You Won’t Be Out Cold (Unless You Want To Be!)

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Does your heart start pounding at the simple thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you pass a dental practice? Many people who have improved their smiles with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration procedures chose to use sedation. Though the terms ‘sleep dentistry’ and ‘oral conscious sedation’ are often…


You Should Worry if Any of These 3 Things Happen in Your Mouth

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1. You drink a cold beverage and—yowza—it generates a shooting pain! When a cavity has eroded enamel it eventually reaches the layer under the enamel. This is called the dentin. The dentin contains tiny tubules. A cold (or acidic) liquid that flows into the tubules can get close enough to the nerve to make you…


Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that causes periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…


Are Dentures Secured By Implants The Solution For Your Missing Teeth?

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What are dentures secured by implants? Dentures secured by implants are anchored dentures held in place with permanent metal screws or posts. The metal posts are also called tooth implants or dental implants. Permanent dental implants can be used in many different ways. In this post, we describe one application for tooth implants; the sturdy…


3 Reliable Steps To Find The Best Oceanside, California Dentist

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Looking for the best dentist in Oceanside? You can click around on the computer or watch for postcard ads in your mailbox. Even then, the outcome is shaky at best. Finding the best dentist in Oceanside truly hinges on what you are looking for. Are you looking for consistent, professional evaluation? Are you looking for…


Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

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In today’s Oceanside Dental Excellence post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used to hammer hot metal? The Mayans were…


Can Cosmetic Dentistry in Oceanside Create Perfect Smiles?

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Hi! At Oceanside Dental Excellence, Drs. Stephen and Kimberly Dankworth have been dentists here in Oceanside for a few years now. One of our favorite things about dentistry is seeing how our patients find renewed confidence in themselves after a complete smile makeover with cosmetic dentistry in Oceanside. If you’ve ever wanted to upgrade your smile, call our dental…