A Basic Dental Filling Can Often Be Applied to Treat a Minor Cavity

Each of your routine dental checkups plays a critical role in helping you maintain a healthy mouth in the long term. These bi-annual appointments include a professional dental cleaning as well as a comprehensive oral exam. If our dentist finds a problem area she will help you understand your treatment... Read more »

Problems With Gum Disease Can Often Linked to Poor Oral Hygiene Habits

Remembering to brush your teeth twice each day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is essential for cleaning plaque and food residue from the surfaces and contours of your teeth. Your daily routine also needs to include thoroughly flossing between each of your teeth and along the gumline at... Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Dentures

Are you familiar with the benefits that dentures can provide for your smile? If you have any lost or missing teeth, several oral health risks will arise including issues with your jaw, your face, your oral hygiene and your bite stability. To help correct issues associated with missing teeth, consider... Read more »

Oral Health Care: Dental Bonding

Are you aware of all the benefits that a dental bonding procedure can provide? Through dental bonding treatments, cosmetic alternatives to dental amalgams exist to ensure that resin composites are placed on teeth to cover up any decay and cavities that may be present. Furthermore, dental bonding can be used... Read more »

The Top Qualities of Dental Crowns

Are you interested in learning about the top qualities of dental crowns? If so, you are in the right place! Dental crowns are an asset in the world of dentistry for restoring oral health and improving your smile. Our dentist, Dr. Kerry Olszewski in Mill Creek, Washington, cares about your... Read more »

Whitening Your Teeth Can Be Easy

There are some procedures in the world of dentistry that are simple and easy to improve your smile. One example is a teeth-whitening procedure. Having your teeth whitened by a professional can be a healthy way to enhance the appearance of your smile. Our dentist, Dr. Kerry Olszewski with Mill... Read more »

Flossing Is Vital to Oral Health

Brushing your teeth is vital for your positive overall oral health. But, your toothbrush can’t do all the work on its own--brushing needs to be joined by flossing in order for your teeth to get completely clean. Why should I floss? Flossing cleans between teeth. Brushes clean the surfaces of... Read more »

The Tooth Fairy Gets Kids Brushing

The Tooth Fairy comes to mind when a child loses a tooth, but did you know the fairy can also help promote good brushing habits? Some stories say that fairies use the best teeth to build their queen’s castle, while teeth of lower quality are ground up to pave the... Read more »

Dentistry 101: Brushing Basics

We all know that brushing our teeth every day is very important. But when was the last time you analyzed the effectiveness of your tooth brushing skills? Here are some tips to consider as you “brush up” on your brushing habit. Proper Tools: The state of your toothbrush makes a... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Be Preferred Over a Dental Implant for Restoring a Missing Tooth

Once a tooth has been lost to severe dental trauma or an untreated cavity, it’s important to have it restored or replaced as soon as possible. Without timely dental restoration the structural void in your mouth could gradually start to affect the alignment of the nearby teeth. In time this... Read more »