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Preventative Dental
If you are what you eat, then your teeth will also benefit from what you don’t eat, or maybe what you don’t eat too much of. What you eat eat and drink every day can be as important to your daily oral hygiene as flossing or brushing every day. Some foods you eat are considered...
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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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Why wait for a New Year to start doing something positive to improve your health this year. The beginning of a new year is a popular time to make resolutions to be healthier, but making changes to improve your health can happen whenever you’re ready. In fact, you can make a resolution, or two, to...
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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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If anyone says that there’s no such thing as seasonal depression, they haven’t survived a winter here in the Northwest. The good news for those of us living around here: Spring is almost here. That means we’re only about 4 more months away from consistent sunlight. When do locals say summer starts in Seattle? The...
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Looking for a healthier you this year? It starts with your gums, and teeth – of course! A healthy mouth will keep you healthier this year; especially, if you can steer clear of gum disease, or reduce and control its symptoms. We talk a lot about the health risks associated with periodontal disease – aka...
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Still looking for some great last minute gifts & stocking stuffers? Consider including a few gifts that promote brighter, healthier smiles! Why? Because smile season is here! This Holiday season will hopefully offer plenty of moments to share and receive a smile with your friends, family and loved ones. So, why not include a few...
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Beware of friends bearing peanut brittle. The Holidays are upon us! Holiday season is officially here. And it truly is the most wonderful time of year. But it’s happens to be the season that comes with tooth damage, cavities and gum disease – oh, my. As your friendly neighborhood Burien dentist, we’re not here to...
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Fluoride treatments aren’t just for kids. A little extra fluoride works wonders for developing teeth, but it can also help many adults too; especially adults with certain health/dental conditions that increase their risk for tooth decay and cavities. Fluoride is a mineral that helps keep the tooth’s enamel strong and better resistant to acids that...
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So, you recently came in for a dental exam, and you were told that you need a deep teeth cleaning. Why do you need it, and BTW what the heck is this “deep cleaning”? A routine teeth cleaning focuses on maintaining the cleanliness of your teeth to prevent cavities and keep your gums disease free,...
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