November 2019

How to Reverse Gum Disease

Gum disease affects most individuals at some point in their lives. While daily brushing and flossing, along with regular visits to the dentist for professional cleanings, can reduce the risk of gum disease, the fact is that the condition may still develop. Advanced stages of gum disease typically produce irreversible damage to bone and connective tissues; however, even severe gum disease can be effectively treated by slowing its progression and enhancing periodontal health. That said,...

Halloween Has Arrived at Thompson Center for Dentistry!

Are you ready for Halloween? Our dentists in Chula Vista and the entire team here at Thompson Center for Dentistry sure are, and we’re getting into the “spirit” by putting on an extraordinary new light show outside our office! We’ve completely re-vamped the décor around our offices to showcase our love for this ghostly holiday, and we would love for you to see it. One of the many ways Thompson Center for Dentistry stands out...

Chula Vista Dentist Uyen Thompson, DDS Earns Fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry and ICOI

Chula Vista Dentist Uyen Thompson, DDS recently earned Fellowship status with the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Uyen Thompson recently became a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists—two of the most respected and prestigious dental organizations in the world. Chula Vista, CA – Dr. Uyen Thompson is a strong believer in the idea that, in order for dentists to provide patients with the best possible care, they must spend as much time as possible pursuing continuing dental education. Dr. Thompson,...

How to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Do you have a chipped tooth? If so, you may be surprised to know that there are several popular dental treatment options that can effectively fix the problem with long-lasting and natural-looking results! Chipping or breaking a tooth is actually quite common. In many cases, chips are caused by a facial injury or a fall; however, they can also be the unfortunate result of using the teeth to open a package or a bottle (which...

What Are My Tooth Replacement Options?

With the many advances in the field of restorative dentistry that have been made over the years, there are now more options than ever to replace missing teeth with excellent results. It’s important to remember that even just a single missing tooth anywhere in the mouth can be problematic. In addition to their effect on the appearance of your smile, missing teeth can create general oral health concerns and diminish the ability to properly chew...