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4 Benefits of Composite Restorations

Dr. George is not only committed to providing you with a stunning, healthy smile. He is also dedicated to your overall health. For this reason, he is proud to be a top holistic dentist in San Diego. He uses state-of-the-art materials that will benefit your comprehensive wellbeing, the environment, and the appearance of your smile. One of the most important materials he uses is composite resin. This material, a mixture of plastic and glass, can be used to create a lifelike crown or a sturdy dental filling. Dr. Georgaklis is proud to be on the forefront of dental technology. He has been using amalgam fillings since 1985, when they were first introduced. In this post, your La Jolla holistic dentist explains some of the many advantages of composite resin restorations. […]

Your Tooth Replacement Options: Implants & Bridges

Does a missing tooth detract from your appearance? Do you long for a beautiful smile and healthy dental function? If so, you naturally want the most effective, lifelike, and durable dental restoration available. If you are exploring your restorative options, you may be wondering about an implant vs. a bridge at our La Jolla practice. Although both restorations can give you a more complete smile, implants offer numerous benefits that older bridges simply cannot provide. Nevertheless, although implants are typically the optimal choice, in some cases, bridges can be a great solution. Your = dentist will explain more about an implant vs. a bridge in San Diego, and he will help you select the right treatment for your needs. […]

How Dental Implants Can Save Your Mouth

A wonderful thing about living in this day and age are the many advances we have made in medicine and science that allow us to accomplish things that were science fiction just a generation ago. Today, a dental implant can be as realistic as your natural tooth, both functionally and aesthetically. I proudly offer dental implants at my San Diego practice, giving patients the opportunity to replace missing teeth and restore their dental function. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|dental implants, restorative 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. […]

Benefits of Dental Implants Over Dentures

Are you considering various dental treatments to cope with tooth loss? Today I wanted to discuss the benefits of dental implants at my San Diego practice, especially compared to traditional, removable dentures. First of all, I use metal-free materials when restoring dental implants and I place a particular emphasis on artistic technique to ensure that your teeth always look natural and feel great. Also, keep in mind that implants can be used effectively to help with replacing one tooth or a full set of teeth depending on your particular needs. […]

By | October 20th, 2014|dental implants, restorative dentistry|0 Comments

Dental Crowns San Diego, Dental Crowns La Jolla

There are times when a tooth is so damaged or decayed that the only sensible solution is to use dental crowns. Dental crowns are caps that are set atop severely damaged or decayed teeth. When in place, the dental crown will protect the tooth from further harm, reduce any pain or sensitivity that a patient may have experienced due to the tooth, and provide a more aesthetically appealing appearance. […]

By | October 18th, 2014|dental crowns, restorative dentistry|0 Comments

Tooth Extraction at Our San Diego Practice

Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed; others may have advanced periodontal disease, or have broken in a way that cannot be repaired. Other teeth may need removal because they are poorly positioned in the mouth (such as impacted teeth), or in preparation for orthodontic treatment at our La Jolla dental office. […]

Tooth-Colored Fillings with Dr. George Georgaklis

In the past, metal fillings were the norm if you had cavities. Of course, they were very noticeable when in place, but they weren’t just unsightly. Metal fillings actually posed a number of dental health problems as well. For instance, metal fillings could expand or contract slightly in extreme heat or cold, potentially harming the structure of the tooth. What’s more, these metal fillings sometimes contained traces of mercury, which is a dangerous and highly toxic substance. […]

Dental Implants – Dr. George Georgaklis

Removable dental restorations such as dentures and dental bridges are effective solutions for missing teeth, but if you want a hold that is extremely secure, you need to consider dental implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are surgically anchored into a patient’s gum tissue and jawbone. Given the strength of the dental implants, this is the most effective restorative dentistry treatment for missing teeth at our San Diego practice. […]

By | October 18th, 2014|dental implants, restorative dentistry|0 Comments
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