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FAQs about San Diego Holistic Dentistry

Dr. Georgaklis is proud to be one of the top practitioners of San Diego holistic dentistry. He understands that good dentistry is about more than a beautiful smile. Although the aesthetics of your grin are one of his top priorities, he also works hard to protect your overall health. For this reason, he uses all-natural materials and techniques whenever possible. Amalgam restorations, which are free of toxic mercury, are one of the bedrocks of La Jolla holistic dentistry. However, advanced dental lasers, ozone therapy, and other state-of-the-art treatment options are also vital to our holistic approach. In this post, Dr. Georgaklis answers some of the most common questions about holistic dentistry and how it can benefit you. […]

By | December 29th, 2014|holistic dentistry, laser dentistry|0 Comments

Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of La Jolla Jaw Pain

Jaw pain is a common ailment among adults and older teens. Unfortunately, there can be a lot of confusion about this condition. For example, what causes La Jolla jaw pain? Will you suffer from the condition for the rest of your life? Are there any effective at-home remedies for jaw pain and facial swelling? Test your knowledge of San Diego jaw pain with this quick quiz. Then check your answers, and find out the most effective remedies for your discomfort. […]

By | December 25th, 2014|family dentist, TMJ Disorder|0 Comments

How to Fight San Diego Stained Teeth

Tooth discoloration can have a tremendous impact on your smile. Even when you have straight, sound teeth, yellow or brown stains can give your smile an unhealthy appearance. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can keep your smile sparkling and white. Routine care at home is very important in preventing discoloration, as well as cavities. Dr. Georgaklis also offers highly effective San Diego stained teeth treatment. With both at-home and in-office treatments available, our La Jolla stained teeth treatment is convenient, affordable, and tailored to meet your needs. […]

By | December 22nd, 2014|cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening|0 Comments

4 Reasons to Visit a La Jolla Laser Dentist

As a proponent of holistic dentistry, Dr. Georgaklis is proud to be a trusted San Diego laser dentist. He uses the latest soft tissue lasers to treat periodontal disease and perform cosmetic gum contouring. During a deep cleaning, also known as scaling and root planing, he will use our state-of-the-art laser to remove bacteria from your gums. Then he will smooth your dental roots, removing the rough spots that attract harmful bacteria. If you have a more severe case of gum disease, your La Jolla laser dentist may recommend periodontal pocket reduction. Turning the laser up to a higher setting, he will aggressively, yet precisely, target the bacteria residing in your gums. Alternatively, Dr. George may use lasers to enhance the appearance of your smile. During laser gum contouring, he will remove small amounts of excess gum tissue to smooth your crooked gum line or improve your “gummy smile.” No matter what treatment Dr. George performs, the use of lasers can have enormous benefits for your smile and overall health. […]

San Diego Dentist: Treatments for Bleeding Gums

You’re brushing your teeth, when you suddenly realize that your toothpaste has turned a pinkish shade. Your gums are bleeding, but you don’t remember nicking them or biting down on something hard. Bleeding gums can be the result of several factors, although gingivitis and periodontitis are the most common causes. Fortunately, your Dr. Georgaklis offers advanced treatments for San Diego bleeding gums patients. Thanks to his advanced technology, including ozone therapy, he can often treat your condition with negligible discomfort and post-treatment sensitivity. If you suffer from bleeding gums in La Jolla, contact our office today. […]

La Jolla Treatment Options for Your Broken Tooth

A broken tooth can be painful – and frightening. Because the problem usually comes on suddenly and with little warning, you are probably unprepared, and you may be uncertain about what you should do. Fortunately, there are a variety of highly effective broken tooth treatments at our San Diego office. Your treatment will depend on the severity and type of break you have sustained. For example, a tooth with a tiny surface crack will require different treatment than a tooth with a damaged root. No matter what, you can rest assured that you will receive compassionate, minimal discomfort La Jolla broken tooth treatment. […]

Toothache Causes and Treatments in San Diego

If you are suffering from a toothache, you may fear that you have sustained severe dental damage, and you will require extensive restorative care. Before you start to worry, call Dr. Georgaklis’ office. Many times, toothaches are the result of non-emergency conditions, such as jaw clenching or something caught between your teeth. However, even if you have suffered decay or infection, Dr. Georgaklis offers highly effective La Jolla toothache treatments. Through advanced, non-invasive procedures, he can eliminate your discomfort and save your smile. […]

Quiz: Is San Diego Zoom! Teeth Whitening Right for You?

