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The tooth fairy can't bring your tooth back but we do have options.

4 Options to Replace a Missing Tooth + Get Your Smile Back


Lose a tooth? You’re not alone. Around 70% of adults have lost a permanent tooth by the time they reach 44. On any given day somebody loses a tooth because of a sports injury, an accident, tooth decy, gum disease, or some other dental issue. Fortunatetly, living with a missing tooth doesn’t need to be…
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Endless summer smile whitening special

Endless Summer Smile Whitening Special!


When will summer end in Seattle? It doesn’t have to! There’s still a lot of summer going on now in Seattle,  But you can keep it sunny around here throughout the year with our whitening especial! Save some money, feel better, and your shiny new smile will make it brighter around here even after the…
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during your summer travels don't forget the oral hygiene!

Summer Travel Oral Hygiene Survival Tips


Load up the planes, trains, automobiles and boats. Summertime travel is officially here! This summer around 85% of Americans plan to vacation – that’s up 42% from last year! Whether it’s a camping road trip, a European tour or a tropical cruise, millions of people will be on the road now through Labor Day. Summer…
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teeth whitening mistakes to avoid.

7 Teeth Whitening Mistakes to Avoid!


When it’s done correctly teeth whitening can cosmetically brighten your smile, as well as your overall appearance. Whitening isn’t invasive, and it doesn’t take a lot of time. And it’s now one of the top go-to options for cosmetic tune-up. People will spend nearly 7 billion dollars on whitening products this year. The bad news?…
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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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ask about our teeth whitening specials

Bring On Summer With Your Smile!
Whitening Special!


They say summer in Seattle doesn’t start until after the 4th of July. Why wait? Start your summer now with with a sunny, new smile! Give your smile a little tune-up with our summer whitening special. You’ll save some money, feel better, and your new smile will make it brighter around here…until our NW summer…
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In Office Summer Teeth Whitening

5 Reasons to Brighten Your Smile this Summer


For better or worse, your teeth are one of the top three things people may subtly, or maybe not too subtly, judge you on. In fact, a study claims that 33% of people notice teeth before any other part of the face. And a smile stands out more than words, as another study showed that…
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Healthy eyes come from healthy gums

How Gum Disease Can Harm Your Eyes


Want to keep your vision healthy this year? It starts with your teeth. We always say that good oral health is connected to having good overall health. But now more research shows that there’s also a connection between your mouth and your eyes. If you want to maintain good vision this year, keep an eye…
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Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatgments

Sleep Better (and Make Friends) With a Snore Guard


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring are often due to a blockage of the airway that occurs when your throat muscles and tongue relax during sleep. Because the oxygen is restricted, patients may snore loudly or have their deep sleep interrupted by frequent slight wake ups, so that the patient can properly breathe again. A…
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Stress Harms Your Teeth

How Stress Harms Your Oral Health


Got stress? If you’re feeling it, you’re not alone. 76% of adults said they experienced health impacts due to stress in the prior month, according to the American Psychological Association And the forecast calls for increasing stress in 2023. According to the American Psychiatric Association, + 26% of respondents anticipate they’ll be more stressed in…
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Do you have chronic dry mouth?

Do You Have Chronic Dry Mouth?


There’s much more to your saliva than just plain spit. It’s your mouth’s un-sung secret weapon. It works for you around the clock to fight tooth decay and gum disease, and it’s also vital to protecting your overall health. Unfortunately, many of us don’t produce as much saliva as we need for it to properly…
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Dental Assistant Brenda

Meet Our Newest Super-Hero


When you visit us for your next appointment you might find yourself in the caring, capable hands of Brenda – our newest dental assistant. Originally from  Wenatchee, Brenda is a self-certified multi-tasker who loves conversing with her patients, and getting to know them, while offering exceptional dental care. She brings her sunny disposition to our…
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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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