What are Your 2015 Dental Resolutions?

It’s very nearly a new year, and with a near year comes new goals. While 2014 was a great year for our staff members at our La Jolla, CA, dental practice, it is always exciting to look forward to all the wonderful things that come with a new year. Whether you’re...

Happy Holidays From Our La Jolla, CA Practice!

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to take a break from dental implants and all other things dentistry, so that we can instead focus on our family and friends. From the entire Stephen Lockwood, DMD MAGD staff, we wish you happy holidays and a very prosperous...

How Dental Implants Can Make You Look Younger

Welcome back to Dr. Lockwood’s dental implants blog! A few weeks ago, we discussed how tooth loss can lead to other dental health problems, which include both tooth decay and gum disease. The consequences of tooth loss don’t end there, however. Apart from gum disease...

How Mint Became “The” Breath Freshener

Nowadays, “mint” and “peppermint” have become synonymous with fresh breath. After all, how many times have you heard the phrase “minty-fresh?” The fact is, though, that mint has no special property that makes it a particularly effective breath freshener. Its emergence...

Iron Age Dental Implants

Modern dental implants are the leading, preferred treatment for tooth loss, a distinction they have earned because of the myriad benefits they offer patients. As it turns out, it’s not just us moderns who recognize the power implants have to help ensure our dental...