7 Reasons for a Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is a type of oral surgery that will become necessary for some San Diego residents over the course of their lifetime. There are many reasons why one may require this type of oral surgery. Below is a discussion of 7 of the…

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Chewing with Dental Implants

Are you a San Diego resident with missing teeth, who is having difficulty biting down on your favorite foods? Have you tried other tooth replacement options in the past, such as dentures or bridges, only to find out that they can slip and slide, or…

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Symptoms of Gum Disease

You hear about it all the time during mouthwash and toothpaste commercials on San Diego’s most popular broadcast channels – gum disease. In fact, you may have even heard this dental term so much; you think it’s common, no big deal, and nothing to worry…

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Benefits of Regenerating Bone for Dental Implants

Are you a San Diego resident who is considering or researching the possibility of getting dental implants? If so, you may have already read that some patients don’t have sufficient bone to properly support dental implants. In these circumstances, a bone graft procedure may be…

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Caring for Dental Implants

Whether you’re a San Diego resident with a mouthful of dental implants or just one, you need to know how to properly care for them to make sure they last the lifetime they’re designed to live. Some dental implants patients, especially those who have received…

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What Are Possible Sedation Dentistry Options?

Dr. Beck and her team understand that for many of her San Diego and Poway patients, any type of dental procedure can unearth significant fear and anxiety, particularly if it involves surgery. Weather it’s due to a general fear of the dentist, or a bad…

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The Dangers of Gum Recession

Gum Recession san diego

While many patients focus on preventing cavities, there is an even greater and more silent threat to their oral health: gum recession. San Diego patients often come to our offices assuming their tooth sensitivity and pain is caused by a cavity only to find out…


Why Should I Replace My Missing Tooth?

When we get calls from patients that are missing teeth they often assume that they’re one of the only people suffering from it. But you’d probably be surprised to learn that 178 million Americans are also missing at least one tooth. This is actually one…

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Is Gum Disease Bad for My Health?

When patients suffer from gum disease, they often assume that any negative consequence will be limited to just the mouth. After all, when you get a cavity all you have to do is drill out the infection, fill the void, and the problem is solved!…

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How To Avoid Gum Recession

Have you ever heard the old adage, “Death and Taxes?” Well there are some things in life that you have no control over. But one thing that you may be able to prevent is gum recession.  Some San Diego patients may experience gum recession, even…

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