Why Are Baby Teeth So Important?

Baby teeth play a larger role than serving as the Tooth Fairy’s preferred form of currency! Read our blog post where we explore their purpose, as well as why teaching your children to properly care for their baby teeth can impact their dental health through their adult lives.

Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease

The health of your teeth and gums may not seem as vital as that of, say, your heart or your brain. But the fact is, oral health is directly linked to great overall health. If your mouth’s not healthy, that has the potential to affect other parts of your body. Read our blog post where we look at the potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

What Is Dental Anxiety?

We may love our field of work, but there’s certainly a good number of people out there who have a strong fear of the dentist or getting dental work done. This feeling can range from a general uneasiness and anxiety all the way to a paralyzing fear. Read our blog post to learn about dental anxiety and what you can do to manage it.

How to Care for Dental Implants

One of our popular restorative treatments for missing teeth is dental implants. Not only do dental implants look and function just like your natural teeth, they can last a lifetime with proper care! Read our blog post to learn about the dental implant procedure, including some tips on caring for your dental implants.

How Cold Weather Affects Your Teeth

Winter is coming! This means warm sweaters and cozying up to the fireplace on cold nights. But it can also mean adverse and even painful conditions for your teeth. If you’ve ever noticed that your teeth are more sensitive in cold weather, you aren’t imagining it. Read our blog post to learn how cold weather affects your teeth.

Why Is Sugar Bad for Teeth?

It’s no secret that sugar is the enemy of dentists everywhere. It is the primary cause of tooth decay and plays a role in many other dental conditions. Read our blog post for a closer look at why sugar is bad for teeth. We also share some tips for keeping your teeth healthy!

What Are Dry Sockets?

After oral surgery, the most important thing you can do to have an easy recovery is to follow the instructions of your dentist to avoid one of oral surgery’s most painful side effects: dry sockets. Read our blog post to learn about dry sockets and how to avoid and treat them.

3 Ways to Prepare for a Dental Emergency

While dental emergencies are not always common, at Reen Chung, DDS, we want you to be prepared for a any dental emergency that may occur. Read our blog for three useful tips to ensure you are prepared for any oral health situation.

Does Toothpaste Expire?

Check out our blog post to discover whether it’s safe to use an old tube of toothpaste to clean your teeth. Remember to brush twice a day for two minutes each time to promote excellent oral health! Ask our Seattle dental team all your oral hygiene questions.
Reen Chung, DDS

Reen Chung, DDS