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Will Invisalign® Work for Me?

Straightening teeth has never been easier than with Invisalign®. Using a series of clear aligner trays, Invisalign® can help patients bring teeth into proper alignment without the 24-hour commitment and conspicuous appearance of traditional metal braces. Invisalign® can address a wide range of issues, but this treatment may not be ideal for every case. During your initial consultation, our board certified orthodontists can determine if this method is right for […]

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

One of the most popular techniques used to enhance the smile, porcelain dental veneers can provide a subtle or dramatic improvement in a single procedure. On top of the significant number of benefits veneers offer, one of the most attractive might be the long-lasting result. Porcelain veneers can remain aesthetically appealing for years, often up to a decade or more with excellent oral care. Maintenance is easy, too. Simply brush […]

When Should I Consider Porcelain Veneers?

Minor cosmetic imperfections can be a source of frustration and even embarrassment for many patients. If you’re dissatisfied with your smile as a result of any of the following issues, porcelain veneers may be right for you: Minor gaps or misalignment Stains and discoloration Chips or cracks Uneven or worn-down teeth Dental veneers can address a wide range of common concerns with one procedure, typically achieving beautiful and natural-looking results. […]

Dr. Weston’s Evy Award

The AACD was thrilled to honor some of its most accomplished and dedicated professionals with Evy Awards during the Celebration of Excellence Gala Reception on April 30th at the 32nd Annual AACD Scientific Session in Toronto. The AACD Celebration of Excellence Award statuette has been dubbed “The Evy”, in honor of the late Dr. Jeffrey Golub-Evans, who was the creative force behind the award’s design. Evy recipients are first nominated […]

Article by Dr. Nick Marongiu in August Issue of Dentaltown Magazine

La Jolla, CA – Dr. Nick Marongiu of Scripps Center for Dental Care has penned an article on scanning technology for the August 2014 issue of Dentaltown Magazine. The issue of Dentaltown Magazine itself focuses on implant dentistry (i.e., dental implants) as a solution for tooth loss, though Dr. Marongiu’s piece examines applications for certain types of digital scanning and impression technology. Open-Architecture Systems and Digital Impressions Dr. Manigou’s article […]

“Give Back A Smile” fundraiser this weekend!

Scripps Center for Dental Care, a leader in the field of cosmetic and restorative dentistry and one of the most recognized multi-specialty dental centers in San Diego, will participate in a “Give Back A Smile” fundraiser this weekend. The entire Scripps Dental Care team has elected to participate in this years America’s Finest City Half Marathon and 5K run/walk. The team has purchased an Expo booth and will be offering […]

AACD Featuring Live Dentistry

ORLANDO, FL. (05/01/2014)—For the first time ever, live dentistry will be offered at AACD 2014 in Orlando, the annual scientific session of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In a partnership with the American Dental Association (ADA), the AACD will present “Education in the Round,” a live dentistry experience located in the AACD Exhibit Hall and open to all attendees of the conference. The goal of live dentistry is to […]

“Raving Fans”

Dear Dr. Nicholas Marongiu and team, Thank you so much for taking me in as soon as possible to take away my pain from my broken tooth. My parents were amazed at how good it looked when I returned to North Carolina. Thank you for taking away the pain from having to look like a redneck and making me a presentable young man. Once again, I want to send my […]

The Two Types of Tooth Discoloration

Everyone wants to have a bright, attractive smile. But years of tooth stains can really take a toll on their natural white shade. Before undergoing treatment to remove discoloration, it’s necessary to understand what type of discoloration is present and how it was caused. Depending on the type of stain, a different method of treatment may be suggested by your cosmetic dentist. At our San Diego dental office, we want […]

“Raving Fans”

Anyone who knows my history of serious anxiety when it comes to dental appointments would find this virtually impossible to believe. (My brothers, cousins, and I all went to a dentist who didn’t believe in using any type of anesthetic and as soon as we indicated any discomfort he finished up, leaving decay which later resulted in serious dental issues for all of us.) A few years ago I did […]

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