Tooth Sensitivity Treatment At La Costa Dental Excellence

Tooth Sensitivity Treatment in Carlsbad

Have you ever been eating an ice cream cone when you experienced a sudden jolt of pain in one of your teeth? If the enamel has eroded, or the gums have receded, the dentin layer of the tooth is exposed. The substances that cause tooth pain travel to the pulp where the nerves of the […]

Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

Common Myths about Carlsbad Family Cosmetic Dentistry

Myth #1: Cosmetic Dentistry is Never Necessary for a Healthy Smile Many so-called Encinitas cosmetic dental procedures are not solely cosmetic. San Marcos CA dental procedures such as tooth replacement prevent many potential problems such as tooth movement, bone loss and difficulty chewing, and speaking. Myth #2: A Dental Bridge is the Only Way to […]

Sedation Dentistry In Carlsbad

Sedation Dentistry in Carlsbad

Picture the following scenario: You are stretched out in a chair at your Carlsbad dentist office holding a remote as you try to tune into your favorite California radio station. A woman clips a paper bib around your neck. Someone switches on a bright overhead light and you see latex-gloved hands moving toward your open […]

Crooked Teeth In Carlsbad?

Can't afford braces?

Now is a great time to have crooked teeth! Why? They can easily be straightened. There are few technological wonders of our era that are more appreciated than modern braces. Teeth straightening hardware of past generations in Carlsbad had many drawbacks. It often involved a whole orthodontic tool kit – full metal bands, headgear, elastics, […]

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

pediatric dentist

Most people know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Today’s article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of vitamin D. Here is a sampling of vitamin D findings from around the web: “Several […]

Have A Large Cavity In Your Tooth?

Carlsbad Cosmetic Dentistry

When Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth of La Costa Dental Excellence in Carlsbad repairs a tooth that has decay or damage, the procedure chosen often depends on the location of the problem. (We’re talking tooth-specific locale here; it doesn’t matter whether you live in San Marcos CA, Escondido, or Oceanside.) If there is a chip, […]

Let Your Smile Show Who You Really Are

 smile makeover

Let’s talk about the power of a smile. A smile communicates your emotions more precisely than words can ever do. The absence of a smile also sends a clear message. But what if you want to smile but the issues with your teeth prevent you? This is a frustrating condition for many Carlsbad people both […]

Dental Bridge vs. Dental Implant

Attention Carlsbad Replace Your Dental Bridge Before You Lose Teeth

Hello Carlsbad visitors, welcome to La Costa Dental Excellence. Let’s talk about a tooth replacement option common in Encinitas: dental bridges. While dental bridges have restored smiles for thousands of Encinitas dental patients, they are not problem free. Many California people with dental bridges find it impossible to keep the small areas around the bridge […]