Diabetes Awareness Month

Published: November 12, 2018

November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month and serves to raise awareness of diabetes, other health problems associated with the disease, and the importance of regulation. In fact, one of the little-known facts about diabetes is that it directly relates to oral health. Our dental office in Silverdale wants to help do our part […]

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These Treats Are Worse for Teeth Than Candy

Published: October 23, 2018

When it comes to candy-filled holidays like Halloween, we usually caution our patients to enjoy sweet snacks and candy in moderation. And with good reason. It should come as no surprise that sugar is one of those things that concerns the team at our dental office in Silverdale. After all, sugar is a dentist’s worst […]

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Is Chewing Gum Good for Teeth?

Published: October 11, 2018

Gum may be your go-to fix to temporarily get rid of bad breath. Or maybe you just like to chew gum and there’s always a pack nearby. But is this sweet treat good for your teeth and overall oral health? Our dental office in Silverdale has the answer. Gum Can Be Good, But Not All […]

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How to Stop a Toothache

Published: September 27, 2018

Nobody ever wants to experience the pain and discomfort of a toothache. But the truth is, toothaches can happen to anyone, and they can come without warning. While the best way to treat a toothache is to see your dentist in Silverdale as quickly as you can, there are some things you can do before […]

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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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How to Deal with Losing a Filling

Published: August 20, 2018

Dental fillings are an incredibly common type of dental restoration used to treat cavities and decay. In fact, nearly 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 have at least one dental filling. While dental fillings are strong and can last for many, many years, there are still some things that can cause a dental filling […]

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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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