During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Seattle dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1 Consider this grave […]
Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile
Hi, I’m Dan McKay of Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry. If you are one of my patients, welcome back. If this is your first visit, I appreciate you stopping by. My friendly and thorough team and I love taking care of our valued patients in the Seattle area. Today’s article is for smiles that are […]
Can I have my cake and eat it too (and still have healthy teeth?)
Eating sweets and maintaining healthy teeth can be a tricky balance. While it’s always tempting to indulge in sugary treats in our Seattle area, too much sugar can lead to tooth decay and other oral health problems. With a few simple strategies, you can enjoy your favorite WA treats and still maintain healthy […]
Suspect a Bite Problem?
Hello! I’m Dan McKay, DDS, of Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Seattle. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion–literally–”bad bite.” Malocclusion Affects Many People Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in […]
Get Your Teeth In Shape, Seattle!
These days Seattle residents are more conscious of their health than ever. Many of us are trying to stay active, eat a balanced diet, and better manage stress. When you feel healthy, attractive, and happy, you smile more often. You want your smile to compliment and enhance your physical and mental condition. Here at Advanced […]
Making The Cost Of Dental Treatment Palatable At Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry
A healthy smile is priceless and superior dental care is a worthwhile investment in your quality of life. But the cost for treatment and precision restorations can sometimes be prohibitive. Knowing what to expect price-wise can make your dental visit more palatable. Obviously, the cost of some procedures such as crowns versus fillings are dependent […]