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What to Know About Teeth Scaling and Root Planing

Periodontal or teeth scaling and root planing are popular dental procedures that help to treat gum disease or periodontitis and excessive plaque buildup. This procedure is more in-depth than regular teeth cleaning.

May 5th, 2022
How to Prevent an Infection After Dental Implants

A relatively common dental procedure, Dental implants go in without a hitch, mostly. However rare complications are possible as it is with any procedure. Adequate post-implantation care is the key to preventing infection.

Apr 19th, 2022
Dental Implants: Traditional Vs Mini

A permanent tooth root replacement option that supports artificial teeth, Dental Implants are these days considered an alternative to conventional ways of fixing the problem of missing teeth.

Apr 11th, 2022
What Are the Benefits of Full Mouth Dental Implants?

When someone has all or most of them missing, it can be resolved by an innovative solution known as 'Full Mouth Dental Implants'. Full mouth dental implants provide a permanent solution for several missing teeth or full-arch loss.

Mar 26th, 2022
Full Mouth Dental Implants- Types and Procedure

Dental implants are a good option for one or two missing teeth, but when someone has all or most of them missing, it can be resolved by an innovative solution known as Full Mouth Dental Implants.

Mar 24th, 2022
Do You Need Dental Crown After Root Canal Therapy?

Root canal therapy is a treatment used to relieve a patient from tooth pain and prevent the tooth from future infection and damage. In most cases, the treatment is completed with a protective cap called a dental crown.

Mar 21st, 2022
All-On-4 Dental Implants- Why Are They Better?

A revolutionary approach to solving the issue of numerous missing teeth and reconstructing the mouth of a patient to restore full function All-on-4 Dental Implants has many benefits.

Mar 10th, 2022
Root Canal: Symptoms, Procedure and Treatment

A dental procedure that relieves pain caused by an infected or abscessed tooth, a Root canal involves the removal of the soft centre of the tooth or inflamed pulp which is made up of nerves, connective tissue & blood vessels that help the tooth grow.

Mar 5th, 2022
Are Dental Implants Painful?

One of the most reliable and long-lasting ways to replace missing teeth, Dental Implants have become a popular choice for those wanting to restore their teeth.

Feb 17th, 2022
Sedation Dentistry- Risks, Benefits and Recovery

A comfortable, safe, effective and beneficial option for patients, Sedation dentistry is a practical option for patients who face nervousness or anxiety of being at the dentist and find it hard to sit still for long periods.

Feb 15th, 2022
Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Shiny white teeth are desired by everyone. However, there are a number of reasons that can cause staining and discoloration of teeth. There are also several options available If one wishes to make them brighter and whiter, safely. 

Jan 17th, 2022
What Are Invisalign & How Do They Work?

The brand name of a type of thin clear aligner used in orthodontic treatment, Invisalign is an aligner made from a flexible thermoplastic material named SmartTrack.

Jan 6th, 2022
Cosmetic Dentistry: Cost and Types

Teeth are a vital part of a person's personality and overall appearance but they can be easily stained with food and drinks or can also be chipped or cracked and become decayed

Dec 29th, 2021
Dental Bridges: Types, Benefits, Care and Cost

A dental bridge is a fixed restoration to replace one or more missing teeth. It is a false tooth or teeth typically made of crowns held in place by the abutment teeth on either side of the gap. 

Dec 26th, 2021
What is Considered a Dental Emergency

Dental pain can be a highly detrimental factor in your normal routine affecting all areas of your life. Tooth pain can induce headaches, sleepless nights and make eating and drinking extremely difficult.

Dec 16th, 2021
When Should Dental Implants Be Done

Dental implants are titanium metal screws that replace a tooth root. They are a common intervention for tooth loss. Consisting of an artificial tooth root placed in the jawbone that creates a lasting, strong foundation and structure for a replacement tooth

Dec 12th, 2021
How to Get Sparkling White Teeth

We are all aware that Oral hygiene is of absolute significance in maintaining good health. An essential and crucial component of your personality and symbol of healthy oral hygiene, sparkling white teeth are sought by all.

Dec 5th, 2021
General Dentist Tips for Tooth Pain

If you are suffering from any level of toothache pain, it is essential to consult with a general dentist who can carefully evaluate the pain and determine what course of action is necessary.

Nov 24th, 2021
Dental Implants Are a Long-Lasting Replacement for Missing Teeth

Having lost teeth due to dental disease or trauma, living with gaps or dealing with dentures need not be the only options as Conventional bridges and dentures may help fill the gap, but they’re not right for everyone and can lead to discomfort, pain, poor

Nov 21st, 2021
Dental Implants and Facial Structure

Most of us realize that one or several missing teeth can negatively impact how we look but few of us understand how significant the change can be. Losing a permanent tooth can alter your whole facial structure.

