A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants

How Mini Dental Implants Can Help Your Smile in 92058

Though they are not as well known as standard dental implants, mini implants are being used successfully in the Oceanside area to improve smiles. Like their larger diameter counterparts, mini implants can support a restoration for one or more missing teeth or replace a bridge or fixed denture. Denture wearers benefit considerably from these slip-free dental…


Looking for a Long-Term Tooth Whitening Solution?

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Are your teeth yellowish or gray? Have you tried an OTC whitening product without success? Do you have tetracycline stains? You don’t have to live with a lackluster smile. Porcelain veneers can perfect your teeth and create a spectacular smile that will delight you for years to come. What are Porcelain Veneers? Veneers are thin…


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…


Starting Chemo? How Are Your Teeth?

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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

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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…