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Dr. Scott Rice

About Dr. Scott Rice

Dr. Scott Rice, a seasoned cosmetic dentist in Orange County with over three decades of experience since 1987, earned his dental degree from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. He has pursued advanced training at prestigious dental institutions, including the Kois Center, Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation, Pacific Aesthetic Continuum, DSD Digital Smile Design, Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and the University of Southern California for sleep apnea treatment. Dr. Rice's commitment to patient communication and education distinguishes him, ensuring patients understand treatment options and their benefits.

When You Should Get Professional Care for Gingivitis

Gum disease is prevalent in the US, affecting about half of all American adults. It gets more common with age. By age 65, more than two-thirds of adults have gum disease. For most people, this means they have gingivitis, a less severe form of the disease. People should take gingivitis symptoms as a warning [...]

Hidden Benefits of Regular Dental Cleanings

You might not think you need to see the dentist. Your smile sparkles. You don’t have any cavities, and your gums are healthy.  However, there are many reasons why you should still schedule , even if you think your teeth and gums are healthy.  Benefits of Regular Dental Cleanings First, it’s important to [...]

Rice Dentistry Makes Your Appointments Easier with State-Of-The-Art Technology

Technology continues to transform our world, and dentistry is no exception. Modern advances in the field of dentistry give us tools that we could never have imagined a few decades ago. If you are considering visiting a dentist, it’s important to choose one who takes full advantage of the dental progress that has transformed [...]

The 5 Steps to Take If a Porcelain Veneer Falls Off

are a great way to beautify your smile. They look natural, are easy to care for, and should last a long time. Which is why it can be very shocking if a veneer falls off. This is an uncommon situation, but it does happen--and it doesn’t always mean the veneer is lost. [...]

Your Smile Is a Good Investment for Young Professionals in Irvine Spectrum

One of the things that makes Irvine such a dynamic community is the prevalence of young professionals who are drawn to the area because of the many exciting, challenging, and lucrative tech jobs in the area. In fact, so many tech professionals have settled in Irvine that they have established a kind of enclave, [...]

Irvine Innovation Could Improve TMJ Surgery

Ideally, should be treated before surgery is necessary. Currently, surgery for the condition is very unsuccessful. But a recent discovery at the University of California at Irvine may make TMJ surgery much more successful and could lead to better results from other joint surgeries as well. Why TMJ Surgery Is So Unsuccessful [...]

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Rice Dentistry Named Top Dentist in Orange County

A panel of experts has determined that is one of the top 10 , according to Choice Professionals as reported by the Orange County Register. This award represents a real honor, and it’s not the first time Dr. Scott Rice has received the honor, nor is it likely to be the [...]

Research Shows Worse Fit for Same-Day Style Crowns

It’s understandable why dentists would offer “crowns in a day.” After all, everyone in our society is used to getting things now, and the ability to promise the convenience of getting a {{{{link id='59902' text='dental crown'}}}} made today, without the need for a temporary crown or a second visit to fit the crown onto [...]

What Sets Kois Center Dentists Apart

Among the credentials of our dentist is training at the Kois Center. Dentists who have trained at the Kois Center approach dentistry differently than traditional dentists, which can lead to better treatment results for many patients. What Is the Kois Center? The Kois Center is an advanced dental [...]

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