Factors That Can Influence Dental Implant Success

If you need to replace a missing tooth or have a tooth or teeth that need to be extracted, you should definitely consider dental implants. Join the many San Diego residents who have long known that dental implants are the most state-of-the-art tooth replacement option…

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5 Consequences of Leaving Periodontal Disease Untreated

If you’ve been told you have periodontal disease, or suspect you have it, you need to see a periodontist like San Diego’s Dr. Beck as soon as possible. The simple truth is that untreated periodontal disease can have significant consequences for your oral health and…

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3 Dental Implant Myths Debunked

At our San Diego office, we help several patients who have missing teeth or need teeth extracted, and replace them with dental implants. During our initial consultations, we often hear the same few misconceptions about this tooth replacement system. If you’ve been researching dental implants…

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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

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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…