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Why Summer Is the Perfect Season for Getting Dental Implants

July 17, 2022

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beautiful woman smiling at sunset

Summer is beautiful in Southern California – and, with the more laid back schedule that comes with this time of year, it’s also a perfect opportunity to check big things off your to-do list. If you are missing teeth or on the verge of needing tooth replacement, that includes checking into dental implants with your San Diego dentist. Keep reading to find out why this season is perfect for regaining your complete smile! 


3 Summertime Foods to Enjoy with Dental Implants

June 8, 2022

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Couple eating corn

Eating is challenging when you’re missing teeth, especially in the summer. Despite the seasonal foods available for vacations and holidays, your diet is limited by a broken smile. Even with dentures or bridges, you’re better off with meals that are easy to chew and swallow. However, dental implants in San Diego could solve this problem. By restoring more of your bite force, they’d allow you to eat many of your favorites again. To prove it, here’s a summary of three summer foods you can enjoy with dental implants.


Do Dental Implants Become Stained?

May 2, 2022

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Woman smiling with dental implant

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you know just how difficult it can be to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking clearly, and smiling with confidence. The good news is that dental implants can restore the appearance and function of your smile. While dental implants are stable and feel just like natural teeth, can they develop discoloration over time as well? Continue reading to learn if dental implants can become stained and what you can do about it.

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For the Best Investment, Put That Tax Refund Toward Your Oral Health

April 12, 2022

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dentist showing woman dental implant in clinic

Tax day is coming up, and you may already have your return or will be getting it soon. Getting money back from Uncle Sam is always exciting, and it can be tempting to spend it on a shopping spree. But in 2022, make the wise decision by investing in something that will pay you back for years to come – your smile! A visit to the prosthodontist in San Diego can provide you with the benefit of strong, healthy teeth for life. 

Keep reading to learn more about why you won’t regret spending your tax return on your oral health. 


4 Ways Dental Implants Can Make You Look Younger

March 8, 2022

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man smiling with dental implants in San Diego

While there are several methods for replacing missing teeth, dental implants tend to be the most effective. They’re the most popular treatment you can find, and while they definitely restore your full smile, they can also help you have a youthful appearance. Read on to learn four ways dental implants can make you look years younger!


How Can Dental Care Pay Off for My Heart?

February 4, 2022

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Heart illustration

When thinking about February, Valentine’s Day is probably the first thing that comes to mind. However, you have more than one reason to be thinking about hearts. It is American Heart Month, after all. There is no better time to learn more about how the health of your smile and heart is related. To keep up excellent cardiovascular health, you need to maintain your oral health as well. Continue reading to learn more about their connection from your prosthodontist in San Diego.


4 New Year’s Resolutions to Benefit Your Smile

January 6, 2022

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New Year 2022

Now that 2022 is just getting started, there is no better time than now to start fresh with some New Year’s resolutions. Whether you are looking to spend more time outside, read more often, or learn a new skill, you are taking a step to change yourself for the better! As for your oral health, there are always ways that you can improve. Continue reading for some New Year’s resolution ideas for you to implement to better your smile.


Promote Good Oral Health with These Fun Stocking Stuffers

December 16, 2021

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stocking stuffers hanging off chimney

The holiday season is officially in full swing. Do you know what that means? Christmas is right around the corner! If you’re a parent, one of the most exciting things is watching your little ones sort through the goodies in their stockings. Even though candy and other treats are often found in stockings, they can have detrimental effects on oral health. Luckily, you can help your children avoid dental problems with these fun non-candy goodies. Read along as a prosthodontist in San Diego shares a few ideas that will leave your loved ones smiling.


6 Bad Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

November 19, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drjohnson @ 5:06 pm
person eating sugar and candy with dental implants in La Mesa

Dental implants are a highly durable tooth replacement option with a 95% success rate. They can give you back at least 80% of your bit power and, with proper care, they can even last a lifetime. But, if you don’t take good care of your dental implants, you may end up spending a lot of time, money, and stress on correcting your mistakes. Read on to learn about six bad habits with dental implants that you should avoid to make them last as long as possible.


4 Ways to Maximize Insurance Benefits

October 10, 2021

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Dental insurance form, molar, and eyeglassesMore evidence than ever supports the mouth-and-body connection, making a healthy smile crucial to your overall wellness. With many dental issues linked to increasing the risk of several medical problems, like cardiovascular disease, routine dental care is vital for a healthy mouth and body. It’s easier than ever to get the care you need using your dental insurance. Although 59% of adults have private dental insurance, less than 3% meet or exceed their annual limits. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are 4 ways to maximize your insurance benefits before they expire.


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