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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Bellevue, WA Dentist
... We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health, treatment options and choice of dentist in Bellevue...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks CEREC, for same day crowns Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Invisalign, to straighten your teeth discreetly  Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Why Choose Our Office?
... Here are just a few things that make our practice unique: Care and Commitment From the front office to the exam room, our practice is made up of professionals who take your oral health very seriously...

Dental Specialties
...Although either type of dentist is capable of addressing your child’s oral health care needs, a pediatric dentist, his or her staff, and even the office dcor are all geared to care for children and to put them at ease...

Effective Dental Care Depends First on Getting the Big Picture
... We specifically want to identify your individual oral health risks, from your genetic makeup to any past problems with dental disease or the bite...

Sedation, Along with Understanding, can Relieve Your Dental Visit Fears
... This absence of dental cleanings, checkups and treatments can have an adverse effect on not only their oral health but their general health too...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

Toothbrushing Tips
...Your toothbrush is the primary tool to maintain oral health on a daily basis, so here are some tips to keep in mind: Brush gently twice a day, every day, for two minutes each time using a soft toothbrush...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Dental Staff
... Laurie Chow – Registered Dental Hygienist, BS As an integral part of the Bellevue Dental Excellence team, Laurie is responsible for assessing your oral health, developing a personalized clinical oral hygiene plan, and educating you about your oral health and needs...

June Is Men's Health Month
...There’s increasing evidence that having good oral health promotes better overall health—and coming in for routine checkups is essential...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Instill Good Dental Habits in Your Child as Early as Possible
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

10 Tips to Tame Bad Breath
...A coated tongue can be a source of bad breath, so brush your tongue as well as your teeth or use a tongue scraper, which can be purchased in the oral health aisle of your local pharmacy...

A Low Sugar, High Fiber Diet will Help Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy
...If you would like more information on diet and oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

4 Diet Changes You Should Make for Better Oral Health
... What you eat can also make a difference in your oral health...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Take care of your oral health...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Starting early, not only will your child be getting the best in dental care, they'll be developing a habit that can continue to benefit their oral health the rest of their lives...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

See Your Dentist if You Have one of these Top 3 Oral Problems
..."Recently, the American Dental Association presented their own kind of list—"America's Top 3 Oral Health Problems"—based on surveys of around 15,000 people across the U...

Make Sure Your Kids' Teeth Are Ready for School
...Along with daily hygiene, dental visits are key to disease prevention and optimal oral health...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...And that includes teeth and gum care: While it may not seem as urgent as other potential issues, failing to maintain oral health could eventually affect the rest of their health...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “10 Tips for Daily Oral Care at Home...

Why Gum Disease Could Affect More Than Your Oral Health
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine article “Good Oral Health Leads to Better Health Overall...

Sedation Therapy Can Help Anxious Patients Get the Dental Care They Need
...That could help someone with anxiety maintain their oral health...

Instill These Habits in Your Child for a Lifetime of Great Dental Health
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

A Little Dairy Can Go a Long Way for Maintaining Healthy Teeth
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Nutrition & Oral Health” and “Nutrition: Its Role in General & Oral Health...

A Straighter Smile On Your Terms
...Better oral health (less decay and gum disease because straight teeth collect less tartar and are easier to clean) 2...

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life
...Whether it's ourselves or an older loved one, oral health deserves a heightened focus as we age on prevention and prompt treatment...

Addressing Risk Factors: Taking the Fight Against Tooth Decay to a New Level
...Saliva helps restore the mouth's ideal pH balance needed for optimum oral health...

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