Archive for the Restorative Dentistry Category

Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 4

In Part 4 of our series on teeth fractures we will discuss two cases of fractures in back teeth (molars) where there were no restorations (fillings), but the fractures were significant enough for the teeth to be lost. It’s actually much more common to see fractures in […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture? Part 3

In Part 3 of our discussion on tooth fractures we will discuss fractures that occur in a back tooth (a molar) secondary to having large restorations (fillings) in the tooth. This photograph shows a lower molar that has a very large silver filling which has been in […]

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Fractured Teeth: Is There More Than One Type of Fracture?

In a 4-Part series we are going to be discussing fractures in the teeth – what they are and how a dentist can repair them. In order to best understand a problem with a tooth, we need to first understand what a healthy tooth looks like and […]

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How do I know if I have a problem with my crown?

Have you ever thought “I have a crown, now I’m not going to have to deal with this issue again”? This is very common for all of us, until we learn there is more to the ‘care and feeding’ of your dental restorations beyond flossing and brushing. […]

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Get major restorative under control, then dental maintenance can be easy

Restorative dentistry is our specialty and people often wonder what their experience might be with dental implants and reconstruction.  Every case is different, and we strive to give every client an experience in our office that is personally tailored to their specific dental needs. During the examination […]

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TMJ pain, implants, and dental occlusion, Oh My!

while humming Dr. Mastrovich is an expert at seeing the dental restorative ‘big picture’ and envisioning the patient’s end goal. He quarterbacks the patients through the process of initial diagnosis and final resolution. Patients can present with one problem, like TMJ pain, and ultimate long term resolution […]

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Look no further for artistic dentistry in Escondido

Learning from the masters has been a life theme for Dr. Mastrovich, and it is a foundational piece in how he helps every patient achieve his or her desired goals for the appearance (smile) and function (chewing) of their teeth. This ‘universal’ principal, referred to since Greek […]

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Dental Implant: an alternative to a dental bridge

Dental implants can be a solution for a number of problems surrounding loss of a tooth or teeth, such as fractured teeth, extensive decay, accident trauma, or genetically missing teeth. Dental implants are an especially attractive single tooth loss solution, in terms of esthetics, function and finances. […]

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Escondido Dentists Giving Back: Needed Dental Restorative Care

UEI Dental Day We had an opportunity to partner with UEI to provide their students in the Registered Dental Assisting program with needed dental restorative care for their improved health. This will better prepare them for interviewing and hopefully… getting hired in the dental profession once they […]

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What does A.P.C. after the dentist’s name mean?

We are often asked “What does the A.P.C. after Dr. Mastrovich’s name mean? Is it a designation for his restorative dental expertise?” It would be a lot more exciting to be able to say that it indicates the high level of confidence patients and colleagues have in […]

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