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How Can You Tell The Difference Between Plaque & Tartar?

Published: November 25, 2020

There are some key differences between plaque and tartar, and it’s easy for your dentist in Silverdale to tell them apart. However, how different are these two things that sound awfully similar to each other? Well, the truth is, they’re not that different, but they can affect your teeth in different ways.  A Closer Look […]

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Diabetes & Oral Health

Published: November 16, 2020

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in Silverdale?

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Whole-Body Benefits of Good Oral Health

Published: October 27, 2020

You may have heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul. While that may be true, your dentist in Silverdale wants you to know that the mouth is in fact the window to overall health.

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October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Published: October 16, 2020

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country.

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How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Mouth

Published: September 28, 2020

As we head into the month of October, we tend to see pink ribbons everywhere in support of breast cancer research and breast cancer patients. Cancer is one of those scary words nobody wants to hear, and it can cause feelings of uncertainness and weariness of what treatment will bring. While there are sure to […]

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How to Fix a Gummy Smile

Published: September 21, 2020

Having a gummy smile can affect someone’s self-confidence, and if you’re someone who sees more gum tissue than teeth when smiling or talking, you may know exactly what we’re talking about. In fact, it’s not uncommon for your dentist in Silverdale to hear patients say they’re embarrassed by their smiles, and some even avoid smiling […]

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4 Things That Cause Teeth to Fall Out

Published: August 28, 2020

When many of us think about losing our teeth, we may assume that this is something that just happens as we get older. But, according to the American Dental Association, more Americans are keeping their teeth longer than ever before, which is great news! However, this doesn’t just happen naturally and there are things we […]

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Is Getting a Root Canal Really That Bad?

Published: August 19, 2020

When someone tells you that they need to have a root canal, do you immediately grimace and start thanking your lucky stars that it’s not happening to you? You’re not alone. Many people who hear the words “root” and “canal” together shudder in fear. After all, this dental treatment doesn’t have the best reputation. But […]

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Why Are My Teeth Discolored?

Published: July 29, 2020

When we picture a healthy smile, we all tend to envision bright, white teeth. So as your dentist in Silverdale, we can certainly understand why it may be concerning if you notice some discoloration in your smile. We’re also here to help by sharing some things that can cause tooth discoloration, as well as how […]

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Can You Fix Receding Gums?

Published: July 20, 2020

Have you ever wondered why your teeth are extra sensitive, especially when drinking something cold or even when you touch your teeth? There’s a chance that you may have receding gums. If left untreated, gum recession can cause even more sensitivity, an increase in tooth decay, and tooth loss. To make matters worse, once gum […]

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