A Blow to the Face Can Knock a Tooth Out so Severely that It Can Only Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

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Contact sports and other rigorous activities can potentially cause a blow to the face. Using a quality mouthguard can help prevent serious oral trauma. Unfortunately, many athletes find retail mouthguards to be uncomfortable. This causes some athletes to forego the use of a mouthguard. Should you make this choice, it greatly increases your chances of… Read more »

The Tips that Can Improve Your Brushing Technique

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Do you ever wonder if you brush your teeth properly each day? If so, our team is happy to help you! There are many things you can do to improve your brushing technique in , , but as long as you have the right holds and movements, you’re on the right track. To help you… Read more »

An Implant-Supported Bridge Can Restore Your Smile

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Over the course of the last twenty years, dental implant technology has continued to evolve to serve alternate applications. One of the most promising developments has been using dental implants to mount a bridge, replacing multiple missing teeth in one area of your mouth. The first step in placing a bridge involves your dentist examining… Read more »

Snoring and Breathing Issues Resulting from Sleep Apnea Can Be Improved by Using a Boil and Bite Snore Guard

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Excessive snoring and breathing interruptions from sleep apnea often results in poor sleep quality and can even have a negative impact on your quality of life. In recent years, sleep apnea treatment options have improved. While people with severe sleep apnea might need to sleep with a CPAP machine, people with mild to moderate sleep… Read more »

Brighten Your Smile with Our Composite Resin Fillings

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At 19th Avenue Dental in Everett, Washington, we offer tooth-colored fillings for our patients needing a dental restoration for their smile. Dr. Shuichi Yamaguchi and our caring team are committed to our patient’s well-being as well as your oral health. This is why we are happy to offer composite resin fillings for our patient’s smiles, as they… Read more »

How to Help Your Oral Hygiene

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Did you know that keeping your gums and teeth health can actually benefit your overall health? For instance, if you have gum disease, bad bacteria will have easier access to your bloodstream, which can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health problems. In other words, if you practice sound oral health, you… Read more »

Basic Oral Hygiene Tips to Clean and Maintain Your New Bridge

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Your new bridge, installed at effectively restores the structure and appearance of a tooth that was lost due to advanced tooth decay, fracture or otherwise required extraction. While your new bridge is made from materials that are not subject to tooth decay, it will still need to be cleaned to prevent issues with gum disease…. Read more »

Do You Need Root Canal Therapy?

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What do you know about root canal therapy? As you may know, root canal therapy is designed to treat a tooth whose center is decayed or infected. Still, there are several myths surrounding root canal therapy. Did you know that you may need root canal therapy if a cavity was left untreated for too long?… Read more »