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Dr. Lee’s Vietnam Vacation through the eyes of her son!

Hello, I am Dr. Lee’s son, Zach.  This blog that I am writing is not the typical “dentistry” blog, but a blog sharing my family’s experience in Vietnam.  In the midst of our busy schedules, this past June we were able to take some time off and travel to Eastern Asia.  Since it was our first […]

July 25th-Culinarians Day

The team at Avalon Family Dentistry did a little bit of research and found that today is Culinarians Day.  Could there be a better thing to celebrate?  Who wouldn’t want to acknowledge the people in our lives who love to cook and bless us with amazing meals? Our resident chef, Cristi, is always teasing us […]

Steps for “Brushing Up” Your Child’s Oral Health

A memorable childhood should involve care-free moments with an abundance of laughter. Dr. Lee and the team at Avalon Family Dentistry consider a child’s oral health to be one of the most important things to be dealt with in dentistry.  During these crucial formative years, parents provide training and instructions for their kids—which will influence them […]

Why Do My Teeth Hurt, Understanding Tooth Pain

Tooth pain and sensitivity are quite common, affecting millions of people. These occur when the enamel in a tooth is worn away, and the gum line recedes. This leaves the unprotected surface beneath (called dentin) exposed. When the dentin is exposed, this allows the trigger to shoot straight to the nerve, causing that unbearable pain […]

Steps for “Brushing Up” Your Child’s Oral Health

A memorable childhood should involve care-free moments with an abundance of laughter. During these crucial formative years, parents provide training and instructions for their kids—which will influence them for a lifetime. This even includes how parents place the value of up-keeping their teeth and gums. Little Teeth are Important Too! Essential building-blocks for physical, social, […]

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

fresh fruit and veggies

Keep Your Whole Body Healthy! Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month?  Your Federal Way dentist,  Dr. Josephine Lee and the team at Avalon Family Dentistry know proper nutrition is paramount in not only maintaining a health body but also maintaining healthy teeth and gums! This is an amazing time […]

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 […]