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  • Scoring Goals or Losing Teeth? Stanley Cup Players in Need of Single Tooth Replacements

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 28-May-2015

    Everyone knows that hockey is dangerous – each time players suit up, it’s not a question of if they’ll get injured, it’s when. The reality of this recently became clear when Duncan Keith, defenseman for the Blackhawks, lost seven teeth with just one unlucky shot. Keith saw the puck coming, but could unfortunately do nothing about it. He was hit straight in the mouth with no ...
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  • Why Dental Implants?

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 29-Apr-2015

    Dental implants are quickly becoming the go-to solution for individuals with missing or damaged teeth. But why the sudden rise in popularity? The benefits of implants can no longer be denied – this treatment is simply the most effective way to restore your smile, and here is why. Dental implants are built to last. Bridges and dentures are short-term fixes that often require complete ...
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  • Have Dark Lines Around Your Gums?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 20-Apr-2015

    Are you unhappy about the dark lines showing through the gums around your teeth, crowns or implants? In this blog, we tell you about the causes and how they can be corrected. There are several reasons that create these unappealing dark lines. The pre-existence of older crowns in your mouth that have been there for a long time. Most commonly, these older crowns had inner metal and outer porcelain ...
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  • Reasons to Travel to a Same Day, San Diego Dental Implant Specialist

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 13-Apr-2015

    Today’s dental implants have come a long way from implants in years past, but there is still much to consider before choosing a dentist to perform this highly specialized work. More than anything, you deserve to feel confident in your decision, knowing that your dentist is fully equipped to care for your teeth. One of the best ways to ensure this confidence is by working with just one ...
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  • A Beautiful Smile Can Make You Feel and Look Younger

    Posted By Dr. Mirkhan || 1-Apr-2015

    Having beautiful white teeth with healthy gums can have a great impact on your life! It gives you confidence to smile and to show your beautiful teeth without shame or embarrassing situations, where you have to either hide your full smile or cover your smile with your lips or hands. You will shine wherever you go and your face will glow in a crowd. Your healthy teeth will support your facial bone ...
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  • How Do I Know I Am Getting the Best Quality Dental Implant Treatment?

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 20-Mar-2015

    Finding the right implant dentist with the right expertise to deliver the desired outcome you are looking for can be pretty hard. It becomes even more difficult when when your dental work includes replacing broken, cracked, damaged or missing teeth. Once you decide to undergo dental implant therapy for your lost tooth or teeth, the selection process begins. This process is critical as it ...
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  • Quality Implants for Missing Teeth

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 30-Dec-2014

    Whether you are hiding your smile so nobody can see your teeth or are unable to chew well and enjoy your food, dental implants may be the best option for you. Missing teeth can cause bone loss around your jaw line or jaw bone, making your face look older than your real age. Believe it or not, if you are considering replacing your missing teeth with dental implants, they can actually become an ...
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  • Why It Is Important to Replace a Missing Tooth

    Posted By Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center || 13-Oct-2014

    Teeth serve many purposes aside from chewing food. Teeth are important for speaking, maintaining facial muscles and tissue, and preventing jaw bone decay. When even a single tooth is lost, other teeth will begin to shift, changing a person's appearance and speech habits and leaving them open to gum or tooth decay. Why should I bother to replace only one tooth? Teeth have an evolutionary ...
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  • Will My Insurance Cover My Dental Implants?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 21-Oct-2013

    Insurance companies vary in what is covered, based upon the type of plan you have, and the company that covers you. Generally, cosmetic dentistry may not be covered by a standard dental insurance plan, and if the implants are for cosmetic purposes, the company may not allow for the cost. The company may, however, cover the cost if you lost a tooth or teeth in some kind of accident. Some dental ...
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  • What Does Cosmetic Dentistry Cover?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 14-Oct-2013

    There are many, many types of dental insurance plans, all with different benefits, and some include certain cosmetic procedures. The interest in cosmetic dentistry has grown in recent years, and many dental patients are interested in getting veneers, implants or resolving teeth that are out of place, crooked, or discolored. As consumer interest grows, more plans are moving toward covering some ...
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  • Dr. Roya Mirkhan is Named as One of "America's Top Dentists" for 2013

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 3-Oct-2013

    As San Diego's premier cosmetic dentist who is dedicated to producing the highest quality results while exceeding her patients' expectations, she has once again had the honor of receiving "America's Top Dentist" Award in 2013 Honors of Distinction and Excellence Chosen by the Consumers' Research Council of America. The year 2013 marks the third year Dr. Mirkhan has been ...
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  • Do I Need Cosmetic Dental Surgery?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentistry || 13-Sep-2013

