Spokane Dental Blog

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

Importance of Preventive Dental Care

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Preventive Dental

Professional preventive dental care can play a major role in supporting your own efforts to keep your teeth and gums healthy. In some cases, dental issues like cavities can develop despite a good routine of oral healthcare at home – some people are simply more susceptible.


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Time To Spring Clean (Your Teeth)!

Karissa Barker

Spring Clean Teeth

It’s that time of year again… Time to dust off the cobwebs, air out the house, and spring clean your teeth at Spokane Dental! Many people know that getting a dental cleaning leaves you with a sparkly grin and smooth feeling teeth, but there is much more to it than that. Regular dental cleanings are essential to the health of your teeth and gums as well as your whole body.


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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Heart!

Karissa Barker

Healthy Teeth and Heart

Heart disease is often at the forefront of people's minds as they adopt healthier habits and is an aspect of medical care that is imperative to the health of every system of the body.


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3 Secrets to Make Flossing Simpler

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Flossing Simpler

Dentists say flossing is as important as brushing your teeth to prevent gum disease, cavities, and bad breath. These problems are caused by an accumulation of harmful bacteria and plaque, resulting from particles of food that get trapped between the teeth and under the gum line, where toothbrushes can't reach.


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Hydroxyapatite: The New Dental Superhero

Karissa Barker

Hydroxyapatite

There is a new buzzword in dentistry we all would do well to pay attention to: hydroxyapatite. Some even say it will beat out fluoride for the most important active ingredient in the dental industry.


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The Best Options to Replace Missing Teeth

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Replace Missing Teeth

With the amount of state-of-the-art prevention options and dental treatments available in modern dentistry, there are fewer needs for having to remove or extract a tooth or teeth. When something does go wrong with a tooth, our dentists at Spokane Dental will first try to do everything in their power to restore the tooth to an originally healthy function.


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What you Need to Know About Dental Bridges

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Dental Bridges

A dental bridge sounds like an intimidating process, but it describes a relatively common procedure and structure.  A dental bridge is a way to close existing gaps in the mouth. Gaps between the teeth can be the cause of broken teeth or missing teeth. A dental bridge serves the same function as natural teeth and facilitates chewing.


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Benefits of Having a Family Dentist

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Family Dentists

Family dentists are available for all members of the family regardless of their age or dental needs. Your family dentist is here to address all possible dental issues at each stage of life. From children to adults and senior citizens, family dentists treat patients of all ages seeking improved oral health and a lovely smile.


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The Top 5 Tooth Stain Causing Foods

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Tooth cleaning

One of the biggest questions we get from our patients is “why are my teeth stained”, followed closely by “can you remove it?”. While tooth stain can be prevented and treated, it is helpful to know just where your stain is coming from in  the first placeHere are the tofive staicausing foodsso yocafind out just where your tooth staining maybe coming from.


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Importance of Taking Care of Your Kid's Baby Teeth

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Baby teeth

The one thing everyone knows about baby teeth is that they will fall out sooner or later. This can lead many people to be apathetic towards them. They wonder, “Why even take my kid to the dentist?” or “Why make them take care of their baby teeth at all?”


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