Dental Sealants Q&A

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What are dental sealants? Dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is placed on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to help shield them from decay. Why should dental sealants be placed? The chewing surfaces of the back teeth have grooves that make them susceptible to cavities. These... Read more »

What You Should Know About Your Teeth and Aging

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Did you know that there are a few things you should do if you’d like to protect your oral health. For instance, you’ll need to brush your teeth every day and visit our team twice a year. Still, as you get older, there are several things to do to keep... Read more »

Don’t Get Tricked by Too Many Treats This Halloween

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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 »

Warning Signs that a Filling Is Going Bad

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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 »

Toothache Is Often a Serious Warning Sign

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A sharp pain in one or two of your teeth or a deep ache in your gums is most commonly called a toothache. A toothache pain is almost always a serious warning sign that demands immediate attention. If the toothache is related to a recent trauma like a blow to... Read more »

Indirect Filling Basics

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Although nobody ever wants to, most people will need some kind of filling in their lifetime. And just as there is a variety of conditions and circumstances that might necessitate a filling, there are various types of fillings. One that we offer at Mill Creek General Dentistry is known generally... Read more »

Oral Health Tips for Men

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Did you know that men are less likely than women to seek preventive dental care and take great care of their smiles? Well, it’s true, according to the American Dental Association. This is why it’s extremely important for men to change their ways and finally make their teeth and gums... Read more »