Handling a knocked out tooth

Getting a permanent tooth knocked out can be a scary and intense situation, but with proper knowledge it can be easily dealt with and contained. First, try to avoid accidents. The most common causes of chipped or knocked out teeth are accidental falls, sports-related...

Technological Breakthroughs in Dental Implant Technology

One of the things that make dental implants such a unique treatment for tooth loss is how they integrate with your oral anatomy to perform the same functions as your natural teeth. But, for the implant to be successfully assimilated by the jaw, the bone there must...

What Are You Doing This St. Patrick’s Day in San Diego?

Dr. Stephen Lockwood and our La Jolla staff hope that you’re setting your green clothing aside for St. Patrick’s Day, because the day is fast rolling upon San Diego and it’s time to get ready for the upcoming festivities. There’s certainly much to look forward to,...

Five Foods You Can Eat After Your Dental Implants Procedure

The first post-procedure question we tend to get at our La Jolla practice is: “what can I eat?” After any treatment, your teeth are going to be sensitive and there are certain foods you’ll want to pick over others. The same is true after the dental implants procedure....

Why Giving Your Implant Dentist Your Full Medical History is Crucial

As an implant dentist here in La Jolla, San Diego, I make sure to keep up with all the scientific literature on dental implants. Dry reading? Absolutely. But, it’s my responsibility to you, so that I can provide you the safest and highest quality of service. It also...