What Are TMJ Symptoms?

Temporomandibular joints better-known as TMJ connect your jawbone to your skull. There is one on each side of your face. Your TMJ act as sliding hinges, allowing you to move your jaw when you speak, eat or otherwise move your … Continued

Why Some People Still Prefer Dentures After Tooth Loss

Dentures may be one of the oldest dental replacement options available, but many people still prefer dentures after tooth loss. With multiple dental replacement options available, it can be difficult to determine the best choice for you. Because of this, … Continued

A Root Canal Dentist in Carlsbad: Explaining the Basics of a Root Canal

Ida Alfonso, DMD is intimately aware of the fear people have of a root canal. In many senses, the procedure of a root canal has become the boogeyman of dentistry. Part of this is because people associate a root canal … Continued

As a Cosmetic Dentist, We Can Tell You About Dental Veneers

Many people prefer to have their teeth drastically improved by a cosmetic dentist, with the least amount of chair time possible. We understand how hard it is to set your valuable time aside in order to make endless dentist visits … Continued

Fluoride Treatment for Preventive Dental Care

Fluoride is a hotly debated subject. Though some argue an excess of fluoride has the potential to cause harm, dentists and medical professionals agree fluoride is necessary for optimal oral health. Fluoride treatment helps prevent tooth decay and other oral … Continued

Tips for Caring For Your New Set of Dentures

Dentures can replace your teeth so that if you have, for whatever reason, lost one or more, of your adult teeth, you do not have to go through life feeling self-conscious every time that you smile. Depending on how many … Continued

Get Health Questions Answered by a General Dentist

Have you been to our general dentist office lately? If not, it is time to brush up on your knowledge of oral health. Most people know that they should brush their teeth, visit a dentist, drink milk and avoid sugar. … Continued

An Invisalign® Dentist Provides The Facts About Straightening Teeth

As an Invisalign® dentist, many people come in looking for ways to straighten their teeth. We have several methods of doing so and have found that wearing clear aligners can be incredibly effective for our adult patients. They are more … Continued

Learn How to Care For Your Teeth From Orthodontics Specialists

As orthodontics specialists, we can straighten your teeth and transform your smile. Orthodontic treatment is often necessary to straighten your teeth and to prevent decay in hard to reach areas like overcrowded teeth. Straightening treatments should be a priority for … Continued

How Long Does It Take To Whiten Your Teeth?

When patients consider a teeth whitening procedure, the first question they want to ask is, "how long does it take to whiten your teeth?" However, the answer largely depends on the condition of the teeth, why they are discolored in … Continued