Preventing tooth decay: easy tips for the entire family

Preventing Cavities

Cavities refer to tooth decay which occurs when specific types of bacteria produce acid that destroys the tooth’s enamel and its underlying layer, the dentin. Signs and symptoms include: Toothache Sensitivity to sweet, hot or cold foods and drinks Pain when chewing Sometimes no symptoms are present Tooth decay is the most common form of […]

Going to the dentist during pregnancy

Seattle Smiles Dental – Going to the dentist during pregnancy

When do I tell my dentist I’m pregnant? When you schedule, let us know your due date, any medications you are taking, special advice from your physician, if your pregnancy is high-risk or if you have certain medical conditions. What dental treatments are safe during pregnancy? Cleanings and exams are safe and important and can […]