The Beauty of Porcelain Veneers: A Guide to Enhancing Your Look

Categories: Porcelain veneers
porcelain veneers

Do you ever wonder how some individuals, like celebrities, always manage to have such perfect teeth? Veneers are typically the secret to a beautiful smile. Dr. Darren Greenhalgh exclusively uses dental porcelain for all veneers offered at Pacific Northwest Smiles due to porcelain’s capacity to outperform other materials in terms of its strength, durability, and…

When Do You Need To Get Your Tooth Extracted?

Categories: Dentistry
tooth extraction

If you’ve suffered from a toothache, you know how debilitating it can be. Affecting not just your ability to chew, tooth pain can make talking, swallowing, and breathing, and when the pain is just that intense, it can even feel like thinking hurts. Though typical dental pain solutions leave the tooth intact, there are some…

Benefits of Sleep Dentistry

Sleep dentistry

Sleep dentistry, also known as sedation dentistry, is a broad category of different types of techniques used to make dental work easier for the patient. Laughing gas and oral sedation are two of the most common options for sleep dentistry. Let’s explore the benefits of sleep dentistry so you can decide if it’s right for your treatments.…

Do You Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency?

Categories: dental emergency
Emergency Dentistry

Medical emergencies are happening all the time. Thankfully, the average person may only have a medical emergency a few times in their life. You’re probably already aware of what to do in case an emergency arises. However, are you prepared for a dental emergency? Let’s take a look at some things you should do during…

Why You Should Consider Getting Invisalign

Categories: Invisalign
Teeth straightening

Having a healthy and happy smile is something everyone strives to achieve! Feeling confident about our smile and our teeth is important, and having a radiant smile can really improve your mental health. Many years ago there were not many teeth straightening options, but with recent advancements in technology and science, Invisalign has become a…

Tips for Taking Care of Your Porcelain Veneers

Categories: Porcelain veneers
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Veneers are pretty amazing! They can easily correct a variety of issues and they look great. They are also pretty easy to take care of – but there are a few things you should know about caring for your veneers! What Are Veneers? Veneers are very thin shells that fit over teeth. Porcelain veneers, the kind…

Do You Grind Your Teeth?

Categories: TMJ
Asian woman sleeping on the bed and grinding teeth

You may grind your teeth and not even know it – but years of bruxism (the medical term for tooth grinding) can cause serious issues with your oral and general health. Here is some information on some signs that you may grind your teeth, the problems this can cause, and how your dentist can help. Why…

How Your Dentist Can Help To Keep Your Jawbone Healthy

Categories: Dental Implants
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Healthy bones are the foundation of good health, and maybe you already take steps to keep your bones strong, such as by taking calcium supplements and eating a healthy diet. But you probably don’t think too much about your jawbone, and you may not know how important it is that your jawbone stays healthy –…

Tongue Trouble

Categories: General Dentistry
Trouble of tooth concept.

Your tongue is probably one of those things you give very little thought to – until it looks or feels different than it usually does. If your tongue is sore or it just doesn’t look right, should you be concerned? Is this something you should see your dentist for? Common tongue problems The good news is that…

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