The Check Up

The Dental Blog For Your Mouth

These Foods Stain Teeth
10 Teeth Staining Culprits!

Are your teeth a little less bright than they used to be? If so, you’re not alone. This year consumers will pay about $7 billion...
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Porcelain Veneers – A Non-Invasive Fix
5 Ways Veneers Can Help!

Looking for a cosmetic solution that’s minimally invasive? Consider porcelain veneers. Around here we like to think of veneers as the unsung heroes of cosmetic...
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Stress and Teeth Grinding Are on the Rise – Time for a Night Guard?

Got stress? You’re not alone. According to a recent Gallup poll, stress levels around the globe are at all all-time highs It’s no wonder. If...
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Are Your Teeth Shifting On You? Why it Happens & How to Stop It!

Are your teeth turning on you? If they are, don’t take it personally. Teeth shifting happens. And it happens to many of us as we...
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Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Oral Health

Feeling itchy, scratchy, or sneezy? Sinuses clogged, or your nose running? Welcome to Sneezin’ in Seattle time – aka allergy season in the Pacific Northwest!...
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Protect Your Teeth When You Play
Wear a Sports Mouth Guard

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...
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When Bad Breath Won’t Go Away

Bad breath happens. We’ve all had it, and shared it – ever eat garlic fries at a Mariner’s game? But having chronic bad breath is...
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Reduce Your Risk of Oral Cancer
Here are 6 Things You Can Do!

When it comes to cancer awareness, oral cancer doesn’t quite make the headlines compared to other types of cancers. It should. Less people are diagnosed...
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