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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Proper Nutrition Does More Than Just Support a Healthy Body

Published: March 16, 2018

We all know that we should eat right to protect our bodies from scary health problems like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. But what you may not know is that following a healthy diet can directly affect your oral health, too. As we celebrate National Nutrition Month, our dental office in Silverdale wants to help […]

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National Pet Dental Health Month

Published: February 22, 2018

Every February, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month to raise awareness of the importance of proper dental care for our furry best friends. While our Silverdale dental office doesn’t treat these cuddly critters, we know a lot of our patients have pets, and we’d like to provide them tips […]

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American Heart Health Month & Its Link to Dentistry

Published: February 7, 2018

You may be wondering why your dentist in Silverdale is choosing to talk about heart health. As a dedicated member of your medical team, we’re not only concerned with keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but rather we’re committed to keeping your whole body healthy. And it just so happens that your oral health plays […]

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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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