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5 Key Factors That Affect Dental Implant Cost

April 13, 2021

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dentist explaining dental implant cost to a patient

If you’re looking into replacing missing teeth, chances are you’ve heard about the benefits that dental implants have to offer. In all of your research, however, you never found an answer to the question, “How much do dental implants cost?” That’s because there is no fixed answer. Because dental implants are such a versatile and personalized treatment, the price can vary greatly from one person to the next. Here are just a few of the factors that affect dental implant cost.


Can Cosmetic Dentistry Increase Your Career Success?

February 18, 2021

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person being offered a job

Whether you’re in the market for a brand-new job, or just wanting to move up the ladder at your current organization, you likely know that there are certain things you have to do to get where you want to be. You might immediately think of being determined, showing up on time, going the extra step to help a client or a peer, but have you ever considered how getting cosmetic dentistry could also help to serve as a step toward advancing your career? Keep reading to learn more.


What to Do If You Chip a Tooth

October 13, 2020

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Closeup of chipped tooth visiting Kent emergency dentist

Imagine you’re enjoying some popcorn at the movies or chewing on a pen cap at work when suddenly you hear a cracking sound! Unfortunately, there are plenty of ways you may find yourself with a chipped or cracked tooth. Since dental emergencies like these are typically alarming and overwhelming, it’s important to know what to do ahead of time so you can act quickly and correctly. Read on as your Kent emergency dentist explains step-by-step what to do if you have a chipped tooth.  


Using Your Dental Insurance Before It Resets

September 17, 2020

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The holidays are coming up, but before you’re caught up in the whirlwind of shopping and planning, you should take the time to make sure that you’ve tied up all your loose ends for the year. If you have a dental insurance plan that runs on a calendar year, then one task on your to-do list should be to make sure you’ve used your benefits to the fullest extent possible before they reset. Read on to learn more about how taking the time to visit your dentist in Kent now could end up saving you hundreds – if not thousands – on your smile.


Why All-on-4 is a Good Option for Implant-Retained Dentures

January 26, 2020

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Illustration of prosthetic teeth supported by All-on-4 dental implantsIf you want to give your traditional dentures an upgrade so that they won’t slip out of place anymore, you’ll definitely want to consider dental implants as a solution. These titanium posts keep your new teeth stable and your jawbone healthy. But when it comes to dentures, there are a few different ways dental implants can work. In particular, there’s a system called All-on-4 that’s often recommended over traditional implant-retained dentures. Take the time to learn more about All-on-4 and why it might be the perfect option for restoring your smile.


My Tooth Fell Out! What Do I Do?

July 16, 2019

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man missing a toothYou never expect to lose a permanent tooth, but it happens more often than you might believe. Besides tooth decay or infection, you can also lose one from trauma to your face or mouth. Although you never expect it to happen to you, 1 in 6 Americans faces a dental emergency every year, which results in 5 million knocked out teeth annually. If your tooth fell out, you can help save your smile, but you need to act quickly. With the right care at home and from your dentist, it may not be lost for good.

How Cosmetic Procedures Like Dental Implants Can Improve Your Self-Esteem

May 12, 2019

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close up woman smiling

Are you embarrassed by your smile? Cosmetic dentistry might be the solution for you! If you have chips, cracks, or stains on your teeth, your cosmetic dentist can fix those problems. If you have missing teeth, don’t worry. We can take care of those too with dental implants. No matter how self-conscious you are about your smile, your cosmetic dentist in Kent, WA has the answer to your problems.


Traditional vs. Water Flossing: Discover the Benefits of Both

April 3, 2019

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a man flossing his teethYou’ve heard your dentist talk about the important benefits of flossing. Not only does it remove harmful bacteria that is living between your teeth, but it also removes any leftover food particles that are clinging to your pearly whites. Unfortunately, most Americans are not flossing as often as they should. This can lead to tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease. If you’ve been wanting to improve your oral health, or if you are looking for another way to floss, you’ll be happy to know there are benefits to both traditional and water flossing. Read on to find out which method might be better for you.


Are Root Canals Scary? Get the Facts about the Treatment

December 31, 2018

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facts vs. mythsIf you have a severely damaged or decayed tooth, your dentist will likely recommend a root canal to save it from an extraction. While more than 15 million are performed every year, they are only suggested when there are no other viable treatments to rehabilitate a tooth. If your dentist has recommended one, your first thought may be to avoid it at all cost. Let’s face it, root canals have a bad reputation for being painful, but you have nothing to fear. New advancements in dentistry now make them no worse than a traditional filling.

The Interesting History of Dental Crowns in Kent

October 4, 2018

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Woman smiling.Millions of Americans have dental crowns placed in their smile, so if you have one, you’re not alone. Dental crowns in Kent have become a popular way to restore heavily decayed or damaged teeth, while still keeping their look, shape, and function. However, crowns were not always so easily placed and beautiful looking. Keep reading to discover the history of dental crowns, how they were made, and why they were first used.


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