Spokane Dental Blog

Get tips and tricks to maintaining your optimal health, and learn about new procedures.

Pros and Cons of Immediate Load Implants

Contributed by DentalROI

Dental ImplantsIf you have lost a tooth or multiple teeth, you already know that there are several options available to you. Dentures are a possibility, as are bridges. However, for many people, the ideal solution is a dental implant. While this is going to be a more involved process than something like a denture or a bridge, an implant will give you the opportunity to have a natural-looking replacement for the tooth that has been lost.


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Snack Ideas Healthy for Your Child's Teeth

Karissa Barker

Pediatric DentistAs a busy mom and dental hygienist, I understand the healthy snack battle we all have with our kids. As summer approaches and our kids are home, it can become an even bigger battle to keep them eating healthy snacks at appropriate times. This summer you can win the battle and keep your kiddos’ smiles healthy with some of this mommy hygienist’s go-to tips! Here are some ideas to make sure your child’s next Spokane Dental appointment is a cavity free one:


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How Fluoride Treatment Helps Your Teeth

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Fluoride TreatmentA visit to the dentist’s office can be beneficial to your oral health for a number of reasons. Some of the benefits of going to the dentist are things you are already familiar with, such as having your teeth cleaned, checking for cavities, etc. Checking in with your dentist on a consistent basis is the best way to keep your mouth on track for a healthy future. And, of course, if you live in the greater Spokane area, Spokane Dental is the perfect place to schedule your visits.


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4 Services You Didn’t Know Spokane Dental Provides

Karissa Barker

Dentist in SpokaneAt Spokane Dental, we do so much more for our patients than just clean and fill teeth. Our goal is to help our patients achieve optimal health, and there are some ways we do that you may not even realize! Here are four services you may not have known Spokane Dental Provides:


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Pros and Cons of Dental Bridges

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Dental BridgesIf you have a missing tooth, there are a couple of options that you’ll likely consider when having that tooth replaced. In this blog post, we are going to talk specifically about one of those options – dental bridges. As is often the case with a dental procedure, there are pros and cons associated with dental bridges that you will need to weigh before making a decision. The other main option in this situation – a dental implant – comes with its own list of pros and cons. In the end, the right decision is the one that best matches up with your needs and leads to the best possible outcome in both the short- and long-term.


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Four Reasons You Have Bad Breath

Karissa Barker

Bad Breath SolutionsBad breath can be embarrassing and can get in the way of expressing your self. Many factors can cause bad breath. At Spokane Dental, we perform a thorough oral examination when you visit for your routine dental checkup. Our exam will help identify the cause of bad breath, and we can come up with a solution to prevent it. However, at home there certain things that you can do to prevent or cure your bad breath. To find the solution, we start by finding the source. Here are four reasons you may have bad breath and how to help:


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Tips to Help Kids Feel Comfortable Going to the Dentist

Contributed by DentalROI

Spokane Children's DentistThere are certain things kids just love to do. Going to the playground, of course, is high on that list. So is watching their favorite show, eating ice cream, playing with a new toy, etc. Each child is unique in terms of his or her own likes and dislikes, but there are some things which are pretty much unanimous across the board.


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How To Maintain A White Smile

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Professional Teeth WhiteningAre you longing for a more beautiful, white smile? Fortunately, brightening your teeth is as easy as visiting our dentist at Spokane Dental for a whitening treatment. Whether you choose a professional in-office bleaching treatment or use whitening kits at home, you may wonder, “What can I do to maintain a white smile?”. After you spend your hard earned money on whitening treatments, the last thing you want is fast discoloration. Find out how to maintain your whitening results long term to keep the bright, white color you have always wanted.


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How To Floss When Floss Doesn't Work

Karissa Barker

Teeth CleaningLast month we talked about proper flossing. This month, we are learning what to use if floss doesn’t work for you because of gaps in between your teeth, bridges, implants, or places food always seems to get trapped in.


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