Steps to Take If a Tooth Is Knocked Out

If you ever lose a tooth in an accident or so, these steps can help you save that tooth and hopefully get it back where it belongs. The first thing to know is to pick up the tooth by the crown, or the top part of the tooth. Try not... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Disguise Tobacco Tooth Stains

Persistent tobacco use is not only very dangerous to your long-term general and dental health, it causes cosmetic complications by creating deept dental stains on your teeth that are difficult to lighten. If you are tired of stubborn tobacco stains on the teeth, Scripps Rock Dental can help you whiten... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Restoration Can Replace a Missing Tooth

A cavity that goes without professional treatment will inevitably continue to spread. As the tooth decay advances into the core of the tooth the lack of professional intervention might allow the tooth to severely fracture. In some of these cases, Dr. Tony Hatch & Dr. Shivi Gupta and their team... Read more »

How We Make Root Canal Treatment Easier

What comes to mind when you overhear the words “root canal?” Do you believe they’re pain-inducing? That’s a normal answer that we get. To correct some of the falsehoods surrounding root canal services, read this post. If you have any extra questions, please be sure to call our office and... Read more »

Dry Mouth Signs

While dry mouth is a commonly known condition, it's not actually classified as a disorder. The condition is a result of the salivary glands producing insufficient amounts of saliva, and as a result, many adverse side effects are created. Learn a tiny bit more about dry mouth by reviewing this... Read more »

How Should I Clean My Toothbrush?

According to the American Dental Association, cleaning the toothbrush is unnecessary. This is because there is insufficient clinical evidence that bacteria growth on toothbrushes cause oral or systemic health issues. So, there is no need to worry about sterilizing your toothbrush. However, there are things you can do to keep... Read more »

Composite vs Amalgam Dental Fillings

Do you have a cavity? Before you schedule a dental filling, it’s useful to know more about them. Listed below are some key facts comparing composite and amalgam fillings. - Dental amalgams are made of a combination of metals held together by mercury. - Composite fillings are tooth-colored and made... Read more »

To Sports Coaches: How to Help Your Players Maintain Top-Notch Smiles

If you’re a sports coach, you probably do everything you can to help your players succeed in the game as well as in life. Little did you know, you also need to do everything you can to help them have top-notch smiles. Unfortunately, many oral injuries occur on the court,... Read more »

All You Need to Know About General Dentistry

Your dentist, Dr. Tony Hatch & Dr. Shivi Gupta, is proud to offer general dentistry in San Diego, California. It is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, diseases, and disorders relating to the mouth. All in all, the... Read more »

Dentures Are Proudly Used Throughout the World—This is Why

Your dentist, Dr. Dr. Tony Hatch & Dr. Shivi Gupta, offers many dental restorations at Scripps Rock Dental to help you have the smile of your dreams. One of those options is dentures. Dentures are proudly used around the world, and our dental team is more than happy to tell... Read more »