Conquering Dental Anxiety: Seattle Dentist’s Guide

At our Seattle dentist practice, we understand the challenges that dental anxiety presents, and we are committed to providing a comfortable and reassuring experience. Dental anxiety is a state of apprehension, anxiety, or fear produced by the thought of an impending dental appointment.  If going to the dentist makes you anxious or scared, you are … Read more

Essential Oral Hygiene Tips for a Healthy Smile

Oral Hygiene

Maintaining good oral hygiene is vital for a healthy smile and overall well-being. A proper oral care routine not only helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease but also contributes to fresh breath and a confident smile. In this article, we will explore what constitutes good oral hygiene, the consequences of neglecting it, practical tips … Read more

The Importance of Hygiene Appointments: What Hygienists and Dentists Look for and Why You Should Schedule Them

Innovative Dentistry in Seattle

Regular dental check-ups are crucial for your overall well-being. At your appointment, hygienists and dentists collaborate to ensure your oral health is at its best. It is essential to schedule and attend these appointments at any age. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of hygiene appointments and explain why everyone of age … Read more

Planning Ahead: Dental Work before Retirement 

Retirement-Plan

If you’re planning ahead on retiring within the next 5 years, congratulations! Also, it’s time to start thinking about making sure your dental needs are taken care of. Many people wait until they’re about to retire to try and get all of their dental work completed. Most patients are not aware that dental work can … Read more

Oral Care Tips for Seniors

Old-Man-Smiling

By 2030, the last of the Baby Boomers will turn 65 and older; these individuals will account for 20% of our population. While the prolongation of life is a great achievement, it also may lead to other unforeseen problems for us to deal with as we age. The experts at Innovative Dentistry will be looking … Read more

Coping with Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety

Here at Innovative Dentistry at SLU, we know that not everyone enjoys coming to the dentist. Beyond general anxiety, we have seen that there is often a deep-rooted fear. This is often from one, or several, bad experiences that occurred in a patient’s past. We absolutely understand how these experiences can make dentistry in its … Read more

Autoimmune Series Part 2: Psoriasis Impact on Oral Health

Psoriasis Impact on Oral Health

Psoriasis is a commonly known autoimmune diseases that affects 8 million Americans and more than 125 million individuals across the world. When skin cells reproduce too quickly as a result of the immune response this results in Psoriasis. A symptom of Psoriasis is caused by the body’s inability to shed cells as they produce, causing … Read more

Tips to keep your Teeth White this Summer

teeth whitening

With summer right around the corner,  many people start to consider whitening their teeth. Although there are certain considerations to be made, almost anyone can whiten their teeth. This month, we’ll review some safe whitening practices as well as the options we provide to patients. Is it safe to whiten my teeth? The most common … Read more

Oral Health Resolutions You Can Keep in 2019

This is my year for making my health a priority

Time to share our favorite oral health resolutions for this year! Year after year “Health” resolutions are at the top of almost everyone’s list for areas of improvement. This New Year is no different as many of us are contemplating how we can make this year even better than the last. Most of us set … Read more