Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

Stained Teeth? Watch Out for These 5 Culprits

One of the most popular treatments I offer is porcelain veneers for my San Diego-area patients, and one of the main reasons for that treatment is because people want a fix for their stained teeth. Most people know that coffee and soda can darken and eat away at tooth enamel over the years, but there are also several other common offenders that…

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How A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help You Look Younger

Who wouldn’t like to look a little younger? People try to keep their youthful looks by working out, eating healthy, and protecting the skin from the damaging effects of the sun, especially here in San Diego. As a  cosmetic dentist, I have a few surprising tricks up my sleeve that can instantly take years off a patient’s appearance. Your smile…

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How Safe Is Sedation Dentistry?

Dental techniques are becoming safer and more advanced every day, but it’s still very common for patients to get nervous about having dental work done. I use sedation dentistry at my San Diego practice to calm my patients and make their procedures more comfortable. When performed correctly by an experienced and qualified dentist, this practice is very safe and provides…

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Going on the “Invisalign® Diet”

I get a lot of patients who’ve seen ads for Invisalign in the San Diego and La Jolla area, and they have questions about how the system really works. One of the more common concerns is how to eat and drink while wearing the clear, smile-correcting trays. Here are a few pointers I give my patients: You may take your…

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The Many Benefits of Mouth Guards

One of my best tips as a cosmetic dentist is to tell my San Diego patients to consider using a mouth guard. These simple devices can protect against a range of problems, including: Sports injuries Those who participate in contact or non-contact sports should wear a mouth guard to prevent injury to the teeth and gums. Such activities may include…

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