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dental issues can make you sleepless in Seattle!

Are Your Teeth Disrupting Your Sleep?


Feeling sleepless in Seattle? If you’re tossing and turning in your sleep, or you feel like you never get a good night’s sleep, it could be related to your teeth. Believe it or not, your oral health can play a significant role in the quality of your sleep. Here are 5 Dental Issues that can…
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Oral cancer awareness is important.

Oral Cancer Symptoms & How to Lower Your Risk


What’s a six letter word that nobody likes talking about? Cancer. While we love helping our patients keep their smiles healthy and bright, we also screen for oral cancer. Why? Because oral cancer is deadly. It may not be as commonly diagnosed as other types of cancer, such as breast cancer or colon cancer, but…
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Foods that can damage your teeth.

9 Foods That Torment Your Teeth


What you eat – and don’t eat – can be as important to your daily hygiene as flossing and brushing your teeth regularly. While there are smart food choices that promote healthier, less cavity prone teeth, there are also foods that don’t have your teeth’s best interest in mind. Here are 9 foods that may…
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These foods will help keep your teeth healthy.

Foods for Healthy Teeth – The Good Nine


When it comes to preventing tooth decay and gum disease, it’s not just about flossing and brushing your teeth daily. Your day-to-day diet, and plays an important role too. The foods you eat, as well as the foods you avoid, can help you maintain a shinier, healthier and cavity free smile. Here are some 7…
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brush your tongue can lower bad breath

Improve Your Environment
Brush Your Tongue!


Want to reduce global warming? Brush your tongue! It’ll help keep your breath fresh and reduce bad breath. So, wherever you happen to be, those are 2 things that anyone within your environment will appreciate! So, why the tongue? On careful inspection, you’ll notice that your tongue has a rough surface. The top part contains…
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Brush your tongue can be good for your oral health.

How to Brush Your Tongue!


Billions of bacteria live in your mouth. And about 50% like to call your tongue home. Why? Because the tongue rough surface offers lots of real estate for bacteria to hide out. It’s an easy place for bacteria to access any lingering food debris within your mouth. While most of the bacteria in your mouth…
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Good oral hygiene is great for your heart!

Avoid Oral Hygiene Mistakes!
Your Heart Will Thank You!


It’s all about the heart this month!. February is the month of Valentine’s Day and love, but it’s also American Heart Health month, which focuses on healthy heart awareness & doing little things that can help protect you from heart disease: The #1 cause of death for women and men in the US. So, what’s…
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new year, new smile!

Show Off Your Smile in 2024
Make a Resolution to Smile More!


It’s the start of a new year. Did you make any resolutions to be healthier or more fit? You’re not alone if you did. About 60% of us just kicked off this year by making at least one resolution regarding our personal health. But making resolutions is the easy part. It’s sticking with them…that’s the…
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refresh your smile this year

New Year, New Smile!
5 Ways to Refresh Your Smile!


What’s an achievable New Year’s resolution that may offer the most benefits to your health this year? Smiling more. Every time you share a smile it offers a lot of benefits, including to your physical health. Unfortunately, nearly one out of two adults hide their smile because the feel self-conscious about the look of their…
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Give our new puffer fish a name.

Help Us Name Our New Puffer Fish


We kicked off 2024 by adding a new puffer fish to our waiting room aquarium. Unfortunately, he/she still needs a name! Can you help us name him/her? Just go to our Facebook page and submit your name, or vote for your favorite one! Puffer Fish Fun Facts While they may be a little clumsy swimming,…
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Give yourself the gift of a new smile

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile!


Gift giving time is here. That means that there’ll be lots of gift giving between now and New Year’s. Unfortunately, there’ll also be a lot of gifts given that many of us just don’t love receiving. In fact, it truly might be better to give than to receive, especially since around 75% of adults claim…
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Give yourself a gift that keeps on giving - a new smile!

Give Your Smile a Gift & Save Extra!


Teeth Whitening & Invisalign Special! Why wait for someone else to give you a gift you might not love? Give yourself the gift of a new smile for the Holidays! You’ll look good, feel good, save some money, and your new smile will keep on giving long after the Holidays are over! Now through December…
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waiting to replace a tooth can be scary news for your health

Missing Teeth Harm More Than Your Smile


If you’ve lost a tooth, you’re not alone. Around 70% of adults have lost a permanent tooth by the time they reach 44. Losing a tooth is a very common problem, but there’s a lot more at stake than just a noticeable gap between your teeth. It can also be scary news for the health…
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woman taking a selfie

Don’t Lose Your Unused Dental Benefits Next Year!


What do 2023 and your annual dental benefits have in common? Both are coming to an end in less than 50 days! If you’ve paid your insurance premiums all year, or have remaining funds in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA), now is the time to put any unused benefits to work before they slip away…
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Here are 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

5 Reasons to Pick Dental Implants to Replace Your Tooth


Besides death and taxes, most adults can expect to lose a tooth at some point in their lives – not counting wisdom teeth. By the age of 50, an American adult can expect to have 32% fewer teeth. And about 70% of Adults will have already lost a permanent tooth between the ages of 35…
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