June 21, 2019

Dental anxiety is a very common problem. Millions of people feel crippling fear or anxiety at the thought of dental care. In fact, many people actually avoid seeking the dental care and treatment they need because of these concerns. If you are one of them, the team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics takes your concerns very […]

May 22, 2019

Getting dental implants is a big decision, and the team at Pacific Northwest Periodontics believes you should have the most factual, accurate and up-to-date information about your treatment options. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation on the Internet, and it can be difficult to know what is true and what is a myth. Read […]

April 22, 2019

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of Americans have some form of gum disease — and many do not even know they have it! Because the disease is usually painless, you may not know you have developed a bacterial infection that can gradually eat away at the structures holding […]

March 23, 2019

Your new dental implants provide you with a bright new smile and new lease on life. However, it’s critical to maintain your implants, and for that reason your dentist might want you to schedule an appointment more often than the standard semi-annual visits. That’s especially true right after you receive your implants. The dentists at […]

March 2, 2019

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to walk into the periodontist’s office with your current, less-than-stellar smile and leave a few hours later with a great new look? That is a possibility with All-on-4® treatment from the periodontists at Pacific Northwest Periodontics. Not everyone is a candidate for these same-day implants, but if you have a strong, […]

February 2, 2019

Keeping your teeth and gums clean and free of disease is not just good for your smile – it’s also good for your overall health and wellness. An ongoing body of research has linked gum disease to other serious, potentially life-threatening diseases, making it more important than ever to practice good oral hygiene.

February 1, 2019

If you are nervous or fearful about dental treatment, you are not alone. Approximately 9 to 15 percent of Americans avoid seeing the dentist out of fear or anxiety, according to the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. At Pacific Northwest Periodontics, we take dental anxiety and dental phobia very seriously. We understand that the […]

January 22, 2019

Dental implants are an investment in your health and your appearance. Your new dental implants will impact everyone you meet, as your new smile should prove much more attractive than your old one. Obtaining the best smile, however, is often a matter of choosing the best implant dentist. Here the dentists at Pacific Northwest Periodontics […]

November 20, 2018

If you’ve read our blogs here at Pacific Northwest Periodontics before, you know that we love the stress the importance of replacing missing teeth as soon as possible. Although we’ve covered a few of the reasons why this is such as bone loss in the jaw, we thought it would be best to clarify this […]

October 30, 2018

  Bad breath is one thing that we all fear. Whether you’re going in for a job interview or your first day of classes, having bad breath is never a great way to make friends or gain social acceptance. Although simply brushing more often is a great way to start, it certainly isn’t the whole […]