1. Extractions vs. Root Canals

    In one of our previous blogs, we talked about some of the common myths surrounding root canal treatment. Although there are many myths out there about root canals, one of the most common is that extractions are a good alternative treatment. This myth comes from a fear that an unsuccessful root canal could cause bacteria to get into the bloodstream and lead to disease, but you should note that root…Read More

  2. Why You Should Consider Dental Implants

    Whether you are looking to replace a missing tooth or you are looking for a great alternative to dentures or bridges, dental implants may be the right choice for you. Many people are wary of dental implants because of the cost, but you should know that the benefits of implants far outweigh the cost for most people who get them. At Avenue Dental Center, our cosmetic dentist has your best interest i…Read More

  3. Is Tap Water Better for Your Teeth?

    According to the LA Times, over fifty percent of children will experience tooth decay before the age of five. There's no doubt about it, tooth decay in children is on the rise in the United States. Of course a diet high in sugary snacks and drinks is a big part of the problem, but there is another source that not many people think too much about, bottled water. Pediatric dentists everywhere have …Read More

  4. Why You Should Wait After You Eat to Brush Your Teeth

    Is there ever a bad time to brush your teeth? If you asked most people that question, they would automatically say no. Brushing your teeth is good for you, and there is nothing wrong with it, however, when you brush is just as important how much you brush. After you've eaten or had something particularly sugary to drink, many people are tempted to brush right away, but it is important to wait to b…Read More

  5. The Correct Way to Brush Your Teeth

    Many people have been brushing their teeth since they were old enough to hold a toothbrush, but unfortunately, people don't always brush the correct way. Yes, there is a right and a wrong way to brush your teeth. The following is a guide from our family dentist in Edmonds to brushing your teeth the right way: Pick the right toothbrush- Not all toothbrushes are made equal, and what works well for …Read More

  6. More Common Myths About Root Canals

    Have you had an opportunity to check out our latest blog yet? We revealed the truth about a few of the most common myths surrounding root canals. We talked about how root canals aren’t painful, how extractions aren’t really a better option, and how root canals only take a couple of hours to complete. The following is a list from our dental clinic in Edmonds of the last few myths about root c…Read More

  7. Common Myths About Root Canal

    When most people think about root canals, they cringe in fear and pain. Root canals have a bad, unfair reputation among people all over the United States, and there are many myths surrounding them. Learn the truth about root canal treatment by learning the facts about the most common myths surrounding root canals: Myth #1. Root canals are incredibly painful- False! The pain is caused by a dental …Read More

  8. Smile Bright in Your Holiday Photos

    Everyone loves the holidays! Not only do you get to give presents to your friends and family, but you also get to snack on delicious treats, enjoy your beautiful decorations, and gather round the tree for family photos. Photos are a big part of the holiday, because they help us to remember all of the love and joy of the best moments in life. The only problem is that, if you are embarrassed of your…Read More

  9. Watch Out for Cavities Over the Holidays

    Baking and the holidays go hand in hand. You favorite Christmas movie just wouldn’t be the same if you didn’t have a square of fudge and a glass of cold eggnog to enjoy it with! Though we all love to snack on our favorite holiday treats, they can unfortunately lead to cavities! Luckily, Avenue Dental Care is here to help! We don’t just provide you with the high quality dentistry that you ne…Read More

  10. Caring for Your Baby’s New Teeth

    Did you get a chance to read our last blog? If  you did, then you already know that oral hygiene is important for all babies, even if they don't have teeth quite yet. Our family dentist discussed the proper way to care for a baby's gums before the teeth erupt, but how do you provide dental care for your baby's teeth once they start coming in? When your baby's teeth first start to erupt, you can b…Read More