• Welcome to the Future: What 3-D Dental X-rays Mean for You

    What if your dentist told you that dental X-rays can be done in a single sweep, expose you to less radiation than a roundtrip flight from Paris to Tokyo , and result in a complete, 3-D picture of your mouth in as little as a few seconds? For anyone who has ever had a mouthful […]

  • Not a Fan of Flossing? Try These Alternatives.

    First there was the toothpick, then there was floss, and now there are a bevy of new dental tools making their way to the shelves of your local stores. Why the need to keep innovating? Simply put: plaque removal is just not fun…but these alternatives sure help! For those fed up with flossing, or the […]

  • Wisdom Teeth Removal: What You Can Expect

    Just the phrase “wisdom teeth removal” is enough to make your mouth hurt, but do you actually know what to expect during and after the procedure? Taking the time to learn more about it can reduce anxiety and help you better prepare for recovery. Regardless of whether you’re getting some or all of your wisdom […]

  • Smoking, Your Mouth, and Your Health

    There are no ifs, ands, or “butts” about it: smoking can be detrimental to oral health . Beyond the bad breath and yellow teeth, do you really know what you’re getting yourself into by smoking every day? Probably not. There are quite a few uncertainties surrounding smoking and oral health , especially as tobacco alternatives […]

  • Dentist or Detective? Major Health Clues Your Mouth Provides

    Chew on this for a minute: just by glancing inside your mouth, your dentist can tell you a number of things that may be news to you and your doctor! Surprising as it may sound, your oral health can speak volumes about the rest of your body, and something as simple as a routine dental […]

  • How to Recognize and Prevent Gum Disease

    Gum disease affects approximately half of all Americans. While that’s a startling statistic, what’s more notable is that most cases are preventable. The good news is that preventative care is simple and, by taking care of your smile daily, you can ensure you don’t become part of the statistic above. Understanding Gum Disease When teeth […]

  • Bye-Bye, Buck Teeth! How to Overcome an Overbite

    Bye-Bye, Buck Teeth! How to Overcome an Overbite “Overbite”, “overjet” or simply “buck teeth”– protruding teeth can go by many names, but “pretty” isn’t one of them. And they aren’t comfortable either; upper teeth that extend well past the lower teeth can often make it difficult to close the mouth, chew or speak easily. It’s […]

  • Decisions, Decisions: Dentures or Implants?

    You are ready to get your smile back, but which treatment is right for you? For many adults in Issaquah looking to replace missing teeth, the choice typically comes down to dentures versus dental implants — both of which have pro’s and con’s. To find out which option is best, ask yourself these key questions: […]

  • Teeth Grinding: Causes and Preventative Care Steps You Can Take

    Whether you’re stressed or just anxious, teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, comes in many shapes and forms. And while the occasional grinding doesn’t hurt and is quite common, constant grinding can wear down your health in more ways than one. The worst part of the condition is that it can be difficult to know […]

  • Dentist or Detective? Major Health Clues Your Mouth Provides

    Chew on this for a minute: just by glancing inside your mouth, your dentist can tell you a number of things that may be news to you and your doctor! Surprising as it may sound, your oral health can speak volumes about the rest of your body, and something as simple as a routine dental […]