Timeline for Your Child’s Primary Teeth

You know that your child’s primary teeth need to erupt and, in time, fall out, but do you know when it should happen? Every child is slightly different, but there are a few things you should expect—especially when it comes to their primary teeth eruption and falling out. Did you... Read more »

Dental Anxiety: The Facts

Did you know that about 40 million Americans suffer from dental anxiety? Sadly, this anxiety can make some people hesitant to visit the dentist. However, avoiding the dentist can be detrimental to your oral health, especially over time. Fortunately, there are a few things you could do to overcome this... Read more »

Dental Care for Damaged, Cracked, or Chipped Teeth

Damaged tooth enamel can cause a lot of problems if it’s left uncared for. It can be a staging ground for decay to take root, it can cause pain, or reduce the structural integrity of the tooth. You will need to have it taken care of to avoid these and... Read more »

Your Dental X-Rays Provide an Important View into Your Smile

Dr. Kerry Olszewski and our team in Mill Creek, Washington, are here to help you with all of your oral care needs, and to help us accomplish this we use radiography, or dental X-rays, to view what is happening in your mouth. Our goal is to find issues early and... Read more »

Don’t Get Tricked by Too Many Treats This Halloween

The leaves are beginning to turn their colors. The pumpkins cascade our sights with their ginger grins in autumnal glee. The smell of candied apples fills the air in our noses, and enraptures us with a sense of harvest delight. With all the sights and delights of the fall season,... Read more »

Keep Frightening Cavities Away This Halloween

This Halloween season, don’t get spooked by cavities or gum disease. Instead, why not use these tips and tricks to keep your smile healthy this spooktacular season? · Remember to brush your teeth regularly. Brushing at least twice a day for two minutes a day will help you keep your... Read more »

Relax During Treatment with Sedation Dentistry

When you think about going to the dentist to get your teeth checked, do you feel a jolt of anxiety seize your chest? Many people do, and we can help. Here at Mill Creek General Dentistry, we offer dental sedation to assist our patients overcome their dental anxiety. What is... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Maintain Your Bright Smile

The natural processes of aging, as well as the dark foods and drinks you consume each day, can gradually start to stain your tooth enamel. The whitening products or treatments needed to brighten your smile again will vary depending on the depth and cause of the stains. It’s always a... Read more »

Treating Bad Breath

Bad breath, also called halitosis, takes a lot away from your social and professional image. Here’s what you can do about it. Poor Hygiene Poor dental hygiene causes most cases of bad breath. Bacteria builds up in the mouth over time and produce the foul smells as they eat the... Read more »

Warning Signs that a Filling Is Going Bad

Even though a basic dental filling in Mill Creek, Washington, is intended to repair a small to medium-sized cavity for a long time, it is still not uncommon for it to fail. In some cases, you might even be able to notice that the filling is about to fall out... Read more »