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Root Canal Treatment FAQs

Root Canal Treatment FAQs

  Do you need endodontic treatment on a broken, dying, or abscessed tooth? Our dentist in downtown San Diego hears a lot of questions about root canal treatment each day. We’re here to assure you that getting a root canal is just as “routine” as having a crown or filling placed in your tooth. Here …

January 1, 2022
5 Reasons to Give Yourself the Gift of Invisalign

5 Reasons to Give Yourself the Gift of Invisalign

  A straighter smile is one of the best presents you could ever give yourself. The benefits of Invisalign go much deeper than just appearances. With the help of our Invisalign dentist in downtown San Diego, you can enjoy improved oral health for years to come. If you’re considering taking the first steps in improving …

December 1, 2021
No Insurance? Save with Our Private Dental Membership Plan

No Insurance? Save with Our Private Dental Membership Plan

If you’re one of the thousands of San Diego patients without dental insurance, we’ve got great news. Fifth Avenue Dental Arts offers a private Smile Savings Membership plan for you and your family. Smile Savings Plan Membership in Downtown San Diego  Looking for private dental discount plans? With our in-house membership program, you get the …

November 1, 2021
How to Use a Water Flosser for Teeth and Dental Implants

How to Use a Water Flosser for Teeth and Dental Implants

  Water flossing is a great alternative for anyone who dislikes or has trouble using traditional floss. Like conventional floss, a water flosser cleans areas that you can’t reach with a toothbrush. Such as between teeth, around fixed bridges and implants, or just below the gumlines. Our dentist in downtown San Diego recommends using a …

October 1, 2021
Top 5 Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Consider

Top 5 Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments to Consider

  Are you considering a smile makeover? What is considered cosmetic dentistry can vary, depending on your oral health and aesthetic needs. Our dentist in Downtown San Diego offers a wide range of cosmetic dentistry treatments to enhance your best accessory: your smile! Since every smile makeover is unique, what is a cosmetic dentistry treatment …

September 1, 2021
Do I Have a Cavity? Common Symptoms of Decay in Teeth

Do I Have a Cavity? Common Symptoms of Decay in Teeth

Tooth decay symptoms can often be difficult to spot. While most people wait for a painful toothache to develop, other warning signs may be less obvious. But the best tooth decay treatment calls for early intervention, which is why it’s crucial to recognize tooth decay symptoms as early as possible. If you’re in-between dental checkups …

August 6, 2021
How to Get a Summer-Ready Smile

How to Get a Summer-Ready Smile

Whether you’re planning a big cross-country vacation, getting ready to spend time at the beach, finally taking that delayed anniversary trip, or you’re about to see loved ones for the first time since before the pandemic, there’s one thing that you’re sure to take with you: your smile. With the help of our dentist in …

July 1, 2021
Featured in San Diego Magazine’s “San Diego Faces of Healthcare 2020”

Featured in San Diego Magazine’s “San Diego Faces of Healthcare 2020”

Looking for a premier, modern dental office? Downtown San Diego County dentists at Fifth Avenue Dental Arts were recently included in the special edition of Faces of Healthcare Downtown San Diego 2020. This annual publication of San Diego Magazine includes the latest healthcare trends, expert health insights, and need-to-know names when it comes to general …

June 3, 2021
Why You Never Leave the Dentist Without Scheduling Your Next Appointment

Why You Never Leave the Dentist Without Scheduling Your Next Appointment

When most of us have plans — take a doctor’s appointment or dinner reservation for instance — we typically aren’t reserving them more than a few weeks ahead of time. So why is it that your dentist Downtown San Diego always seems to book your preventative care appointment six months in advance, at your currently …

May 3, 2021
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 Downtown 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 …

April 2, 2021