Teeth Whitening DIY: Are You Doing More Harm Than Good?

Teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dental treatment today. And no wonder, as people associate white smiles with celebrities, health, and beauty. No doubt this explains the proliferation of teeth whitening DIY methods. Have you found yourself reading up on all the magical home remedies to make your teeth “snow white” on Pinterest? It’s […]

National Poinsettia Day

Today, the team at Avalon Family Dentistry learned that December 12th was National Poinsettia Day.  It is amazing what will prompt you to look into new things!  Dr. Lee was admiring a Poinsettia in our reception area. Did you know that the Poinsettia is Native to Central America?  They were abundant in an area in Mexico, […]

Common Dental Myths Debunked

Today, we live in an age of information. It’s easier than ever to find advice and tips online concerning just about anything. But, is all that information reliable? Can you believe everything you read online? Especially when it comes to health concerns, it’s important to make sure any information we use to make decisions about […]

Does Your Smile Really Reveal the REAL You?

Do any of these scenarios sound familiar to you? You’re at a family wedding and the photographer aims the lens at you.  Panic sets in.  You’re posing for a new professional headshot and you smile with a closed mouth, hoping it looks natural. You’re conversing with a new acquaintance and you suddenly feel self-conscious about […]

How Diet May Affect Your Next Dental Visit

The food you eat definitely impacts your overall health, but did you know it can also impact the health of your teeth?  March is National Nutrition Month, and your Federal Way dental team is here to share the foods that could help you ace your next dental check-up?! The Best Foods for Your Teeth Spinach […]