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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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Want a Brighter Smile? Here's How We Can Help!

Teeth Whitening Tacoma WA

Teeth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic dentistry treatments we perform in our Tacoma, WA practice, and it’s no surprise. It’s an affordable, safe way to dramatically improve your smile in just one dental appointment.

The Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

The drugstore shelves are packed full of products that claim to make your smile whiter and brighter. The truth is that while some of the products will remove surface stains from your teeth, none is as effective as professional teeth whitening. Often these OTC products take weeks before you see even a small change in your smile, and frequently they are used incorrectly, so patients feel gum and ...

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How to Prep Your Pantry for Your Dental Extraction

Food on Counter | Lacey WA Dentist

You can count on your dentist to do everything possible to save a tooth, but in some cases, extraction is the best option for protecting your oral health. If you are facing an extraction, you are probably wondering not only after self-care after the procedure but what you will be able to eat. With a little pantry (and refrigerator!) preparation, you can ensure you are consuming healthy foods that will promote healing.

At our Lacey, WA practice, we make the following recommendations to patients facing dental extractions.

Nutritious Foods to Eat After Extraction

Soups and broths—Keep simple soups such as tomato or pumpkin and nutrient-packed bone broth on hand after your extraction. ...

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Is Your Smile Summer Ready?

Couple Smiling | Cosmetic Dentistry Tumwater WA

August is right around the corner, but there is still plenty of time to make sure your smile is summer ready with cosmetic dentistry from your Tumwater, WA dentist. If you found yourself hiding your smile during the group photo taken at last week’s barbecue, it might be time to do something about it. With many cosmetic dental procedures, you can dramatically change the look of your smile in just an appointment or two.

Teeth Whitening

One of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures around, teeth whitening is safe, affordable, and quick. In just one appointment to our office—for just a bit over an hour—you can have teeth that are several ...

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3 Tips for Creating Strong Dental Habits for Children

Child brushing teeth | Tumwater WA Dentist

Much like taking their first steps or eating their first solid food, visiting the dentist for the first time is a milestone for children. Most parents don’t realize that kids should visit the dentist right around one year of age—or whenever that first tooth erupts.

For children’s dentistry in Tumwater, WA, you can bring your entire family to see us. Call Tranquility Dental Wellness today!

1. Bring Kids into the Dentist Earlier Rather than Later

Some parents wait until kids are older to make that first trip to the dentist, but the American  Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children see the dentist as their first teeth come in—and we agree. This gets ...

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