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Do you have dental insurance? Has it been a while since you’ve been to a dental office in Kirkland? Did you know that dental insurance plans cover a specific dollar amount for procedures every year? If your benefits aren’t used, unfortunately, they do not roll over to the next year. They simply run out. With the end of the year approaching, now is the time to schedule a dental check-up and take full advantage of what your dental insurance plan has to offer.

If you have a tooth that needs to be replaced, our Kirkland dentist will typically
recommend dental implants as the best option. Learn more about some of the advantages that implants offer as opposed to other tooth replacement treatments.

Our Kirkland dentist believes that brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing once per day are great ways to maintain healthy teeth and gums between checkups.  However, being diligent in daily oral hygiene doesn’t mean that you don’t need to visit the dentist regularly.

Root canal treatment—also referred to as “endodontic therapy”—is probably one of the less “popular” types of restorative dental services among patients. Fortunately, technology and treatment methods have come a long way over the last several years. Yet, there are several misconceptions about getting root canals.

If you’re like most people, flossing isn’t your favorite thing to do. That’s where flossing comes in. But what would you think if your dentist told you that there was an alternative? Learn more here.

Periodontal disease — or gum disease — is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss. Learn more about this topic here.

If you are someone who has suffered from jaw pain, there is no need to explain how much of a negative affect it can have on your day-to-day life; From talking to eating to smiling and sleeping. Learn More Here.

Are you having trouble with a continuous toothache? This type of pain can interfere with your day to day tasks and overall mood. The good news is that there are some at home remedies you can implement to alleviate the pain if your toothache is mild.

Everyone wants an attractive smile and braces are a popular dental treatment to enhance your appearance. Did you know, though, that orthodontics offer more benefits than straighter teeth? Manson Dentistry offers several orthodontic options to give you a beautiful smile and better oral health. A Healthier Smile When teeth are crooked and crowded together, it creates…

So I have been getting a few questions about the recent news that the Federal government has dropped the recommendation to floss in The Dietary Guidelines For Americans. Here is an article on that: Ultimately there has not been a lot of good studies to show that flossing helps save teeth.   That is partly…