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, […]

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 […]

October 24, 2018

Most dental professionals, including the dentists at Pacific Northwest Periodontics, agree that dental implants are the best option for long-term tooth replacement. Implants recreate the look and feel of a strong and healthy tooth, and help to promote overall oral health and wellness. In terms of aesthetics and function, no other tooth replacement option offers […]

October 20, 2018

Dental implants are the most effective long-term replacement option for missing teeth. They’re durable, and allow you to regain the full functionality and aesthetic appeal of your natural teeth. However, in certain cases, patients will need what’s called a sinus lift before a dental implant can be placed. In this blog, we’re going to take […]

October 15, 2018

Welcome back to our blog here at Pacific Northwest Periodontics. This is part two of our blog series about the top periodontist terms you should know. Although you certainly don’t need to know anything about periodontology before visiting a periodontist, it’s always helpful to understand some of the main terms they will be using about […]

October 5, 2018

When you go to the doctor or dentist, you’re likely overburdened with terms that you either don’t understand or can’t keep straight. This is why many of us are so concerned about finding the right health specialist for our needs. We want to find someone we can rely on to provide us with the right […]

September 30, 2018

When you’re talking about periodontal disease, you’re talking about a disease that affects the surrounding supporting structures of the teeth. “Peri” is a prefix meaning “around” and “dontal” refers to the teeth. But this term is still relatively broad and can vary in severity and depending on what stage of periodontal disease you have. In […]