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Replace A Missing Tooth With A Durable Dental Implant

Dentists are always reminding their patients to brush and floss their teeth. It’s the best way to ensure healthy teeth and gums. But we know that in spite of everyone’s best efforts, some of our patients are going to lose a tooth. When that happens, Jeff Gray DDS in La Mesa recommends dental implants as

Pediatric Dental Excellence In La Mesa

At Jeff Gray DDS – Sedation & Cosmetic Dentistry, we are proud of our reputation for excellence in pediatric dentistry. If you are researching pediatric dentists in La Mesa, we invite you to visit us at 8555 Fletcher Pkwy Ste 102. WE LOVE CHILDREN! We create a pleasant dental experience for our patients at Jeff Gray

Patient-Centered Dental Care

At Jeff Gray DDS – Sedation & Cosmetic Dentistry, we are committed to providing patient-focused dental care of the highest standard. We are here to help you. You could be our next success story! WHAT IS PATIENT-FOCUSED CARE? A check-up with no cavities? A dazzling smile? A dental crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could

Overcoming Anxiety With Gentle Dental

Dental anxiety and dental phobia affect many people, including patients at Jeff Gray DDS in La Mesa. Today’s post answers some questions asked about this vital topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia?The most harmful consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care until a pain becomes excruciating.

Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

Let’s get right to it; while tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are “so in” right now, here’s five reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think can get infected) Hypersensitivity to metal Nerve damage DROOLING Lip and tongue piercings may make you

Can I Straighten My Teeth Without Braces?

Do you need to straighten your teeth? Braces might not be your only option!  Everyone wants a beautiful smile with straight, pearly white teeth. But if you weren’t born with a perfect smile, you may think the only alternative is a set of clunky metal braces. For some, the thought of wearing braces may make

Why Do I Need A Temporary Crown?

Why Do I Need A Temporary Crown?

While it may only be there for a short time, a temporary crown is essential in repairing your tooth. Your dentist will make every effort to save your tooth. But, unfortunately, sometimes a tooth is so severely decayed or broken it cannot be saved. In those instances, your dentist will restore it with a crown.

Can I Use Teeth Bonding for Gaps Between My Front Teeth?

Can I Use Teeth Bonding for Gaps Between My Front Teeth?

Dental bonding can help eliminate the gap between your front teeth. Are you tired of looking at that small gap between your front teeth but don’t want to undergo a lengthy, expensive dental procedure? Well, there’s a quick, affordable option to fill that space and give you a complete, no-gap smile. Try dental bonding! Dental

Is Your Smile In A World Of Hurt?

Do you have extreme tooth damage, bone loss, or few or no teeth still intact? This post is for San Diego area residents whose mouths are in a world of hurt. First off, we feel for you. We understand how severe dental issues impact you every day of your life. Whatever the cause of the

Implants Prevent Denture-Related Health Problems

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults over 65 have no remaining teeth. Many individuals with missing teeth or no teeth at all choose dentures. This is understandable. It’s challenging to eat and speak with no teeth in the mouth. And a toothless mouth is not an attractive look for anyone.