Digital Impressions

Digital impressions replace the traditional goopy impression material that was used to take molds of the teeth.   What are digital impressions? Digital impressions (also known as 3-D intraoral scanning) are the latest technology in capturing a replica of the mouth. By using a wand-like tool connected to a computer and advanced software, we can […]

Laser Frenectomy Procedure, Tongue-Ties and Lip-Ties

Seattle Smiles Dental – Frenectomy Services

A frenectomy is a procedure that may benefit infants, children and adults with speech, digestive, airway, periodontal (gum), orthodontic spacing issues and more. Dr. Jenny Nguyen has specialized training in frenectomies involving tethered oral tissues (TOTS), a collective term encompassing all frenum causing lip and tongue ties. She has treated hundreds of infants in addition […]

Laser Dentistry

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Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1990 and are used for a wide range of dental procedures.   What is a laser and how does it work? A laser is an instrument that produces a very narrow, intense beam of light energy. When laser light comes in contact with tissue, it causes a reaction. […]

Invisalign® and Orthodontics

Seattle Smiles Dental – Invisalign

Invisalign straightens teeth to give you the confidence of a great smile.   What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an orthodontic system that uses clear medical grade plastic aligners to gently guide the teeth into the correct position. The aligners replace the metal wires and brackets used for traditional braces. The aligners are custom made to […]


Seattle Smiles Dental – Veneers

If you want to change your smile, dental veneers are a simple option Veneers are thin coverings that are placed over the front (visible) part of the tooth. They look like natural teeth and are brushed and floss as normal. Veneers can be used to correct a wide range of dental issues, such as: teeth […]

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)

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Silver diamine fluoride is a cavity-stopping liquid that is brushed on to teeth to halt small cavities without the need for anesthetic or drills.   It has been used for decades in Japan and was approved for use in the United States in 2015 by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). See the New York […]