Spokane Dental Blog

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

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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Let’s talk fluoride

Karissa Barker

Pediatric Dentist

During this time of interrupted life and more time at home, it is a great time to improve not just overall health but oral health as well. One of the easiest and greatest ways to do that is with a naturally occurring compound called fluoride. Most have heard of fluoride, but we want to you to know just how great it is for your oral health.


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Common Dental Emergencies and What to Do About Them

Karissa Barker

Emergency Dentist

For the safety of our staff and patients, Spokane Dental is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are here for patients with emergency dental needs. If you are experiencing a dental emergency or have a question, please call us and leave a message so we can get back to you. To assist our patients, here is some information about two of the most common dental emergencies:


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Dental Tips for Staying Healthy

Karissa Barker

Dental Tips for Staying Healthy

Following the recommendations of our local government, the CDC, as well as the ADA, Spokane Dental has cancelled dental appointments to protect our patients amidst the COVID-19 crisis. While we are unable to see patients for non-urgent or non-essential dental care in the office, we still want to support our patients in any way we can. You can reach our office at 509-466-2373. Our office staff is regularly checking voicemail and responding to any concerns. We can also offer some helpful dental tips for keeping you and your family healthy during this time.


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Dental Implants Compared to Dental Bridges

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Dental Implants

As a dental patient, it can be easy to get confused with regard to the various terms and treatments involved in this industry. You don’t work in this world every day, so it’s understandable that you would get a little confused. At Spokane Dental, we want to make sure that our patients are perfectly clear regarding the treatment options we provide, so this post should help clear up one potentially confusing topic.


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National Children’s Dental Health Month

Karissa Barker

Dentist for kidsFebruary is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the perfect time to address the importance of your child’s oral health. Although children’s “baby teeth” will be lost and replaced by permanent adult teeth, it is still vitally important to care for them.


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