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So far Dr. Fung has created 52 blog entries.

How to Find Great Teeth Whitening Services in La Mesa

Do you dread looking at your smile in the mirror because of its yellowed hue? There is a simple solution to discolored teeth: teeth whitening. However, it can be difficult to know what type of teeth whitening to seek out. The best option is generally professional teeth whitening. This would take place in a dental [...]

By | 2019-03-11T11:58:48-07:00 May 4th, 2019|Teeth Whitening|

Baby’s First Dentist Visit: When Should a Child Go to the Dentist?

Most people do not take their children to the dentist until the age of 2 and a half. However, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children see the dentist by the age of one. You may think that seeing a dentist at the age of one makes little sense, as children still lack [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:07:29-07:00 April 4th, 2019|Childrens Dental Care, Uncategorized|

Do I Need a Root Canal? 5 Signs to Look For

Are you suffering from constant toothache pain? Is the pain starting to affect your day-to-day routine? If this sounds like you, then you've probably already asked yourself, "Do I need a root canal?" Root canal pain can be caused by decay, tooth damage, or disease. They often lead to serious infections if left untreated. Millions [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:02:25-07:00 March 8th, 2019|Root Canal|

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist? Understanding Good Oral Health

You saw the headline of this article, and you thought, "Twice a year, duh. Next!" Didn't you? Not so fast. It turns out the answer is not as clear-cut as that. There's quite a bit of variety in the frequency of visits dentists recommend for us. This makes sense, as there is as much variety [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:02:33-07:00 February 18th, 2019|Oral Health|

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

Are you the type who doesn't smile in photos? That's a pretty common trait among those who are self-conscious about their teeth. More specifically, people with yellowing or discolored teeth might be hesitant to their smile them to others. But why shield the world from your beautiful teeth when you can whiten them quickly and [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:02:37-07:00 January 5th, 2019|Teeth Whitening|

Healthy Diet, Healthy Smile: The Best Diet for Healthy Teeth

Did you know that over 90% of Americans currently have some form of tooth decay? Even if you brush your teeth the right way, don't smoke, and practice other healthy oral hygiene habits? You still need to think about developing a diet for healthy teeth. But what are some of the most delicious foods that [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:02:55-07:00 December 22nd, 2018|Oral Health|

What to Do If You Need Emergency Dental Care in La Mesa

A visit to the ER is one of the first responses to a medical emergency. It might not be the smartest option for dental emergencies, however. In some states, it's illegal for anyone other than dentists to operate on teeth. Emergency dental care starts at the scene at home. There are a few things you [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:02:59-07:00 November 14th, 2018|Emergency Dental Care|

Dentophobia: How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

About 8% of Americans, both adults and children, have a crippling fear of going to the dentist. Experts refer to this fear as dentophobia. And While 8% struggle with dentophobia, 20% more people have anxiety about the dentist that make them stay away from a dentist office unless they have no other choice. Having a [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:03:06-07:00 October 5th, 2018|Oral Health|

5 Tips for Preventing Tooth Enamel Erosion

Most of us don't think about enamel erosion when we eat. But the types of foods we put in our mouths makes a big difference in the rate of erosion we'll experience. Did you know consuming acidic food and drinks can contribute to loss of enamel? There are many factors that can cause corrosion. Keep [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:03:13-07:00 September 20th, 2018|Tooth Enamel|

How to Keep Your Smile Bright After Teeth Whitening

Did you finally get your teeth professionally whitened? Want to make sure you keep them that way? After you get professional teeth whitening, it's important that you don't undo it by doing all of the wrong things afterward. You need to think about a few things to ensure you maintain your teeth's new shine long [...]

By | 2018-10-09T11:03:31-07:00 September 5th, 2018|Teeth Whitening|

Patient Stories

Love Charlie! He’s a very caring dentist and really wants to make sure you’re comfortable. He explains everything he’s doing every step of the way and asks you how you’re doing frequently.
Kaylee H.
I usually (REALLY) hate going to the dentist, but I really liked Dr. Fung. It was a way different experience than my old dentist, who had a big office with many dentists, hygienists, and many patients going in and out. His office is very small, which makes it feel more comfortable, and allows for better personal care. The hygienist and Dr. Fung were both very good, gentle, and sensitive to the my needs. I definitely trust Dr. Fung to do great work (I have to get some fillings), and I felt like he really cared about me and wanted to figure out the best thing for me. I definitely recommend him and I’m very happy to have found him!!
Karen H.
I had an athletic injury that broke my front tooth and was terrified that it would never look normal. I had already been seeing Dr. Fung (since I was a kid) and knew I could trust him to fix it. He talked me through the entire process, as I was very nervous. I couldn’t believe the results. It was flawless. It has been several years since my tooth broke, and no one has EVER guessed that my front tooth is fake. I am forever grateful for Dr. Fung’s attention to detail, perfectionism, and for giving me my smile back.
Nicole
Best dentist I have ever had! He and his staff are very caring and you can tell he actually cares about his patients. But most importantly he never tried to convince me I needed a procedure I didn’t. Normally I find dentists are like used car salesmen, but not Dr Fung. When I asked him about teeth whitening he explained what would happen, any risks, the cost and then let me make the decision without further pressure.
Melissa H.
We brought the whole gang of 4 kids to see Dr. Fung last Saturday morning. It was our oldest 2 kids (4 & 3 years old) first trip to the dentist. I thought it would be a total gong show but the crew at Dr. Fung’s office were total professionals. Zero meltdowns and what was most impressive was how thoughtful they were. They knew we had 4 kids coming so they stocked up on toys for the kids. Definitely not their first rodeo and this Dad was happy to have someone who gets it. Thank you so much!!
Warren Duthie
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