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National Facial Protection Month

Why is Facial Protection So Important? Did you know that April is not only National Youth Sports Safety Month, but also National Facial Protection Month? In the Pacific Northwest, we are blessed to be in an area where our children have the opportunity to be involved in a plethora of sports!  Because of this, your […]

4 Popular Gum Disease Myths

Despite its prevalence, gum disease is rarely given the attention it deserves. In fact, there’s much that is misunderstood when it comes to this condition. The result? According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP): There are now 65 million Americans affected by gum disease—surpassing diabetes in prevalence. One in every two adults age 30 […]

The “End” of an Era

They say “all good things must come to an end.”  It is never easy when that actually happens.  The team at Avalon Family Dentistry is experiencing an end of an era!  Our amazing dental assistant, Alla, is leaving us next week to begin a new chapter in her life, by working for her brother in […]

Get Your Dental Hygiene “In Check” this Month

January is a great time to “brush up” on habits and to get your dental hygiene “in check”.  At Avalon Family Dentistry, we believe getting things in check means two things: awareness of proper dental hygiene, as well as awareness of and appreciation for your hard-working dental hygienists. What Do Dental Hygienists Do? Hygienists perform a […]

Answers to Your Top 4 Questions About Your First Dental Visit

If you’re new to Avalon Family Dentistry, we’d like to be the first to tell you, “Welcome!” We hope to create a lasting, long-term relationship of care for you and your entire family! We know that you might have a couple of questions before your first dental visit, so in today’s post, we’re going to help […]

Start 2017 Off Right with a Solid Dental Routine

Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? As 2016 winds down and we look ahead to 2017, now is the perfect time to resolve to make healthy choices throughout the upcoming year. This may include improving your diet or starting an exercise routine. Have you considered how you can resolve to take better care […]

Volunteering At The Seattle King County Clinic

The team at Avalon Family Dentistry is blessed to have the opportunity to serve at the Seattle King County Clinic(SKCC) for the second year in a row.  The volunteering is an incredible experience! The SKCC is truly an amazing undertaking of volunteers from all over our area (and beyond – we met a dentist and his […]

Dental Team Milestone!

Last week our office had a wonderful dental team milestone!  Our clinical assistant, Alla, celebrated her ten year anniversary working with Dr. Lee. The entire team at Avalon Family Dentistry looks at Alla as a sister!  Our patients need only to have one encounter with Alla to know how genuine and caring she is! Alla […]

Reasons to Smile Over Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a highly popular, effective solution able to resolve a variety of smile issues.  What should you know about dental crowns? Commonly referred to as a cap, a crown is a dental restoration designed to protectively cover or encircle a tooth (or a new dental implant) and prevent it from further damage.  It […]