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Metal Free Dentist in San Diego Protects Your Systemic Health

Fillings and crowns are two of the most common restorative treatments. These restorations can be made of several materials, including silver amalgam and other metals. Unfortunately, these metals often contain high levels of mercury, which has been linked to many different health concerns. That is why Dr. George Georgaklis is proud to be a metal free dentist in San Diego. Using biocompatible, tooth-colored materials, he can more effectively protect your health and enhance your smile. If you are looking for the safest and most effective treatment for your family, contact your La Jolla metal free dentist today. […]

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

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

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. […]

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. […]

The Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment with Dr. Georgaklis

We have all seen celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Gwen Stefani wearing braces. When you see a celebrity wearing braces one would assume that it is so they will look good on the silver screen or the next cover of a magazine. While a perfectly straight smile will make you more confident and improve your appearance, there are far more important health reasons to have orthodontic treatment besides a beautiful smile. When teeth are properly aligned they are easier to keep clean and less prone to tooth decay, developing gum desease and tooth loss. In addition, proper bite alignment makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak.  […]

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