The replacement of one or more of your existing natural teeth can be overwhelming for people. After all, for many people, this is their first time encountering the prosthodontic world. Rest assured that there are multiple methods of prosthetic tooth replacement available to you. From trusted means of appliance solution like a dental bridge to technologically advanced methods, we are here for you. Speak with the professionals at Melrose Dental Arts in Vista, CA about your options and keep an open mind during your consultation.
Dental implants provide a sense of strength that comes from their unparalleled connection to your bone. Through a process known as biointegration, the titanium implant post remains permanently within your jaw. As you recover, your bone regrows around the threads in the metal, linking tightly. This form of prosthodontic repair allows for its use in multiple applications in dentistry. From single tooth solutions to whole mouth implant-supported denture systems, let dental implants help you! (more…)
The surface of our teeth is made up of a substance known as enamel. This tissue is firm and durable enough to withstand the daily rigors of chewing. There are times when you might lose some of your natural enamel. You may lose a piece of a tooth through a chip or a substantial break. The repair of this situation is vital in prevention of future bacterial infection, so do not ignore even minor instances of damage from trauma.
Tooth decay can also harm your health and beauty. The buildup of plaque and tartar on the outside of your teeth can lead to the buildup of acidic waste. You may have cavities that require repair with a beautiful composite filling that appears natural within your smile. A brighter oral health future is available with Dr. Ali Amiri at Melrose Dental Arts in Vista, CA. Revive your smile with enamel enhancement such as porcelain veneers and dental bonding. These procedures can help you to look better and feel better through a safer smile. (more…)
Over 30 million Americans live with diabetes. This disease has two different forms, Type I and Type II, that affect the ability of the body to properly digest carbohydrates. Diabetes centers around the hormone insulin, which allows the cells to absorb the nutrients that we eat.
There are many myths and stigmas surrounding this condition. It is important then for you as a diabetic to understand the mechanisms of this disease. Similarly vital is the knowledge of potential complications and the ways to avoid them. Diabetes affects the bloodstream and can cause damage to the more delicate areas of the circulatory system. This includes the extremities such as the hands and feet, which can lose needed bloodflow.
Dental health is a prime area where diabetic complications can inhibit your healthy adult life. At Melrose Dental Arts in Vista, CA, we are here to help you maintain your smile for years to come. Take the preventive steps necessary to ensure that your oral health does not suffer on account of your diabetes. (more…)
The holidays are often characterized by gatherings, family, and delicious treats and goodies. Though these items may taste great, they often lead to greater plaque and bacteria production, and subsequently, greater chances of tooth decay. With the holidays wrapping up, it could be wise to schedule your next dental checkup with our team, and we are more than happy to help. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist will discuss the importance of prioritizing your oral health and discuss what to expect from your dental checkup.
With the help of consistent dental prevention and in-office checkups, most smiles are well-equipped to last a lifetime. Even still, nothing is more disheartening than putting in all of the effort to prioritize your oral health just for a physical accident or injury to complicate matters. Indeed, tooth loss can occur as a result of several different factors, and though you may be prepared to live out the remainder of your days with a gap in your grin, it is important to understand how this situation will impact you. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist explains how a gap in your grin can lead to structural complications and how a dental bridge can address these issues.
In our most recent dental blog, we took a look at symptoms that might warrant the need for root canal therapy and described how important it was to seek dental treatment as soon as possible. While routine preventive practice and a good diet can lead to a healthy grin for life, it is also important to recognize that there are several negative factors out there that can pose a threat to this outcome. In some cases, an infection can even lead to losing your natural teeth. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist explores the benefits of implant dentistry and describes how the posts stabilize your crowns.
Taking care of your smile and your family’s oral health involves a few important steps. Not only is it essential you practice routine brushing and flossing, but you must attend your routine checkups as well. Indeed, you may be taking every step possible to prevent bacterial infections from occurring, but it is important to keep in mind that there are some limitations to prevention as well. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist takes a look at the importance of restorative dental care and discusses the times you might need a root canal procedure.
Protecting your child’s smile is as important as the care you put into bolstering their overall health. We know that, as a parent, it can be challenging to get your child to put effort into an oral health care routine, but by successfully doing so, you are helping set them up for having a healthy smile for a lifetime. We understand that this task can be daunting but remember that you are not alone. In fact, we offer several services that are particularly helpful for keeping your little one’s teeth at their healthiest. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist highlights dental sealants and fluoride treatments and describes how they can benefit your kid’s smile. (more…)
While you may be taking strides to protect your teeth from harm, it is important to recognize that a dental emergency can happen to anyone at any given time. Indeed, physical injuries or accidents cannot be predicted and may not always be preventable, but most bacteria-related concerns can be managed or treated if care is sought in a timely manner. It is up to us as individuals to provide our grins with the best chances of success, and our team is ready to help. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist explores the different ways restorative treatment such as a dental crown can address bacterial concerns and what you can expect from treatment.
Dental emergencies can happen to any of us. Unfortunately, even if you take great care of your smile and adhere to fantastic preventative practices, some incidents are simply out of your control. If you do happen to succumb to a dental emergency, it is crucial to stay calm. First, call our office as soon as possible. If we are open, we will try to get you in as soon as possible and address the issue at hand. If we are closed, be sure to leave us a message, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Even if we cannot see you immediately, there are certain things you can do at home to help minimize damage to your smile in the interim. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA dentist discusses what to do in some of the more common dental emergencies. (more…)