Invisalign and Bonding

We recently completed a great case that involved Invisalign and composite bonding. This patient had crowded upper and lower teeth. They were also worn down unevenly. After straightening her teeth, we evened out the edges with very conservative composite bonding. Before After

Dr. Joe Gets His Teeth Whitened

A new teeth whitening system was recommended to me and I decided it was time to whiten my teeth again. I am like everyone else and I love my morning coffee. If there was one thing I could not give up is my coffee. I’m not necessarily into fancy mochas or lattes but just plain […]

Gum Recession and Toothbrush Abrasion

Gum recession is a common occurrence. It varies in different degrees from mild to severe. The causes can be hereditary, aggressive brushing, gum disease, poor oral hygiene, clenching and grinding, oral piercings and crooked teeth. The exposed roots may become very sensitive and susceptible to decay. Recommended treatment depends on the causes of the recession. […]

The Tooth Fairy is Coming

The first baby tooth to be lost is usually the lower front teeth. This occurs between 5 to 6 years old. Parents and kids get excited because they know if the kids place their baby teeth under the pillow then the Tooth Fairy will come and leave them some money in exchange for the tooth. […]

My Son Fell on his Tooth

Last Sunday my son and I were at the park and he is still getting used to his new scooter. He was getting really good but is not used to using the brake so he puts his foot out to slow down. Well, he lost his balance going down a slight hill and fell. No […]

San Diego Magazine Top Dentist

I had a patient email me that he was reading San Diego Magazine and saw that I was included in the Top Dentists List for April 2014. It’s really nice to have the recognition in the magazine. Check out the issue. https://www.sandiegomagazine.com/San-Diego-Magazine/April-2014/Top-Dentists-2014/

Oliver’s first children dental cleaning

My son Oliver had his first dental cleaning. He was so well behaved and tolerated the procedure really well. He especially liked it when our hygienist washed his teeth with the water spray. We love treating kids!

Cracked Teeth

How do I know I have a cracked tooth? You may have a cracked tooth and not know it until it hurts. A crack may be asymptomatic for many years or may grow quickly. Cracks can occur from trauma such as a sports injury, biting on hard objects such as ice or a popcorn kernel, […]

New Website

We are so excited about our new website. Check back often because we’ll be making updates to the website such as video, new pictures of exciting cases that we’ve done, and of course more blog posts. Please check us out on Facebook and if you’ve visited us before, we would love for you to leave […]