Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

Dental Implants, Dental bridges, Dentures La Jolla

Missing teeth pose far more than cosmetic problems. Chewing is often affected, and so is the ability to speak clearly. Damaged teeth are frequently restorable via crowns or veneers, but some teeth require replacement. Of course, if the tooth is already gone due to an accident, a new tooth is a must. The good news […]

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Combining Cosmetic Procedures for Maximum Effect

Cosmetic Dentistry in La Jolla

Just how important is having a nice smile? According to a survey, 76% of Americans list the smile as the top physical trait they notice when meeting someone new. The same study found that most people perceive people who smile to be more confident, approachable and trustworthy. If your smile is not your best feature, […]

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How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?

Gum Disease Treatment in La Jolla

Do you suffer from chronic or frequent bad breath? You may try to cover it up with mints and gum, but those can only temporarily conceal the odor — they do not solve the problem for the long term. The dental and periodontal experts at La Jolla Family Smile Design have some advice on ways […]

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Dental Implant Recovery: What You Can Expect

Dental Implants in La Jolla

If you are missing a tooth, you may be weighing options for replacements such as a dental implant, dental bridge or partial dentures. Dental implants are the most high-quality and durable option, but the procedure is a bit more involved than the alternatives. To help you understand the process, Dr. Garry Bloch, our resident periodontist […]

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How Invisalign Has Changed Orthodontics for Older Patients

Invisalign in La Jolla, CA

In the past, braces were synonymous with teenagers and it was rare to see orthodontics in the mouths of adults. Unfortunately, this meant that plenty of people who did not have either the money or the opportunity to have braces in their younger years felt like they had to tolerate having crooked or misaligned teeth […]

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Reasons Our Patients Choose Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain Veneers in La Jolla, CA

Veneers are porcelain shields that affix to the front of natural teeth. This is not a restorative procedure, however. Instead, the dentists at La Jolla Family Smile Design use veneers on healthy teeth specifically to make cosmetic improvements and help their patients achieve the smile of their dreams. In this blog, Dr. Jaime Breziner, Dr. […]

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Why People with Sleep Apnea Should See a Dentist

Sleep Apnea Treatment La Jolla, CA

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which a patient’s breathing stops and starts irregularly throughout the night. People who snore loudly, have trouble falling asleep and who wake up in the morning tired and with headaches may have sleep apnea.  Untreated, sleep apnea can lead to a variety of serious health problems that can […]

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How Tooth Fillings Have Improved in Recent Years

Mercury-Free Dental fillings La Jolla, CA

Although metallic fillings used to be the best choice for dealing with a cavity, the options have expanded and improved. Some patients who haven’t had fillings in many years are pleasantly surprised to learn about tooth-colored fillings. These fillings are made of composite resin, which is a mix of silica, plastic and glass ionomer. Dr. […]

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5 Perks of Choosing Dental Bonding for Cosmetic Improvements

Dental Bonding La Jolla, CA

Dental bonding has become a hit with the patients at La Jolla Family Design. Our dentists use this simple but effective procedure to make cosmetic improvements that can transform your smile. In this blog, they share a handful of the benefits associated with dental bonding: 1. It Has Multiple Functions Dental bonding can be used […]

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What To Do When You Have Bleeding Gums

Bleeding Gums Treatment San Diego Dentist

Occasional bleeding from the gums may occur as a result of overly enthusiastic brushing. If your gums bleed on a regular basis, it’s critical to find out why and seek treatment. The dentists at La Jolla Family Smile Design explain why prompt dental attention is necessary when your gums start to bleed. Bleeding Gums Good […]

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