• How to Treat Your Sore Teeth After a Dental Treatment

    Whether you repaired your teeth with dental fillings, dental crowns, dental bridges, or other dental restorations, you might experience soreness after the appointment. This is nothing to be concerned about and it’s quite normal. To help you treat and relieve your sore teeth, our dentist, Dr. Tim Garofolo, is happy... Read more »

  • A TOOTH WITH A MISSING FILLING NEEDS TO BE TREATED BY A DENTIST

    Fillings are a common method of dental repair used to address a tooth that has been distressed by a small area of tooth decay or a minor fracture. They are commonly cast from materials like gold, amalgam, composite-resin, or dental grade porcelain. They are cemented to the surrounding tooth enamel,... Read more »

  • OVERCOMING DENTAL PHOBIA

    If you ever had a bad experience at a dentist’s office as a child, you may harbor feelings of dental anxiety or dental phobia. Dr. Tim Garofolo and our team at San Diego Dentistry Studio will do everything we can to help you enjoy your visits to our dental office... Read more »

  • DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOUTHWASH

    You brush and floss your teeth habitually, but you decide to add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash is always a good choice, as it can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. If you are unsure... Read more »

  • INVISALIGN® CAN CORRECT THE ALIGNMENT OF YOUR TEETH

    As you age, subtle changes in the structure of your mouth can gradually alter the alignment of your teeth. This can leave you with an unappealing smile and a mouth prone to problems with dental attrition and dental fractures. To address minor deviations in the alignment of your teeth in... Read more »

  • THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ORAL HEALTH CARE

    There are a number of ways to ensure good oral health.  Some steps include the various, procedures dental procedures available during office visits, and risk prevention. There are also simple steps you can take to make sure your smile stays healthy. For a list of guidelines for oral health care,... Read more »

  • FACTS ABOUT DENTAL FILLINGS

    What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a dental restoration that can fix a tooth that has decay. The filling will restore the tooth’s proper shape and function. Dr. Tim Garofolo will remove the decayed area of the tooth and then fill the area with the dental filling... Read more »

  • DO YOU HAVE BRUXISM? 9 WAYS TO TELL

    Sleep bruxism, a condition where you clench or grind your teeth while sleeping, can cause jaw disorders, headaches and damaged teeth, and it often leads to other sleep problems like sleep apnea and snoring. Unfortunately, self-diagnosing sleep bruxism can be hard – you’re asleep when a large part of the... Read more »

  • PREPARING YOUR SMILE FOR TOOTH BRUSHING

    Do you ever take the time to improve or enhance your tooth brushing routine? If you have not worked on your oral health care habits recently, especially to upgrade them, the time has come to take a long hard look at your tooth brushing routine. Even though brushing is only... Read more »

  • DENTAL CROWNS: CARING AND MAINTENANCE

    Around 2.3 million implant-supported oral crowns are made each year in the US, which means that there are multiple patients seeing dental practitioners to protect their pearly whites. While crowns are protecting pearly whites, who is protecting the crowns? You are! Follow this list of tips we’ve gathered to maintain... Read more »