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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. […]

La Jolla Dentist Explains Nutrition and Healthy Teeth

You know that a healthy diet is important for your cardiovascular health and weight, but did you know that what you eat can affect your smile, too? We’re not just talking about sugar and soda, although these things can certainly damage your teeth. Acid, dark colored foods, and carbs in general all play an important role in your oral health. Fortunately, your La Jolla dentist can provide tips to improve your eating habits and protect your smile. If foods and drinks have already taken a toll on your teeth, contact your San Diego dentist today. Dr. Georgaklis offers numerous restorative and cosmetic treatments to reverse damage and improve your appearance. […]

Top Dentist San Diego Explains Pregnancy and Oral Care

If you are expecting a child, you are doing everything you can to stay healthy and protect your unborn baby. While diet, exercise, and vitamins are important, don’t forget about your dental health. Pregnancy can affect your teeth in ways you may never have imagined. Conversely, your oral health and dental care can affect your child. Fortunately, Dr. Georgaklis, a top dentist in San Diego, can help you maintain your healthy smile during this time. He can also provide holistic treatment to protect your baby. Your La Jolla top dentist is always ready to answer your questions and help to guide you through this exciting time. […]

By | January 26th, 2015|family dentist, preventative dentistry|0 Comments

Dr. George Is One of America’s Top Dentists for the 4th Time

  For the fourth time, the Consumers’ Research Council of America has named Dr. George one of “America’s Top Dentists!” Dr. George received this award for his excellence in cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics in 2013. He has previously been awarded this honor in 2005, 2006, and 2012. With his numerous awards, he is widely recognized as a top San Diego cosmetic dentist. […]

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. […]

Understanding the Causes of Sleep Apnea

Apnea is the Greek word for “without breath”, so sleep apnea is sleep without breathing. Sleep apnea is very common and often becomes more frequent as age increases. If an individual stops breathing during the night, oxygen levels in the body fall. If this continues to occur frequently, blood oxygen levels could plummet to serious health consequences. Therefore, sleep apnea should not be taken lightly and should be addressed by those affected. Fortunately, I can often treat mild to moderate sleep apnea 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. […]

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