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What Is the Difference Between All-on-4™ and Dentures?

Two of the most popular methods to replace all missing teeth are traditional dentures and All-on-4™, an innovative technique that uses dental implants and a dental appliance to restore the smile. Each option has its benefits and drawbacks, and your unique needs and goals will help determine which one is ideal for you. Our experienced dentists have provided a quick overview of each option to aid in your research: Traditional […]

What Is All-on-4™?

Missing teeth can be a problem for numerous reasons, from a lack of confidence when smiling to difficulty eating and speaking. While a full set of dental implants is the gold standard treatment, this approach is not right for everyone. Similarly, traditional dentures may be affordable, but they have a number of drawbacks that can give patients pause. If this is the case for you, All-on-4™ may be the ideal […]

When Should I Consider Dental Implants?

The loss of one or more teeth can occur for any number of reasons. Regardless of the cause, the result is often distressing for the individual. You may not wish to smile due to your discomfort with your appearance; you may have difficulty talking or eating; you may even give up certain activities or foods. Fortunately, restoring your smile after tooth loss is easier and more effective than ever with […]

How Do I Choose the Right Dentist for Dental Implants?

One of the many benefits of dental implants is that they can last for a lifetime—but only if they are placed by a skilled and experienced dental team. Choosing the right dentist to perform your treatment is arguably the most important step in your journey to restore your smile. But with so many options available, how can you find a professional that prioritizes your care? We offer some tips to […]

Health Benefits of Invisalign®

Straightening your teeth with Invisalign® is about much more than simply cosmetic enhancement. This innovative orthodontic technique can also impart several oral health advantages. Some of the health benefits of Invisalign® include: Healthier teeth and gums Easier cleaning Improved overall health Less wear and tear and damage from crowded or misaligned teeth Less jaw pain caused by malocclusion (misaligned bite) Crowded teeth can often make brushing and flossing more difficult, […]

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 […]

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