Dental Problems

In the past, most dental problems required invasive, painful remedies that offered cosmetically unappealing results.  Thankfully, modern dental advances have led to more comfortable, efficient and aesthetically pleasing remedies for common dental issues such as those listed below.

Toothache:  Most people will deal with a toothache at some point in their lifetime.  Toothache can be caused by a number of factors, including cavities, abscesses, gum disease, broken teeth, and infected teethCommon dental procedures to treat toothaches include fillings, root canals, dental crowns, and dental bridges.

Cavity:  When plaque breaks down tooth enamel, a hole forms in the tooth.  This hole is known as a cavity, and can cause significant discomfort, especially if the cavity is left untreated long enough that it affects the tooth root.

Abscessed Tooth:  A tooth becomes abscessed as a result of a dental infection deep within the tooth or gum.  When this occurs, the first course of treatment is usually pain mitigation and prescription antibiotics to kill the infection.

Dry Mouth:  Dry mouth syndrome results from decreased saliva in the mouth and can cause such discomforts as a sticky feeling in the mouth or throat, bad breath, an altered sense of taste, and cracked or split lips.  Plaque:  Dental plaque is an invisible, sticky film that continually forms on the surfaces of and in between teeth.  If left untreated, plaque can lead to decay, cavities, toothache, and possible tooth loss.

Impacted Wisdom Tooth:  About seventy percent of people will have at least one impacted wisdom tooth in their lifetime.  When a wisdom tooth becomes impacted, it can cause other teeth to shift, interrupt sinus function, or cause jaw pain.

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Jack Rentz
Jack Rentz

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

Dr. Patel and the Solana Beach Smiles staff are top notch! I have been going to Dr. Patel for the past few years and would recommend anyone in need of a new dentist to come here. She is very skilled, knowledgeable, and takes the time to explain her recommendations to you. You are in good hands with Dr. Patel!

Gail
Gail

5 out of 5 stars

posted 10 months ago

I was visiting CA when I cracked a molar. Dr Jesse was able to get me in on short notice. His staff are so friendly and he and his staff are also very honest. My situation was a challenge which he met going above and beyond. I was so grateful to my daughter for recommending him!

Nathaniel Root
Nathaniel Root

5 out of 5 stars

posted 9 months ago

The staff at Solana Beach Smiles is always friendly and flexible with scheduling. Dr Patel is very personable and continuously checks-in on you during any procedure. Great place!