Gum Disease vs. Gingivitis

Published: September 18, 2018

When it comes to gum disease and gingivitis, there’s often a bit of confusion between the two. Are they the same thing or are they different? Can they be treated the same way or not? What does it mean if you’re told you have one or the other? Not to worry, our dental office in […]

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Smile-Friendly Labor Day Foods

Published: August 29, 2018

The team at our dental office in Silverdale is pretty sure that the last thing on your mind when you’re enjoying food at a Labor Day picnic is your oral health. However, we can’t help ourselves when it comes to protecting our patients’ smiles. So in preparation for this year’s Labor Day celebration we’d like […]

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“Why Does My Dentist Need to Know My Medical History?”

Published: July 30, 2018

Before your first visit with your dentist in Silverdale you’ll probably be asked to fill out a medical history form. But why does a doctor who’s looking at your oral health need to know all about your overall health? The truth is, there is a strong connection between the two and the more your dental […]

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A Closer Look at Sugary Snacks

Published: July 17, 2018

Most of us know that sugar is bad for teeth. So it should come as no surprise that our dental office in Silverdale encourages our patients to limit their sugar intake in order to keep teeth healthy and decay-free. But sometimes it’s not so easy know just how much sugar is in the foods we […]

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Oral Health Risks of Seniors

Published: June 22, 2018

Our Silverdale dental office cares for patients throughout all stages of life and understands that patients of different ages have different needs. We also want our patients to know that oral health risks change with every birthday. Today, we focus on those risks that can affect the senior population. Discolored Teeth – Teeth can begin […]

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Migraine Awareness Month

Published: June 11, 2018

June is recognized as National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month and serves to not only educate the population on this debilitating illness, but also to increase funding to advance migraine research and treatment options. While numerous causes can be to blame, our dental office in Silverdale wants to take a closer look at how migraines […]

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Does Asthma Affect Dental Health?

Published: May 22, 2018

It’s well known that asthma causes a narrowing of the airways, reduces oxygen flow, and makes it difficult to breathe. It’s a chronic, scary disease that affects the lungs and entire respiratory system. But can it be true that asthma may also affect dental health? The team at our dental office in Silverdale has the […]

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Why You Should Always Wear a Mouthguard When Playing Sports

Published: April 24, 2018

April is recognized as National Facial Protection Month and serves to promote the importance of wearing proper mouth protection during sports. At our dental office in Silverdale, this is a topic we want to talk about in hopes that we can help guard our patients’ smiles from the dangers of contact sports. Join us as […]

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Oral Cancer By The Numbers

Published: April 10, 2018

It’s scary when anyone mentions the word cancer, and oral cancer is no different. A serious and sometimes life threatening disease, oral cancer affects thousands of Americans each year – yet awareness and education regarding its seriousness isn’t often talked about. This Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our dental office in Silverdale wants […]

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Is Your Family Getting Enough Calcium?

Published: March 21, 2018

Calcium is most commonly noted as being a crucial mineral for strong bone development. However, at our dental office in Silverdale we also know that calcium is an essential part of building strong and healthy teeth. But just how much calcium does your family need? The Importance of Calcium Before we dive into how much […]

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