    One of the first things noticed about another person are facial features and the smile. When a person has a beautiful smile, with straight, white teeth, it is naturally appealing and attractive. It is an unfortunate fact that not all people are born with perfect teeth and a stunning smile. We are unique in every way, including our teeth, gums and smile. Thankfully, with recent advances in dental ...
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  • What Can I Expect When Getting Dental Implant Surgery?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 6-Sep-2013

    When you contact our firm about dental implant surgery, the first thing we will do is schedule an appointment for your initial consultation. During your consultation we will get a full set of dental x-rays to identify the exact point at which the implants will be placed during surgery. We will also have your bones assessed to determine whether the bone will be able to accept and support the ...
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  • What Types of Cosmetic Dental Surgery are Available?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentistry || 30-Aug-2013

    The Advanced Dentistry & Implant Center is a top-of-the-line dental practice that offers dental and cosmetic surgery procedures that offers patients the most highly-advanced, cutting-edge technologies available in the field of dentistry. Dr. Roya Mirkhan is a Scripps affiliated dentist, recognized as one of the most respected dentists in America, and continually strives to maintain the highest ...
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  • Porcelain Veneers: A Cosmetic Dentistry Alternative

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 6-May-2013

    Porcelain veneers are very thin shells which are custom made out of a tooth-like material and can be placed over the surface of a tooth in order to protect a damaged tooth and/or improve the aesthetics of an existing tooth. Although porcelain veneers cannot be removed or reversed, like dental bonding or other dental procedures, they are an extremely affordable, long-lasting treatment option, and ...
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  • How You Can Benefit From Cosmetic Dentistry

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 29-Apr-2013

    In the past, when someone said they were considering having a cosmetic procedure, people automatically assumed they were referring to some form of plastic surgery. In this day and age, thanks to numerous technological advances, cosmetic dentistry has been making its way to the forefront as one of the more popular cosmetic procedures. That is not really surprising when you consider the fact that ...
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  • The Right Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure Can Fix Function and Form

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 22-Apr-2013

    Most dental procedures are geared to fix problems that affect your mouth's ability to function, such as: having chipped or missing teeth which can inhibit your ability to chew properly having damaged tooth roots that make it all but impossible to bite without experiencing excruciating pain having problems with your jaw bone which can make it difficult to open and close your mouth Cosmetic ...
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  • Are You Suffering From a Loose Denture?

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 5-Mar-2011

    Are you suffering from your loose denture? There is a solution for this uncomfortable situation. Often times when a person loses teeth and wears dentures to replace the missing teeth, over time the denture gets loose and becomes awfully uncomfortable during chewing and other daily activities. With today's advanced science and technology in dentistry, specialized dentists can provide an implant ...
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  • Dental Implants In A Day

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 15-Feb-2011

    Having dental implants are often thought of not only very difficult and painful procedure, but going through multiple lengthy appointments and seeing different dental specialties, also. However, there are some very skilled clinicians with specialized residency training who can make a huge difference. The entire procedure depending on how many dental implants placed will range from 1 to 4 hours. ...
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  • Dental Implants Are Miracle Teeth

    Posted By San Diego Cosmetic Dentist || 8-Feb-2011

    Dental implants are "Miracle Teeth". They look, feel and function just like real teeth. Today, people with one or multiple missing teeth can easily replace them with dental implants. The body of the implant which looks like a post and is made of a biocompatible metal "Titanium" is inserted in position of the missing tooth or teeth. Then an abutment which has the implant crown ...
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  • America’s Top Dentists™ honors the best dentists and dental specialists in the nation. Dentists are chosen based on peer nomination and a thorough screening to ensure they exhibit the highest professional standards.

  • Top Dentists selected by the Consumers’ Research Council of America are chosen based on a point value system that considers years of practice, continuing education, and record of certifications and satisfaction.

  • American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentist Diplomates exhibit the highest levels of competence in the dental implant field. They must demonstrate exceptional proficiency by completing a rigorous exam process.

  • America’s Best Dentists honorees are chosen for their commitment to continued education and exceptional ethical records. Nominations and elections are made by the National Consumer Advisory Board.

  • San Diego’s Top Dentists℠ include over 450 dentists and dental specialists in the San Diego area who demonstrate years of exceptional work and success. They have earned a positive reputation in the professional community.

  • San Diego’s Peer Review Selected Dentists are chosen by the American Registry, an organization passionate about identifying top performers in their areas. Honorees are chosen for their highly regarded work in the art of dentistry.