Healthy Baby Teeth For Toddlers

Healthy Baby Teeth For Vista Toddlers

Healthy baby teeth are important. The team at Oceanside Dental Excellence serving Oceanside, Vista, Camp Pendleton, Cardiff, Bonsall, and Fallbrook, CA cares about all of their patients, and wants to make sure that your child starts out with great oral health. Babies as young as 9 months of age can be infected with cavity producing bacteria,…


Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

Toothbrush Wars in Vista

It may surprise you to know that some people have very strong opinions about which type of toothbrush is the best: manual or electric. The team at Oceanside Dental Excellence serving Oceanside, Vista, Camp Pendleton, Cardiff, Bonsall, and Fallbrook, CA hears this question a lot. Is there really one that is clearly better? Most dentists will tell…


Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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Today, at Oceanside Dental Excellence serving Oceanside, Vista, Camp Pendleton, Cardiff, Bonsall, and Fallbrook, CA,  we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may…


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…