Dr. Kim's Blog

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Keep Your Kids’ Teeth Safe This Summer

While Seattle summer might take a little longer to show up, it’s still on the way! With school almost out, you’re planning your family’s summer schedule and getting your kids’…
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Can Marijuana Use Increase Gum Disease Risk?

Concerned about your oral health as a cannabis user? Let us know your questions at your next exam. There’s no judgement here, only help! Schedule your appointment today.
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Choosing Safe Teething Tablets For Your Baby

With how stressful teething can be, it’s understandable that patients turn to soothing products that will help their infant feel more comfortable. But some of these products come with a…
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Is Your Toothache Actually a Cold?

If you’re feeling an ache in your jaw, you’re probably worried that decay has taken hold. But it’s important to remember the mouth-body connection. If you’ve been feeling congested or…
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How Neuromuscular Dentistry Rebuilds Worn Teeth (Photos)

When we consider dental problems, worn teeth aren’t usually the first thing to come to mind. But so many of the more obvious issues (yellow teeth, sensitivity, unhealthy bite, jaw…
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Dental News: Environmental Concerns for Mercury Disposal

Of the many changes that have come with the new presidential administration, environmental regulations under the Environmental Protection Agency are some of the most sweeping. Because all new or pending…
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5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Oral Health

When you ask your child what they care about the most, the answer probably isn’t healthy teeth. But kids’ cavity-free smiles are absolutely crucial in helping them develop healthy permanent…
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Practice Update – Meet Our New Hygienist & Learn What We’ve Been Up To

Thanks for checking up on us! Our practice has been keeping busy continuing to broaden our horizons and striving to offer the best possible care. Our new hygienist, Kim Nonaka…
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Check Out This Visual Guide to Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is easily the most popular cosmetic dental treatment, and it’s easy to see why.
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How to Beat Gingivitis & Get Healthy Gums at Home

Have you ever experienced gingivitis or gum disease? Whether you’re noticing inflamed, bleeding gums for the first time, or have a history of gum-related problems, your first priority is getting…