Work With Your Pediatric Dentist To Monitor Wisdom Teeth

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Even if your youngster practices proper oral hygiene and has no known problems, it’s important to schedule twice-yearly exams and X-rays. One of the reasons for this is to keep an eye on wisdom teeth. If your child’s wisdom teeth emerge during adolescence, it’s important to work with your pediatric dentist on a course of […]

Do You Have Periodontal Disease in Carlsbad?

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Though most California residents are fairly health-conscious, periodontal disease in Carlsbad is more common than you might think. At La Costa Dental Excellence, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients aren’t even aware they have it until Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth diagnose it. Fortunately, it can be fixed with varying degrees […]

Gum Disease in Carlsbad: A New Reason To Eat More Fish

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Hello Carlsbad dental blog visitors, welcome to the La Costa Dental Excellence blog. We came across an interesting dental article on the Web MD Health News site the other day. The article is entitled ‘Fatty Fish, Nuts May Prevent Gum Disease’ by author Jennifer Warner. She explains that a recent study links diets high in polyunsaturated […]

What Have We Done For You Lately? Oral Health in Carlsbad

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At La Costa Dental Excellence, everything we do is for the welfare of our patients. We are dedicated to delivering quality, compassionate dental care tailored to each patient’s unique needs. We know that optimum oral health is an important element of complete physical health and that dentists do more that just drill and fill” Like […]

Preventing Gum Disease: The La Costa Dental Excellence Guide

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Gum disease can be scary. At La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad, we’re committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing periodontal disease, at it is formally known. If you discover you have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Gum Disease Symptoms Bleeding gums Swollen, tender gums Receding gums Bad breath that won’t go away […]