We all want to look our best at all times, but most of us have one thing or another that we are unhappy about. As already stated, for a large number of people, it is the appearance of their teeth that cause them the greatest amount of embarrassment. There comes a point where no amount of brushing or basic dental care can help the state of your teeth, and that is when San Diego cosmetic dentistry comes into play. The role of a cosmetic dentist is to transform your unhappy smile into one that any major movie star would be happy to flash on the big screen. Sure, you are not likely to become the next Tom Cruise or Angelina Jolie, but you can have a smile that will match theirs.

There are a number of procedures that fall under the San Diego cosmetic dentistry umbrella. Much like regular dentistry, these can run the gamut from small touch-ups to major reconstructions that change the appearance of your mouth completely. You can simply go in for a laser whitening if your teeth are stained or discolored, or you can go the opposite end of the scale and have dental implants inserted that will give you that dream smile you have been dreaming of. There are plenty of other procedures in-between, such as restorations, gum reshaping, dental crowns, and more, which means there is likely to be a San Diego cosmetic dentistry procedure that perfectly fits your specific needs.

One thing that you need to be made aware of is that many of the San Diego cosmetic dentistry procedures we discussed are still fairly new. What that means is that they will not be available at every dentist office in your area, and that even if they are, the dentist performing the procedure may not have the sort of experience you would look for in someone performing a tricky procedure. It’s always a good idea to do a little research first to make sure that the dentist you choose has all the necessary training and credentials. If you can do that, your San Diego cosmetic dentistry experience is sure to be a great one.

  • White Dental Fillings

    If you require a restoration, or wish to replace your existing silver restorations, you may be pleased to discover that we only use white colored, high quality materials. This ensures your teeth do not have that ‘silver look’ when you laugh or smile and your restorations enjoy a long life span. White fillings do not contain mercury and are ideal in achieving long term strength in filled teeth.

    White fillings are not always appropriate for teeth with large cavities. An alternative would be to place porcelain restorations such as inlays or crowns. The life expectancy of a white filling can depend greatly on where it is in your mouth and how heavily your teeth come together when you bite. Your dentist can advise you on the life expectancy of your fillings.

    White or tooth colored fillings provides a healthier more natural alternative to traditional silver or amalgam fillings. They also allow for a minimally invasive restoration; meaning more of your natural tooth can be preserved.

  • Gum Lift

    Healthy and even gum lines are essential for beautiful smiles. Attractive gums complement and frame your teeth, making your smile look healthier and more gorgeous. Whether in combination with other Cosmetic Dentistry procedures, or on its own, a ‘gum lift’ can produce a remarkable, and often unexpected, improvement of your smile.

    A gum lift is a dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. A ‘gum lift’, also known as crown lengthening is suited to you if you think you have an unbalanced smile. This may happen because of too much of your gum showing, an imbalance of gum line levels on individual or all teeth or the appearance of your teeth as too short.

    A gum lift is a minor gingival tissue contouring procedure, done under local anesthetic that involves reshaping the tissue and/or the underlying bones to create the appearance of longer or symmetrical teeth, making the smile more aesthetically pleasing.

  • Root Canal Treatments

    When a tooth is damaged by decay, abscess or fracture, a root canal treatment can retain your original tooth and prevent the need for extraction. This treatment can help prevent premature tooth loss and, when combined with a dental crown, it will restore the function and comfort of your teeth and your smile.


    The most common indicators of a serious problem in your teeth are high sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures and pain or swelling in your gums. However, some patients never experience any obvious symptoms, which is why it’s imperative to have regular check-ups every six months and receive quality dental services in a timely manner.

    If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, contact us for a full diagnosis:

    • Chronic tooth sensitivity to hot or cold liquids.
    • Sensitivity while eating sweets.
    • Sensitivity to biting.
    • Spontaneous toothache, experienced without obvious cause.
    • Constant, severe or throbbing toothache.
    • Tooth pain in response to atmospheric pressure changes, such as when flying.
    • Swelling of the gums.


    If you’re currently in pain or have overly-sensitive teeth, don’t wait to contact us in order to set up an appointment to fully diagnose your condition. We will happily communicate with you all the various quality dental services available to save your smile and return your teeth to their former function and comfort levels.

  • Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning

    To improve the aesthetic and hygienic state of your smile, we use Ultrasonic (sound) energy to remove plaque, tartar, stains and bacteria from your teeth, even in areas below the gum line. The ultrasonic energy is strong enough to remove hard calculus and stains, but gentle enough to not harm your gums or teeth. It painlessly breaks down and removes build-up without the need to scrape aggressively. This is a comfortable solution to remove unwanted stains to clean and restore the natural shine and color of your teeth.

  • Wisdom Teeth

    What causes impacted wisdom teeth pain?

    There are a few causes of wisdom teeth pain. When there is no space for the wisdom tooth to grow (because your jaw bone is smaller that normal), it gets trapped. The wisdom tooth may just partially erupt therefore being stuck under the gum partially. Food particles can collect under this ‘flap’ and starts to rot. Bacteria that are collecting under the wisdom tooth flap then cause a major infection leading to swelling of the area and severe wisdom teeth pain.

    Also the wisdom tooth that is opposing the one with the flap also hits on the flap that is swollen and causes trauma to the site causing further wisdom tooth pain.

    Impacted wisdom teeth pain can also happen if there is an abscess (collection of pus) under the impacted wisdom tooth. Cysts are another cause.

    Care after impacted wisdom teeth removal

    We generally would ask you to come in for review in 2 weeks after the removal of impacted wisdom teeth. . Stitiches/sutures generally dissolve themselves and if not we remove them for you.

    It is very important to remember five rules

    • DO take some pain killers after the procedure as per advised by us
    • DO use a mouthwash twice daily (warm salty mouth washes or commercial mouth washes)
    • DO use cold packs over your cheeks for couple of hours after the surgery ON and OFF for 10mins
    • DON’T spit out any blood for the first 24 hours to prevent from recurring bleeding
    • DON’T smoke for the first 24 to 48 hours to promote better healing
  • Smile Makeover

    If you are seeking treatment options to refresh or revamp your smile, then schedule an examination with Cabrillo Dental. Dr. Nasery and his team of trusted professionals have helped thousands of patients feel good and look great with personalised smile makeovers.

    Our smile makeovers are designed to give you treatment choices and include procedures such as whitening, straightening or a complete restoration.

    Dr. Ehsan Nasery leads a team of professionals who are all dedicated to providing high quality care and six star service in a relaxing dental spa environment.

    Over his 14 years as a dental practitioner, Dr. Ehsan Nasery has performed thousands of dental procedures involving many aspects of cosmetic and general dentistry.

    His chair side manner has been described as friendly, gentle and compassionate. His daily goal is to provide his patients with the care and attention they deserve and empower them with informed choice.

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