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Dental Management for the Pregnant Patient in Federal Way

April 24th, 2017 (No Comments)

Understanding the Pregnant Dental Patient The female patient’s physiology undergoes may alterations when she is pregnant, much different from those who are not anticipating. These changes affect her cardiovascular, hematologic, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and endocrine systems, that all adjust to the presence of the baby in her womb. Hence, when she needs dental treatment, extra […]

The Dentist and Non-dentist Dilemma

April 10th, 2017 (No Comments)

Going to a Dental Therapist for Tooth Extraction? There’s this buzz among a handful of states in the US and in many countries outside North America about considering dental therapists and hygienists to do a dentist’s job. Some public health advocates are looking to non-dentists, who are however advanced in their hygiene and therapy practices, […]

Sealants: Sealing Out Tooth Decay in Federal Way

March 20th, 2017 (No Comments)

Benefits of Sealants for Children Did you know that school-age children who do not have sealants applied to their teeth have three times more cavities than children with sealants? That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which said in October 2016 that only 43% of children 6 to 11 years of age have […]

Implants: Places for Missing Teeth

March 10th, 2017 (No Comments)

Are Dental Implants for Every Missing Tooth? An artificial root that is embedded into an empty space between teeth is an implant; it holds a replacement tooth or a tooth that is part of a bridge to occupy that space. Implants are necessary options to replace teeth that have been lost. But implants are not […]

Feeling Natural with Teeth Fillings

February 21st, 2017 (No Comments)

Is it as Good as Gold or Silver? Those fillings that are identical to the natural color of teeth are called composite resins. They are incredibly strong and durable, able to bear the stresses applied daily on teeth. They are insoluble and easy to manipulate, and best of all, no one will guess that you’ve […]

Using Night Guards While You Sleep

February 6th, 2017 (No Comments)

Who wears Night Guards? A nightguard is a mouth protector worn by those who can’t help grinding or clenching their teeth while asleep at night. The condition is called bruxism, a forceful and consistent clenching or grinding of the biting surfaces of upper and lower teeth that, over time, can lead to tooth wear, tooth […]

Foods and Drinks that Stain your Teeth

January 23rd, 2017 (No Comments)

Can my favorite food stain my teeth? Some food and drinks leave stains behind – on your tongue, including your teeth. Your dentist can very well tell your eating habits and food preferences by simple oral examination. If your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be, you might want to take a closer […]

The Effects of Stress On Your Mouth

January 9th, 2017 (No Comments)

Stress can have a serious impact on your health in general including your oral health. This is why our Federal Way dentistry clinic advises that you take appropriate steps to manage the stress that may exist in your life, for the sake of your teeth and gums. The possible dental ramifications of stress include all […]

What is Tartar Control Toothpaste?

December 19th, 2016 (No Comments)

Which toothpaste to use? There are a lot of options when it comes to toothpaste. One of these is known as “tartar control”. What does this mean for a toothpaste, and is it a good option for you and your family? Our Federal Way dentistry clinic has the information you need. The purpose of tartar […]

What Could Turn My Tongue Red?

December 2nd, 2016 (No Comments)

A healthy tongue should have that familiar pink coloration that we’re all familiar with. Every once in a while, though, some people will discover that their tongue has turned a strange red color. Sometimes this will be paired with a series of enlarged taste buds, giving the surface of your tongue a strawberry-like appearance. This […]

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