Is Your Cosmetic Dentist a Prosthodontist?  Ask.

Do you know if your cosmetic dentist is a prosthodontist?  Ask. The American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry or implantology as dental specialties.  The following nine areas of dentistry are the only official ADA recognized specialties:  Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, […]

 

San Diego Prosthodontics Welcomes Dr. Scott Recksiedler

On April 21, 2015, in Announcements, Blog, Prosthodontics, Uncategorized, by Joanne

It is with the greatest pleasure that we welcome Dr. Scott Recksiedler to San Diego Prosthodontics!   Beginning in July 2015, Dr. Recksiedler will be joining our prosthodontic dental team. We feel very fortunate to have such a competent, qualified and skilled specialist join our San Diego prosthodontic practice. You will find him very approachable […]

 

National Prosthodontics Awareness Week–April 12-18, 2015

What is National Prosthodontics Awareness Week? The American College of Prosthodontists advocates for the valuable role that prosthodontists play on the dental team. To this end, our National Prosthodontics Awareness Week (April 12-18) focuses on raising public awareness about the critical importance of a healthy mouth. A healthy mouth and replacing missing teeth are necessary […]

 

Continuing Education at San Diego Prosthodontics

Dr. Recksiedler, Dr. Gulbransen and his grandson, Andrew   Continuing education in the field of Prosthodontics is very important at the office of SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS. March 12-14, 2015, Dr. Gulbransen attended the ACADEMY OF OSSEOINTEGRATION annual meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Gulbransen is proud to be a member of this specialist organization which meets […]

 

Are You Too Old for Dental Implants?

On March 4, 2015, in Blog, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Are you too old for dental implants?   It is a common misconception that dental implants are not appropriate for aging patients.  The good news is that dental implants can be placed in adult patients of any age as long as there is sufficient bone present to support the implants and your overall general health […]

 

Recipes for Cancer Patients

On October 24, 2014, in Blog, Pre-Radiation Evaluation, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Suggested Holiday Recipes for Cancer Patients It can be a challenge to cook healthy meals that are easy to eat around the holidays if you are undergoing treatment for cancer of the head and neck. Try a few of our favorite time-saving recipes that your whole family will enjoy. Winter Pumpkin Pasta Bake This is […]

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What makes the office of San Diego prosthodontic specialist Dr. Harold Gulbransen office so special?

San Diego Prosthodonic Specialist Dr. Harold J. Gulbransen In today’s world, we know that you have a choice when it comes to your dental care. We encourage you to ask questions and involve yourself in treatment planning your care. We enjoy informing our patients about their oral health and all the treatment options available to […]

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?

On October 15, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Implants, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?   If you are missing a tooth, there are many factors to consider when creating a treatment plan to replace your tooth. There are two accepted therapeutic approaches, either an implant-supported crown or fixed dental bridge, which both offer reasonable solutions for patients. Making a complex decision requires the consultation […]

What are Fluoride trays? Why are they necessary to use daily after patients receive radiation to the head or neck area?

Use of Fluoride Trays by Patients Receiving Radiation for Cancer of the Head or Neck   To discuss what fluoride trays are and why they are necessary, it is first helpful to examine what happens when a patient receives radiation for cancer in the head or neck region. It is very difficult to exclude the […]

 

Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?

On August 22, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, Uncategorized, by Joanne

  Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?  What is the difference between a partial denture and a dental bridge?   A partial denture is a dental prosthodontic appliance (artificial tooth or teeth) that can be removed from the mouth and cleaned like conventional dentures.  Partial dentures are often referred to as removable partial dentures or […]