Practice News

Dentist in Chula Vista Explains the Benefits of Dental Implants for Teeth Replacement

Dr. Uyen Thompson, a dentist in Chula Vista and the Eastlake area, explains the many advantages of dental implants for individuals with missing teeth.
Dr. Uyen Thompson, the Director of Thompson Center for Dentistry, talks about how dental implants and implant-supported dentures can provide results that look and feel natural while enhancing dental function and oral health. Chula Vista, CA – Tooth loss is a very common dental condition that has remained quite prevalent in the U.S. for many years. In fact, the American Association of Prosthodontists has noted that an estimated 178 million Americans have at least one...

Discreet Orthodontics: Chula Vista Dentist Discusses Invisalign® for Adults and Teenagers

Chula Vista dentist Uyen, Thompson, DDS, MAGD explains how Invisalign® orthodontics can help both adults and children straighten their teeth in a more discreet way.
Dr. Uyen Thompson with Thompson Center for Dentistry explains how Invisalign® clear, removable teeth aligners can help many adults and adolescents address common orthodontic concerns in a way that is much less noticeable than traditional braces. Chula Vista, CA – Orthodontic problems such as crooked or crowded teeth, spaces and gaps between the teeth, and bite irregularities prompt thousands of individuals each year to consider options that can successfully address those concerns. While metal braces...

The Fall Harvest is Coming: Fresh (and Free) Fruits and Vegetables are Available for Our Patients!

The plentiful fruit and vegetable gardens we cultivate here at Thompson Center for Dentistry are some of the most unique and popular aspects of our practice, and we are happy to report that the Fall harvest is upon us! When in season, we offer fresh fruits and vegetables to all of our patients just to say thank you for choosing us as their dental care providers, as well as to give them even more ways...

Dr. Uyen Thompson is Now a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry

The team here at Thompson Center for Dentistry is extremely proud to announce that Dr. Uyen Thompson has been designated a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). This prestigious distinction is shared by less than 2% of general dentists in the United States and Canada, and is earned by those who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to continuing education and exceptional standards of patient care. The Academy of General Dentistry was founded in...

Consequences of Tooth Loss

We are very fortunate to be living in an age where there are so many effective options available for individuals who have missing teeth. Our dentists here at Thompson Center for Dentistry offer several of them, including dental implants, implant dentures, traditional dentures, and other advanced treatments. While it may be tempting to think that just one missing tooth, or teeth that are missing in areas that aren’t very prominent, won’t have many negative effects,...

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,...

What Are the Health Benefits of Invisalign®?

Invisalign® offers one of the most discreet, comfortable, and effective ways to correct common orthodontic concerns for straighter teeth and a more beautiful smile. While the aesthetic benefits of Invisalign® are some of the most prominent, there are a number of ways this treatment can improve oral health, as well. Teeth that are misaligned or overcrowded can cause the surrounding gums to become red and swollen. Invisalign®’s ability to move the teeth into proper alignment...

Adult Orthodontics: What Can Orthodontics Do for My Smile?

While many children and adolescents have orthodontic treatment to help guide the teeth and jaws into proper position as early as possible, adults can also significantly benefit from procedures that can straighten their teeth and improve their bite. In fact, orthodontic treatments are quite popular among adults who want to address lifelong concerns and smile with greater confidence! Many adults consider orthodontic treatment to correct: Teeth Misalignment Large gaps and spaces, as well as teeth...