I’m Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth of Oceanside Dental Excellence in Oceanside. Today’s topic is mini dental implants, sometimes called “immediate implants”. Though they are not as well known as traditional dental implants, mini implants are also being used successfully in the Oceanside area to improve smiles. Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support […]
Gap-Tooth Smiles Aren’t Quite As Adorable Anymore
Have you lost your teeth? It’s a lot different than when you lost your baby teeth way back in the day. Unfortunately, these don’t grow back. (And a jack-o-lantern smile doesn’t look as cute as it did when you were five.) If you have had teeth extracted or if your teeth are compromised by staining, […]
Oceanside Dental Excellence Provides Quality, Compassionate Dental Care
Hello, and welcome to our dental blog. My name is Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth and I want to tell you about Oceanside Dental Excellence. Meet Our Compassionate Team of Dental Professionals The first thing to know is that we work hard to keep our patients comfortable. Our team is compassionate and empathetic. For some […]
Get Those Teeth In Shape!
Dental bonding is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures used and it’s not difficult to see why. There are many common dental problems that dentists can treat with bonding. Bonding uses a very sturdy resin material that is tooth-colored. The material is applied to the teeth while it is soft, much like putty, […]
Starting Chemo? How Are Your Teeth?
If you are scheduled for cancer treatment due to a recent diagnosis or relapse, oral health is probably not your first priority. However, the team at Oceanside Dental Excellence advises you to give some attention to your teeth to prevent or minimize common cancer-related dental complications. According to the National Institutes of Health, cancer treatment […]
The Rate of Bone Loss After Extraction Can Be Slowed or Stopped With an Implant
The alveolar bone The bone surrounding the teeth is called alveolar bone. Its main job is to support the teeth and provide a substantial foundation for tooth roots. Normal mouth function maintains bone health. As you chew, it stimulates bone cells to constantly produce new bone. What can cause alveolar bone loss? Extraction When a […]