Spokane Dental Blog

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What Is a Dental Cleaning Really?

Karissa Barker

Dental Cleaning

We all know the feeling of squeaky clean teeth when we walk out of our dental cleaning appointment, but have you ever wondered what exactly your hygienist is doing in there? A lot goes into a dental cleaning, perhaps more than you even expect. Here is what really happens during a dental cleaning:


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Is A Dental Implant Right For You?

Karissa Barker

Dental Implant Right

Thanks to Dr. Smith’s extensive training along with our state of the art dental imaging, dental implants are a safe, effective, and functional way we can restore our patient’s smiles at Spokane Dental.


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Should I Use Mouthwash?

Karissa Barker

Mouthwash

We all know the dental aisle can be overwhelming. Picking out a toothbrush, floss, and toothpaste is a large enough task to take on, but adding mouthwash to the list is enough to send anyone over the edge.


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If Floss Isn’t Right For You

Karissa Barker

Floss Isn't Right

We all know how important brushing is to oral health. We can notice the difference visually, and even feel the fuzzy plaque buildup after missing a morning tooth brushing.


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Which Toothpaste is Right For You?

Karissa Barker

Right Toothpaste

The toothpaste aisle can be intimidating even for the most dental-savvy among us. No matter how many choices are available for toothpastes, it can all be boiled down to which active ingredient will take care of your concern.


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Want Whiter Teeth? We Can Help!

Karissa Barker

Teeth Whitening

Are you interested in whitening your teeth but don’t know where to start? Your Spokane Dental team can help! With a consultation, we can help our clients whiten at home with professional grade whitening treatment and custom fit whitening trays. There are many benefits to whiten teeth with us instead of using Over The Counter Products, ranging from the obvious fact that professional grade whitening is more potent to the more subtle benefit of sensitivity management. Here’s what to expect when whitening your teeth with Spokane Dental:


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All You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

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Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are an important treatment option that can help patients who are facing a variety of different issues. If your dentist has suggested that you might need dental crowns in the near future, you may be wondering what they are, what they can do for you, and what the process of getting a crown is like. In this post, we’ll address those questions so you are more informed and can have a discussion with your dentist about the right treatment for your situation.


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Have Dry Mouth? We Can Help!

Karissa Barker

Dry Mouth Treatment

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, can greatly affect day-to-day life. If you have ever experienced xerostomia you don’t need us to tell you that the food that you eat, the way you speak, and many other daily activities we take for granted are greatly disturbed by dry mouth. At Spokane Dental, we can recognize the early symptoms of dry mouth and assist the patient in alleviating the side effects and improving daily life.


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Benefits of Cone Beam Imaging

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Spokane Dentist

Imaging is an important part of dental care. It’s impossible for your dentist to clearly see what is going on in your mouth just by looking inside, so imaging has been used for decades as a way to diagnose problems and create treatment plans. In recent years, the development of cone beam imaging has taken things to a new level, and dentists who use this technology are now able to enjoy the benefits of highly detailed, three-dimensional scans.


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