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February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), a national health observance day that highlights the importance of good oral health for kids.

As an adult, if you have a toothache, you may be uncomfortable and out of sorts. But you don’t worry too much because you can pick up a phone and call your kids dentistry team at our Woodinville, WA dental office.

How Dental Problems Affect Your Child's Well-Being

Unfortunately, when a child has a toothache, they may be too young to understand what pain is and what’s happening to them. The fact they can’t articulate the problem impacts many areas of their life:

  • They may not want to play since they ...

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What to Do if Your Temporary Crown Falls Off!

Part of getting a new dental crown involves wearing a temporary to protect your tooth until the final restoration is ready. After your dentist prepares your tooth and takes impressions, they send your case to a custom dental lab where skilled technicians produce a crown that is durable, fits well and blends beautifully with your smile.

Occasionally, however, the temporary falls out before the new crown is ready, or you break its seal by biting down too hard on crunchy foods.

Losing a temporary crown is not uncommon, so don’t panic. Call your Woodinville dental crowns dentist, who knows just what to do and how to help you.

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Dental Bridges and Implants – How Are They Different?

Dentistry has a come a long way in the past few decades, giving us more and more options for solving common problems like tooth loss. Today you can choose from a bridge, dental implant, or comfortable, natural-looking dentures to restore function and appearance.

Choosing the Right Solution for You

There are no solutions in dentistry that works for all people all the time. Both have pros and cons, and the best option for you is the one that fits all your unique needs including your goals for a better smile and your budget.

Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial titanium tooth root that’s placed surgically in your jaw and left to heal. ...

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Root Canal Treatment: Separating Fact from Fiction

Like most people, when you hear the words “root canal,” your first reaction is probably dread.

But the days of uncomfortable, lengthy, drawn-out procedures passed years ago, and it’s time to see root canals in Woodinville, WA, for what they are – an essential treatment that provides immediate relief and is needed to save a tooth from extraction.

What Is a Root Canal?

When damaged by decay or trauma, a painful infection can develop deep inside the tooth. If your dentist does not remove the infection with root canal treatment, the only remaining option for relieving your discomfort and saving the tooth is to remove the tooth.

Root Canals: Fact vs. Fiction

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5 Benefits of Invisalign Beyond a Straight Smile

Invisalign Braces | Woodin Creek Dental

Most adults who choose Invisalign do so because they want to straighten crooked teeth but don’t need or want to commit to metal braces to do the job. That’s why Invisalign is a perfect orthodontic solution for many adults with mild to moderate tooth misalignment.

Aside from a more balanced and harmonious smile, however, there are numerous benefits to Invisalign treatment in Woodinville, WA.

Improves Your Confidence

If you are unhappy with your crooked teeth, it probably affects your self-confidence and your ability to interact comfortably around others. But when you know your straight smile looks great, it helps you feel great, and your confidence soars.

Makes Oral Hygiene Easier

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How Dental Sealants Significantly Reduce Your Child's Risk of Cavities

Kid Brushing Teeth | Woodin Creek Dental

If asked which childhood disease is most common, one might guess asthma, hay fever, or the common cold.

So you might be surprised to learn that kids are five times more likely to get cavities than they are asthma or hay fever. Estimates say that 42 percent of kids between ages 2 and 11 have had cavities in their baby teeth.

Fortunately, part of pediatric dentistry in Woodinville, WA is the application of protective dental sealants.

Dental Sealants Promote a Healthy Smile

Conscientious oral hygiene and semi-annual checkups for your child does a lot to minimize their risk of decay. But even with your best efforts, it can be difficult to keep teeth like ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry: A Beautiful Smile at Any Age

Woman Smiling in Mirror | Woodin Creek Dental

Dental enamel is durable, but it is not indestructible. As you age, daily wear and tear take their toll and leave behind esthetic problems like chipped, stained, and worn teeth that make you look older than your years.

Cosmetic dentistry offers numerous options, but unfortunately, many older adults feel that the time for a bright, beautiful smile has passed them by. But there is no expiration date on a stunning smile. You deserve to look and feel your best regardless of your age, and cosmetic dentistry can help.

A Solution for Every Problem

Here are some common esthetic problems we face as we age and how we address them:

Problem: Dull or Stained Teeth

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