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  • A Survival Guide for a Healthy Halloween

    Tonight children throughout the world will be dressing up and traipsing through neighborhoods with their bounty of candy.  It will be a late night of sugar-highs, but the one night of tricking and treating can play a big part in the longevity of their smiles.  As a Shoreline dentist, we love [...]

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    Overdue for the Dentist? Five Reasons to Reschedule

    The end of summer and beginning of fall is a great time to reorganize.  If you’ve been fortunate enough to take advantage of the beautiful weather and had a chance to slip in a vacation or two, you know how easily it can be to lose track of priorities.  After a summer of sugary lemonade, sweet [...]

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    The New School Year and your Oral Health

    Parents around the country are breathing a small sigh of relief as children heft their backpacks and head back to school.  The summer has been great, but it’s nice to be back on a schedule.  Our Shoreline dentist and staff want to wish all of our students a great year and we look forward to [...]

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    Why you might need Root Canal Therapy

    Over a decade ago, nearly 11 million root canals were performed yearly by general dentists and 4 million procedures were done by endodontists.  Now, with over 20 million root canal procedures done annually, it is important to understand the benefit of root canal therapy and to recognize the signs [...]

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    Summer Fun and Healthy Teeth

    Helloooo, summer!  It’s officially here; the time of year we’ve looked forward to all year.  It is a time with unlimited pool days for the kids and a little extra stress on parents.  Navigating camps, activities, meal times and more can be exhausting.  While kids only see the longer days of [...]

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    DIOnavi Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

    At our Shoreline dentist office we believe in the technological advancements that benefit our patients.  Just as computers and smart phones make our lives easier, that same technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) allows our patients solutions not offered by all dentists.  Take dental implants,[...]

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    Prepare for Graduation Day with Whiter Teeth

    In just a few short weeks, many of our Shoreline dentist patients, past and present, will walk across a stage in their cap and gown to accept their well-earned diploma.  We’ve had the honor of watching you grow into adulthood and so excited for your success.  You may be on track to begin your [...]

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    Spring Cleaning in Shoreline

    Last month we talked about Children’s Dental Health Month along with a multitude of other celebrated events.  As March comes to a close, our Shoreline dentist and staff tend to think of the spring season.  Spring brings fresh flowers and green grass.  It also brings about thoughts of spring [...]

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    Celebrate February! A Month Full of Awareness

    Ah, February.  The shortest month of the year that seems to last the longest.  Is it due to the lack of sun and the nearness of spring that has us dreading this month?  Perhaps it’s Valentine’s Day that puts some people in a rut unless they have a special someone with which to share it [...]

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    Candy, Hearts, or Halitosis?

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and our Shoreline dentist team is curious… How will you celebrate this year with your sweetheart?  Do you organize a romantic dinner every year?  Is the whole family included or do you take a night just for the two of you?  What are your go-to gifts; candy [...]

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    What is Dentistry for Children?

    A Northwest Dental has been treating children from all over Shoreline. Kenmore, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Bothell, Kirkland, and other nearby areas for years. We know how important it is to establish good oral hygiene habits in kids from an early age. Let us start your child down the [...]

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    What is Periodontics

    September 7, 2017
    What is Periodontics

    Periodontics is the field that deals with all the materials inside your mouth. Before periodontal disease occurs, plaque that has not been removed from your teeth turns into a hard substance called tartar. Tartar cannot be removed by brushing and flossing alone and needs to be addressed by a [...]

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    Tips on How to Keep Up Your Oral Hygiene at School

    Tips on How to Keep Up Your Oral Hygiene at School Good dental Hygiene while at school is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. It is important to take care of your oral health because that directly relates to your general health. You may hear this and say that it [...]

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    What Exactly Are Dental Sealants?

    Because of the shape of the teeth, tooth cavities are a typical dental issue among young ones. At six years old, a child's grinding teeth usually develop deep corners on the enamel surface. These crannies can become so deep that standard toothbrush bristles can't reach them properly. Because they [...]

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    Should I Get Veneers?

    July 19, 2017
    Should I Get Veneers?

    Everyone wants to improve their teeth for a better smile, and One way of doing this is by visiting a dentist and learning about cosmetic dental veneers. Every day, more and more dentists are realizing just how patients are increasingly demanding cosmetic dental veneers. This article will explain [...]

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    How We Treat Children's Teeth

    Caring for our teeth is as important as caring for any other part of the body. Right from the time we are born it is important to ensure that we build a solid health and wellness foundation that we can use to lead our remaining lives in a healthy manner. Right from birth till we attain the age of[...]

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    How Do Dental Implants Work?

    People in Shoreline, Kenmore, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Bothell, Kirkland, and the surrounding areas find themselves in need of dental implants for a variety of reasons. Most often, people look to get dental implants when they are missing teeth that others can see. Most people who are[...]

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    How to Teach Your Kids Good Oral Hygiene Habits

    It is a fact that teaching your kids good oral hygiene habits from a very young age is exceptionally crucial in your child’s development. Even before teeth appear you must get your child used to a toothbrush. My baby doesn’t have teeth yet, do I need to clean her or his mouth? The [...]

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    Periodontics - The Study And Treatment Of Gum Diseases

    Dentists in Shoreline, Washington generally refer to anything that has to do with the gums by using the word "periodontic" and so the care of gums by a dentist is referred to by the technical term periodontics. Periodontics is a type of dentistry that deals with two specific things - the outward [...]

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    Flossing Tips

    April 11, 2017
    Flossing Tips

    Flossing is an unquestionably effective way of removing food particles from between your teeth. Proper oral hygiene demands more than brushing twice a day. Like all dentists, Shoreline dentist at A Northwest Dental, Dr. Eric Lee, knows that cleaning the teeth with a brush cannot remove food debris [...]

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    Root Canal Therapy

    March 28, 2017
    Root Canal Therapy

    When a tooth becomes damaged, either from a deep cavity or an injury, the inner side of the tooth becomes infected. An infection causes damage to the nerve and blood vessel network within the tooth. If the infection is left untreated, it can cause a further infection which will damage bone around [...]

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    Comfortable and Affordable Appointments with Dental Assistants

    Ever since the beginning of time, humans have been concerned about their teeth. And where there are dentists, there are dental assistants. It is impossible for dentists to take care of as many patients as they do alone. Dental assistants are paramount to oral health. At A Northwest Dental our team [...]

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    The Importance of Oral Hygiene

    For many of us in Shoreline, the most thought we give to our dental hygiene is brushing our teeth twice a day with a toothbrush and some good quality toothpaste and flossing. Most people are also generally aware that taking care of their oral health is important to stop issues such as tooth decay [...]

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