Restorative Dentistry


What Is CEREC? (And Why Does it Matter?)

What Is CEREC? (And Why Does it Matter?)

At our holistic dental practice in Encinitas, we use the latest and most technologically advanced equipment. Part of our advanced “tool set” is Sirona’s new CEREC AC unit (as well as the new milling unit). While that may just sound like a fancy way to increase prices, it’s actually much more (and in fact, this unit has allowed us to reduce some of our prices)....

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Save on CEREC Restorations and 3D Cone Beam Scans

Hi! I hope the summer has been treating you well! We’ve been slammed at the office and I’ve fallen behind on our newsletter, but I have some exciting news to share that you might be able to benefit from. (As a side note, most of this pertains to people in our area. I will be writing another article in the coming days with some news...

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Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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BPA (Bisphenol A) in Dental Sealants and Fillings

Much uproar has surfaced about BPA contained in plastics and in dental materials. Baby bottles and other plastic bottles are notorious for containing the synthetic harmful substance that has been known to cause problems in the body. More specifically, BPA looks a lot like the hormone estrogen and when the body recognizes it…. well, things just go haywire. Dental sealants and some composite fillings (plastic...

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Dental Implants

When searching for a method for tooth replacement, dental implants may be an option. However, as a practice that emphasizes what’s best for the body, we typically do not recommend dental implants at this time, unless you are interested in ceramic dental implants. Because of its metal nature and the fact that the body sees implants as a foreign body (as it should because it...

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