At TLC Dentistry, we treat our clients like family. We offer the most up-to-date dental care in a friendly, courteous manner, and strive to provide a peaceful and relaxing environment. Founding the practice in 1962, Dr. Philip J. Lips and his team have been serving the city of Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula for 50 years and counting. Our team wants to earn the trust and respect of all our clients. We provide general and cosmetic dentistry for the entire family. We are committed to listening to your questions and concerns so that we can meet your expectations and give you the beautiful and healthy smile you deserve.

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Impacted Wisdom Teeth | Salinas, CA

Posted on: August 26, 2014

If you have recently been told that you need to be treated for impacted wisdom teeth, you may be wondering what this term means and what the treatment entails. The fact is that wisdom teeth are also referred to as third molars. Molars are the larger, flat teeth that are found toward the back of […]

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How to Prevent Clenching and Grinding | Salinas, CA

Posted on: July 31, 2014

If you’re lucky, you’ll learn that you are grinding your teeth when the person who shares your bed tells you about it. If you’re unlucky, you’ll learn it at a visit to your dentist, with teeth that are worn down or broken due to this bad habit (formally known as bruxism). Dentists often prescribe mouth […]

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