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you've always wanted.

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8018 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92111
858-636-7887

All that is good begins with a SMILE.

Thank you for choosing our office to take care of your dental needs. We are dedicated to providing you with individual attention in order to create a beautiful and healthy smile so that you can smile with confidence.

We believe that it is important to educate patients so that they can be an active participant in their wellness. We use a team approach to ensure the success of your outcome. Communication and openness is an integral part of achieving this success; we want you to be able to share your thoughts and ideas with us.

Our Mission.
Our goal is to help you achieve a smile that you can be proud of while taking care of your dental health. You can become as healthy as you choose to be.

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We have tried to create a warm, inviting atmosphere for our patients. We understand that many of you are fearful of coming to the dentist and we have tried to create a relaxing and comfortable environment for you when you come visit.

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We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our practice, dental conditions and treatments, dental recommendations, and more.

Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

 

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A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health. Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and...

In the past decade there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry.  We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments. Cosmetic dental treatments can: Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth. Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth. Improve or correct bites. Lighten or brighten the...

It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness.  However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.  Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function. Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always...

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist and dental hygienist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health. Prevention also includes regular dental exams, cleanings, and x-rays. Sealants and...

The word periodontal means “around the tooth”.  Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva.  If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar).  When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone.  Periodontal disease is characterized by red, swollen, and bleeding gums. Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in...

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What should I expect on my first visit?

ExamsWe believe in taking care of the whole person, not just the teeth. Therefore, our comprehensive examination includes an oral cancer screening and TMJ diagnosis, in addition to X-rays and a clinical exam. We wil ask you to fill out a mediacal questionnaire and ask to see if you have any medical... ...Read More

We accept most PPO insurances.  Some popular ones include MetLife, Delta Dental, Guardian, and Aetna. We not take any HMO insurance plans.  Please give our office a call to see if your plan is one of the ones we accept. We would like to inform you that dental insurance is a policy between you and... ...Read More

We schedule our patients by appointments, and the amount of time is determined by the length of the procedure. We reserve time for each patient based on an individual basis. We will make every effort to be on time for our patients, and ask for the same courtesy from you. If you need to reschedule or... ...Read More

Bad breath (halitosis) can be an unpleasant and embarrassing condition.  Many of us may not realize that we have bad breath, but everyone has it from time to time, especially in the morning. There are various reasons one may have bad breath, but in healthy people, the major reason is due to... ...Read More

Brushing and flossing help control the plaque and bacteria that cause dental disease. Plaque is a film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva that sticks to the teeth and gums.  The bacteria in plaque convert certain food particles into acids that cause tooth decay.  Also, if plaque is not removed,... ...Read More

Over the years there has been some concern as to the safety of amalgam (silver) fillings.  An amalgam is a blend of copper, silver, tin and zinc, bound by elemental mercury.  Dentists have used this blended metal to fill teeth for more than 100 years.  The controversy is due to claims that the... ...Read More

You should have your teeth checked and cleaned at least twice a year, though your dentist or dental hygienist may recommend more frequent visits. Regular dental exams and cleaning visits are essential in preventing dental problems and maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.  At these visits,... ...Read More

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having... ...Read More

Brushing our teeth removes food particles, plaque, and bacteria from all tooth surfaces, except in between the teeth.  Unfortunately, our toothbrush can’t reach these areas that are highly susceptible to decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Daily flossing is the best way to clean between the teeth... ...Read More

If you’re feeling somewhat self-conscious about your teeth, or just want to improve your smile, cosmetic dental treatments may be the answer to a more beautiful, confident smile. Cosmetic dentistry has become very popular in the last several years, not only due the many advances in cosmetic dental... ...Read More

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Smile Creations Dental Practice
Claudine Tsui, DDS
A Beautiful Smile Is Always In Style

Dr. Claudine Tsui is a professional dedicated to excellence in cosmetic dentistry such as dental makeovers, diagnosis, and treatments. Her office is located in San Diego, CA.


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