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Dr. Jeffrey Briney

Dentistry
Dana Point, CA
26 years experience male

Locations

Jeffrey R. Briney, D.D.S.

Dana Point, CA

Address

24921 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Suite B-120, Dana Point, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(949) 496-1037

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Aetna

AFLAC

Blue Cross of California

CIGNA Health Care

Dental Benefit Providers, Inc

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company

About

Bio

Dr. Jeffrey Briney specializes in many facets of dentistry within his private practice: general, family, cosmetic and surgical dentistry harmonized with facial aesthetics to bring the most comprehensive oral and facial healthcare to his patients. Since 1996, Dr. Briney and his staff have taken tremendous pride in offering the finest and most innovative procedures resulting in an ease of mind to patients knowing that their result and experience will far exceed any expectations. Dr. Briney has made a commitment to excellence and perfection resulting in a dental visit that patients come to appreciate. The office thrives on having friendships with our patients and providing a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere to reduce any stress that typically is paired with a dental visit. God Bless!

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Dentistry - Cosmetic

Dentistry - Endodontics

Dentistry - Pediatric

Dentistry - Periodontics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Crooked tooth: There are several different options for straightening a tooth....Ranging from a non-invasive way with orthodontics via braces or functional retainers ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Burning Mouth: If it is from vomiting : rinse and drink a lot of water; do not brush immediately upon vomiting due to the acid already in your mouth. Also, don't u... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Side effect: Some medications have side effects that can cause dry mouth and a burning sensation which subsides over a short period of time. Drinks tons of water a... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Canker and White: Canker sores are very common without any proven reason why they occur, BUT they are thought to be directly related to stress. The white lines on the s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Dry Mouth: These are not signs of cancer, but diagnosis cannot be confirmed without an exam. Dry mouth is simply a reduction of saliva production and flow. This ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Biting Lips: A couple ways: 1) mind over matter. If is a conscious habit; practice different techniques that keep you from biting. Keeping your lips closed prevent... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Sinus issues?: There could be me many different issues going on but the most common are Sinus Infections. I would highly recommend seeing a physician for an exam and... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Pressure on a tooth: Most likely you have a "high" bite which means that when the filling was placed; you were probably unable to properly bite when checked by your dentis... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Chipped tooth: A lot of patients have chipped teeth and choose to not do anything, but i always tell them that a small chip turns into a bigger chip and can lead to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Lump: Most likely it is a "traumatic fibroma" which is basically scar tissue built up from chronic trauma from the biting. You should still have it checked/... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Not uncommon: Most patients breathe through their mouth versus nose due to a reduced air passage through their nose (i.e. enlarged adenoids, nasal septum etc...). T... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Deep Cleaning: You probably were diagnosed with a certain level of periodontal disease which means that you have deeper pockets around your teeth caused by calculus ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Root sensitivity: If all xrays are clear. Then most likely your symptoms are coming from exposed roots causing sensitivity to occur. Most patients that experience root ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Poor Fit: When a temporary denture is made, it is made by a lab that is "guessing" how you will heal following the extractions. I recommend that you have the DD... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Possible Sinus: Most common diagnosis is a sinus infection. I recommend that you see a physician in order to get a definitive diagnosis. Simple antibiotics could reso... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Pregnancy and dental: The rule of thumb for dental treatment and pregnancies is that if treatment is absolutely necessary then it is best to have it completed in the second... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Excessive Saliva: This is a MUCH better scenario than having dry mouth. Saliva is produced to help in digestion of your food. Upon chewing or even smelling food, your b... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Hydrogen Peroxide: Several patients have experienced whitening of exterior stains through diluted hydrogen peroxide gels. The difficulty is that the gels, rinses and too... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Zoom: Any form of whitening can enhance abnormalities in the enamel. Some patients have hypercalcification spots that can become whiter with whitening. Hope... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
White Spots: First off: stop chewing. One of the worse habits that someone can do to themselves. White lesions associated with "dipping" is the first sign of cellu... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Recommendations: I recommend: crest health pro toothpaste or proenamel sonicare tooth brush biotine mouth wash or listerine zero thanks, jeff.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Bruising ; Trauma: When perlane/juvederm is placed in the lips; a few things can happen; 1) injections are basically multiple shots in your lips which can cause mini bru... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Hygiene Appts: Mouth breathing gingivitis is most often caused by "dry mouth syndrome" which causes the gingival tissues to become irritated and inflamed due to sali... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Perlane (dermal fillers): Perlane injections are very similar to juvederm or restylane (dermal fillers). They are injections used for several wrinkle corrections in the face an... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
Traditional Veneers: A majority of my veneer cases are the "traditional" kind. Although each case is different, the true cosmetics of a veneer comes from the ability to ad... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Briney
Dentistry 26 years experience
White Spot: A white spot (or any colored spot/lesion) should always be seen by a dentist who can examine it. There are simple techniques; i.e. A simple brush biop... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Briney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Briney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Saw DDS & primary. Have a bad sinus infection and got Sensodyne!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN
Graduated 1996MD
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