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.

November 9, 2018

One common oral health question asked by people of all ages is whether mouthwash is a healthy option for oral hygiene. Although this should be a straightforward question to answer, it’s been somewhat muddled up with confusion and people aren’t quite sure what to believe. In this blog, we’re going to attempt to dispel some […]

September 15, 2018

As you’re probably well aware, no medication is perfect. Before subscribing you medication, health specialists need to have an overview of your health history including previous medication you’ve taken, your current health, and anything you may be allergic too. However, even after all of this, there may be an unforeseen adverse side-effect that could not […]

September 10, 2018

Do you believe everything you read on the internet? In the digital age, it’s easier than ever before to find information on just about anything you want to know. The problem is, it’s not all factual! And when it comes to your health, it’s vital that you have access to accurate information so that you […]

August 20, 2018

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Pacific Northwest Periodontics. This is part two of our blog series about the primary causes of tooth pain, one of the most asked-about oral health concerns. Last time, we talked about bruxism, tooth decay, and enamel loss. Keep reading to learn more. Trauma In certain cases, […]

July 25, 2018

If you want to get serious about preventing periodontal disease and maintaining your oral health, it’s important to have a complete understanding of what can cause the disease, and what you’re able to do to correct it. As you’re probably aware, having an impeccable oral hygiene routine and visiting your periodontist regularly are the most […]

July 20, 2018

Hello, and welcome back to our blog. This is part two of our series about the importance of your diet in maintaining oral health. Last time, we talked about the importance of consuming a lot of water. This time, we’ll take a look at reducing sugar intake in your diet.   There are a couple […]

July 15, 2018

Periodontal disease is one of the most serious oral health conditions a patient can experience. Although poor oral hygiene is a major cause of periodontal disease, it certainly isn’t the only. There are several other major factors that increase your risk of periodontal disease like smoking habits, diet, and chronic health conditions like diabetes. Although […]

June 25, 2018

Hello, and welcome back to our blog here at Pacific Northwest Periodontics. This is part two of our blog series about when you should see a periodontist in your area. There are a lot of different signs it’s time to make a visit to an oral health specialist, but unfortunately, there are many of them […]

June 20, 2018

A periodontist is an oral health doctor specializing in the treatment of the supporting structures of your teeth. This covers a wide range of things from your gums to your jawbone and any disease or condition that may affect them. But from a patient’s standpoint, it’s not always easy to tell whether your condition requires […]