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What Are Amalgam Tattoos?

September 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

If you’ve ever had a dentist use amalgam on you, like in a filling, you may have noticed a spot of discoloration in your mouth. This spot might appear as a blue-gray area in your cheek or gums. Our Federal Way dentistry clinic knows these stains as amalgam tattoos. An amalgam tattoo occurs when a […]

What Toothpaste Should My Child Use?

August 25th, 2014 (No Comments)

Fluoride is an important part of keeping your teeth healthy. This is the substance that rebuilds your enamel, repairing the damage of the acids that break them down. This is why our Federal Way dentistry clinic advises that all children should start using a fluoride-based toothpaste as soon as they start showing teeth. If your […]

Vary Your Brushing Routine!

August 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

When you get your routine check-up at our Federal Way dentistry clinic, do you find that you’re often developing plaque in all the same places? Maybe you’ve even tried to pay more attention to brushing thoroughly, and yet you still encounter the exact same plaque growth patterns. If this is the case, the solution to […]

Looking Out for Dental Abscesses

August 4th, 2014 (No Comments)

If you get a cavity, you ought to get it fixed by our Federal Way dentistry clinic as soon as possible. Otherwise, you are putting yourself at serious risk for a debilitating infection that will cause you even more pain and grief than a simple cavity. This infection is what dentists call a dental abscess. […]

What is a Mucocele?

July 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

Sometimes people will come to our Federal Way dentistry clinic with concerns about strange bumps or developments in their mouths. One of these is called a mucocele. These generally appear in the form of a small, round bump, between two and ten millimeters wide, either pearly white or bluish in color. They may appear on […]

Your Pool vs. Your Teeth

July 21st, 2014 (No Comments)

Are you a swimmer? It’s one of the best forms of exercise, and a great way to stay cool in the summer months. However, our Federal Way dentistry clinic advises that your pool water is not always the friend of your oral health. In a study, a full 15% of people who swim frequently showed […]

Crown Problems

July 7th, 2014 (No Comments)

Every so often, you may experience a problem with your crowns. This can be due to an improper fitting, tooth decay, or simple wear and tear on the cement holding your crown in place. Most crown-related problems should be fairly simple to remedy, though you will want to bring them to our Federal Way dentistry […]

The Emergence of Test Tube Teeth

June 30th, 2014 (No Comments)

There are a lot of options available in the modern dental world for people who lose one of their permanent teeth. Implants, dentures, bridgework, each of these are great ways to plug the hole in your smile and give you back the strength and functionality you had before. However, in the near future, facilities like […]

Could Gum Disease be Linked to Brain Diseases?

June 23rd, 2014 (No Comments)

Oral care is about more than just keeping your teeth happy. Since your mouth is the portal to much of the rest of your body, a healthy set of teeth and gums can have a profound effect on the rest of your health. Indeed, when our Federal Way dentistry clinic is giving you your regular […]

When Should I Pull Out My Child’s Loose Tooth?

June 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

So, your child’s baby teeth are starting to come out. Should you get in there and yank them before they stick around too long? This is an important issue when it comes to your child’s oral health, and our Federal Way dentistry clinic advises that you should generally allow the teeth to come out on […]

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