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change your toothbrush every 3 months

Encinitas Dentist, Dr. Dena explains why it is important to replace your toothbrush every 3 months, while offering best practices.

Celebrating World Oral Health Day

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Dr. DenaDate:2017-04-10
Last month, we celebrated world oral health day, but you can promote oral health for the rest of your life! Learn ways to get involved & make a difference.

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

Author:Dr. DenaDate:2017-03-07
Dr. Dena in Encinitas explains how different styles of toothbrushes can help your dental health situation. Learn more here!

Benefits of Invisalign Teen

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Dr. DenaDate:2017-02-17
Dealing with metal braces for crooked teeth as a teenage can create unnecessary stress. Learn how Invisalign Teen can discreetly straighten teeth.

Invisalign Results

Author:Dr. DenaDate:2017-01-10
Invisalign uses clear aligners to correct crooked, overlapped or gapped teeth. Find out more here or give us a call at 760-943-7788.

Benefits and Risks of Periodontal Therapy

Periodontal Disease can be very painful to multiple areas of the mouth. Learn about the treatments and some of the benefits and risks here.

Over the Counter Teeth Whitening

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2016-11-14
Find out all you need to know on over-the-counter teeth whitening strips, or call Dr. Dena to see if this option is a good one for you!

Benefits and Risks of Root Canal Therapy

An infected tooth causes excruciating pain when left untreated. Dr. Dena might suggest that you go through a root canal therapy. Learn more here.

Benefits and Risks of Teeth Whitening

Before proceeding with a teeth whitening treatment, it is important to understand the risks and benefits that come along teeth whitening. Learn more.

Gum Disease

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2016-09-09
Learn more about causes, treatment, diagnosis & prevention of gum disease. If you have bleeding or swollen gums, contact us at 760-943-7788.

10 Great Tips for Cavity Prevention

Here are the ten things you need to know to help prevent tooth cavities. For more information, visit our clinic or give us a call today at 760-943-7788.

How to brush your teeth

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2016-07-21
Did you know most people use improper brushing techniques? Encinitas Dentist, Dr. Dena explains proper techniques for brushing your teeth.

Root Canals

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2014-02-01
Root canal is a treatment performed to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected. Learn more here.

Regular Cleaning

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2014-01-13
Regular teeth cleanings remove plaque & tartar deposits that buildup on the teeth over time. Know more about dental cleaning here.

Dental Veneers

Categories:General Dental CareAuthor:Date:2013-09-26
Dental veneers restore misshapen or yellow teeth as thin layers of porcelain placed over teeth that recreate a natural look of a tooth.