Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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At Oceanside Dental Excellence, we recommend fluoride toothpaste for our patients. As a team passionate about general, family and cosmetic dentistry, your oral health is important to us. Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at fighting cavities.…


How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

Oceanside Dental Excellence in Vista offers helpful tips about toothbrushes. How often should your replace your toothbrush? The angle of the bristles on your toothbrush are an important part of cleaning. Straight bristles scrub your teeth and flex your gums. A light circular motion is enough to clean your teeth without causing damage. Flat or frayed…


Oceanside Parents: Do You Know AAP Recommendations?

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In this post from Oceanside Dental Excellence, we have a vital message for new parents or parents-to-be. For years, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised parents to begin children’s dentist visits before the third birthday. But under revised guidelines,  the AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry tell parents to take their toddler to a…


Creating Beautiful Smiles At Oceanside Dental Excellence

Creating beautiful Oceanside smiles at Oceanside Dental Excellence

We are glad you found our blog! We are Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth, DDS, of Oceanside Dental Excellence, a full-service general and cosmetic dental practice in Oceanside, California. We are proud members of the American Dental Association. Our profession is dentistry, but our passion is providing superior dental care to our Oceanside dental clients. Since…


The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

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Did you know that the most prevalent cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? Since plaque causes gum disease, removing plaque through regular flossing is the key to healthy gums. The good news is that gum disease is easy to treat when detected early! That is why regular check-ups with your dentist are essential. Our…


Don’t Let Fear Of The Dentist Compromise Your Oral Health

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If you have claustrophobia, you avoid cave exploration. If you have acrophobia, you avoid sky diving. In either case, you can live a fulfilling life without joining in these activities. What if you have dentophobia or a fear of the dentist? This is different than the phobias mentioned previously. Since dental visits are crucial for a…


Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exams in Oceanside

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Hi kids, adults, and seniors in Oceanside. No matter what age you are, as long as you have teeth, dental exams are an important practice for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful! At Oceanside Dental Excellence, we have an excellent office and committed to excellence team of professionals to make your dental exams in Oceanside something…


Why You Should Fix Your Child’s Crooked Teeth in Oceanside

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Oceanside parents want what’s best for their children, but some can’t always provide everything their children need when the family budget is tight. If your child has crooked teeth in Oceanside and you are on the fence about braces, we encourage you to read this post. A beautiful smile with straight teeth boosts your child’s…


Save Money With Dental Implants in Vista

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When is the least expensive tooth replacement method really the most expensive? The answer is, when it ends up costing far more in the long run. Many dental patients who lose teeth do not understand the importance of replacing them with dental implants in Vista. They wrongly believe that one missing tooth is not a significant problem. In…