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Preventive Dental Care

  • Periodic Evaluations
  • Dental Hygiene Services & Cleanings
  • Periodontal Maintenance
  • Tooth Decay Prevention
  • Maintaining Health for a Lifetime

Periodontal Medicine

  • Red swollen gums
  • Bleeding gums
  • Aching, itchy, sore or tender gums
  • Receding gums
  • Bad Breath

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Gum Grafting

  • Used to treat tooth sensitivity
  • Used to treat uneven gum line
  • Used to treat exposed tooth roots
  • Regenerates bone loss due to gum recession

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Dental Implants

  • Implant Crowns (individual teeth)
  • Implant bridges (replace multiple teeth)
  • Implant dentures (replace a full arch)
  • Computer guided implant surgery (digital case planning & precision placement)
  • Teeth-in-a-Day™ services

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Alex B. Avanessian, DDS – La Jolla Dentist, Periodontist & Dental Implant Specialist

Your Dental Home is where you can depend on an ongoing supportive relationship between the dentist and yourself inclusive of all aspects of oral health care delivered in a comprehensive, continuously accessible, coordinated and family-centered way assuring your comfort, safety and optimal oral health for the long-term.  We are San Diego’s specialists in oral health and wellness since 2004 and the innovators of New Teeth Today™. Here is where you can find a quality periodontist San Diego can trust. Providing our patients with the most advanced periodontal and dental implant care in a warm, comfortable environment is our first priority.

Oral health and wellness is more crucial now than ever for maintaining good general health. Helping our patients become healthier individuals with beautiful smiles is our mission. Everyone of our team members believes health and happiness go hand in hand.  We take pride in providing our patients with leading-edge dental, periodontal and dental implant care in a nurturing, caring, and compassionate setting that brings out the best in their smiles, and helps them leave our office happier and healthier than before!  For detailed information about our computer guided dental implant placement—the most effective and predictable way to receive dental implants—see our New Teeth Today™ page here. Our doctors have performed immediate loading of dental implants on our patients for more than 12 years. If you are looking for a periodontist in San Diego who provides “Teeth in a Day™” please contact us.


Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide the highest level of comprehensive dental, periodontal and dental implant care through a highly skilled, evidence-based and patient-centered approach. We seek to restore our patient’s oral health, function and esthetics. To ensure the best treatment outcome and long term success, we work as a team consisting of the dentist and periodontist, the hygienist and the physician. We believe comprehensive care includes providing our patients with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve and maintain optimal oral health for a lifetime.

Our Practice Philosophy:

The doctors and team members at our office believe that treatment should be rendered in a professional, compassionate manner that will support the patient’s overall well-being. We feel that our office environment and staff are essential to creating a positive experience for the patients that entrust us with their care. We provide state-of-the-art periodontal and implant therapies that are research-based and proven to be beneficial to patients for the long-term.

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Meet the Dentist

“Dentistry is unique in that I am able to make a change in a person’s life in two distinct ways, quite often simultaneously: health and appearance.”

Alex B. Avanessian, D.D.S

Alex B. Avanessian, D.D.S., is originally from the Glendale, Pasadena and Burbank communities north of Los Angeles, California, He began his collegiate experience at the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in Biology.


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dental-implants-call-outDental Implants

Dr. Alex B. Avanessian has been extensively trained in all types of dental implants. He and his staff implement the most advanced equipment and techniques available to ensure your complete satisfaction and to make the experience as pleasant as possible. Read More…

perio-treatment-call-outPeriodontal Treatment

There are several ways to treat periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums and/or surrounding soft tissue. Caused by a buildup of bacteria, the best way to prevent such infections is to practice good brushing, flossing, and nutrition every day. Read More…

cosmetic-dentistryCosmetic Procedures

Our goal is to provide you with the most advanced care possible in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Toward that end, we use the most current periodontal procedures, instruments, medications, and sterilization techniques. Read More…

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is caused by bacteria that are prevalent in the mouth. Brushing and flossing twice per day removes most...