Dentist in San Diego
We provide excellent preventative care, chiefly including cleanings, exams, and x-rays. Early detection of dental problems is unquestionably essential for optimal oral health. Consequently, the American Dental Association recommends that all patients follow a schedule of twice-yearly cleanings and exams.
Oral Cancer Screening
If you have ever found yourself avoiding photos or covering your mouth because you’re unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, it may be time to consider one or more of our cosmetic smile solutions. We offer a range of services designed to give you the smile of your dreams.
Reconstructive dentistry is used to renew the strength and beauty of your smile. If you’ve been suffering from pain caused by decay or other health conditions, then you may benefit from restorative therapy. We offer treatment solutions designed to preserve as much of your natural smile as possible, as well as tooth replacement options.
Sedation Dentistry utilizes medication during dental procedures in order to help you enter a highly relaxed state during treatment. This generally provides a more positive dental experience for patients who have special needs, suffer from severe dental anxiety, or who choose to have extensive treatment performed in a single visit. We have provided sedation dentistry since our office opened and have extensive experience with its use.
Orthodontics involves straightening teeth to align them into a more natural position, and is also used to correct any imbalance present in your bite. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children receive their first orthodontic evaluation no later than age 7, but orthodontic work can be performed on adults of all ages as well. We offer Invisalign® treatment in our office, and will make recommendations for further treatment if necessary.
Periodontics involves the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, which is the leading cause of tooth loss. We offer gentle evaluations of your gums and overall oral health, and will make recommendations for further treatment if necessary.
Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD, refers to a variety of issues that affect the temporomandibular joint and also the muscles and soft tissues that surround it. Dr. Taylor and our team can provide relief from the chronic pain of TMD.