Are you, your teen, or your college student experiencing pain or infection around your wisdom teeth? Wisdom tooth removal, complications, and concerns are common issues that our dentist in Encinitas sees in young adults. Why do so many people need to have their wisdom teeth removed? Because of complications that lead to infection, pain, or […]Read More
Considering straightening your teeth? Clear aligners offer an amazing advantage over traditional braces. At Encinitas Family Dentistry you can enjoy complete invisible orthodontic trays as well as cosmetic dentistry under one roof. Translucent aligners work great for adults of all ages, including teens. You can use them alone or even combine them with a […]Read More
Did you know that the most common cause of tooth loss in adults is periodontal (gum) disease? Without healthy gums, your teeth won’t have a healthy foundation to keep them stable in the years ahead. Understanding the symptoms and who to see for treatment can help you save your smile. But who can diagnose […]Read More
With life finally “back to normal” and most of us spending time with the ones we love, it’s a great time to focus on our health and appearance. Especially when it comes to smiling in photographs, taking family portraits, or even showing up at that long-awaited holiday office party or wedding. Whether you’re looking […]Read More
Did you know that your dental insurance annual benefits expire on December 31st? Anything you haven’t used before then will reset on New Year’s Day, January 1st. Since most insurance plans are set up on a calendar year, you’re usually allowed a specific range of benefits from January through December. Typically, it consists of two […]Read More
Are you considering a smile enhancement? Our cosmetic dentist office in Encinitas offers a variety of aesthetic options to choose from. By providing our clients with some of the top cosmetic dentistry treatments available, you’re free to select the best ones to fit your lifestyle (and budget.) Some of our most popular choices include: 1. […]Read More
Smile makeovers come in all shapes and sizes. When you’re ready to transform your teeth, our dentist in Encinitas may recommend dental veneers. What is a Veneer for Your Teeth? Veneers are strictly a cosmetic enhancement to healthy, stable teeth. They are essentially a thin layer of porcelain that’s shaped to your preferences, then bonded […]Read More
Have you ever had a mold made of your teeth? The gooey impression material filling your mouth, or even tickling the back of your throat? If you have a sensitive gag reflex, you probably remember the sensation quite well. Fortunately, digital dental impressions (near you) are changing the way our patients undergo routine restorative treatments […]Read More
Are you considering dental implant surgery in Encinitas? Today’s dental implant options make them one of the absolute best treatments for replacing missing teeth. Cosmetic and restorative dentistry in Encinitas always begins with an initial consultation or exam at Skeens Dental. This visit allows you to discuss questions or concerns about implant therapy, how implants […]Read More
Welcome to the Encinitas dental office of Gregory Skeens, JR., DDS. We are your home for caring dental treatment that supports superior oral health and helps you achieve the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Our modern facility is equipped with cutting-edge technology and our team is here to make your visit enjoyable and relaxing.
We take a truly individualized approach to dentistry, which is why our practice is so popular. After every treatment, Encinitas dentist Dr. Skeens personally makes follow- up phone calls to patients to ensure that they are feeling well. Your comfort and well-being are of ultimate importance.