What We Do
- Bite Splint
- Snore Management
- Oral Cancer Screening
- White Fillings
- Root Canal Treatment
- Periodontal Treatment
- Tooth Extraction
- Partial Dentures
- Full Dentures
- Clear Correct and Invisalign
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Metal Free Crowns
- Teeth Whitening
- Orthodontic Treatment
- Professional Dental Cleanings
- Sports Mouthguards
Severe tooth pain that transpires to the jaw and facial muscles can often indicate either grinding or clenching of your teeth. Luckily, your dental specialist might be able to help. All discomfort and long-term consequences can be prevented with the prescription of custom-made bite splint, available for both hard and soft bites. Easily the most effective solution on the shelf, bite splints are able to counter the teeth decay that arrives as a result of clenching and grinding.
A bite splint is a simple way to prevent further teeth damage and protect the remaining healthy teeth. A paper-thin, barely palpable layer, the custom-made splint is applied to your lower and upper teeth before you go to sleep. Although it might take some time to get accustomed to it, you won’t be able to notice its presence after a week or so.
Snoring is more of a nation-wide issue than you’ve probably ever thought. Estimates show that approximately 80 million North Americans practice this unconscious habit during their sleep. When it comes to the spouses, children and other family members, it’s safe to assume that as many as 160 million people are involuntarily subjected to the adverse effects of this disturbed breathing pattern.
Fortunately, there is a cure that’s able to provide both quality sleep and a healthy environment in your family. A simple, custom-made device, prescribed by your dentist can make a lifetime of change. Sitting comfortably in your mouth, made to be barely noticeable, mouthpiece aids normal breathing patterns, helping to subdue irritating and unhealthy snoring. The effectiveness of this simple oral insert has been clinically documented.
Today oral cancer screening has become a standard component of the dental examination. Routine check-ups that include a through and out examination of the entire oral cavity are crucial to timely detection of any cancerous or pre-cancerous conditions. Even a tiny yet persistent sore you weren’t aware of can pose a significant risk to your health.
Often a dentist will perform an intricate examination of the mouth and nearby regions, looking for flat, on most occasions – painless, white or red spot or minuscule sores. Even though for the majority of occasions these will turn out to be harmless and temporary, in some cases they’re forerunners of something more serious. The difference between the two can only be determined by medical tests. If it happens that you have a sore that signals a potentially dangerous condition, your dentist will invite you for a repeated check-up.
To understand the purpose of dental sealants, think of them as a protective film. Once they’re applied, your teeth are protected from decay-causing bacteria, rummaging around the oral cavity.
The surface region of both molar and premolar teeth is the one we use to chew our food. Unfortunately, the characteristic grooves, known as “fissures” are what makes them so prone to early decay. Often too deep and narrow for the toothbrushes’ reach, it’s a fertile environment for the accumulation of plaque. The acid produced from the bacteria then attacks the enamel, creating cavities. While fluoride can help to prevent teeth decay, dental sealants are an excellent additional protective means that smoothens out the fissured area, filling the grooves and pits.
People who for some reason have lost one or more of their teeth often experience changes in their speaking and chewing patterns. However, there is an option to revert both of these to their original form and acquire a beautiful smile in the process. Bridges are used as stand-ins for missing teeth, thereby keeping the lower part of your face in its original shape, while reducing the stress of your bite.
Alternatively known as fixed partial dentures, bridges are used to substitute missing teeth. It looks just like the real thing all the while effectively bridging the gap when the original teeth are no longer there. Bridges are usually made from gold, porcelain, alloys or a mixture of all three materials. For additional support, the dentist will bond the bridge onto surrounding teeth.
Today’s dentistry has a wide array of solutions for substituting a missing tooth. However, even with considerable improvements, modern dentures and bridges are not able to fully replicate the feeling of having an actual tooth. Despite both offering major improvements for the patient, they simply fall short when it comes to providing the same organic sensation. This is why dental implants are quickly becoming the No.1 option for replacing a missing tooth.
Dental implants are used as a substitute for the actual tooth root. In practice, this means implementation of an accordingly shaped titanium post where the original tooth root once stood. Over time, the titanium implant organically fuses to the jaw bone thus becoming a genuine alternative for the tooth root.
White fillings are actually a composite of either quartz or glass filler and resin, a mixture that produces teeth-colored filling. This combination is commonly known as dental composite resin or, more simply, filled resin. Resin-based composites are known for their excellent durability, resistance against fractures when it comes to small-to-midsize restorations and moderate chewing pressure. Dental composite resin also requires significantly lesser amounts of natural tooth structure removed which results in smaller, less-obvious filling in comparison with that of amalgam.
