4 Things You’ll Experience with Invisalign

»Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Blog, Dentistry | 0 comments

Invisalign is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of teeth straightening. It’s an almost invisible alternative to braces, and people just can’t seem to get enough. However, there are a few things you should know prior to getting Invisalign braces. Let’s take a look at a few. You May Experience Discomfort The first few weeks are always the hardest, as that’s the time when your teeth are adjusting to the moldings. It’s probably best to stay away from hard or difficult-to-eat foods for a few weeks while your teeth adjust. This discomfort, however, is just unpleasant; it’s nothing you can’t handle.  Expect a Lisp Since the trays will be placed directly on your teeth, they act as another layer. This layer is...

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Dentures Vs Dental Implants: Which Is Best For Me?

»Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Blog, Dentistry | 0 comments

Approximately 48% of all Americans are unhappy with their teeth. What’s more, up to 70% of Americans between the ages of 35 and 44 are missing at least one tooth. As we age, our teeth become more vulnerable to decay, gum disease, and dry mouth. It’s for this reason that many Americans choose to receive affordable dentures after the age of 65. However, with dental implants becoming more popular how do you know which dental services are best for your smile? Consider the following benefits and drawbacks of both affordable dentures and dental implants to help you make your decision. Dental Implants: The Pros And Cons Dental implants are an increasingly popular dental procedure with a success rate of 98%. The procedure involves replacing a tooth by drilling...

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3 Reasons Why It’s Important to Have Dental Care

»Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Blog, Dentistry | 0 comments

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry survey, 74% of adults think an unattractive smile can hurt them professionally. Without proper dental care, it might be hard to achieve the look one may want.  If you are considering whether or not having dental coverage and going to a dental office is actually important, there are many reasons as to one might opt for it. Let’s take a look at a few additional reasons, other than having an attractive smile. Cancer Detection Oral cancer is one of the most dangerous diseases. If one doesn’t go to a good dentist and find cancer early, the disease can become even more dangerous and can even be life-threatening. Dentists in a dental clinic are specially trained to detect cancer or any other problems....

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3 Common Signs You May Need Dentures In The Near Future

»Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Blog, Dentistry | 0 comments

According to the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, up to 37.9 million Americans are estimated to need dentures in 2020. Approximately 3 million people have dental implants, but not everyone has gums healthy enough for a dental implant procedure. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent affordable dentures from being necessary in your future. By practicing good dental care and seeing your dentist regularly, you can maintain a healthy smile for years to come. But how likely are you to require affordable dentures? Consider the following warning signs: You don’t visit your family dentist for bi-annual cleanings Tooth decay and gum disease are the leading causes of tooth loss. Visiting your dentist for bi-annual cleanings is necessary to help prevent...

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Don’t Forget Mouth Guards On Your Back‐To‐School Checklist!

»Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Children, Dentistry | 0 comments

  It’s that time of year again ‐ time for the kids to head back to school! No doubt you’re busy helping them prepare for the new school year by working your way down your “back‐to‐school” checklist ‐ binders, check. Pencils, check. Cool new outfits, check. But is your checklist missing something crucial for your kids’ safety? If your kids participate in any of the following school sports, they could be at risk for facial or dental injuries: • Football • Basketball • Field and ice hockey • Lacrosse • Rugby • Soccer • Volleyball • Water polo • Wrestling Additionally, some after‐school activities could also put your kids and teens at risk for injuries, including: • Gymnastics • Martial arts • Skateboarding •...

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How Do You Choose the Right Cosmetic Dentist?

»Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Blog, Dentistry | 0 comments

Choosing the right cosmetic dentist can have a major impact on your life. How do you choose the right doctor to safeguard the most expressive, yet silent aspect of your beautiful personality – your smile? There are many dental professionals available in each community. How do you choose the right cosmetic and family dentist in Tumwater for you? What factors should influence your decision? Should it be the one whose office is closest and so most convenient? Or the one with the largest ad in the yellow pages? Maybe the one with the biggest office? These are some of the criteria people mention about why they chose a certain doctor.  Sadly thought, many times these same people have been disappointed when the quality of the dental work didn’t live up...

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