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Ross H. Dixon, DDS
5627 Oberlin Dr. Suite #112
San Diego, CA 92121

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Phone: 858-452-4298
Fax: 858-452-0710

Healthy Lifestyle Tips

Cavity Prevention Tips

Ross H. Dixon DDS

Tooth decay is caused by bacteria. Bacteria use the sugars and foods that you eat to produce acid. This acid slowly removes the minerals from teeth, and a cavity is formed. There are several ways to prevent cavities from forming, and keeping existing cavities from getting bigger: The most im Read More...

Adult Periodontal Disease

Heather Huddleston

Over 47 percent of the U.S. adult population aged 30 years and older have mild, moderate or severe periodontitis, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).1 Tooth decay and gum disease are slow, progressive problems; you don't wake up one morning and su Read More...

The Basics of Understanding Tooth Decay

Ross H. Dixon DDS

What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is a degradation process that results in permanent structural damage to the infected tooth. It is also known as ‘tooth cavity’ and scientifically as ‘dental caries’. The tooth decay process occurs through varies phases. As each phase Read More...

5 Things You Should Know About Your Teeth

Ross H. Dixon DDS

We use our teeth to smile, chew, talk, and laugh. But you most likely didn't know facts about your teeth: #1 Sour can be just as bad as sweet. Sugar isn’t the only dental villain that undermines healthy teeth. Acidic, low-pH foods -- sour candy, soft drinks, fruit juices -- soft Read More...