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Two Types and Importance of Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is one of the more powerful means that help prevent dental decay. It is a compound mineral which exists in almost all foods and even drinks like teas and water treatment plants. Fluoride continues to be fully supported by numerous professional health organizations for well over 50 years. Topical Fluoride This type of fluoride [...]

By |2019-09-03T23:51:42-08:00September 11th, 2019|

Taking Care of your Teeth at Home

Oral care is a two-fold practice and its success depends on work that the dental team performs in the office and job that the patient carries out on his own at home. Good oral health cannot be secured when either of this is missing, so it is important that neither is neglected. Everyone is encouraged [...]

By |2019-08-09T08:49:51-08:00August 21st, 2019|

Periodental Disease and Its Causes

  Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among people at any age range. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is the chronic inflammation of the gums or the soft tissues surrounding the affected tooth. It can range from mild to serious periodontal disease. The mild form of periodontal disease [...]

By |2019-05-07T07:32:01-08:00May 15th, 2019|

Advance Technology of Digital X-Rays

  When a dentist is presented with a problem, he makes a thorough assessment of the case in order to offer proper dental treatment. Some diseases are easily detected, so that the problem is easily resolved; but there are some conditions that are more complicated, so requiring extra attention and perfect judgement. Ideally, visual inspection [...]

By |2019-04-12T06:37:41-08:00April 24th, 2019|

Different Types of Family Dentist

Thorough oral hygiene and taking care of one’s tooth health is the responsibility of general and family dentists. There are different kinds of family dentists out there one can choose from.. General dentists are for adults while family dentists handle with patients from different age groups. At Smiles of La Mesa, Dr. Prasad Gonavarum offers [...]

By |2018-08-29T09:41:29-08:00March 7th, 2018|

Thank You for Joining Us at Our Dentistry from the Heart Event

On the 11th of February, Smiles of La Mesa teamed up with the non-profit organization Dentistry From The Heart to organize a Free Day of Dentistry in La Mesa. Because of the rising cost of medical treatments and the economic downturn, we know that more and more people are having difficulty affording dental care, especially [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:14-08:00February 28th, 2014|

Teeth Whitening

Everyone deserves to have a pretty smile. If you want to flash a truly beautiful set of teeth, but you are troubled with its color and shade, you can visit Smiles of La Mesa and ask the best at Reflection Drive what your professional teeth whitening options are. A person’s smile can do so much [...]

By |2018-08-30T03:41:12-08:00October 10th, 2013|

Dental Implants

The quality of one’s smile can deteriorate over the years. Since the teeth also serve a very important aesthetic function for people, cosmetic dentistry has become quite valuable for the practice. Cosmetic dental work, such as dental implants, can be prescribed to individuals with broken or missing teeth; and they could also be prescribed to [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:15-08:00October 10th, 2013|

Dental Fillings

The teeth serves all kinds of functions to an individual. Its most valuable functions include allowing a person to speak, eat and maintain the integrity of his facial structures. While speech is not directly related to the teeth, there are certain sounds that can only be produced when the tongue is in contact with the [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:15-08:00October 10th, 2013|