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February 1, 2017

Causes and Cures of Bad Breath

Is your bad breath giving you trouble? This is the last problem you want to have on Valentine’s Day (or any other day for that matter!). […]
January 18, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy and Healthy Smile

The new year is a great time to make some new resolutions to better your mind and body. Typically people vow to get into shape, be […]
August 15, 2016

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Health

Periodontal disease (“peri” meaning “around,” and “odont” meaning “tooth”) results in the destruction of the gums, bone, and periodontal ligaments. Everyone has different levels of bacteria […]
July 13, 2016

Endodontic Surgery: Root Amputation vs. Apicoectomy

Two important dental procedures that may be options for you if you’re suffering from infection or tooth fracture are root amputation and apicoectomy. Although similar in […]
April 10, 2016

The Dental Benefits and Detriments to Coffee and Tea

Most people—especially here in the Pacific Northwest—enjoy starting the morning off with a nice cup of coffee or tea. But many of us haven’t given much […]
October 27, 2015

Pregnancy and Your Dental Health

Have you heard that during pregnancy calcium gets sucked from the mother’s teeth to help make the baby’s teeth? Well, if you have, you should know […]
September 23, 2015

What is Tissue Grafting?

A tissue graft, also known as a gum graft, is needed when your tissue recedes. Recession is the process in which the tissue surrounding the teeth […]
September 2, 2015

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Root Canal?

Root canal treatment has gotten an undeserved bad reputation in mass public opinion. Though no more painful than getting a filling done for a cavity, many […]