Category archives for: Joseph D’Angelo, D.D.S.


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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson How many times have you said these words to yourself: “If I knew then what I know now …”? Perhaps you wouldn’t have slathered yourself in baby oil and baked in the sun for hours. Maybe you would have taken school more seriously. Perhaps you would have [...]

Smile More: A New Year’s Resolution That Could Change Your Life


By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson Our smiles are more important than many of us realize. Studies show that those with bigger smiles experience better health. Smiles reduce our stress hormones and lower our blood pressure. Smiles also improve our relationship success. By analyzing young women’s smiles from their yearbook photos, a UC [...]

Tooth Extractions…. Not So Scary Anymore


By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson It is safe to say that no adult wants to get a tooth extracted. At least when we were kids, losing a tooth was a rite of passage, and the Tooth Fairy did help sweeten the deal. As adults, there is nothing appealing about the idea of [...]

Tooth Sensitivity: “A pain in your …”

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson So, you’re enjoying your favorite flavor of Haagen-Dazs ice cream or See’s candy and “#*@!&*#”!  You feel a shooting pain that destroys the pleasure of the moment.  This tooth sensitivity you have experienced (probably not the first time) has most likely been an unwelcomed diet remedy. [...]

Bad Breath: Keep Your Mouth Clean, Healthy and Offensive-Free with Proper Oral Care

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo and Dr. Ashley Olson Envision yourself at a dinner party or a business lunch, distracted by someone’s bad breath.  How did it affect your experience?  What did you remember from that interaction?  Did you offer them a mint?  Did you tell them they had bad breath? …Of course not! Have you [...]

Dry Mouth: A Serious Concern for Dental Health

Dry Mouth Specialist in La Jolla

By Dr. Joe D’Angelo All mouths naturally contain saliva, right? Well, actually not always.  The truth is, despite what nature intended, dry mouth is fairly common. Although the discomfort of dry mouth is easily remedied, the effects of dry mouth on the teeth and gums are not! Dry mouth is more than just a nuisance, [...]

Smiling: It’s More Than Meets the Eye

Smiling can lead to improved personal relationships.

By Dr. Joe D’Angelo Recently, I asked a patient I had treated, “How do you like your new smile?” In his retirement, David is a school teacher. His answer was incredibly profound as was my inspiration for this article. David replied, “It makes me happy when the kids smile back at me.” Before his smile [...]

Tooth Wear and Tear: Causes and Solutions Worth Smiling About

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo Maintaining a healthy smile starts with the basics: brushing, flossing and routine checkups. When we maintain our smiles, it can lead to a natural, beautiful smile for an entire lifetime. But when it comes to wear-and-tear, nature will, at times, take its course – but that doesn’t mean we can’t stay [...]

Invisalign: An Adjunct to Veneers and Cosmetic Dentistry

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo So often when a patient is asking for help with a cosmetic dental concern, the question of whether they should get veneers or Invisalign comes up. There’s no doubt that a beautiful smile can make you look years younger, not to mention improve the way others perceive you in both professional [...]

Dental Implants: Are They Right For You?

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo Dental care and upkeep is an important part of your overall health, at all stages of life, regardless of your age. When it comes to taking care of your teeth, brushing and flossing are just some of the ways you can have a healthy and beautiful mouth for years to come. [...]

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  • Congregation Beth Am Labor Day Picnic September 2, 2014
    Congregation Beth Am held a festive Labor Day Picnic Sept. 1. This year is the 31st anniversary of this synagogue that started in a tire store in Solana Beach. […]
  • Suspects attempt to rob Solana Beach bank ATM September 2, 2014
    An attempt to break into an ATM at a Solana Beach bank branch early Sept. 2 using a cutting torch ended with the cash machine in flames and two suspects fleeing empty-handed. The suspects set off the ATM's alarm during the failed heist shortly after 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Lomas Santa Fe Drive near Glencrest Drive, according to sheriff's Lt. […]
  • First phase of Earl Warren Middle School reconstruction begins in Solana Beach September 2, 2014
    As kids kicked back this summer, San Dieguito Union High School District kicked off the first phase of its complete reconstruction of Earl Warren Middle School. The $41 million project is made possible by the passage of Proposition AA. […]