They’ll take some getting used to, especially if you’ve lived with missing or failing teeth for an extended period of time. Even after you’ve had your All on 4 dental implants placed, it could take weeks or even months before you’re completely comfortable with your implants and have a strong command of them – that’s…

Keeping Invisalign Clear Aligners Clean While Sheltering-in-Place

Dr. Jasmine Gorton and her son demonstrate the easiest way of keeping Invisalign clear aligners clean at home. The post Keeping Invisalign Clear Aligners Clean While Sheltering-in-Place appeared first on Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics.

Sports Dentistry, Mouthguards and More!

Sports dentistry is a relatively new field in dentistry, with several slightly different definitions that tend to agree on one main focus: the prevention and treatment of dental and oral injuries resulting from sports. Sports dentists might recommend anything from protective mouthguards to educating athletes on how to avoid dental injury to having a team…
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Dental Implants – A Fresh Start After Losing A Tooth

Are you one of the many La Jolla men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is…

Taking Photos of Your Teeth Tutorial

Special message from Lindsay Hi, everyone! I’m Lindsay, the treatment coordinator at Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics. We wanted to let all our patients know that we are here for you guys during this tough time! You can still reach us by phone or text, email or video. I’ll be showing you this tutorial to use…

Special message from Dr. Gorton During Covid-19 Shelter-in-Place Order

  Special message from Dr. Gorton Hello, everyone! Dr. Jasmine Gorton here. On behalf of the entire Gorton & Schmohl team, I wanted to send you and your families warm greetings and well wishes! Hopefully you and yours are doing your best to stay healthy and taking all the necessary precautions to keep others safe as well!…

Screen Time: Tips for Making the Most of a Video Interview

The video interview has seen a marked increase in popularity in recent years as technology has become more accessible and affordable, and for good reason. The convenience of being able to conduct a “face-to-face” interview instantly without travel arrangements or extensive logistics provides great value for both the hiring practice and job seeker as well,…
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Save Your Breath

Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is dissatisfactory oral hygiene. Often, halitosis develops midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…
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Fixing the Flaws with Veneers | Walnut Creek Dentist

Beautiful Smile When we have flaws with our smile, it can become a cause for some worry. Sure, many of us aren’t blessed with a lovely set of pearly whites, but many times the flaws are perfectly fixable. One of said fixes is with veneers. Porcelain veneers offer superior benefits over other cosmetic dentistry procedures,…

Lowering the Dental Implant Cost Without Compromising on Quality

The cost of dental implants can vary significantly between states, between cities, and even between dental practices in the same city. So, it’s no wonder people tend to shop around when looking into getting dental implants. But with something so life-changing, it’s important not to settle for a lower quality product solely in the name…