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National Nutrition Month: 3 Foods for a Healthy Smiles

Published on March 20, 2019
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There are various aspects that affect our health, in different ways. One of those aspects is the food we eat and all the nutritious value it brings to our health. Did you know the food we eat also affects our smile? March is National Nutrition Month and our mouths are the first point of contact for all the different foods we eat throughout the day. Here are 3 foods to incorporate into your daily life for healthier smiles.
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Braces Friendly Recipes

Published on February 01, 2019

One of America’s unofficial holiday is here...The Superbowl. While the Superbowl divides people, rooting for one team or the other, one thing that for sure brings everyone together is food.
However, if you just received braces, this unofficial holiday may be a little tough when it comes to food. Here is your official guide to food items you should avoid if you have braces and food items that are soft enough for your teeth.
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Dentist vs. Orthodontist

Published on January 16, 2019

Do you know the difference between an orthodontist and a dentist? Choosing the right orthodontist is an important part of the decision. Because treatment typically lasts one to three years, it is essential to choose a practice that you trust, are comfortable in, and that will offer the highest quality service on all aspects.
Our locations in Fairwood and Mercer Island, allow us to serve our communities with the highest level of Orthodonti...[more]

4 Things You Didn't Know about Teeth

Published on December 19, 2018

We use our teeth every single day, from biting, eating to speaking. We often take our teeth for granted. We often don't realize how strong and vital they are to our health, appearance and overall impact teeth have on our bodies. Here are 4 surprising facts you may not know about your teeth.
  1. Cavities: Did you know a cavity is one of the few things the body cannot heal. It just gets larger with time, unless a dentist removes the decay and p...[more]