You Won’t Be Out Cold (Unless You Want To Be!)

Sedation Dentistry Camp Pendleton

Does your heart start pounding at the simple thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you pass a dental practice? Many people who have improved their smiles with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration procedures chose to use sedation. Though the terms ‘sleep dentistry’ and ‘oral conscious sedation’ are often…


You Should Worry if Any of These 3 Things Happen in Your Mouth

what do I do if I suddenly feel a loose tooth? Vista

1. You drink a cold beverage and—yowza—it generates a shooting pain! When a cavity has eroded enamel it eventually reaches the layer under the enamel. This is called the dentin. The dentin contains tiny tubules. A cold (or acidic) liquid that flows into the tubules can get close enough to the nerve to make you…


How To Choose A Dentist (Consider Convenience)

Choosing A Dentist In Oceanside

The American Dental Association offers some counsel on how to choose a dentist. Here are some things you should examine: Extended Hours? Life can be hectic. Fitting in a dentist’s appointment shouldn’t upend your schedule. Visiting a dentist with evening and weekend hours is a smart move for busy people. (Isn’t that all of us?) Convenient…


Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

gum disease treatment Oceanside

As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that causes periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…


Are Dentures Secured By Implants The Solution For Your Missing Teeth?

Oceanside dentures secured with implants

What are dentures secured by implants? Dentures secured by implants are anchored dentures held in place with permanent metal screws or posts. The metal posts are also called tooth implants or dental implants. Permanent dental implants can be used in many different ways. In this post, we describe one application for tooth implants; the sturdy…