Dietary Dental Do’s

Welcome back to the Distinctive Dentistry Blog . As your family dentist, I wanted to focus on some helpful “Dietary Do’s” for you, this time. Here are some dietary dental tips: You Don’t Have To Pray To The Calcium Gods, Just Eat Foods That Contain Calcium – Since calcium is a major component of bones and teeth, you must…

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What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate? Sodium lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is an active ingredient in many toothpastes and can promote microscopic damage to the oral tissues in some patients.  Some patients that have a sulfite allergy or are sensitive to certain sulfa products, such as SLS will find it is beneficial to try SLS-free toothpastes. Here…

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Oral Cancer and symptoms

What Is Oral cancer? Oral cancer is a disease that can affect a number of individuals; any age, race or gender. The cells within the oral cavity mutate causing malfunction; this can lead to tissue failure, organ failure or even death.  In some cases, cancerous cells that start in one region of the body can…

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Upcoming Event – The latest options to restore endentulous arches

Interested in learning about the latest options to restore edentulous arches? Register now to attend this Seattle King County Dental Society CE course, featuring Dr. Keith Phillips. “An Update on Implant Options for the Partially Dentated and Edentulous Patient,  Including Fixed Removable Prosthetics” Credits: 7 Friday, October 3, 2014 Emerald Downs 2300 Emerald Downs Drive…

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