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Keeping kids teeth healthy for a lifetime of good health!

Keeping Your Kids Teeth Healthy for Life


There’s a direct correlation between oral health and longevity. In fact, studies show that the more teeth you have the more likely you are to live a longer life.  So, keeping your kids’ teeth healthy is also a great way to steer them towards a lifetime of better health. Healthy teeth, healthy life. That’s a…
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Baby Well Dental Visits

Baby Well Dental Visits
A Positive First Experience!


Risk of tooth decay begins with your child’s first baby tooth. And keeping your child’s teeth healthy and maintaining good oral habits is often easier said than done for many parents, so it’s good to have a plan. And that plan should include getting your child used to visiting a dentist early before all their…
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Custom sports mouthguards protect kids teeth

Custom Sports Mouth Guards – Protect Kids Teeth When They Play!


While it might not make a big difference in their game, a custom made sports mouthguard may make a big difference in keeping your child out of the dentist’s office. Every year over 5 million teeth get knocked out during kids’ sporting activities. And that doesn’t even include all the different types of recreational activities…
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why kids benefit for teeth cleaning

Why Teeth Cleanings Benefit Your Kids


Why should your kids make the trip to see us for their teeth cleanings, if they already brush and floss (correctly), after every meal? Because dental plaque, the sticky bacteria that builds up on your teeth, starts forming on their teeth about 4-12 hours after they brush their teeth! Consider plaque to be the number…
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Top Seattle Dentist Leah Worstman

Leah Worstman Voted Top Seattle Dentists – 8 Years in a Row!


Who was just recognized as one of the best dentists in Seattle? Your friendly North Seattle neighborhood dentist Leah Worstman was! Voters recognized Dr. Leah Worstman as one of the best dentists in Seattle. The magazine once again included her in their list of the top Seattle metropolitan dentists; 8 years in a row! Dr. Worstman…
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Chris Pickel Voted one of the best Seattle dentists

Chris Pickel Noted as a Best Seattle Dentist – 12 Years in a Row!


Looking for one of the best dentists in Seattle? You may already have!  North Seattle dentist Dr. Chris Pickel is once again recognized as one of the best dentists in Seattle. Dr. Pickel was recently included in Seattle Met Magazine as a Top Seattle dentist for 2023. That’s 12 years in a row! Dr. Pickel…
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Keeping Dental Patients Safe During Covid

What to Expect When You Visit Us!
Here’s How We’re Keeping Everyone Safe!


As our practice continues to successfully prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, you can be assured that we’re taking every precaution on our end to protect you when you visit with us for your dental care – from the moment you arrive, to the moment you leave. Because of these efforts, we have had zero positive occurrences after…
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Dental Gifts for your smile

Gifts for Your Holiday Smiles!


Who can resist a smile this time of year?  It is the season of joy and good tidings after all! As the Holidays near, we hope that you too find many occasions to share smiles with your family, friends and loved ones. And since it’s the season of gift giving, why not include a few…
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The gift of a bright smile

Brighten Your Smile for the Holidays!
Teeth Whitening Special!


Give yourself the gift of a bright smile and let it shine throughout the holidays! Now through December 22nd brighten your smile and save extra off our in-office or take-home teeth whitening! Let Your Smile Shine – Teeth Whitening Special!! Save $75 off In-Office Zoom! Teeth Whitening! Step out with vibrant new smile in only…
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Tips to Avoid Holiday Teeth Stains

Keep Your Teeth Stain Free Over the Holidays!


The Holidays are a season of joy and good cheer. And that means there’s going to be plenty of festive gatherings with lots of foods and drinks to sample. While many of these seasonal treats are delicious, they are also really good at staining your teeth – Here are some of the Holiday Teeth Staining…
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Beware of teeth staining foods during the holidays

‘Tis the Season for Tooth Stains – Beware of These Foods


Holiday season is just about here in the sunny Pacific Northwest. That means you’ll hopefully have plenty of gatherings and celebrations with family and friends, and plenty of opportunities to indulge in lots of the delicious sweets, drinks and foods of the season. As you enjoy this season’s festivities‘ just beware of one thing: ‘Tis…
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Brighten Seattle with Teeth Whitening Gift Certs

Teeth Whitening Gift Certificates – A Gift That Keeps On Giving


Make the Holidays a little brighter in Seattle for everyone! Give the gift of Teeth Whitening Gift Certs! They’re the gift that keep on giving! They also make excellent stocking stuffers and they’re sure to brighten smiles in the New Year! You can give our teeth whitening gift certificates towards any of our teeth whitening…
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Maximize Your Dental Benefits Before the New Year

5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before You Lose Them


Don’t ring in the New Year leaving your money on the table! If you’ve paid your insurance premiums all year, or you have remaining funds in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), don’t let these benefits slip away before the New Year starts! According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of people with…
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Cavities and Halloween Treats

6 Tricks for a Cavity Free Halloween


Whether you go trick-or-treating this Halloween or not, you can be sure of one thing this month: The sugar is coming to get you. Over 160 million Americans will buy candy for Halloween this year. By October 31st, 600 Million pounds of candy will be purchased. Got kids? 1 study estimates that kids can consume…
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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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