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What are Porcelain Veneers?

What are Porcelain Veneers?

  Porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made pieces of tooth-shaped porcelain that are bonded to your teeth to help you achieve the ultimate smile makeover. Porcelain dental veneers in San Diego are especially popular because they can completely transform even the most worn teeth and help you gain self-confidence. The treatment is also a life-saver for …

April 2, 2021
10 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

10 Reasons to Consider Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

Dental implants are changing the way people live. Millions of Americans are missing teeth and replacement with implants are becoming one of the most popular ways to restore a smile with confidence. Dental implants not only restore function and feel like natural teeth, but offer the most aesthetic solution of all dental restorations. Whether you …

March 1, 2021
Lose The Missing Tooth, Get A Dental Implant

Lose The Missing Tooth, Get A Dental Implant

There is no question dental implants are one of the leading treatment options for missing teeth. Whether you lost a tooth from trauma or tooth decay, the experience can be traumatizing. There are changes cosmetically, but also tooth loss can affect surrounding areas of mouth like your gums and bone quality. Dental implants in San …

January 25, 2021
Covid Safety Protocols

Covid Safety Protocols

Thank you for continuing to trust Fifth Avenue Dental Arts with your oral health needs. While we have always taken extraordinary precautions to keep our team and patients safe, we have been hard at work these last few months updating protocols in response to COVID-19. We continue to follow all guidelines from the CDC and …

January 4, 2021
Your Comprehensive Guide to Sedation Dentistry

Your Comprehensive Guide to Sedation Dentistry

  If the idea of visiting your dentist for a six-month check-up fills you with an overwhelming sense of stress and worry, you’re not alone. In fact, you may be among the 15% of people suffering from ongoing dental anxiety. Fear of the dentist is common, but don’t let it stop you from getting the regular …

December 9, 2020
Everything You Should Know About Same-Day Dental Crowns

Everything You Should Know About Same-Day Dental Crowns

There’s nothing worse than waiting, especially if you’re experiencing pain and discomfort. You wouldn’t wait a few weeks to place a cast on a broken arm, so why has the dental crown process always required multiple dentist appointments and a waiting period of days or even weeks?  If you’re suffering from the pain, discomfort, and …

November 12, 2020
 How to Handle the Worst Dental Emergency

 How to Handle the Worst Dental Emergency

  You may already have your next six-month dental checkup circled on your calendar, but what happens if you suffer mouth trauma before your appointment? It’s hard to predict when a dental emergency may occur, so it’s important to know how to react when it does.  Dental emergencies often cause extreme pain and discomfort. If …

October 15, 2020
How to Find the Best Professional Teeth Whitening

How to Find the Best Professional Teeth Whitening

  How often do you glance in the mirror and wish for more attractive teeth? You’re not the only one! Surveys show that up to 80% of Americans aged 18 to 49 wish they had a whiter smile.  A lifetime of drinking coffee and munching on berries is bound to cause tooth discoloration, but that …

September 15, 2020
All About Our Smile Savings Plan: Illumitrac

All About Our Smile Savings Plan: Illumitrac

Dental care isn’t a luxury or a “bonus”: it’s a core component of long-lasting health and wellness. But for people without dental insurance, dental care can feel like a luxury due to its cost. The team at Fifth Avenue Dental Arts offers Smile Savings Plans because we believe that every single person, regardless of insurance, …

August 13, 2020
Five Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Invisalign®

Five Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Invisalign®

You already know that Invisalign® is cool because of its discretion when it comes to straightening your smile. But its cool factor reaches farther than its near invisibility.

July 21, 2020