Full Service Dentist in San Diego
Proudly Serving Patients in Poway, Escondido, San Diego and surrounding areas.
Dr. Cook’s goal is to provide the best oral care and health for our patients. We are different than any other office you have been to. We provide a very comprehensive approach to your dental health.
Would you like to find out the cause of your TMJ pain, jaw pain, headaches and migraines? Have you seen multiple doctors to find relief and still in pain? You might have an imbalance in the relationship between your posture, the muscles of the head and neck, jaw joints and the way the teeth fit together (bite/occlusion).
Snoring and Sleep Apnea
If you snore and have a narrow throat opening, you might be at high risk for sleep apnea. With a home sleep study Dr. Cook can do the initial screening for sleep apnea. This screening is done using a home portable monitor and you’ll wear it while you sleep, in the comfort of your own home and your own bed.
With Porcelain Veneers Dr. Cook can close gaps between teeth, whiten discolored or stained teeth, repair chipped, broken or worn down teeth, realign and reposition crowded teeth without braces, lengthen or shorten uneven teeth, replace old metal fillings and replace missing teeth.
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FREE Teeth Whitening for Life!
Receive a free take-home whitening kit and custom whitening trays with completed new patient exam, cleaning and x-rays. Maintain your 6-month cleaning appointments and you will receive a FREE touch up whitening gel twice a year for life.
Poway and Rancho Bernardo, CA Are you looking for a new dentist to care for you and your family’s dental care needs? Maybe you just moved to Poway, or your insurance has changed; whatever the reason, finding the right dentist is an important decision. A simple online search can make finding a new dentist seem
Poway and Rancho Bernardo, CA It’s essential to have good oral hygiene daily. By doing so, you can avoid most oral health problems that are caused by bacteria and tooth decay. However, there are times when your teeth can develop an infection or irreversible damage. Dr. Nicol Cook, a general dentist in Poway, makes every
Poway and Rancho Bernardo, CA Move over, Coke, and Pepsi. Carbonated water has surpassed soft drinks in popularity. In 2017, Americans purchased 12.8 billion gallons of carbonated water as opposed to 12.4 billion gallons of soft drinks. Brands like San Pellegrino, Perrier, and La Croix are popular—and why not? With many varieties being calorie-free with
No. When carbamide peroxide, the active whitening agent, contacts water, hydrogen peroxide is released which whitens the teeth. Bleaching does not soften, demineralize or weaken the teeth.
Bleeding gums is an early indicator of gingivitis, or swollen gums, usually caused by plaque and/or calculus accumulated under the gumline. If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to bone loss and eventual tooth loss. Gingivitis can be reversed by proper brushing and flossing within a few weeks. If bleeding persists two to three weeks, consult your dentist.
There is some evidence that over-the-counter bleaching products do whiten teeth, however, many of the products are too abrasive and can damage the teeth with extended use or misuse. Supervision by your dentist is always the safest and most effective way to whiten your teeth.
There is a pad or disk that separates the jaw bone from the base of the skull. The primary cause of the “popping” occurs when you open your mouth too wide and the jaw bone “pops” off the pad or disk. Treatment is not required unless pain is associated with the “pop” or the jaw locks.