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About Dr. Greg Friedman

Dr. Friedman & Mod Squad Dental offer the latest in family, general & cosmetic dentistry including orthodontia while emphasizing the importance of 5-star customer service. Dr. Friedman and his team utilize state of the art technology & equipment to offer comfortable dentistry with all the amenities of a dental spa. Conveniently located in Scripps Ranch, Dr. Friedman has been taking care of families of San Diego, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, and surrounding areas for 17 years. Highly recommended by the patients of MOD Squad Dental, you too deserve the best in todays dental care.

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Our Holiday Hours

November 15, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:50 pm
It’s That Time Again

Please take note our Christmas vacation this year. We will be closed from December 24th through January 3rd 2022. Please call and schedule your visits accordingly if you are trying to get in before the end of the year!

Featured Smile of the Week

November 3, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 11:43 pm

Beautiful before & beautiful after ✨ Final photos of her porcelain minimal prep veneers. She has to be one of the most darling 🌻 patients we have worked on.
Dr. Friedman seated her final upper 10 porcelain restorations as well as whitened her lowers with our Zoom 💫 in-office procedure giving her a wider, brighter smile as well as creating the illusion of closing her open bite without interfering with her posterior bite position. GORGEOUS!!!
🎯 Goal – Give patient a wider, brighter smile while improving aesthetics –
🗓 Appointments – 2 visits within 5 days as patient flew in town from another state –
💰 Cost – $1600-2500 per tooth –
🦷 Maintenance – Routine preventative appointments –
📝 Note – Should be completed by a board certified experienced cosmetic dentist –
Individual results may vary –
💤 Anesthetic – Local (prep & seat visits) Complimentary conscious sedation if desired by patient –
😲 Discomfort level – Little to no pain, possible tenderness 12-24 hours after initial prep –
🙌🏼 Life of procedure – Could last a lifetime w/ proper care –
🌍 Website for more information –
www.ModSquadDental.com –
#ModSquadFocus #PorcelainVeneers #SmileMakeover

America’s Best Dentists 2021

September 8, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:38 pm
Congratulations to Dr. Friedman, Dr. Cohen, and the entire Mod Squad Team for being named America’s Best Dentists 2021 for Cosmetic, Implant, Sedation, & Family Dentistry. This honor is issued by the National Consumer Advisory Board comprised of other health care professionals. Well deserved guys!
#ModSquadFocus #ModSquadDental #AmericasBestDentists

5 Star Google Review From New Patient

August 30, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 7:05 pm

Featured Smile Utilizing Invisalign & Carriere Appliance

August 24, 2021

Dr. Friedman placed the carriere appliance for phase I of this patients orthodontic treatment plan. This appliance is utilized to correct the patients bite before her Invisalign clear braces are started. This phase of treatment will also shorten the wear time for Phase II in her Invisalign clear aligners. Beautiful results for a beautiful patient! If you wish to find out more about your options for a straighter smile, call Jess or Riley today to schedule your complimentary consultation. 858-547-0070

5 Post-Op Questions After Dental Implant Surgery

August 14, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 7:21 pm

Dental instruments for dental implant surgery in Scripps RanchIf you’ve chosen to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, you’re making a wise investment. The first step to rebuilding your smile involves a surgical procedure to place titanium posts in your jawbone. It’s normal to have a few concerns about the recovery, but there isn’t anything to fear. Here are the answers to 5 common questions patients have after dental implant surgery in Scripps Ranch.

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Can I Get Dental Implants If I Smoke?

August 5, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 6:08 pm

Person holding a light cigarette Over 500,000 people annually are choosing dental implants over traditional tooth replacement options. As the only treatment to replicate the entire tooth structure, they offer unmatched benefits, including over a 95% success rate. When used on the ideal candidate and placed by a qualified professional, they are proven to last for decades. Generally, if you have good oral and overall health, you can advantage from the procedure; however, there’s one lifestyle habit that might throw a kink in your plans. Smoking and dental implants can be a bad combination. If you haven’t kicked the habit yet, here’s what you need to know about the road ahead.

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Featured Smile of the Week…

June 9, 2021

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 7:56 pm

What perfect timing to have a beautiful smile! Upper 8 porcelain restorations along with Zoom in-office whitening technique were used for this smile makeover.

Goal ~ Give patient a brighter, wider smile that complimented her facial features & improved smile aesthetics.

Before and After Smile Makeover with 8 Porcelain Restorations

Appointments ~ 2 visits to complete smile makeover.

Cost ~ $1600-2500 per tooth; based on each particular case and details. Maintenance ~ Routine preventative appointments

Note ~ Should be completed by a board certified experienced cosmetic dentist; Individual results may vary.

Anesthetic ~ Local (Prep and seat visits); MOD Squad Dental offers complimentary sleep dentistry if desired.

Discomfort Level ~ Little to no pain, possible tenderness 12-24 hours after initial prep.

Life of Procedure ~ Could last a lifetime with proper care.

If you are interested in cosmetic or restorative dentistry, Dr. Friedman offers complimentary cosmetic consultations in addition to before and after smile simulation photos.

https://www.modsquaddental.com/cosmetic-dentistry.html

Are You at Risk of Oral Cancer?

November 18, 2020

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 10:53 pm
dentist examining patient's teeth

Each year, thousands of people are diagnosed with oral cancer. The good news is, as long as a  dentist is able to catch it in time, it is very treatable. In fact, the death rate from this condition has significantly decreased over the last thirty years, and early diagnosis and prompt treatment have made this possible. It’s important not only to see your dentist regularly for screening, and your dentist can tell you what can put you at a higher level of risk or oral cancer in Scripps Ranch.

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3 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist to Save Money

October 8, 2020

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:22 pm

Man using his dental insurance in Scripps Ranch.The American Dental Association recommends everyone visits their dentist at least twice a year for preventive services; however, one-third of adults haven’t had an appointment within the last 12 months. If you’re among those who skip routine cleanings and checkups, you might think you’re saving money by not seeing your dentist until after an issue develops. Unfortunately, you’re actually increasing your oral health expenses. If you’re worried about the cost, you have nothing to fear when using your dental insurance in Scripps Ranch. If you don’t act fast, your insurance benefits will expire. Here are 3 reasons to visit your dentist before 2020 ends to save money.

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