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Our FREE Gift to You!

»Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in News & Events | 0 comments

Our FREE Gift to You!

We think our patients are the greatest! We love seeing your beautiful smiles every day and sharing a laugh while catching up on the latest news. Because we appreciate your continued loyalty to our office and team, we love it when we have the opportunity to reward that loyalty. As partners in your dental health, we want to provide you with important information we know you want and need and we are constantly thinking of new and creative ways we can supply it. So, we are excited to share a new digital download that provides information we know you will be happy to have – “Invisalign it’s Not Just a Bunch Of Hype” This download is completely FREE, no hidden strings attached! It was designed solely for the benefit of our patients. You can...

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Don’t Throw Your Money Away ‐ Use Your 2015 Dental Benefits Before You Lose Them!

»Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in News & Events | 0 comments

Don’t Throw Your Money Away ‐ Use Your 2015 Dental Benefits Before You Lose Them!

We know the world of dental insurance benefits, deductibles, co‐pays, etc. can be difficult to navigate. That’s why the team here at Christopher D. Merchant DDS is always ready to answer questions to help you understand your options. It’s important for you to make your benefits work for you! That’s why we want to remind our Tumwater dental patients to use their 2015 dental insurance benefits before they disappear! Most insurance plans will reset on January 1, 2016. You could save hundreds of dollars by taking advantage of your remaining benefits before the year ends! Do you want to throw hundreds of dollars in the garbage can? We didn’t think so. You’ve already paid for your benefits; make sure you use them! Here are four things you need to know to...

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Tumwater: Washington’s First Community

»Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Blog, News & Events | 0 comments

At Christopher D. Merchant DDS, our Tumwater dental office is proud to be a part of such an amazing and historic community. Tumwater is a growing city just minutes from the state capitol in Olympia, WA. Read about some of the great things our community has to offer. Our favorite Tumwater links. Learn about the great businesses, attractions and fabulous local restaurants you can enjoy as a family or on your own in our community. Local Tumwater news stories and the latest in national health news. There are always exciting local events to enjoy – cultural, sporting and family fun. Keep abreast of local and national health news developments and how they will affect you tomorrow. Our favorite Tumwater treasures. Learn about area festivals, leisure and sports venues...

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Famous People You Didn’t Realize Were Dentists!

»Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blog, News & Events | 0 comments

What would you think a typical dentist profile would read like? A nerd-bird interested in nothing but hunching over examining patients’ teeth all day? Think again! There are some famous celebrities out there who once had a dental background before reaching the spotlight. Hard to believe? Well, let’s list some examples: Famous Athletes, Also Dentists Steve Arlin was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres and Cleveland Indians for six seasons. Even during his playing career, Arlin began practicing dentistry and even after completing his baseball career. Les Horvath, played professional football in the NFL as a halfback and quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams and Cleveland Browns. He also was a dentist. Erhard Keller won Gold in the Winter...

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Help Wanted! Write an Online Review about Your Dental Experience

»Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Blog, News & Events | 0 comments

Whether you’re looking to buy a new vehicle, choosing a hotel or deciding which dentist to trust, online reviews can influence your decisions. Why Online Reviews Rule If you’ve visited our dentist in Tumwater, WA, at Dr. Merchant, you’ve no doubt formed an opinion. That opinion matters to us and we would love to hear from you! Your friends, family, neighbors, and those checking reviews online would also value your input because it helps differentiate between quality dental care and “flashy” advertising. We’re proud of the dental services we provide and are asking you to please help us spread the word. It only takes a few minutes to write an online review about your experience with us— and your honest evaluation can help prospective patients...

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Foods That Can Naturally Whiten Teeth!

»Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Blog, News & Events | 0 comments

Yellowed teeth can raise eyebrows: What’s going on with this person’s physical, emotional or financial health? Why have they let themself go? Consider bright white teeth, which communicate positive health! Believe it or not, there are foods out there that can naturally whiten your smile! Natural Stain Removers A stain dissolving compound known as malic acid is a common component in teeth whitening products. Which foods naturally contain this compound? Foods scoring high in malic acid are: Green apples Nectarines Bananas Watermelon Pineapple Apricots Gooseberries Raspberries Cherries Lemons Grapes Prickly pears Mangoes Kiwi fruits Strawberries Blackberries Tomatoes Will simply eating these delectable fruits and berries be enough to substantially whiten your...

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