Your oral health affects the rest of you, so the question is – Are you doing enough to maintain wellness? Doctors have found that there’s a connection between oral health and overall health, also known as oral-systemic health. And at Avalon Family Dentistry in Federal Way, WA, we want to remind you of the importance […]
Oral cancer is deadly and it’s on the rise! Smoking and drinking alcohol can put you at high risk for developing this cancer, but there are many who are not a part of this “high risk” group who have also been affected by it. Would you know how to recognize oral cancer symptoms? Why is […]
Finally, a way to replace missing teeth with natural looking and feeling teeth. But can anyone get dental implants? Read our blog to find out.
Are you considering straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You have good reason to invest in yourself! A recent study revealed that almost 80% of patients who completed orthodontic treatment felt that teeth straightening was one of the most life-changing decisions that they ever made. For most teens and adults, the primary motivation to correct […]
Could you be overbrushing your teeth and damaging your teeth and gums? Here are the warning signs to look for and the solution to the problem.
Did you know that April is National Humor Month? Though we are sliding in just under the wire, the team at Avalon Family Dentistry thought it would be appropriate to share some dental jokes. Here are a few that made us giggle, or at least shake our heads! Dentistry […]
Occasionally, the team at Avalon Family Dentistry will explore the quirkier holidays out there. Did you know that today is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day? What an amazing day this is!! We have tapped into our resident foody, our office manager, Cristi to explore her Pinterest and find some great options for our awesome patients to […]
Your toothbrush is one of your greatest allies in the battle against plaque, tooth decay and other oral maladies. What role do you play? Do you have toothbrush habits that are negatively impacting your oral health? Find out the answers below: Microorganisms and Your Toothbrush Your mouth is home to an abundant variety of microorganisms […]
The well known saying “You are what you eat” emphasizes a simple, but important truth. The food and drink you choose to put into your mouth will directly affect the health of your body, including your smile. National Nutrition Month This March marks the 44th year anniversary of National Nutrition Month, a yearly campaign that […]
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to stop and examine the progress of your child’s dental health. From the time a baby’s first teeth erupt until the appearance of their wisdom teeth, keeping a child’s dental care on track will affect not only their smile and oral health but […]