Helping Others

This weekend in Tecate , Mexico with Smiles International Foundation. The best of human nature was visible in the work of many volunteers from Mexico and the USA! The talent of the Oral Surgeons, Anesthesiologists,...

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ARE VENEERS FOR YOU?

Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. It is often the material of choice for thos...

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Coffee may have an unintended benefit

Researchers recently determined that drinking coffee could lower the risk of gum disease. A research team at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine conducted the study. Their research indic...

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10 signs of dental cavities you didn’t know about

Most people realize they have dental cavities either when they visit a dentist or have severe pain. Pain due to dental caries can range from mild to severe depending on its progress. In some cases, if the decay prog...

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Stress can cause Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease) ?

Researchers at Tufts University are investigating the relationship between stress and periodontal disease, according to a review published in the Journal of Biological Regulators & Homeostatic Agents last fall....

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Explanation of Benefits

Explanation of Benefits this can help you to decipher your questions. Is interesting, in this example, insurance is taking care of everything! I find more more the opposite to be the case, while your payments sta...

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The use of a rubber dam

The use of a rubber dam in my practice is useful and necessary. I use this rubber dams for single or two teeth at a time.. it saves me time, my assisitant loves it, and my patients accept and appreciate them when ex...

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No BPA

Our dental office does not use BPA products. You can read the full statement here....

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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. It is often the material of choice for thos...

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Dental Health and Overall Health

Taking care of your teeth isn't just about having a nice smile and pleasant breath. Recent research has found a number of links between oral health and overall health. While in many cases, the nature of this link st...

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The Tooth-Friendly Diet and Foods

What you eat affects your mouth not only by building healthier teeth and gums, but also by helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease. While a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins...

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Smile Quotes

"Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."  - Anthony J. D'Angelo "A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."  - William Arthur Ward "Count your nights by stars, not shadows; coun...

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Dr. Isabel David, the dentist who does it all

Many of us dread going to the dentist … we visualize scary, impersonal professionals drilling away at us. Thankfully Dr. Isabel David, of Encinitas’ “Isabel David Smile DDS,” dispels that image. As a truly g...

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Our last year’s fundraiser was a success!

Doctor Isabel David manage to raise $35000. The Medical Wing Construction at Rift Valley Children’s Village has been built.  Thank you to all who donated!  You can visit  http://www.tanzanianchildrensfund.or...

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Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Just as your child needs regular checkups with the pediatrician, regular visits with the dentist are necessary, too. Prepare your child for that first visit and the result may be the start of positive, lifelong dent...

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Follow Doctor Isabel David Across The Globe

At the end of October 2010, Doctor Isabel David travelled to Africa for 2 weeks of volunteer work. Volunteering for dental work in Tanzania, she had the chance to spend time with the wonderful people of Oldeani Vill...

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Finding A Handicapped Child Dentist: The End Of A Life Long Search

We recently had the pleasure to receive a moving testimonial from Carol P., one of our dear patients. We though it would be valuable to share this experience with other parents who may suffer from the lack of denta...

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Why are healthy gums so important?

Importance of Healthy Gums Why are healthy gums so important? Without your gums to hold you teeth in place, your smile would literally fall to pieces! Healthy gums are the first step to complete oral health. Takin...

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