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Types of Cosmetic Dentistry For Your Teeth

Our teeth allow us to do different things in the different activities that we do every day. Mostly, it helps us to chew our food, helps us to speak and maintain our facial structures. Keeping our mouth and teeth healthy can prevent disease, tooth infection and aesthetic dysfunction from occurring in the future. Every one [...]

By |2020-04-27T09:08:55-08:00May 13th, 2020|

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

When it comes to our teeth, people all over the world are suffering serious dental health problems due to unclean mouths and poor dental care. Perhaps the most common disease is dental caries or cavities. There are a number of different factors involved with these diseases, such as poor nutrition and diets with too much [...]

By |2020-03-05T03:28:08-08:00March 18th, 2020|

What is Dental Sealants?

The dental anatomy of the molars presents deep grooves and fissures that are very distinct and unique to every tooth. The grooves and fissures are characteristic of every posterior teeth, premolar or molar, some deeper than others, while some rather shallow and presenting insignificant depths. These spaces unfortunately trap in food particles that allow bacteria [...]

By |2019-12-17T06:40:29-08:00January 16th, 2020|

Two Types and Importance of Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride is one of the more powerful means that help prevent dental decay. It is a compound mineral which exists in almost all foods and even drinks like teas and water treatment plants. Fluoride continues to be fully supported by numerous professional health organizations for well over 50 years. Topical Fluoride This type of fluoride [...]

By |2019-09-03T23:51:42-08:00September 11th, 2019|

Taking Care of your Teeth at Home

Oral care is a two-fold practice and its success depends on work that the dental team performs in the office and job that the patient carries out on his own at home. Good oral health cannot be secured when either of this is missing, so it is important that neither is neglected. Everyone is encouraged [...]

By |2019-08-09T08:49:51-08:00August 21st, 2019|

Periodental Disease and Its Causes

  Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among people at any age range. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is the chronic inflammation of the gums or the soft tissues surrounding the affected tooth. It can range from mild to serious periodontal disease. The mild form of periodontal disease [...]

By |2019-05-07T07:32:01-08:00May 15th, 2019|

Advance Technology of Digital X-Rays

  When a dentist is presented with a problem, he makes a thorough assessment of the case in order to offer proper dental treatment. Some diseases are easily detected, so that the problem is easily resolved; but there are some conditions that are more complicated, so requiring extra attention and perfect judgement. Ideally, visual inspection [...]

By |2019-04-12T06:37:41-08:00April 24th, 2019|

Different Types of Family Dentist

Thorough oral hygiene and taking care of one’s tooth health is the responsibility of general and family dentists. There are different kinds of family dentists out there one can choose from.. General dentists are for adults while family dentists handle with patients from different age groups. At Smiles of La Mesa, Dr. Prasad Gonavarum offers [...]

By |2018-08-29T09:41:29-08:00March 7th, 2018|

Thank You for Joining Us at Our Dentistry from the Heart Event

On the 11th of February, Smiles of La Mesa teamed up with the non-profit organization Dentistry From The Heart to organize a Free Day of Dentistry in La Mesa. Because of the rising cost of medical treatments and the economic downturn, we know that more and more people are having difficulty affording dental care, especially [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:14-08:00February 28th, 2014|