental Cleaning in Carlsbad If I Brush and Floss at Home?

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Today’s post focuses on a professional dental cleaning in Carlsbad. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already practice dental hygiene daily at home. The answer is that both processes are essential because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth encourage patients to practice preventative…


5 Simple Ways to Avoid a Cracked Tooth in Encinitas

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A cracked tooth in Encinitas can be painful, unattractive, and pricey to repair. Today’s post in the La Costa Dental Excellence dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. 1. Don’t chew on hard substances. Mind-blowing, right? People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn,…