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Family Dentist in San Diego Helps Teens Feel Confident

The middle school and high school years can be extremely stressful. Kids are under pressure to get good grades, get into college, and fit in with their peers. Then there are the personal challenges of physical development and self-esteem. The last thing kids need is to feel embarrassed about their teeth. Unfortunately, recent studies show that more and more teens feel self-conscious when they smile or laugh. Your family dentist in San Diego can help your teen protect his or her teeth with proper dental care. If your child has already sustained dental damage, he can provide effective care to restore his or her bite and confidence. […]

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. […]

Swish & Gargle: The Benefits of Mouthwash

Do you swish? Gargle? Irrigate your mouth with a bright blue or green liquid that makes you pucker? If mouthwash isn’t part of your dental hygiene routine, perhaps I can provide some compelling evidence for why it should be! It’s important to note that I called mouthwash a “part of” your hygiene. Don’t be fooled – a few good swishes of mouthwash alone won’t keep your teeth and gums healthy. But, along with a regimen of attentive brushing and flossing, it can and should be an important piece of an overall solution to lifelong dental health. As your San Diego family dentist, let me walk you through the benefits of mouthwash. […]

Part 2 – Acid, Food, and You: A Holistic Dentistry Solution

In Part 1 of this series, we learned about pH levels and how our dental and overall bodily health are interconnected. This is why I offer holistic dentistry at my San Diego practice : what affects one part of the body affects the whole thing! Today, I will discuss some highly acidic foods and drinks, and provide some helpful tips on how to minimize their impact on your dental health. […]

Acid, Food, and You: A Holistic Dentistry Solution (Part 1)

It’s important to remember that the human body is one interconnected unit. External influences that might seem isolated, such as the sun on your skin or a blow to the head, can have far-reaching impacts throughout the body. Our teeth are no different, which is why I offer holistic dentistry at my San Diego practice. […]

Treat Your Teeth Right – Healthy Foods for the Mouth

Most of us have heard before what items are not good for you to eat – candy, sodas, acidic foods, etc. However, you don’t often hear what foods are good for your teeth. As a San Diego family dentist, I proudly provide a list of some of the foods that are most beneficial to oral health. […]

People Have More Trust in Their Dentist Than Their Doctor

Do you have more trust in your doctor than your dentist? How do you think the general public would respond to this question? The idea of a trusted family doctor with loads of advice to hand out may be a thing of the past. A recent study by Bray Leino revealed that 88 percent of people surveyed confirmed that they have a very high degree of trust in their dentist, even greater than in their doctor. The poll conducted in 2012 also uncovered that 19.7 percent of people value their relationship with their dentist, while only 9.9 percent value their relationship with their doctor. This is nearly double! As a San Diego cosmetic dentist, I proudly develop trust-based relationships with each of my patients. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentist, dental hygiene|0 Comments

3 Perfect Christmas Presents for a Healthy Smile

Have you started Christmas shopping yet? Christmas is just around the corner and we know many of you are looking for the perfect gifts, so we wanted to share 3 present ideas for keeping your family’s teeth healthy in 2013. […]

5 Useful Braces Cleaning Tips

Have you recently acquired your very own set of braces? Or maybe your dentist asked you to be more meticulous while cleaning your brace- filled mouth? Either way we would like to provide you with 5 useful tips to keep your mouth clean and braces sparkling. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|braces, dental hygiene, Orthodontics|0 Comments
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