Another advantage of dental composites is that they can be adhesively held together, thereby allowing the dentist to perform more constructive repair work. The cost of the service depends on the scale of the filling and the technique employed by the dentist. One must keep in mind that the procedure usually lasts longer than the insertion of amalgam.
There was once a time when a damaged tooth nerve almost definitely meant a lost tooth. Luckily, the situation has improved. Today, a special procedure known as root canal therapy is capable of saving teeth with damaged nerves. Every tooth has a pulp, a sort of thread which transports nutrients and maintains the nerves of the tooth.
If the pulp is somehow damaged, it won’t take long for the pulp tissue to die. If the lifeless pulp does not get removed, it will cause an infection which will eventually lead to a tooth loss. That is, if not for a timely dentist’s intervention. Once the dentist removes the pulp, the root canal is through-put cleaned and sealed off, to prevent any potential infection. A crown is then used to make the tooth stronger.
On the majority of occasions, root canal cleaning involves no discomfort on the patient’s part an takes a relatively little time to complete. Above it all – it’s a simple procedure that can actually save your tooth and leave your smile intact!
Periodontal Treatment is a non-surgical prophylactic procedure with an aim to remove plaque and dental calculus from the oral cavity. Both substances are a product of bacterial accumulation under the gums and are usually removed by root scaling and planning. If ignored or left unnoticed, these bacterial accumulations can generate acid which may lead to teeth decay and a gum disease known as gingivitis..
Many patients are uneasy about the tooth extraction procedure since it’s associated with pain and discomfort. Thankfully, the new technologies and techniques allow us to do the removal quickly and painlessly. Proper care after the procedure can lessen the discomfort and allow the gums to heal in just a few days. At Bajars & Bajars dentist clinic, we provide the most convenient setting for our patients. The top-of-the-notch equipment coupled with years of experience makes the procedure as comfortable as possible.
Partial dentures are an ideal removable solution when you need to replace a few or several missing teeth. You can choose between metal free or metal framework partial dentures. Thanks to the lifelike look, vitality and exceptional fit of these two products, you no longer need to live with the potential for embarrassment when talking, eating or smiling.
Partial dentures, which are recommended if you need to replace a few missing teeth, is an esthetic and economical solution. Designed to fit the natural contours of your mouth, each denture is custom-made to exhibit excellent fit and maximum comfort for day to day wear.
Full dentures are a commonly used dental solution that fits each patient’s individual characteristics while providing the look of natural teeth. A product of a meticulous manufacturing process, full dentures are a unique, custom-made alternative. Each piece is made in accordance with the individual specifics, acknowledging age, sex and the natural look of the individual’s healthy teeth, all in order to provide an ultra-realistic look.
Having a confident smile can change everything. And Clear Correct or Invisalign makes the decision easy, because you can get a stunning smile without most people even noticing you’re going through treatment. So start on the right track today, and find out more about Invisalign and Clear Correct.
Not only is Clear Correct and Invisalign versatile, helping to correct a broad range of dental and orthodontic issues, but it really works. And there are over half a million smiles to back that up. But a confident smile isn’t the only benefit of correcting your dental issues with custom-made Clear Correct or Invisalign aligners—your health can be positively impacted as well. Learn more about several common issues below that an experienced doctor can work with you to correct.
A smile is sometimes labelled as the calling card of an individual and is often the most eye-catching feature of a face. Luckily, today’s dentistry can assure you no longer have to worry about
Covering up your smile because of stained or misshapen teeth. These days, there are a plenty of options to acquire a smile you will want to display at every chance.
Even minuscule changes in our smile can make us feel incredibly self-conscious and negatively affect our daily lives. Our cosmetic dentistry specialists will provide an in-depth consultation, covering the options most suitable for your case, your aesthetic preferences and the potential fees.
All-ceramic zirconia-based restorations are increasing in popularity. A biocompatible, life-like and durable option for crowns and dental bridges, this restoration blends beautifully with your natural teeth.
Unlike porcelain fused to metal restorations all ceramic crowns does not have a metal core, which often causes a gray appearance at the gumline. Rather, they have the amazing ability to block out unsightly dark areas while retaining translucency thanks to its zirconia base. This makes it an ideal restorative solution for chipped, cracked or decaying teeth.
Dazzling white teeth are the key to a healthy and happy life. A bright smile can make a difference between a good impression and a feeling of insecurity. Caring for your teeth on a regular basis can keep them as clean as possible. However, whitening toothpaste and frequent flossing can’t achieve stellar results unless you take advantage of teeth whitening procedures at a dental office. Teeth whitening in San Diego is available for our patients all year round. Give us a call to make an appointment and enjoy a white smile as soon as possible.
