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Gauze 101

We get dozens of questions every week about how to use gauze after an extraction. How long do I leave it in? Can I eat with it in my mouth? How many days should I use it? What if I run out? Should I moisten it in with anything? I’ve heard of using tea bags, […]

You and your dentist may have a bone to pick with Delta Dental

Dr. Neal, who is the current president of the Seattle-King County Dental Society, recently wrote an article for the Seattle Times. Below is a link to the page as well as the article.  Nice job Dr. Neal!!! You and your dentist may have a bone to pick with Delta Dental Originally published November 5, […]

Should I Get a Dental Implant?

  No one is ever excited to hear that they need a tooth extracted and while nothing is ever as good as our natural teeth, luckily we have some very good options to replace missing teeth. Every day we see patients who are looking for options to replace missing teeth and are often left asking […]

Do I Need My Wisdom Teeth Out?

With age comes wisdom…and wisdom teeth. One of the most common questions we are asked is “Do I need to have my wisdom teeth out?” Usually the answer isn’t as straight forward as you might think. When going to the oral surgeon he/she will evaluate your teeth and then discuss the risks of removing the […]

My own relationship with candy is not totally healthy…..

Five years ago, her daughter, then 3, was invited to play at the home of a new friend. At snack time, having noted the presence of sugar (in the form of juice boxes and cookies) in the kitchen, Dr. Kawash, then a Rutgers professor, brought out a few jelly beans. The mother froze. Her child […]