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Kids Dental
Having good overall health is directly connected to good oral health. We’re not just saying this as your friendly Burien dentist. There’s a link between the your oral health and longevity. Studies show that the more teeth you have, the more likely you are to live a longer life. So, when you help keep your...
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Here’s a gift that’s good for your health, but also makes other people around you feel better. It’s a gift that offers so much value, yet doesn’t cost a thing. Give the gift of your smile. Whether you share your smile with those you love, or anyone you happen to meet. Your smile is a...
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Spring has almost sprung in Seattle, which means  more kids’ sporting activities, and recreation time (and stunts!) is just around the corner. So, what does this mean to kids (and parents)? Dental injury season is officially starting. Whether it’s knocked out, fractured, or cracked, over 5 million teeth will be damaged this year during sporting...
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Physical fitness is good for your body, and it’s good for your teeth. Studies confirm that staying active and exercising regularly helps lower your risk of developing gum disease by 54%. Even occasional exercise can reduce your risk by 33%. So, what’s the downside to the health of your teeth when you’re staying active during...
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Did you know that your mouth has it’s own ecosystem? On any given day, your mouth is home to more than 6 billion bacteria. That’s pretty impressive, considering the total human population is about 7.3 billion. And a lot of these types of bacteria – there are about 700 different species – enjoy calling your...
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It’s only September, but Halloween season is already upon us. And between now and October 31st, over 600 million lbs of candy will be purchased in the US. It’s only a matter of time before some of this sugar makes its way to you. Whether you have kids or not, Halloween is the season for...
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You may not be impressed with your saliva. In fact, you’ve probably often heard of it referred to as plain spit. So what’s the big deal about your saliva? Plenty! Your saliva is actually your body’s unsung super-hero. Even when you’re sleeping, your saliva works hard to protect your mouth and your overall well-being. Before...
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What’s a chronic disease that affects most kids? It’s not short-term memory loss, but tooth decay. According to recent reports, just over 40% of kids will have tooth decay by the time they enter kindergarten. For kids between 6 to 11, over 21% will have a cavity on a permanent tooth. Fighting tooth decay is...
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The habits of good dental care should begin as early as possible and its important to take steps to avoid problems with infants and children. Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food and baby teeth also keep a space in the jaw for the adult teeth. If a baby tooth is lost too...
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