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The Complete Guide to Oral Cancer

Whenever we hear the word ‘cancer,’ it’s always terrifying. And oral cancer is no different. It’s a very serious, potentially life-threatening disease that’s more widespread than many people realize. At my Spokane dental office, we believe in early detection, knowing the signs, and treating it proactively. We also believe in overall health for each and … Read More

Suffer From Canker Sores? We Can Help.

canker sore

If you suffer from chronic canker sores, or even if you’ve only ever had one in your life, you know the discomfort and embarrassment that can result. Canker sores are a complex thing to understand, but at my Spokane dental office, we’re here to help.   What Causes a Canker Sore? Unfortunately, there isn’t any … Read More

5 Surprising Things That Ruin Teeth

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When we talk about things that cause tooth damage, one of the first things that come to patients’ minds is sugar. And they’re right. But everyone at my Spokane dental office wants to shed some light on some lesser known tooth-damaging things that may come as a surprise.   Ice. Ice is made of water. Water … Read More

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

Each March 20th the dental community comes together to promote oral health across the globe for all ages. World Oral Health Day was established to bring awareness to the issues surrounding oral health and educate everyone on the effects oral health can have on the rest of the body. At my Spokane dental office, we … Read More

The Link Between Kissing and Cavities


The second most common disease in the United States is tooth decay. The first is the common cold. Of course we all know that we can catch a cold by kissing, but cavities? Sounds pretty far fetched. But guess what everyone at my dental office in Spokane knows? Catching a cavity by kissing is totally … Read More

Oral Health and Heart Health


As far as certain organs may seem from each other, our bodies work as one. This means that when there is a problem in our mouth, it can lead to more than just cavities or tooth loss. It can lead to all kinds of health problems. One of the most vital connections is between your … Read More

The Effects of Eating Disorders on Teeth

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Eating disorders are an epidemic that plague over 10 million Americans. While they’re typically more common in teenagers and adult women, eating disorders can affect anyone despite age or gender. They’re particularly dangerous for the body and for mental health, but they can also negatively affect your mouth. Types of Eating Disorders There are several … Read More

Top 4 Benefits of Smiling

healthy smile

A smile can do more for you than simply express emotion. There are also a multitude of health benefits associated with the act of smiling. All of us at my Spokane dental office want to share the top benefits behind turning your frown upside down, showing off your pearly whites, and grinning from ear to … Read More

Get Your Teeth as White as Winter’s Snow

There’s nothing more pristine and white than fresh winter snow. But it doesn’t take much, and before you know it, the snow looks dingy and dirty. The same can be said for your teeth! But    Rethink Your Food and Drink Now’s the time of year when we tend to enjoy delicious drinks and foods … Read More

Kissing Under the Mistletoe – Prepare to Pucker Up

‘Tis the season for festive festivities and reminiscing with family and friends. Whether you’re standing under the mistletoe or possibly planting a smooch on a loved one’s lips, my dental office in Spokane wants to help ensure your kiss is fresh and clean this holiday season.   Brushing and Flossing Be sure to spread holiday … Read More