Digital Dentistry

San Diego Periodontist, Dr. Tina Beck, utilizes only the most advanced techniques and procedures, with the most current, state of the art equipment, to provide the absolute best care possible, in a comfortable and caring environment. Some of the equipment allows unparalleled diagnostic capability, like…

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Salivary Diagnostic Tests

As a leading periodontist, Dr. Beck is obviously concerned about the oral health of her patients, but that’s not her only concern. Dr. Beck is committed to ensuring the overall health and wellbeing of everyone who visits her office. That is why she provides cutting-edge,…

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Teeth Cleaning San Diego

Everybody wants a bright, white smile that they feel confident flashing on all occasions – whether at home with friends and family, or professionally at work. Unfortunately, having perfect pearly whites isn’t something you can attain without proper maintenance. In addition to performing correct oral…

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Gum Recession

gum recession treatment

As a board certified periodontist, gums are the primary area of specialty for Dr. Beck. While your teeth are protected by enamel–the hardest substance in your body–your gums are at the mercy of your oral health. If bacteria, food, and plaque remain on your teeth,…


Gum Disease Treatment

Have you been told that you have periodontal disease (“gum disease”), or that you urgently need to see a periodontist for a deep cleaning and/or other treatment? Are you not even sure what gum disease is in the first place, and have come here to…

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Pinhole Surgical Technique

If you’re an American aged 30 or over, there’s a one in two chance that you have gum recession. When you reach 65 years or older, your risk goes up to 70%. The problems associated with gum recession range from mild to severe and can…

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Customized Sedation Options

Here at Southern California Periodontics & Implantology, we understand that people of all ages can experience anxiety related to dental treatment; so we strive to make your visits with us as pleasant as they are effective. In addition to our relaxing sedation options, we have…

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Exposure of Impacted Canines

Most of us are not born with perfectly straight teeth; and some of us are born with teeth in the wrong position or missing altogether. The most common tooth to erupt improperly is the upper canine. It is not uncommon for one to remain stuck…

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Gummy Smile Treatment

After permanent teeth erupt during childhood, the gum tissue should slowly recede to expose the whole tooth. In some instances however, the gums do not recede properly and remain covering a large portion of the teeth, causing the appearance of short teeth and a gummy…

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Crown Lengthening

What is crown lengthening? Crown lengthening is a minor surgical procedure, which reshapes the gum and bone around your tooth, allowing your dentist to place a new restoration and cover the broken or decayed portion. Why do I need crown lengthening? Sometimes cavities can extend…

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