Dentist in San Diego
We provide excellent preventive care, including exams, cleanings and digital x-rays. Early detection of dental problems is essential to gain optimal oral health. The American Dental Association recommends that all patients follow a schedule of twice yearly cleanings and exams.
If you have ever found yourself hiding your smile, avoiding photos, or covering your mouth because you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, it may be time to consider our cosmetic smile solutions. We offer a range of services to give you the smile of your dreams.
Restorative dentistry is used to restore the strength and beauty of your smile. If you’ve been suffering from pain caused by decay or other health conditions, you may benefit from restorative therapy. We offer conservative treatment solutions to preserve your natural teeth, as well as tooth replacement options.
Periodontics involves the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. At our dental office, we will gently evaluate your gums and overall oral health, and if necessary, will make recommendations for treatment.
Endodontic (root canal) therapy removes harmful bacteria from your tooth, healing infection, ending your pain and improving your health. When decay or a crack has reached the nerve of a tooth, a root canal is necessary.
Orthodontic treatment is used to treat all types of patients, from adults to young teens. It is used to realign the teeth into a more natural position. It is also used to straighten teeth in order to correct any imbalance in the bite.
Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD, refers to a variety of problems that affect the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) and the muscles and soft tissues that surround it. Dr. Taylor and our team can provide relief from the chronic pain of TMD.
Sedation Dentistry is a term used to describe the utilization of medication during a dental procedure to help you enter a highly relaxed state during treatment. This can provide a more positive dental care experience for patients who have special needs, suffer from severe dental anxiety, or choose to have extensive dental treatment in a single visit.
If necessary, we can often extract a tooth in office, saving you the time and cost involved in seeing an outside specialist. We focus on providing comfort during extractions and offer many options to replace the missing tooth.