A whiter, brighter smile can completely transform your appearance. There are several treatments that can reduce dental staining and improve your grin. Although there are a number of do-it-yourself options available at your local drug store, dental experts agree that professional whitening is safer and more effective. That is why Dr. Georgaklis offers both take-home treatment and in-office Zoom! teeth whitening at his San Diego office. Both options are highly effective. However, one may be more appropriate for you, depending on your health needs, budget, schedule, and lifestyle. This quick quiz can help you determine if you are a candidate for La Jolla Zoom! teeth whitening. […]

By | December 12th, 2014|cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Choose San Diego Short-Term Braces

Like many adults, you may long for a straighter smile. You may never have had braces as a child, or your teeth have since shifted, leaving you feeling self-conscious about your grin. Whatever the reason, you dream of a straighter smile that you can share with confidence. However, you may also dread the thought of braces, and you would almost rather deal with crooked teeth than with several years of orthodontic care. If this sounds familiar, you may be an excellent candidate for La Jolla short-term braces. This type of braces works much like traditional braces, but thanks to advanced treatment planning, they can transform your smile in about six months. At your first consultation, Dr. Georgaklis can determine whether you are a good candidate for San Diego short-term braces. […]

By | December 8th, 2014|accelerated orthodontics, braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments

A San Diego Top Dentist Can Ease Your Anxiety

If you are searching for the best dentists in La Jolla, look no further than Dr. George Georgaklis. Not only is he renowned for his clinical excellence, biological techniques, and orthodontic innovations. He is also highly regarded for his dedication to his patients’ comfort and convenience. With his pleasant chairside manner and personalized treatment, he strives to ensure hassle-free care. His comfortably furnished office is specially designed to eliminate anxiety. He also utilizes the latest technology to minimize your discomfort and recovery time. Finally, he offers several sedation options for more severely anxious patients. Thanks in part to these combined efforts, San Diego Magazine recently named him a San Diego top dentist in the field of cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. […]

Looking for San Diego Dental Expert Witness?

Not only is Dr. George Georgaklis renowned for his skill with cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics, he is also an outstanding San Diego dental expert witness. One of a highly select group of dentists working in this area of the field, Dr. Georgaklis can assist clients with personal injury cases. He is also renowned for his work on behalf of insurance companies, and he has represented numerous plaintiffs, as well. Because of his ethical standards and his dedication to his patients, Dr. Georgaklis offers thorough and compassionate services in accord with rigorous guidelines. Read on to learn more about why Dr. Georgaklis is a great choice for a La Jolla dental expert witness. […]

By | December 5th, 2014|dental expert witness|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Braces Behind Teeth

When it comes to straightening your smile, traditional metal braces are not the only solution. Today, Dr. George Georgaklis offers a diverse range of orthodontic treatments that are much more subtle. Clear aligners and tooth-colored braces are great options. Another choice that often goes overlooked are lingual braces, or braces behind teeth. These devices work much like traditional braces, and they are made up of metal brackets connected by a wire. At regular intervals, Dr. Georgaklis will tighten the wire to gradually realign your teeth. Because lingual braces require specialized skill, not every orthodontist is equipped to provide this type of treatment. Fortunately, thanks to his consummate skill and advanced training, Dr. Georgaklis proudly provides braces behind teeth at his La Jolla office. […]

By | December 2nd, 2014|braces, Orthodontics|0 Comments
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