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Joe talks about Invisalign

The 3 Biggest Benefits of Invisalign
A Patient’s Perspective


When Joe decided to have his teeth straightened, he originally did it for health reasons, not for cosmetics. But once he completed his Invisalign treatment, he found that his old smile had transformed quite a bit; in fact, he now liked the look of his smile so much, that he now actually enjoys sharing a…
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Puget Sound Heart Walk

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life!
Team NSD Walks for a Good Cause!


What is now the #1 cause of death for women and men in the U.S.? Heart disease. It kills more women than all forms of cancer combined, and one person dies every 37 seconds in this country from cardiovascular disease. Reducing heart disease and lowering strokes benefits everyone. But it takes a team effort to…
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Teeth Cleanings Keep You Healthy for Life

6 Ways Teeth Cleanings Benefit Your Health & Life!


What’s good for your overall health, painless and can save you money? Professional teeth cleanings! Getting your teeth cleaned by your friendly North Seattle neighborhood hygienist or dentist is probably one of the best things you can do for the health of your mouth, and your overall health! Even if you’re an at-home oral hygiene…
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Control Gum Disease with Deep Teeth Cleanings

Do You Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning?


Did you hear that you might need a deep teeth cleaning? Here’s why you need it, and why it’s different from a routine teeth cleaning. Not all teeth cleanings are the same. When you visit for a routine teeth cleaning, this cleaning focuses on maintaining the cleanliness of your teeth to prevent cavities and keep…
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veneers solve more than cosmetic dental issues

There’s More to Veneers Than a Pretty Cover


Looking for a cosmetic solution that’s minimally invasive? What’s a minimally invasive dental treatment that can offer dramatic cosmetic results? Most people would think of teeth whitening – especially when it’s done professionally – but porcelain veneers are another option to transform a smile. They just aren’t as well-known, yet These thin custom designed tooth…
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Bring back your smile with a cosmetic dental fix

7 Cosmetic Fixes to Regain Your Smile!


What has the power to transform you and everyone around you? Your smile. Every smile brings health benefits to your mind and body. A smile makes you look younger too. And when you share your smile, it helps others around you feel better. Bonus: Studies show that smiling makes a person appear more attractive to…
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The dentists of North Seattle Dental

Secure, Convenient & Easy
We Now Offer Online Payments!


The Convenience of Online Payments Begins! Say goodbye to snail mail if you like – you can now pay for your dental care services online! Beginning this month you can now pay online 24/7 whenever its convenient for you – it’s as easy as 1-2-3. Click Here to Make Payments Online! Choose Your North Seattle…
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Meet Jareese or new scheduling coordinator.

Our Newest Staff Super-Hero


When you schedule your next appointment with us, you’ll be talking to Jareese. She’s our new scheduling coordinator. Jareese moved to the sunny Pacific NW from Hawaii, and we’re happy to have her as part of our team of super heroes, who make a big difference in the care of our patients every day. Until…
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Living with Dental Fears – I Now Look Forward to Visiting the Dentist!


As much as we enjoy seeing and helping our patients keep their teeth healthy, many people just don’t like to visit the dentist. That was Amy’s situation. A bad dental experience she had as a teenager developed into a very real fear of ‘visiting the dentist’ and seeking dental care as an adult. In fact,…
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Treating Sensitive Teeth

Are Your Teeth Sensitive?
7 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity


Are your teeth a little touchy? You might have sensitive teeth. Many adults start to experience tooth sensitivity between the ages of 20 to 40, but having sensitive teeth can is something you can experience at any age. When you routinely begin to have dental pain or discomfort when you eat or drink something cold…
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We can help treat bad breath

Reduce Bad Breath – It’s Good for the Planet


Everyone has had (and shared!) “situational” bad breath. Ever eat garlic fries at a Seattle Mariners game? But chronic bad breath, aka Halitosis in dental speak, is something else. Unlike morning breath, or even garlic breath, chronic bad breath lingers, even after mints, mouthwash or extended brushings. It just doesn’t quite go away, and it…
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Ways Exercise Can Damage Your Teeth

5 Ways You Can Hurt Your Teeth When You Exercise!


Exercise is good for your body, and your teeth. Studies show that exercising regularly helps lower your risk of developing gum disease by 54%. In fact, even occasional exercise will reduce your risk by 33%. So, is there any risk to your teeth and gums from exercising? That depends. Sometimes your fitness and physical activities…
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Professional Teeth Whitening

5 Reasons to Rely on North Seattle Dental for Teeth Whitening


When it comes to making your smile shine a little brighter, teeth whitening is a good option. But it becomes a great option when it’s done professionally. While there are plenty of over-the-counter whitening products, many of these still aren’t as effective as professional teeth whitening treatments, because they offer less consistent results, such as…
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Joe's Smile Before and After Invisalign

Unexpected Benefits of Invisalign
More Than Just Cosmetic!


Straightening your teeth isn’t always just about cosmetically enhancing your smile. It can also dramatically improve your bite and also help you maintain the health of your teeth. That’s actually what prompted Joe to get his teeth straightened. Getting a smile that he’s confident to share was a bonus – no more half smiles! When…
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Our Dentists are Oral Cancer Fighters

6 Ways to Lower Your Oral Cancer Risk


We pride ourselves on keeping your teeth and gums free of tooth decay and gum disease. And we love helping you keep your smile bright and making it standout. But one thing that you might not expect when you visit us is that we screen for oral cancer. Why? Because it’s deadly. While oral cancer…
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