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Solutions on How to Administer Cracked Tooth

  Our tooth is composed of soft and hard tissues. The crown of the tooth is encased in an outer covering called enamel and an inner covering called dentin, which protects the pulp tissue in the middle. Ideally, a tooth is strong enough to withstand all kinds of forces but there are many reasons that [...]

By |2018-11-12T08:40:31+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Cosmetic Dentistry Problems

  While the teeth are known for a few important things, such as masticating food and breaking them down into digestible particles so that they may be utilized by the body well and allowing individuals to form certain sounds when the teeth come into contact with the lips and the tongue. The presence of the [...]

By |2018-10-15T09:32:56+00:00October 17th, 2018|

A Remedy for Sensitive Teeth

Do you notice how washing down ice cream with hot coffee results in fleeting pain? That is normal teeth sensitivity. However, your teeth should not hurt when you inhale on a winter day or drink cold water on a hot summer day. Chewing gum should not cause pain, nor should eating a piece of chocolate. [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:39:57+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

What is the Benefit of Teeth Veneers?

  You may not have heard the term teeth veneers before because most patients and dentists call them porcelain veneers. Whichever name it goes by, this cosmetic dentistry procedure helps to improve the aesthetics and functionality of the teeth. Teeth veneers, which contain both porcelain and ceramic, adhere to the front of a tooth to [...]

By |2018-06-25T07:48:46+00:00June 20th, 2018|

What are the Benefits of Tooth Colored Fillings

  When a tooth becomes infected by bacteria, a cavity develops. The infection initially begins at the enamel surface and may spread to the dentin. Depending on the size of the decay or cavity, it may present some discomfort and pain to the patient, so it will have to receive proper treatment. A tooth infected [...]

By |2018-10-31T06:37:45+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

CEREC, Same Day Dental Implants

For many patients, having teeth extracted or dental implants installed is not the hardest part of the whole procedure. It’s the time in between losing the tooth and waiting for the gum tissue to heal so they can receive a replacement that is more difficult. This could be several weeks or months depending on the [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00April 20th, 2018|

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+00:00March 7th, 2018|

Teeth Whitening That Will Give You A Bright Smile

You have probably seen teeth whitening results before, either on someone you know or on your own teeth. Even the whitest teeth can discolour due to the exposure to excessive colorants found in food, beverage, drugs and other substances; when this happens, this person becomes inclined to seek cosmetic dental procedures, like teeth whitening, to [...]

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

How Periodontal Disease Develops

  Periodontal treatments, like many other aspects of good health, conforms to the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Reducing the excess formation of plaque through regular brushing and flossing is important to avoid a serious condition called periodontitis, or gum disease. This condition starts when food particles, especially [...]

By |2018-10-31T06:40:21+00:00January 15th, 2018|