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To all our wonderful patients, Due to the recent state mandate, our office will be available to our patients for emergency care between now and May 18th only until recommendations are updated. During this time, we will have staff available to answer your emails and phone calls during normal business hours. Per this mandate, our...
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Having healthy teeth and gums is something many of us probably take for granted…until we no longer have healthy teeth! Here are some surprising every day things you could be doing that can harm your teeth. (Not so surprising, drinking a 12-pack of Mountain Dew every day isn’t on this list.) Using Your Teeth Like...
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Missing teeth can cause problems
Have you lost a tooth? By the time the average American reaches 50, they will have lost 12 teeth, including their four wisdom teeth. And for adults between 35 to 44 years of age, 69% have lost at least one permanent tooth. Losing a tooth is a very common problem, but there’s a lot more...
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As an adult, losing a tooth, doesn’t bring the joy you had as kid, anticipating a visit from the tooth fairy. Unfortunately, when it comes to missing teeth, there’s no lost and found. In fact, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and it’s estimated that by the age of 50 the average...
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Smile More It's Good for You!
Make any resolutions for the New Year? You may have made a resolution to get in better shape, or to be more mindful about your diet. Whether you made a resolution, or not, how about adding “smile more” to the list? Studies show that smiling is not only good for your psyche, but it’s good...
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It’s a new year. And millions of people are making, or following, resolutions to spark a positive change for 2020. While the recurring themes usually include taking on a more active approach to health and fitness, such as losing weight or exercising more, what about making a dental resolution this year? After all, having good...
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Snore Guards Are Good for Everyone
Do you snore at night? If you do, you’re in good company. And if you say you don’t, you still might. Only 59% of snorers claim that they snore. Snoring is a common problem that covers all age groups, women and men alike. In fact, about a third of all adults over 30 are “regular...
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Don't lose your dental benefits. Use them.
It’s only November, but many of you are already immersed in open enrollment for your health and dental benefits for 2020. Open enrollment is the time of year where you have to choose your health benefit options for the upcoming year. Most people will have until Dec 15th to pick their benefit plans. What does...
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Teeth Cleaning for Burien
It’s no coincidence that National Dental Hygiene Month occurs in October. As we celebrate Halloween season, many of us are already forgetting to monitor our sugar intake. A little friendly reminder to stay on top of our dental hygiene is probably a good thing. Brush your teeth for two minutes, two times a day, as...
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What’s painless, doesn’t take much time, is good for your overall health, and can save you money? Professional teeth cleaning! Really? Why should you make the trip to the dentist, especially if you already brush and floss (correctly), after every meal? Because dental plaque, the sticky bacteria that builds up on your teeth, starts forming...
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