Dr. Howard's Blog
February 10, 2018
Preventive dentistry functions as a foundation of your oral health. It allows you to establish a relationship with your dentist of San Marcos and the entire staff, while embarking on a journey to a more educated and healthier approach to your mouth, teeth and gums. These visits happen on a semi-annual basis and serve as the perfect compliment to your daily oral hygiene regimen. But if this is your first time visiting your new dentist, you may not be sure what to expect. As you continue reading, though, you’ll get the answers you need.
February 4, 2018
One of the keys to maintaining your oral health is to be under the care of a professional who provides excellent preventive dentistry. This person will also serve as a trusted guide in leading you to a world of wellness, but how do you know who’s right for you? A local dentist of Rancho Bernardo says there are some criteria that you can use to narrow your search. Learn what intangibles the right care provider will possess as you continue reading.
January 9, 2018
Did you know that the care you receive from your dentist in Rancho Bernardo is equally as important as your home oral hygiene habits to keep your smile healthy? Although it is often believed that you do not need to schedule an appointment until after a problem has developed, this could not be further from the truth. Instead, it is best to see your dentist every six months for a cleaning and checkup to prevent issues from developing in the first place. However, how do you know which dentist is right for you? Not all are the same. To make the best choice for your oral health, there are several things you can do to choose the perfect one.
December 15, 2017
It’s true when they say that smiling more, even when you don’t feel like it, can make you feel better. In fact, research has shown that smiling decreases stress and lowers blood pressure. It even stimulates your antibodies, boosting your immune system. These facts and more from your cosmetic dentist may be what you need to get out of that funk you’ve been having.
Along with aiding your overall health, smiling can boost your confidence and mood, so why not flash those pearly whites once in a while? You just might feel a positive difference afterward.
November 15, 2017
The human body is a magnificently designed network of working parts. Everything is connected, so what happens in your mouth can be an indicator of the health of the rest of your body. Regular visits to your dentist can possibly catch any health issues before they become serious problems. Read more to find out how all the working parts in your body connect.
October 13, 2017
Dental implants have become the gold standard in tooth replacement, but successful implant retained tooth replacement calls for help from a trusted, skilled dental professional. Before you choose a dentist or dental specialist, you need to make sure that they have the necessary qualifications to safely perform successful dental implant placement procedures. The easiest way to get all of the information you need about a dentist’s qualifications is to call to schedule a tooth replacement consultation.
September 13, 2017
Could posture or balance issues be related to crooked teeth, or malocclusion? Studies are proving this very theory to be true. Researchers are learning that when your bite is properly aligned, balance and postural control does improve. What does this mean for your oral health? Your cosmetic dentist has answers.
August 9, 2017
Your teeth are meant to last for a lifetime with the right care; however, the care you need is constantly going to change. Over the years, your oral health needs will become more diverse, which can lead to you having to be referred to specialists to get the services you rely on. This not only complicates your dental care but can be very inconvenient. To ensure all your needs are met from one location, you need a highly qualified and trained dentist in San Marcos. Dr. Nelson Y. Howard is the dentist you need. He can take care of all your requirements—from general dentistry to emergencies and cosmetic procedures.
July 22, 2017
No matter what kind of dental emergency you’re dealing with, Dr. Howard and his team are ready to help. Call our office immediately at 858-451-0550. Whoever answers the phone will be able to offer tips on how to handle your particular emergency and schedule a same-day appointment when necessary. You can call that same number after regular business hours, too, and our answering service will help you get in touch with Dr. Howard, your dentist in Rancho Bernardo. Read on to learn about what you should do in different dental emergency situations.
June 12, 2017
When you look in the mirror, are you satisfied with the smile you see? Has wear and tear over the years caused damage to your teeth than diminishes your smile? Is there room for improvement? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be interested to learn how cosmetic dentistry can help enhance your smile. Many people believe that cosmetic dentistry is expensive and takes a long time to complete, however there are many treatment procedures that are fast, cost effective, and can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. Dr. Nelson Y. Howard, your dentist in San Marcos, explains more.