Are dental cleanings worth the time? Yes, yes, and yes! Dental cleanings are fundamental to preventing disease and decay, which protects your oral and overall health. Even if you’ve never had a cavity or always brush and floss your teeth as instructed, you still need to get your teeth cleaned at least twice per year. […]
Did you know dental caries (tooth decay or cavities) are the second most common disease in humans? The first is the common cold. But unlike a cold that disappears after a week or so, cavities cause irreversible damage to your teeth. If left untreated, the disease will spread and put other teeth, even your overall […]
Most of us have a go-to primary care provider – someone we see for wellness exams and to help us when we’re sick. But which doctor takes care of your teeth? The obvious answer is a dentist. But the not-so-simple question is, what type of dentist do you need? There are many types of dentists, […]
There are three types of sleep apnea: obstructive, central, and mixed. Today, we’re going to talk about the most common type, which is obstructive sleep apnea. You may associate this with snoring, which is a common symptom. But this sleep disorder goes far beyond that! Being aware of the risks and seeking treatment may save […]
Are you due for a dental appointment? Are you unsure if it’s safe to go to your dentist during COVID-19? You’re not alone! With the recent reopening of dental offices, many patients have reservations about booking a dental visit just yet. As your trusted Tacoma dentist and team, we’re here to tell you: Yes, it’s […]
Time is of the essence when it comes to a dental emergency. Be prepared to handle any situation by reviewing this blog – it may just save your or someone else’s tooth one day! 1. What is a dental emergency? First, you’ll want to know if you’re experiencing a dental emergency. Use this list below […]
Finally, a way to replace missing teeth with natural looking and feeling teeth. But can anyone get dental implants? Read our blog to find out.
If you’re unhappy with your outfit or hairdo, what do you do? Change it, right? But you can’t exactly do that with the one thing you wear 24/7… Your smile! You only get one set of permanent teeth, so you’re not going to put the fate of your smile in the hands of just anyone. […]
Is flying after tooth extraction safe? It’s usually a good idea to rest for 24-48 hours after extraction, so talk to your dentist about your travel plans.
Are you having wisdom teeth problems? Or would you like to avoid future wisdom teeth problems? Read our blog to see if you need your wisdom teeth removed.