Nov 8th, 2021
Oral Hygiene FAQ: What Is Dental Tartar?

Dental plaque or tooth plaque is a microbial plaque and soft, sticky film that build upon the teeth when bacteria in the mouth mix with sugary or starchy foods.

Nov 2nd, 2021
Dentures- An Introduction

Dentures or false teeth used to replace natural teeth after their having fallen out or have been extracted, allow you to eat and speak without constraint.

Oct 28th, 2021
When Do Dentists Recommend Dental Sealants?

Tooth cavities or decay is one of the most common dental diseases. Feeding on sugary, starchy foods and drinks, the bacteria in the mouth, convert the carbohydrates into acids.

Oct 22nd, 2021
Materials Used in Dental Implants: A Comparison

We are all aware that dental implants are among the most versatile equipment available for restorative dentist practices. They are extremely useful in replacing missing teeth and restoring a natural, healthy smile.

Oct 17th, 2021
Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgery - Preparation, Cost and Recovery

An outpatient procedure performed by a dentist or oral surgeon, to remove the third set of molars, is known as Wisdom Tooth Surgery. An impacted or misaligned wisdom tooth is one that doesn’t have enough room to grow naturally is present in most people.

Oct 13th, 2021
Are Dental Implants Safe?

Dental implants are fixed artificial alternatives for missing or lost teeth and help restore a patient’s tooth in function and aesthetics. The part of the implant or titanium screw that is placed inside the jawbone, is biocompatible. 

Oct 7th, 2021
Restorative Dentistry Options for Broken Tooth

The enamel covering the teeth is the strongest tissue in the human body, but it can still sometimes break or crack. A dentist diagnoses a fractured tooth through a clinical examination & radiography.

Sep 27th, 2021
Difference Between Routine & Deep Dental Cleaning

Dental hygiene is of paramount importance when it comes to fighting bad breath and preventing gum disease. It is important to regularly brush, floss, and visit a dentist twice a year for routine dental cleanings.

Sep 21st, 2021
Tips to Find An Emergency Dentist

There are times when you have a bad toothache, and you need to find an emergency dentist to help relieve the pain but you do not have the time to wait for an appointment. We offer emergency dental treatment for when you need it most.

Sep 17th, 2021
Dental Implants- Types, Procedure, Cost and Recovery

The artificial tooth roots used to support a restoration for a missing tooth or teeth are called Dental Implants. They prevent jaw bone loss and are surgically implanted into your jawbone, mirroring the shape of a screw and bond with the natural bone.

Sep 14th, 2021
Types of Gums Disease and their Treatment

Gums are an essential part of the oral anatomy. Gum disease is also known as periodontitis. It is sensitive and easy to neglect which leads to numerous oral diseases.

Sep 5th, 2021
How to Fix a Chipped Tooth? 

A chipped tooth is a very common phenomenon that occurs as we age. During one’s childhood, we may break our teeth, injuring the adjacent few and making a couple chipped, due to various external injuries or mishaps.

Aug 28th, 2021
Dentures: Types and Uses

There may come a time where due to various reasons of neglect, we start losing our teeth. At this time, one needs to get the first set of dentures to replace the missing teeth.

Aug 24th, 2021
Realigning Your Teeth for a Better Look

Dentists at Kirkland Premier Dentistry have hands-on experience in realigning teeth and giving you the perfect look that you deserve. While it is natural to have doubts whether it may be necessary or not to realign our teeth, we make it easy by discussing

Aug 15th, 2021
The Benefits of iTero Scanning

iTero 3D Scanning is one such technology that has revolutionized how dentists, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics systematically use it to produce accurate and concrete results for their patients, in no time.

Aug 11th, 2021
Cavity and Dental Decay

Tooth decay starts occurring when bacteria in the mouth combine with the food to form plaque. The plaque reacts with sugar and starch in the food consumed to form acids.

Aug 3rd, 2021
Tooth Bleaching- How Safe Is It?

Who doesn't adore a gleaming white bright smile? Every year, tooth whitening is one of the most popular dental operations, with people spending huge sums of money just to keep their teeth sparkling.

Jul 30th, 2021
How Long Does a Root Canal Last?

Root canal, also called RCT is a treatment for a tooth that is badly infected down to the root. The treatment successfully repairs the tooth. You may say that it will last a lifetime.

