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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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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Top 5 Questions Answered by your favorite Pediatric Dentist!

Published: February 28, 2017

Dr. Kaitlin Neste, Silverdale’s favorite pediatric dentist, answers the 5 most commonly asked questions about keeping your children’s teeth healthy. When should my child have his or her first visit to Silverdale Dental Center? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child have their first dental visit 6 months after their first tooth erupts […]

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I haven’t been to the dentist in forever…now what?

Published: February 21, 2017

Tip 1: Start with a call to your dental insurance. This is an easy step and it doesn’t involve any of those scary dental instruments. Call your dental insurance and make sure you are still eligible and all of your information is up-to-date. Our team at Silverdale Dental Center will need that information when making […]

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