1. What Is the Difference Between Prophy and Perio Maintenance?

    Routine dental care is the best way to check in on the overall health of your teeth and keep your smile bright and healthy!   But if your dentist finds periodontal disease or other problems with your teeth, you’ll want to schedule additional dental cleanings throughout the year.  Learn more about the types of dental cleanings offered at First Hill Dental Center in Sea…Read More

  2. How to Know It’s Time to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth used to function as a third set of molars, helping up chew plants and tougher foods. But over time, humans have evolved, and wisdom teeth are no longer necessary. While some people might be born without wisdom teeth altogether, others can have their wisdom teeth come in and start to push against their existing teeth or cause other problems.  Learn some signs …Read More

  3. New Year, New Teeth

    The beginning of a new year is a great time to set new goals and shift your mindset. But those New Year’s resolutions don’t have to consist of huge, life-altering changes. You can recommit to things like prioritizing your health.  At First Hill Dental Center, we care about teeth. We also know that dental problems can impact your overall self-confidence — and leave y…Read More

  4. The Effects of Candy on Your Teeth

    Fall paves the way for one of the biggest candy holidays of the year: Halloween.  But, when it comes to your sweet tooth, it’s important to understand the effects candy has on your teeth. First Hill Dental Center in Seattle is here to help you better understand what different types of candy does to your teeth. Then, after you and your family have indulged this Halloween…Read More

  5. Common Emergency Dental Problems

    Emergency dental problems might sound scary, but some dental problems are common and can easily be repaired with a visit to your Seattle dentist. Today, we’re going over some of the common emergency dental problems you might encounter. If you experience any dental pain or other tooth problems, don’t ignore it! Schedule an appointment with your dentist at First Hill Den…Read More

  6. Invisalign & Braces, the Difference

    It’s not uncommon for middle school or high school students to sport a pair of braces. But with the many advances in dental technology, there are different ways you can straighten your teeth, including Invisalign. At First Hill Dental Center in Seattle, we can help you get fitted for Invisalign aligners. To schedule a consultation, contact our team today! Invisalign vs. …Read More

  7. 5 Things You Should Know About Flossing

    We’ve all had moments where floss has saved us from wearing our lunch in our teeth at an important meeting or event. But flossing has benefits that go beyond just removing excess food particles from between your teeth.  At First Hill Dental Center, we’ve come up with five things our dental team wants you to know about flossing. And if you haven’t scheduled your biye…Read More

  8. Scheduling Your End of Year Dental Services

    With the end of the year coming to a close, you want to make sure you’ve taken advantage of your dental insurance. From meeting your deductible to getting your yearly cleaning, the end of the year is your last chance to use these dental services before your plan rolls over. Learn more about using your dental insurance and other end-of-year dental services you should get …Read More

  9. 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

  10. Finding the Right Floss

    If you’ve ever spent half an hour looking at the floss options at your local drug store, you’ll understand that it can be confusing and overwhelming trying to find a floss that is easy to use, efficient, and most importantly, as comfortable as possible. There’s unwaxed and waxed, tape, ultra floss, floss picks — how are you supposed to know what’s best? At First …Read More