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Who Is Good Candidate For Invisalign?

Who Is Good Candidate For Invisalign?

  Are you thinking about getting Invisalign in San Diego? The most important step is deciding whether or not “is Invisalign right for me?” and then choosing the best dentist to perform the treatment. Am I a Candidate for Invisalign? Some of the most common requirements or concerns of potential Invisalign candidates include things like: …

September 1, 2022
5 Ways a Same-Day Crown Is Different From a Lab-Created Crown

5 Ways a Same-Day Crown Is Different From a Lab-Created Crown

  Traditional dental crowns are lab-made restorations that usually require two appointments and two weeks from start to finish. Fortunately, the availability and cost of same-day crowns has made treatment more efficient for our San Diego patients. At Fifth Avenue Dental Arts, we’re proud to provide same-day crowns near me. These restorations use 3D CAD/CAM …

August 1, 2022
What to Do If You Chip or Break a Tooth

What to Do If You Chip or Break a Tooth

During the summer months, dental emergencies like chipped or broken teeth are extremely common. Especially with water activities, sports, and people getting outside to enjoy the warm weather. If you do chip or break a tooth, here’s what you need to know: Apply Pressure if There is Bleeding Our mouths are highly vascular, so they …

July 1, 2022
Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants

If you need to replace missing teeth, you may want to consider our San Diego dental implants. These life-changing restorations give you the look and feel of natural teeth. Fifth Avenue Dental Arts has helped many San Diego residents discover all the benefits of dental implants and why they’re the choice option for smile reconstruction. …

June 1, 2022
What Causes Black Gums? Can I Treat It?

What Causes Black Gums? Can I Treat It?

  Most healthy gum tissue is a shade of coral pink. And that includes everyone, regardless of your genetic makeup or heritage. However, there is still a smaller percentage of people who have black gums or speckled/spotted gum tissue with the pink and black mixed together.  What Causes Black Gums? To understand what causes dark …

May 1, 2022
Fifth Avenue Dental | Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Fifth Avenue Dental | Wisdom Teeth Extraction

  Why do you have to get your wisdom teeth removed? Usually, it’s because of their increased risk of infection. Most of the problems caused by wisdom teeth are because they’re more prone to decay, gum disease, or impaction. The benefit of wisdom teeth removal is that you can prevent additional complications in your adjacent …

April 1, 2022
Best Tooth Replacement Options for Missing Teeth

Best Tooth Replacement Options for Missing Teeth

  Have a missing tooth? The extra space it creates can lead to embarrassment, changes in your diet or facial profile, not to mention shifting in other teeth next to it. Fortunately, you have several choices for replacing missing teeth and rebuilding your smile. Our dentist in downtown San Diego can use various restorative methods …

March 1, 2022
What is Gingival Depigmentation (Gum Bleaching)?

What is Gingival Depigmentation (Gum Bleaching)?

  Most people think of a beautiful smile as straight white teeth. However, the appearance of our smile is also affected by the shape and size of each tooth and the tissue that frames it. All of the soft gingival tissue (gums) surrounding our smile also has an impact on how we look, from the …

February 1, 2022
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