How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

When was the last time you went to the dentist? Six months ago? One year? Several years? Does it really matter how often you visit the dentist? Read on to see how you measure up in comparison to the average American. An ADA (American Dental Association) and Crest/Oral-B public survey on America’s Oral Health Care reveals […]

Six Things You Did Not Know About Dr. Lee

Many of you have been blessing us by allowing us to provide your dental care for many, many years.  Others of you have just found us and entrusted us with your care. This Sunday, March 6th, is National Dentist Day, so I (Cristi) have hi-jacked the blog to share six things you may not know about […]

Get Oral Cancer in Check-April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

As your Federal Way dentist, Dr. Lee is committed to the health and well-being of the mouths in our community!  As you already know, regular cleanings and checkups are vitally important to maintain healthy teeth and gums.  However, in addition to fighting plaque, regular checkups can also help you and your family fight oral cancer. […]

How We Put your Dental Fears to Rest at Avalon Family Dentistry

Let’s be real here:  We know that visiting the dentist can be something that makes many patients nervous.  Research shows that 20% of individuals who experience severe anxiety will only go the the dentist if absolutely necessary. However, regular dental checkups are vital not only because they keep your teeth and gums healthy, but they […]

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 […]

Why Dental Checkups Could Save Your Life

You’ve been putting off your dental checkup.  Your schedule is crazy and it keeps slipping your mind.  Your teeth look fine, so it’s not a big deal, right? Actually, putting off those dental checkups could be putting you at risk for gum disease even if you don’t see any obvious signs of the disease. What’s […]

Baby Teeth-They Fall Out, So Why Are They So Important?

Dr. Josephine Lee is Federal Way’s favorite family dentist!  To celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month, here are some key facts about baby teeth. When your child is born, all 20 baby teeth are already there, just waiting for their big day.  Those baby teeth will begin to emerge starting at about 6-8 months(sometimes sooner) through […]