Sleep is supposed to be a time for rest and recovery. But that can’t happen when your teeth are constantly grinding into each other. Millions of Americans suffer from the condition of nighttime teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. If you’re among the 8% of adults with this sleep disorder, you may not even […]Read More
You shouldn’t have to live with missing teeth for another second. Dental implants are the “Gold Standard” in tooth replacement technology because they offer a permanent, durable, and natural solution to lost teeth. If you’re considering dental implants, here’s what you should know about the dental implant surgery process. Step 1: Consultation and […]Read More
If you’re one of the 178 million Americans missing at least one tooth, you probably forget what it feels like to smile confidently and without hesitation. You want to restore your mouth with a trusted tooth replacement option like dental implants, but who is the best person for the job? Not every dentist has […]Read More
You have crooked teeth, but the thought of wearing wired metal braces makes you cringe. Luckily, there’s a much better option available through your dentist: ClearCorrect. ClearCorrect uses clear, comfortable aligners to correct misaligned teeth. This revolutionary teeth straightening method makes it possible to improve and revitalize your smile without ever looking at […]Read More
The coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented challenges, especially for our health and safety. In just a few months, COVID-19 forced our entire country, and countries around the globe, to reconsider our existing infection control techniques. Some industries had little to no protections at all in the pre-pandemic era. Others, like the dental profession, have […]Read More
Spring is just around the corner, which means spring cleaning is too. As the weather gets warmer you’re busy reorganizing your closet, mulching your flower beds, and digging out the steam cleaner to give your carpets some TLC. But what about your mouth? Your smile deserves just as much attention as your closet […]Read More
When was the last time you slept peacefully through the night? If you have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the answer is probably, “Um, what’s a full night’s sleep?” You’re definitely not alone. More than 18 million adults in America suffer from OSA. This disruptive sleep disorder wreaks havoc on your body’s ability to rest […]Read More
It’s the dreaded question at every dentist appointment: Have you been flossing? You know flossing is important, but you just can’t bring yourself to commit to a regular flossing routine. It turns out you’re in good company! According to the ADA, only 16% of Americans floss their teeth at least once a day. But […]Read More
Whether you’re missing two or ten teeth, you know how miserable and embarrassing it feels to hide your smile from the world. The gaps in your mouth also make talking and chewing nearly impossible. You’ve considered dental implants, but you’re not sure if the Golden Standard in tooth replacement technology is right for you. […]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.