Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

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Today’s post focuses on professional dental cleanings. 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 critical because they work in tandem to maintain oral health. Dr. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth encourage patients to practice preventative dentistry by:…


Which Tooth Whitener Works Best?

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What is the best professional tooth whitening system to use in Oceanside? There are two types of dentist-supervised tooth whitening systems available in Vista. In order to determine the best choice for your teeth, schedule, and budget; you need to understand the differences in the systems. Both systems use a bleaching agent containing peroxide. Oceanside…


Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

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


You Don’t Have to Live With Bad Breath

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Chronic bad breath can happen to anyone. Even people who practice impeccable oral hygiene can suffer from the condition. Are you struggling with bad breath? Schedule an examination and deep dental cleaning at Oceanside Dental Excellence in Oceanside. Our dental hygienist will get all the plaque and calculus off your teeth. During your examination, Drs. Stephen and Kimberly…


3 Ways To Minimize Candy Intake At Parties

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Lock yourself in a closet. Sew your mouth shut. Wear a shock collar that’s sensitive to sugar particles. At Oceanside Dental Excellence we understand how hard it is to avoid sweets altogether at Halloween and other sugar-filled holidays. We encourage both unfettered joy and healthy living for all of our patients. Moderation in candy intake…


Suspect a Bite Problem?

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Hello! I’m Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth, DDS, of Oceanside Dental Excellence in Oceanside. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion–literally–”bad bite.” Malocclusion Affects Many People Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in…