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An Oral Cancer Screening: Another Reason to Visit the Dentist Regularly

April 29, 2019

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:24 pm
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As most of the country finally enters spring, April is a time to celebrate new beginnings, enjoy warmer weather, and prepare for summer adventures ahead. However, April is also an important month for your health—it’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month. As serious as this disease is, would you believe that one little oral cancer screening can mean the difference between life and death? If it’s been a while since your last dental appointment, take the opportunity this month to go in for this short but crucial service that your dentist can do for you.

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Answering Botox FAQs in San Diego

March 25, 2019

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:39 pm
woman Botox shot

With time and exposure to stress and other environmental factors, your face can begin to show signs of aging. Wrinkles can replace the youthful appearance your skin once had and can impact your self-confidence. Well, Botox is one solution that can restore your face’s glow. But did you know that your dentist may be able to administer Botox for you? As an expert in orofacial structures, they are the perfect person to help you get rid of your facial wrinkles. What else don’t you know about Botox? Here are some common Botox FAQs in San Diego and helpful answers.

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What Causes Gum Recession in San Diego?

February 28, 2019

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:07 pm
teeth gum recession

What to Do with a Broken Dental Crown in Scripps Ranch

January 13, 2019

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 10:01 pm
woman tooth pain

Maybe you were chewing ice again, even though you know you shouldn’t. Maybe you were playing basketball with your friends, and things got a little too aggressive. Maybe you weren’t doing anything at all, yet it still happened. Regardless of the reason, dental crowns can come loose or fall out. What should you do in that situation? What can the dentist do for you? Answer your questions about a broken dental crown in Scripps Ranch here.

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4 Ways to Maintain Oral Health in San Diego This Holiday

December 9, 2018

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 7:48 pm
A woman celebrating and holding a wine glass.

Are you juggling multiple holiday parties this winter season? With so many reasons to celebrate, it can be easy to let the most important aspects of your health go to the wayside. But just because you plan on attending holiday parties doesn’t mean your oral health has to be sacrificed. By making small and smart decisions here and there, you can prevent excessive plaque development and maintain oral health in San Diego. You can also prevent stains on your smile, which may be especially important to you if you plan on being in a lot of photos.

Here are four ways to get started.

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Having Trouble With Your Denture? Ask a Dentist for Help!

November 7, 2018

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 6:11 pm
A top arch denture.

Dentures are ideal for individuals trying to replace many teeth at a time at an affordable rate. However, you truly are getting what you pay for when it comes to tooth replacement through this method. Dentures do make it much easier to smile and eat foods compared to not having teeth at all, but they require regular maintenance to make basic tasks possible. If you aren’t sure if it’s time to replace dentures or want to learn more on why replacing them is important, you’ll want to keep reading this post from a dentist.

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Are Implants a Good Idea if You Smoke? Ask a Dentist in San Diego

February 2, 2018

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:21 am

Picture of someone smoking a cigaretteIf you’re one of the 178 million Americans with missing teeth you’ve probably spent some time looking at replacement options. After all, even just one missing tooth can affect your confidence, your ability to eat all your favorite foods and your appearance! Dental implants are an excellent option for a wide range of patients because they can be customized, regardless of how many teeth are missing. Not to mention that implants look and feel more like your natural teeth than other any other option. But what if you’re a smoker – can that impact an implant? In this blog, your dentist in San Diego will answer that question and explain how you can increase your chances for success.

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Your Cosmetic Dentist Helps You Create the Perfect Smile in 2018

December 20, 2017

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 5:28 pm

selfie with attractive coupleDid you know that the average child smiles 400 times a day? That is 10 times more than happy adults, who smile an average of only 40 to 50 times each day. Adults who aren’t so happy might only smile 20 times a day. Where do you fall on that spectrum? If you don’t smile as often as you would like to, is it because you’re embarrassed by the way your teeth look? Well, we encourage you to make 2018 the year you finally get the smile you’ve always wanted! Your cosmetic dentist in San Diego will be happy to help you reach your goals.

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Expert on Teeth Whitening in Scripps Ranch Talks Toothpaste Whiteners

November 22, 2017

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 4:30 pm

You’ve heard the claims. Brand after brand of toothpaste competitors jostle for position in a saturated market, each saying that its label does the best job at whitening your teeth. But, the experts on teeth whitening in Ranch Scripps want you to have more information so that you can make the best decision on this topic. Find out if there is a better way to whiten your teeth.

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2 Ways to Align Teeth Without Braces

October 26, 2017

Filed under: Scripps Ranch Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Greg Friedman @ 8:30 pm

Man covering his smile.With the holidays fast approaching, your least favorite photo time of the year is at hand. Christmas party photos with co-workers, family photos, and selfies at holiday activities with friends. The photo opportunities are endless, and it puts butterflies in your stomach just thinking about it. You hate photos of any kind because you are embarrassed about your crooked teeth, but the thought of wearing metal braces for years doesn’t appeal to you either. What if you could align your teeth without wearing braces? Your dentist in San Diego explains how this may be possible!

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