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Fluoride For Your Family’s Smiles

Published: August 14, 2019

Fluoride is one of the best ways to keep teeth strong, healthy, and protected against decay. But what is fluoride? Who needs it? How much do they need? We know you have questions, but don’t worry… the team at our dental office in Silverdale is here to answer them.  What Is Fluoride? Tooth decay is […]

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Which is The Right Floss For You?

Published: July 26, 2019

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Silverdale talk about the importance of flossing. In fact, flossing is a crucial part of any proper oral hygiene routine. This simple act helps remove bacteria and food particles that brushing alone just can’t touch, and helps reduce the risk of cavities. But there are many different […]

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The Surprising Summer Activity That Can Harm Your Teeth

Published: July 19, 2019

Swimming is a popular summertime activity, and it’s good for you too! It’s a great form of cardiovascular exercise, it’s easy on the joints, and it’s a sweet way to cool off on those hot days. But the team at our Silverdale dental office knows that there could be some harm lurking in your pool […]

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Why It’s Wise to Consider Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Published: June 19, 2019

Nobody wants to hear that they have to have surgery. But when it comes to wisdom teeth, around 90% of Americans have had theirs removed. The treatment is pretty easy, but why is it such a common procedure? At our dental office in Silverdale, we have the scoop on why so many people have their […]

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The Importance of Healthy Gums

Published: June 7, 2019

Often we think of a healthy mouth as straight, white teeth. But the truth is, a healthy mouth goes beyond our smiles. Our gums are easily overlooked when it comes to talking about our oral health. However, our gums are crucial to not only our mouths but to our overall health. At our dental office […]

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Your Guide to Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry

Published: May 23, 2019

Any dentist, along with everyone at our Silverdale dental office, will tell you that one of the most gratifying, tear-jerking moments we have doing what we do is when someone’s smile and life is improved, and they become more confident. One of the areas of dental care that allow us the tools and treatments to […]

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Pregnancy & Dental Care: Is it Still Safe?

Published: May 14, 2019

To all of the expectant mothers out there, both current and potential patients, everyone at our Silverdale dental office wants to say, “Congratulations!” Whether you’re a new parent experiencing every special moment for the very first time, or a seasoned parental pro who knows exactly how this all goes, it’s essential not to put off […]

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How Do You Know If You Have a Tooth Abscess?

Published: April 22, 2019

An abscessed tooth is an infection that has worked its way deep into the tooth, the root, and even the bone. This causes pus to fill up the area, and it can be very painful. If left untreated, an abscess can cause serious problems or even require an extraction. That’s why our dental office in […]

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Oral Cancer Awareness

Published: April 11, 2019

Every April, the dental community recognizes Oral Cancer Awareness Month to educate our patients and neighbors on this scary, and sometimes deadly, disease. In fact, oral cancer kills one person every hour, every day. More than 50,000 people are diagnosed every year. At our dental office in Silverdale, we want to do our part and […]

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I’m Missing a Tooth. What Should I Do?

Published: March 28, 2019

Sometimes no matter how much we take care of our teeth, they get damaged and injured or become susceptible to decay and deterioration. This means a tooth can come loose and eventually fall out… if it didn’t get knocked out due to a trauma like a car or sports accident. If you’re missing a tooth, […]

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