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How to Choose the Best Dentist For Dental Implants

Selecting a Top Dental Team to Place Your Dental Implants

Considered the “gold standard” for replacing missing teeth, dental implants typically require a multi-stage treatment plan to effectively restore lost form and function. Dr. John Weston and Dr. Nicholas Marongiu of Scripps Center for Dental Care delineate what patients should look for when selecting a skilled implant dentist for their needs. San Diego, CA — Dental implants offer unrivaled security and long-term results when compared to other tooth replacement options. […]

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Tips For Invisalign®

If you wish you could gain a straighter smile without the inconveniences of braces, Invisalign® may be the perfect orthodontic system to achieve the results you desire. The time it takes for metal braces and Invisalign® to straighten teeth is very similar, but your Invisalign® plan can often be completed faster than traditional braces as long as treatment is optimal. With that in mind, our board-certified orthodontist, John Jerome, DDS, […]

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San Diego Dentists Explain How to Find the Best Cosmetic Dentist for You

San Diego Dentists Give Tips on Finding the Best Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. John F. Weston and Dr. Nicholas C. Marongiu of Scripps Center for Dental Care offer patients in and around San Diego tips on selecting the most qualified cosmetic dentist for their needs. San Diego, CA—While many people associate “going to the dentist” with semi-annual oral exams and professional cleanings, cosmetic dentistry is a unique branch of the field that aims to progress beyond preventative care. Along with optimizing your […]

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How Often Should I Clean Invisalign® Aligners?

Invisalign® is widely regarded as a state-of-the-art orthodontic treatment to straighten teeth without the conspicuousness of traditional braces. Among their many benefits, the thermoplastic aligners worn during the Invisalign® process require almost no additional maintenance besides regular oral hygiene to remain in good condition, often making them a significantly more convenient orthodontic system when compared to metal braces. These aligners should be cleaned twice daily, typically at the same time […]

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La Jolla Cosmetic Dentist Among Featured Speakers at CDA Presents: Anaheim 2019

CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry is a bi-annual convention held by the California Dental Association to showcase the latest technological and clinical advances in the field of dentistry. Dr. John F. Weston, an Accredited Fellow of the AACD and co-owner of Scripps Center for Dental Care, was a featured speaker at the Anaheim 2019 gathering, which drew over 27,000 dental professionals from around the world. La Jolla, […]

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San Diego Dental Practice Stands Out With Two AACD-Accredited Cosmetic Dentists

Scripps Center for Dental Care Features Two AACD-Accredited Cosmetic Dentists

Dr. John F. Weston and Dr. Nicholas C. Marongiu— co-owners and two lead dentists at Scripps Center for Dental Care—hold accredited status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), making the San Diego-based dental practice among the only offices in the region with more than one AACD-accredited dentist. San Diego, CA—Scripps Center for Dental Care is distinguished as one of the few practices whose team of dentists includes two […]

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Dr. Weston and Dr. Nick Are Heading to Chicago for the AACD’s 2018 Scientific Session!

Each year, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) gathers its members for a four-day conference to present some of the latest innovations in aesthetic dental treatment. We are very excited to announce that two of our experienced dentists here at Scripps Dental Care, Dr. John Weston and Dr. Nicholas Marongiu, will be attending this year’s event, bringing their expertise to the AACD 2018 Scientific Session in Chicago! The annual […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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