What’s a Frenectomy and Do You Need One?
added on: April 7, 2017
frenectomy

There are times when the team at our dental office in Spokane may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our… Read More…

Posted In: Preventive Care

A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 20, 2017
wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted,… Read More…

Posted In: Preventive Care

“Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?”
added on: March 8, 2017
sensitive

Do you experience shooting pain through your teeth when you drink something hot or bite into something cold? If so, you may be suffering from sensitive teeth. It’s a common problem for many people, but our dental office in Spokane wants to help explain some possible reasons behind your sensitivity… Read More…


“Why Do I Bite My Lip All The Time?”
added on: February 23, 2017
biting

Whether it’s your lip, your cheeks, or your tongue, biting the tissues in and around your mouth is a troublesome habit for many. Mostly brought on by stress or as a nervous habit, cheek or lip biting can be hard to break. At our dental office in Spokane, we’d like… Read More…


Simple Ways to Limit Your Exposure to Sugar
added on: February 13, 2017
reduce sugar

There’s nothing wrong with a little sugar indulgence every now and then. We get it, sometimes you just need a little fix with a sweet treat. But as most people know, sugar is something every dentist really doesn’t like. And with good reason (more on that in a bit). At… Read More…

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Dental Care is Important for Pets Too
added on: January 23, 2017
pet teeth

At my dental office in Spokane, we have a soft spot for fuzzy animals. Which is why we think it’s important to talk about dental care for pets. Dental care for our furry family members is just as important as dental care for humans. And while we don’t accept four-legged… Read More…

Posted In: Dental Hygiene

Which Mouthwash Is Right For You?
added on: January 13, 2017
mouthwash

Like most aspects of dental care, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to selecting a mouthwash. There are different types of mouthwash that are appropriate for different needs. But what options are available? What makes them so different? And more importantly, which one is right for you? Let my dental office… Read More…

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3 Things You Should Know About Whitening Your Teeth with Baking Soda
added on: December 20, 2016
baking soda

Baking soda is a common item found in many households and has a variety of uses besides its obvious purpose — baking food. People use it to keep smells in the fridge at bay, to minimize pet odor, and even to clean carpets and clothes. For many years, baking soda… Read More…


Your Smile May Be Aging You
added on: December 15, 2016
aging

When we hit a certain age, we tend to place more focus on our appearance and take preventive measures to keep up a youthful look. We exercise, eat right, protect our skin with sunscreen, and visit the salon to dye our hair or undergo cosmetic procedures. But what about your… Read More…


Diabetes and Your Teeth: The Importance of Extra Care
added on: November 22, 2016
diabetes

At my Spokane dental office, one of the first things we do when meeting new patients is go over a complete health history. What are we looking for? Things like diabetes, heart disease, etc. Why? Because they can sometimes cause specific symptoms that affect not just your overall health, but… Read More…

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What We Know About The Link Between Gum Disease & Dementia
added on: November 8, 2016
dementia

Each November, we recognize the 5 million Americans struggling with debilitating Alzheimer’s Disease and their loving caregivers. While there’s still a lot of research to be done on this disease, there has been a great deal of scientific research and studies devoted to learning if there’s a possible connection between… Read More…

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Dental Implants – Bringing New Life To A Dead Tooth
added on: October 19, 2016
implant

As things tend to get spooky this month, my Spokane dental office wants you to know that living with a dead tooth can be a thing of the past thanks to dental implants. These extremely durable and natural looking replacements are specifically designed to bring life back to your smile…. Read More…

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