Blog about Happy Smiles

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants?

2018-09-17T14:46:49+00:00

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants? As you walk into the Dr. Carmichael’s office, you start getting pretty excited. You can’t wait to tell Dr. Carmichael that you’re finally ready for dental implants. Soon, you’ll have the winning smile you were used to seeing and you can say goodbye [...]

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants? 2018-09-17T14:46:49+00:00

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael

2018-09-11T13:51:34+00:00

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael Last week, you started feeling a familiar ache in that one problem tooth you have in the back of your mouth. Since you’re accustomed to this intermittent pain, you didn’t think anything of it. You went about your normal routine of brushing [...]

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael 2018-09-11T13:51:34+00:00

What is a Waterpik?

2018-08-29T11:47:33+00:00

What is a Waterpik? There is something special about a warm, welcoming smile. Beauty aside, though, there is also something vital about a healthy smile. Oral health doesn’t end with our teeth. We have learned this through centuries of history filled with tooth loss, discomfort, and bad breath. In addition to brushing our teeth, [...]

What is a Waterpik? 2018-08-29T11:47:33+00:00

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes?

2018-08-09T15:44:39+00:00

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes? Since electric toothbrushes spin at a rate of about 30,000 strokes per minute it’s easy to believe that they clean better than a manual brushing. But is it true? We are all different and different things work better for some then others. So the answer is [...]

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes? 2018-08-09T15:44:39+00:00

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges?

2018-08-09T15:46:10+00:00

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges? Dr. Carmichael and her team know that dental implants are the gold standard for replacing teeth for a reason – they’re superior to dentures, partials, and fixed dental bridges for many reasons: Jaw Strength – Unlike bridges and dentures that cause your jawbone to recede [...]

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges? 2018-08-09T15:46:10+00:00

What is a root canal?

2018-08-09T15:47:11+00:00

What is a root canal? Root canals are traditionally associated with severe dental pain. Over the years, advancements in general dentistry have made treating root canals less painful and quicker to treat. Here is your brief overview of what a root canal involves and what to expect. WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL? If a [...]

What is a root canal? 2018-08-09T15:47:11+00:00

Are dental implants the right option for you?

2018-08-09T15:47:39+00:00

When patients come to our Rancho Penasquitos office and they have missing teeth, they often want a solution that will benefit their health and will complement their appearance. Considering dental implants is a big step towards a healthier smile. Dr. Carmichael is dedicated to educating every Rancho Penasquitos patient on the pros and cons [...]

Are dental implants the right option for you? 2018-08-09T15:47:39+00:00

Spring cleaning for your teeth

2018-05-09T15:24:19+00:00

Spring cleaning for your teeth! The daylight hours are getting longer and the weather is beginning to get warmer. Spring is finally here, and for many people, that means it is time to start spring cleaning! The dusting and organizing may get tiring after awhile, which is all the more reason for you to take [...]

Spring cleaning for your teeth 2018-05-09T15:24:19+00:00

Are veneers right for me?

2018-05-09T15:21:49+00:00

Are veneers right for me? "Are veneers right for me?" you might ask, well, if you want a picture-perfect smile, cosmetic dentistry veneers may be the right treatment. You can learn more about this dental option at our Rancho Penasquitos office and we promise to make you happy with your perfect smile. Dental [...]

Are veneers right for me? 2018-05-09T15:21:49+00:00