Have you heard of Silver Diamine Fluoride?

Published: November 8, 2017

Silver Diamine Fluoride is a non-invasive treatment option for some cavities.  Not all teeth are candidates for this material but, when used correctly, it can stop active decay and also prevent future decay in the treated tooth.  Silver Diamine Fluoride, or SDF, received FDA approval in 2014.  Since coming on the market it has been […]

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Tongue and Lip Ties Affecting Breastfeeding

Published: October 23, 2017

For many mothers breastfeeding can be extremely difficult, painful, and not seem to provide sufficient milk for the newborn.  Though many factors play into successful breastfeeding numerous breast feeding specialist note tongue and lip ties as the frequent cause of breastfeeding difficulties.  A tongue tie (ankyloglosia) is an abnormally thick or restrictive connection between the […]

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Have you met Dr. Tina Olsson?

Published: October 16, 2017

Provider Spotlight: Dr. Tina Olsson Have you met our endodontist Dr. Tina Olsson? She has become a regular part of our team at Silverdale Dental Center over the past year and we are excited to announce she will be here even more in the coming months. Dr. Olsson specializes in Root Canal treatments and we […]

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Halloween Candy Buy Back for Operation Gratitude

Published: October 11, 2017

We have started a new tradition here at Silverdale Dental Center for Kids, candy buy back to support our troops! Operation Gratitude is an organization that sends over 200,000 care packages annually to our troops, wounded warriors, first responders and new recruits serving and sacrificing for our country around the world. Care packages usually consist […]

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Dr. Neste explains Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie Corrections at Silverdale Dental Center For Kids

Published: May 3, 2017

Tongue and lip ties are a fairly common condition and can be diagnosed as early as a few days old.  Some children are able to function with their tongue or lip ties while others will require a correction to aid in relatively “simple” activities such as breastfeeding, speaking and eating. Everyone has a “tie” or […]

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Teeth in a Day at Silverdale Dental Center

Published: April 12, 2017

What does “Teeth in a day” really mean? Dr. Jason Niemeyer: “Teeth in a day” is a popular phrase that you may have heard recently in an ad or TV commercial.  The basic concept of “Teeth in a day” means that a patient can have teeth removed and replaced all in one appointment. Why would […]

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Healthy Snacking Tips from Dr. Kaitlin Neste

Published: March 13, 2017

We know that kids require frequent snacks to fuel their growing bodies.  Healthy eating habits help lead to healthy teeth and some snacks tend to increase the risk of cavities due to their sticky or high sugar nature.   A good rule of thumb is the longer a food remains in the mouth the greater the […]

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Invisalign at Silverdale Dental Center

Published: March 6, 2017

Have you ever thought about straightening your teeth? One very popular option you may have heard of is Invisalign. Invisalign is an incredible method for straightening and improving the position of your teeth without traditional brackets and wires. Here at Silverdale Dental Center, we take on Invisalign cases both big and small. We use Invisalign […]

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Top 5 Questions Answered by your favorite Pediatric Dentist!

Published: February 28, 2017

Dr. Kaitlin Neste, Silverdale’s favorite pediatric dentist, answers the 5 most commonly asked questions about keeping your children’s teeth healthy. When should my child have his or her first visit to Silverdale Dental Center? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child have their first dental visit 6 months after their first tooth erupts […]

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I haven’t been to the dentist in forever…now what?

Published: February 21, 2017

Tip 1: Start with a call to your dental insurance. This is an easy step and it doesn’t involve any of those scary dental instruments. Call your dental insurance and make sure you are still eligible and all of your information is up-to-date. Our team at Silverdale Dental Center will need that information when making […]

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