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Cosmetic Dentistry

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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Dentistry Services for Every Need

When it comes to your health, you deserve to have the best care available in the most efficient way possible. At Scripps Dental Care, we’ve brought together a team of professionals and specialists for your every need, allowing you to receive the highest quality of dental work under one roof. As a result, San Diego patients of every age and need can benefit from our general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry […]

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Instant Orthodontics

Many people have heard about orthodontics before: treatments that help improve the straightness and alignment of the teeth as well as other structures of the mouth. These orthodontic treatments can be very effective, but they do take some time (often several months to a year) to complete full treatment. Yet there’s another option to consider that can have just as drastic an effect on the appearance of your smile in […]

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Treating Tooth Decay with Inlays and Onlays

The teeth are continually exposed to food and beverages that contain acid, sugar, and starch, making teeth highly vulnerable to damage and decay. While minimal tooth decay is not considered a major dental problem, it can lead to serious conditions if it is not treated. One of the most common problems that results from severe tooth decay is a loss of strength and limited function of the affected tooth. When […]

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