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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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Stay Hydrated, Help Your Teeth

Published: June 25, 2020

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s fair to say that we absolutely need to drink plenty of water each and every day to help our bodies perform at their optimal level. In fact, drinking water and staying hydrated helps organs function properly, aids in digestion, keeps joints well lubricated, and […]

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3 Reasons The Man in Your Life Should See His Dentist

Published: June 16, 2020

You’ll always hear your dentist in Silverdale talk about how important it is for everyone to come in for preventive dental checkups every six months. But there’s a special section of our population that tends to avoid these bi-annual visits and instead prefers to wait until they have a problem. We’re talking about the men […]

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How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Published: May 29, 2020

There are some things in life that should last forever, or at least a really long time. Unfortunately, your toothbrush isn’t one of them. In fact, your dentist in Silverdale recommends swapping out your toothbrush every three (maybe four) months. But why is it important to get several new toothbrushes each and every year? Is […]

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What’s It Mean When Your Tongue is Black?

Published: May 20, 2020

We all know that dentists are responsible for overseeing the health of our teeth. But the truth is, your dentist in Silverdale is actually responsible for much more than teeth alone. Your dental team is dedicated to protecting your overall health, and one area that’s of particular interest to your dentist is your tongue. Believe […]

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De-stress and Protect Your Oral Health

Published: April 23, 2020

During these times of change and uncertainty, it’s only natural to feel stressed out. After all, we’ve all been thrust into staying at home and figuring out our new, temporary norm. Your dentist in Silverdale understands. We’re in this together, and we’d like to help by talking about how stress can affect your oral health […]

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Dental Emergencies vs. Non-Emergencies

Published: April 9, 2020

As of March 18, 2020, the American Dental Association has recommended a nationwide postponement of all elective dental procedures and encouraged dentists to provide emergency services only. But how do you determine the difference between a dental emergency and a non-emergency? The ADA is helping out there, too and released important information and guidance to […]

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