1. Candy and Your Children’s Teeth This Halloween

    When you have young children, tooth health is always something you’re worried about — especially when Halloween rolls around. But that also doesn’t mean your children shouldn’t enjoy some of their candy this Halloween. At First Hill Dental Center, we are here with everything you want to know about your children’s teeth and candy. From the best and worst candy to …Read More

  2. What Happens at Your First Pediatric Dentist Visit

    Taking your child to the dentist for the first time is an important milestone. That appointment starts your child’s relationship with their family dental care office and introduces them to their dentist.   But how do you know what to expect at that first appointment? This post is here to help you know what your dentist will go over during your first pediatric appointme…Read More

  3. What Is Invisalign®?

    Invisalign® is a great alternative to braces if you need your teeth straightened or aligned. But what is Invisalign® and how does the Invisalign® treatment work? If you’re ready to get started with an Invisalign® consultation today, reach out to our Seattle dentist today! Call First Hill Dental Center in Seattle to get your appointment scheduled. Let us know if you h…Read More

  4. Tips for Celebrating Back to School with a White Smile

    Back to school time means doctors appointments, school shopping, and new classes. But back to school is also a great time to get your child back to the dentist for their routine dental cleaning.  Today, we’re going to talk through some tips and tricks that will help your child keep their white smile all year long! If you need to schedule your child for their next dental…Read More

  5. Are You Smart About Your Summer Dental Choices?

    Summer can be one of the hardest times to keep an oral hygiene routine going. While winter is filled with the sweets of holidays and fall brings Halloween, summer is arguably the worst ongoing period for dental health. That’s because summer doesn’t have just one day of sugar — it has 60. The backyard pool parties, popsicles, ice cream trucks, later bedtimes and later…Read More

  6. Dental Tips For National Safety Month

    June is National Safety Month, so there’s no better time to offer a few dental safety tips. After all, summer can be a trying time for oral hygiene — there are later nights, more days out of a routine, and, of course, more sugar. Featured Dental Safety Tips Check out these dental safety tips from First Hill Dental Center in Seattle. Don’t settle for any old “dentis…Read More

  7. Do You Need To Visit An Emergency Dentist?

    The last thing you want to do is overreact and seek unnecessary medical care. But the actual last thing you want to do is have a dental emergency that gets worse because you don’t seek the immediate attention it requires. When Should You Visit the Emergency Dentist? If you’re in a position where you think you have a dental emergency but don’t know whether it’s “s…Read More

  8. 5 Treatments For Sensitive Teeth

    While “”sensitive” might be the new “cool,” it’s not always a good adjective when it comes to describing teeth. Indeed, if you have sensitive teeth, you know all too well the discomfort and pain associated with eating hot and cold foods. It’s not just that popsicles are harder to eat — it’s that nearly any hot, cold, acidic, or sweet food can greatly irri…Read More

  9. Tips For Overcoming Dental Anxiety Part II

    In Part I of our series on dental anxiety, we gave an overview of dental anxiety, its root causes, and steps dentists can take to reduce dental anxiety in patients. To put dental anxiety into context, Peter Milgrom, the director of the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the nearby University of Washington, estimates that 5 to 8 percent of Americans avoid the dentist completel…Read More

  10. Invisalign® vs. Traditional Braces

    Invisalign® and traditional braces are both ways to straighten teeth, improve bites, and generally makeover a smile. While each have the same purpose, there are distinct differences between Invisalign and the metal braces you might associate with adolescence. At First Hill Dental Center in Seattle, we offer Invisalign treatment as a preferred alternative to traditional me…Read More