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Cosmetic Dentistry

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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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. […]

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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 […]

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Choosing Dental Bonding or Porcelain Veneers

When it comes to improving the appearance of your smile, the right choices regarding a cosmetic dentistry treatment can make all the difference. Whether you are looking to fix a small flaw or a widespread problem, it’s important to consult a dentist you trust and come to an informed decision. At Scripps Dental Care, we want our patients in the San Diego area to know all of their options, along […]

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