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What You Need to Know about Kids and Tooth Decay

Two kids brushing teeth | Tumwater Children's Dentist

If you have kids, you are probably keenly aware that getting them to brush their teeth can be a challenge. Often if they are brushing regularly, they aren’t doing a very thorough job of it. For these reasons, it’s crucial that your children come to the dentist twice each year for examinations as well as cleanings (for those kids who are old enough). Tooth decay is common in children, particularly in those areas they are not brushing well.

At Tranquility Dental Wellness, your children’s dentist in Tumwater, WA, we like to see kids as soon as their first teeth erupt. It’s a good way to establish good habits regarding their oral ...

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3 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Getting Your Teeth Whitened

Red Wine | Teeth Whitening Tacoma WA

Teeth whitening in our Tacoma, WA dental office provides our patients with consistent, dramatic results that are far better than over-the-counter whitening treatments available at the local drugstore. Dentists have access to higher strength whitening gel that penetrates tooth enamel and eliminates stains that have formed deep below the surface.

Once you have invested in professional teeth whitening, you want to do everything you can to protect it. Here are three things you should avoid to keep your teeth as white as possible.

#1—Skip the Red Wine

One of the most staining beverages you can drink is red wine. In the days immediately following teeth whitening, it’s best to skip the Cabernet ...

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Braces—They’re Not Just for Teenagers Anymore!

Woman with Invisalign | Invisibl Braces in Tumwater WA

If you missed out on the opportunity for orthodontics when you were younger, or if you are experiencing movement in a once-straightened smile because you did not wear a retainer, you are not alone. The good news is that today’s modern dentistry offers braces for adults that do not involve metal brackets and wires. The even better news is that treatment times are usually shorter so you can enjoy your new smile in just six to 18 months, on average.

Find out more about invisible braces in our Tumwater practice. Invisible braces are designed to fit into your social and professional life—regardless of your age.

Invisible Braces: How Do They Work?

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Teeth Whitening: How to Change Your Smile in One Dental Procedure

Teeth Whitening Tacoma WA | Cosmetic Dentistry

As the holiday season draws near, there will likely be plenty of photograph opportunities that will live on forever in social media. Is your smile as white and bright as you’d like? Or do you avoid smiling or hide your smile because you don’t care for the way it looks?

Now you can dramatically change the look of your smile in just one dental procedure. Professional teeth whitening is a safe, affordable way for patients at our Tacoma, WA practice to get a youthful-looking smile just in time for the holidays.

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

We offer two ways to whiten your teeth: with one in-office procedure that usually takes about an ...

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Tips for Finding a Great Family Dentist

Family Dentist Lacey WA

Whether you are new to the Lacey area or if you are just overdue for an examination and cleaning, you need to visit a dentist. You could conduct a Google search, but when you are looking for a healthcare partner, you want to find a dentist with whom you can build a relationship over the years.

Here are some tips on finding a great family dentist who will handle your family’s oral health for many years to come.

Ask for Recommendations

Ask friends, family, and colleagues what dentist they like. If you are moving to a new area, ask your current dentist who he or she might know. Put together a list of ...

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Dental Implants: An Upfront Investment That Can Save Money in the Long Run

Dental Implants Diagram | Dental Implants Tacoma WA

Anyone who has suffered tooth loss probably already knows that dental implants are considered the best tooth replacement option available. But when many people discover the financial commitment involved, they might decide they cannot “afford” dental implants. The truth is that dental implants not only provide invaluable benefits but throughout your lifetime—and dental implants can last that long—you will end up saving money.

We would love to talk to you about dental implants in our Tacoma, WA practice, Tranquility Dental Wellness. We are happy to answer any questions you might have—and also conduct an examination to find out if dental implants are right for you.

The Financial Benefits of Dental Implants

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4 Reasons Patients Choose Dental Bridges

Older Couple | Dental Bridges Tumwater WA

Dental bridges are a common restorative service offered at our Tumwater, WA practice. Patients who are missing one or more teeth find that not only will a dental bridge restore their smile, but also there are other advantages to choosing this tooth replacement option.

Why Patients Choose Dental Bridges

They last a long time with proper care. If you practice good oral hygiene and see your dentist twice a year for routine check-ups and cleanings, a dental bridge can last a decade or more.

  1. You will be able to chew properly again. If you have been living with one or more missing teeth, you have probably grown tired of having to adapt ...

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