Category archives for: Dr. Alicia Kennedy, DDS

A Sign of Good Health With Dental Whitening in La Jolla

La Jolla Dental Whitening Dentist discuss the benefits of a white smile.

By Dr. Alicia Kennedy, DDS We all know that brushing our teeth is important for maintaining oral health. At-home dental care is essential for warding off gum disease, oral infection, cavities and bad breath. And, of course, there are ancillary benefits as well such as whiter teeth and a more attractive smile. But a new [...]

Oral Care Report: Preventing Gum Disease is Essential to Overall Well-Being

La Jolla specialty dentist

By Dr. Alicia Kennedy, Did you know that over 85 percent of all Americans suffer from some form of gum disease according to the U.S. Surgeon General? Gingivitis, periodontitis and gum infections are all serious oral health concerns that can lead to a host of other problems including heart disease, stroke, preterm birth and [...]

Gingivitis: Signs, Symptoms & How to Keep Teeth and Gums Healthy

Gingivitis treatment dentist in La Jolla

By Alicia Kennedy, DDS Gingivitis is the initial stage of gum disease. Common symptoms of gingivitis include swollen or inflamed gums, redness, receded gums and puffy tissue surrounding the gum line. Some patients may also experience bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth even in the earliest stages of gingivitis. Fortunately, if you’ve [...]

Dental Implant FAQs: An Excellent Choice for Oral Restoration

Dental Implant Specialist in La Jolla

By Alicia Kennedy, D.D.S. Dental implants are one of the most highly sought solutions for replacing missing teeth. Individuals who have dentures or a missing tooth may opt for one or more dental implants as they are the foundation of a very natural and discreet treatment solution. Implants have also proven to be permanent and [...]

4 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Teeth: The Dos and Don’ts for a Healthy Mouth

Dental Cleaning in La Jolla

By Dr. Alicia Kennedy, DDS Most dentists will tell you that brushing and flossing is just a part of keeping teeth in good shape. Indeed, daily care plays a huge part in dental maintenance. But when it comes to the longevity of your teeth and their overall strength and health, it’s never been more important [...]

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