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 […]

NICU Awareness Month

The team at Avalon Family Dentistry strives to bring you relevant and important dental topics in our ongoing Blog.  There are, occasionally, topics that have nothing to do with dentistry, but are important to share.  September is NICU Awareness Month. This summer, our office manager, Cristi, became a first-time Nana.  It was not an easy […]

Korea-Through The Eyes of Dr. Lee’s Son

In case you did not read the previous blog, I am Zach, Dr. Lee’s son.  This past June, our family took a trip to Vietnam (as written in the previous blog), after our four days in Vietnam came to an end, we continued our vacation to South Korea.  This visit to Korea was very special to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]