Jul 24th, 2021
What Are White Spots on Teeth and How to Get Rid of Them?

White spots on teeth are a common problem that most people experience at some point in their life. They might have developed after orthodontic treatment or maybe have been there for a long time. They make you very self-conscious and smile freely. 

Jul 22nd, 2021
Future of Dentistry- 3D Printing Metallic Implants

There is a lot of buzzes nowadays about 3D printing technology & the changing future of dentistry, especially implants. Concepts that have long since been the stuff of science fiction are not only becoming a reality. 

Jul 6th, 2021
The Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

You have one joint on each side of your jaw called the TMJ or the temporomandibular joint. It is very much like a sliding hinge joint that connects the lower jawbone to the skull.

Jun 28th, 2021
Tooth Jewellery- Yay or Nay?

Tooth jewellery is a new style craze,  a new way to fashion up your smile. If you are a trendy person looking for an exotic way to enhance your smile, cosmetic dentistry is here for you.

Jun 16th, 2021
Are You Unknowingly Grinding Your Teeth?

It has been found that most teeth clenchers do it due to stress. The treatment approach is based on addressing the underlying causes of stress. At Kirkland Premier Dentistry, we encourage patients to try and reinvent themselves and separate the old habit.

May 30th, 2021
Smile Designing and Veneers

Do you laugh freely or are always conscious of how your teeth look? It is sad to be not able to flash a smile whenever you want. What if your teeth have gaps, stains, or are mismatched?

May 26th, 2021
Oral Healthcare in Children

Yes, they are, but you can not see them as they are embedded in the gums. Oral healthcare for your child has to start from the beginning. Even before he starts teething, gum care is important for healthy teeth to erupt.

May 23rd, 2021
Maintaining Oral Health In Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder of pancreatic function which controls blood sugar levels. It is characterized by chronic hyperglycemia that makes the body prone to many diseases including neurological, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease.

May 17th, 2021
Oral Health and Covid

The covid lockdowns have led to the postponement of scheduled appointments for many. Dentists clinics are opening their offices with the mandatory protective gear and precautions but some people are still scared to venture out. 

May 13th, 2021
Dental Veneers - Benefits & Types

Your smile is one of the first features that most people will notice. What happens if a tooth needs some minor treatment to make your smile shine?

Apr 30th, 2021
What to do When a Dental Emergency Occurs?

While a dental emergency can occur at any time, most people are reluctant to call up their dentists. They bear the pain, unsure about whether it qualifies for an emergency or visit. However, you should never do that.

Apr 27th, 2021
Is Sugar Bad for Your Oral Health?

Everyone says that sugar is bad for your oral health, but how can one avoid it when it is an integral part of most food and drinks? Fruits, colas, beverages, cakes, desserts, and even bread have a certain amount of sugar in them.

Apr 25th, 2021
How Often Should You Get Teeth Scaling Done?

Healthy kids and adults should have their teeth cleaned via scaling at least twice each year. Periodontal problems can cause tooth decay and gum infection. Visit your nearest dentist for regular checkups. Call 425-243-6170 Now.

Apr 20th, 2021
Which is better- Flossing or Interdental Brushing?

Earlier we discussed the benefits of flossing and now we bring you advice on how to use interdental brushing. We know how important it is to clean between the teeth to ensure we have removed food particles & plaque.

Apr 16th, 2021
How Can You Keep Your Gums Healthy?

Few people know the importance of gum health. If you are here, it means you are mindful of the fact that guns are as important as teeth for oral health. Consult now 425-243-6170

Apr 11th, 2021
Bad Foods For Your Teeth

To minimize the problem of some of the substances, the best way to go is to consume them as part of a meal and not alone (red tomatoes and lemons). Use straws for acidic drinks.

Mar 30th, 2021
Benefits of Flossing your Teeth

If you have not been flossing on a regular basis, visit your dentist right away and get a scaling( professional dental cleaning) done as early as possible. Call Now 425-243-6164

Mar 21st, 2021
Dental Implants vs Dentures

Dental implants are the closest one can get to having natural & healthy teeth. The advantages far outweigh those of dentures, as demonstrated above.

Mar 6th, 2021
What to Do If You Crack or Chip Your Tooth?

A chip on the upper tip of the tooth or a crack can occur if you fall, get a blow on the face or bite something really hard. You may not even be aware of it as cracks are almost invisible, and barely show in x-rays.

Feb 19th, 2021
When and Why Do You Need a Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal therapy is a dental treatment performed to remove the infected pulp and the root nerve of the tooth. Space is then filled and the tooth is covered with a crown to restore normal functioning.

Feb 6th, 2021