A veneer is a thin piece of material (usually porcelain), which is placed over each damaged tooth to make it look white, straight, and healthy. It also protects the tooth surface from damage and staining.
A dental technician creates veneers based on the patient’s needs. That’s why installing veneers takes several dentist appointments.
Veneers are not removable. Technically, the dentist can remove the veneers but it will leave teeth unprotected. When the veneers are installed, some of the enamel is removed making the tooth susceptible to decay without protection.
You might have heard about the condition known as “bad bite”. More accurately and, perhaps, scientifically known as malocclusion, the condition essentially means that a person has a set of teeth that’s either crooked or crowded. In other variations, the condition manifests itself in the form of uneven bite, caused by upper and lower jaws that do not meet properly. In many cases, these teeth conditions are hereditary, while premature teeth loss, thumb-sucking at an early age as well accidents can also contribute to the issue.
The procedure known as dental cleaning means the removal of plaque and tartar. The former is a sticky, bacteria infested layer that covers the enamel while the latter is an accumulation of food deposits that build up around your teeth with time.
While your teeth are constantly supplied with saliva, a substance that contains calcium and a variety of other compounds that protect and strengthen your teeth, it’s also the reason for calcium build-up around them. The chalk-like formation usually has a teeth-like color; therefore, it often gets confused with an actual part of the tooth. However, it can also have a rather unappealing brownish or entirely black shade.
When it comes to teeth loss as a result of sports-related accidents, the statistics are really rather dire.
With more than 5 million teeth lost during sports-related activities, you have every reason to consider acquiring sports mouthguard. The American Dental Association has estimated that the simple device is responsible for preventing more than 200,000 sports-related injuries every year!
Here's what our patients say
Best dental care experience I have ever had! I was a patient of Dr. Sandris and came into the office for almost 2 years straight for my Clear Correct teeth straightening, crowns on the front teeth, whitening and cleaning - everything was done top notch. Dr. Sandris is extremely attentive and professional, he made sure that the treatments were done to my satisfaction and was always very responsive to my comments. If I ever had any questions or concerns in between visits I would e-mail him and always hear back in a timely manner. I am stoked about how my teeth look now and I cannot imagine the process being easier.
This review is way too long in coming. And I wish I could give Dr. Sandris Bajars and his professional and office staff 10 STARS! My dislike of dentists and lack of dental insurance led to my dental health deteriorating to the point where my gums were bad and i developed a serious abscess. I knew I would lose the tooth and be facing a host of other dental issues. What I did not want was a dentist who would have to refer me to two or three other dental specialists; or a dentist who wold be judgmental and lecture (I know I was bad); or a dentist that would cost a fortune. I called Dr. Bajars' office and the reception and information I received with nothing short of phenomenal. So much so that I came to believe that I could have all of the work needed done in their office at rates I could afford without lecture or judgement.
Awesome place. I am traveling, and I had an issue with my crown. It fell off. My local friends suggested to go to this place. Doctor adjusted the crown and placed it back. He was very attentive, efficient and I felt relaxed. All staff members were professionals and very welcoming. It's been a months since I was there, and everything feels good. I enjoyed my visit. And it was also affordable for my student budget. I would highly recommend to chose these nice professionals to take care of your teeth.
Why Choose Us?
You can afford whatever treatment you need or request. And it’s all down to our flexible payment plans, designed to appeal to every single patient – no matter what your needs might be.
State of the Art technology
Our patients are exposed to 90 percent less radiation with the use of digital imaging technology in comparison to traditional film technology.
Infection control in our office is very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross-contamination processes.
At Bajars & Bajars San Diego Cosmetic dentistry, our talented dentists and staff are dedicated to delivering unique and personalized oral treatment based on your needs and goals. We deliver professional dental services in San Diego using the top-of-the-range equipment and the latest industry-leading techniques. We surround our patients with high quality care right from the first visit: we will help you evaluate your condition and come up with the most optimal treatment plan. Our mission is to provide highest quality dental care services while educating our patients enabling them to make truly informed decisions.
Dr. Sandris Bajars
General Dentistry, Endodontics, Orthodontics
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With over 15 years of experience and impecable medical record, Dr. Sandris Bajars is one of the top rated dentists.Learn More
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Extensive experience in esthetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry and orthodontia. Over 22 years of experience.Learn More
Dr. Karen Liu is a board certified periodontist. In addition to diagnosis and treatment of gum diseases and oral soft tissue pathology.Learn More
Dr. Sigafoos is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics and has participated in numerous organizations throughout his years of practice.Learn More
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