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Posted in News and Information

One of the most important aspects of maintaining the highest standard of dental care is the regular attendance of continuing education courses and national conferences. Our experienced dentist, Michael Fulbright, DDS, is firmly committed to staying abreast of the latest techniques in dental care to provide our patients with advanced, effective treatments that can successfully renew both the health and appearance of their smile. With that in mind, Dr. Fulbright and members of his team here at Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry regularly take part in annual conferences and symposia, and recently returned from two of the most important gatherings…

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Posted in News and Information, Oral Systemic Health, Specials

In celebration of the upcoming Oral Systemic Health Week, Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry will be offering a Day of Free Dentistry to those in need! During this exclusive, special event, our experienced Redondo Beach dentist and his skilled dental team will perform treatments such as fillings, teeth cleanings, hygiene maintenance, and extractions free of charge for patients who are in need of dental care but may not have the financial resources to obtain it on a regular basis. The Day of Dentistry will be held on Friday, October 20th here at our office. Patients will need to be screened…

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Posted in Dental Implants, Frequently Asked Questions, News and Information

Implant-supported dentures are considered a breakthrough in treatment techniques designed to replace missing teeth. As an advanced form of tooth restoration, implant-supported dentures offer patients a way to achieve renewed form and function, free from the constant worry of dentures slipping out or shifting loose. While many patients report that the treatment process involves no more discomfort than most other major dental procedures, understanding what the process entails can help candidates for implant dentures get a better idea of what they can expect. With implant-supported dentures, titanium posts are fused to the jawbone through the gums in the areas of…

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Posted in Dental Implants, News and Information, Technology, Technology and Dental Implants

Since the purpose of dental implants is to replace missing teeth with results that are virtually indistinguishable from the look and function of natural teeth, the exact and precise placement of the implants is of utmost importance. A dental implant is basically an artificial tooth root with a customized crown permanently affixed to the top of it. The “root” needs to be placed in a very specific way to yield results that look and feel as if you never had a missing tooth in the first place. Fortunately, our Redondo Beach dentist, Dr. Michael Fulbright, utilizes a state-of-the-art technology that…

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Posted in Gum Disease, News and Information, Oral Systemic Health

The founder of the Mayo Health Clinic, Dr. Charles Mayo, has been quoted as saying: “Taking care of your teeth and gums can increase your life-expectancy by 10 years.” The team at Fulbright Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry wholeheartedly agrees. The evidence and correlations between gum disease and serious medical problems keep mounting , and the results are alarming. Gum disease and other oral diseases produce chronic low-grade inflammation in the body, which greatly increases the risk of stroke, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, sleep apnea, liver and kidney diseases, cancer, and many other conditions. This systemic inflammation is sometimes referred…

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Posted in Gum Disease, News and Information, Oral Systemic Health

Did you know that an estimated 80% of adults in America have periodontal (gum) disease? In fact, most people will experience the condition at some point in their lives. Gum disease is the most common source of inflammation in the body. Individuals often may not even know they have it until it has progressed to advanced stages. Periodontal disease and Gingivitis are caused by infectious bacteria present in the mouth and are contagious. Gum disease can cause bleeding and irritated gums, chronic bad breath, loose teeth, and even tooth loss. But much more importantly, it has also been connected with…

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Posted in Press Releases, Technology

Dr. Michael Fulbright explains how advanced imaging systems such as the Digital Smile Design Concept and GALILEOS® 3D technology are changing the future of dentistry for both doctors and patients. Redondo Beach, CA – Technological progress in the field of dentistry over the last several decades has yielded a number of advances for patients. Dental implants for missing teeth, oral conscious sedation techniques, and tooth-colored fillings are just a few of the many options that have made it possible for patients to attain better results for common dental issues and a more pleasant overall treatment experience. With that in mind,…

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Posted in News and Information

Dr. Michael Fulbright and our team here at Fulbright Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry are proud to have sponsored a number of talented women who recently competed in popular beauty pageants across the Southern California coast. Many of the winning contestants will continue on to the next level of pageants taking place in May. These young women are some of the best of their generation and we are so excited to see their bright smiles light up the winner’s circle! Our practice serves as sponsors for: Miss Malibu Coasts Teen Miss Beach Cities (contestants for this pageant receive state-of-the-art KöR® Teeth…

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Posted in News and Information, Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are designed to address a wide array of common cosmetic concerns simultaneously. With the ability to conceal chips, cracks, gaps, tooth discoloration, and mild cases of tooth misalignment, porcelain veneers are one of our most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. If you find yourself covering your mouth when you laugh or smile, porcelain veneers can reinstill a sense of pride in the appearance of your teeth. Each porcelain veneer is custom-made to match the shade and shape of your surrounding natural teeth, which can ultimately provide a healthy-looking smile that you’ll be happy to show off. With this advanced…

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