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Is One Floss Better Than Another?

Patients often come to us with questions about how to take better care of their teeth between visits. One of these queries is regarding dental floss. Is one floss better than another? Our Kirkland dentist take a closer look to shed some light on this one. Floss is usually nylon (multifilament) or Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – […]

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Is One Floss Better Than Another?

Patients often come to us with questions about how to take better care of their teeth between visits. One of these queries is regarding dental floss. Is one floss better than another? Our Kirkland dentist take a closer look to shed some light on this one. Floss is usually nylon (multifilament) or Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Do you have Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease? The disease afflicts one in 2,500 people in the United States or 2.6 million people worldwide. It is an inherited neurological disorder. It was identified in 1886 in Paris by Jean-Martin Charcot and Pierre Marie, and in Cambridge, England, by Howard Henry Tooth. Also known as hereditary motor and sensory […]

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What Exactly Is a Cavity?

So, we brush and floss twice a day (or know that we should, at the very least). We do so because our dentists tell us that if we don’t, we’ll get cavities. This is an especially big problem for children. But what is a cavity, anyway? Let’s discuss the ins and outs of cavities, including […]

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Teaching Children How to Take Care of Their Teeth

February is designated as National Children’s Dental Health Month by the ADA. Throughout this month, dental health professionals try to focus on educating young patients and their caregivers on oral health. Pregnant women will also receive guidance on how to take care of their oral hygiene, as their habits will undoubtedly affect their children’s oral […]

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The Pros and Cons of Electric Toothbrushes

Your toothbrush is an important tool in helping guard against plaque and cavities. Without a good toothbrush, your risk poor dental hygiene and consequently this can affect your overall health. In fact, there are numerous studies linking bad oral care to heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory conditions. So, now’s the time to make your toothbrush […]

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