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
To keep your smile healthy, plan to book your cleaning and dental checkups (Encinitas) every six months. Twice-yearly preventative care appointments are the best way to stay ahead of common dental problems. Being able to address them sooner and reverse certain issues can save your smile (and your wallet) for years to come. The Benefits […]Read More
Approximately 1-in-3 people suffer from dental anxiety. From mild nervousness to a severe dental phobia, there are several reasons why someone may feel that way. Some have had bad experiences in the past, while others have extremely hypersensitive teeth or claustrophobia. Ultimately, dental anxiety can interfere with your ability to access the care that you […]Read More
Have you been considering a cosmetic treatment, such as teeth whitening? Encinitas professional whitening options can give you better, faster results than anything you’ll find online or in a store. Plus, it’s a great way to jump-start your smile makeover. Professional teeth whitening uses concentrated, safe ingredients that are only available through our Encinitas […]Read More
Oral cancer is a serious condition, but if diagnosed early, is very treatable and manageable. In fact, oral cancer that is detected early has an over 80 percent five-year survival rate compared to the overall cancer five-year survival rate of 59 percent. Many people are surprised to learn that oral cancer exists and that there […]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.