1. 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

  2. The Right Way to Brush Your Teeth

    Many of our patients come into our Seattle dentist office and say they brush their teeth twice a day. We don’t doubt that this is true, but we also get a very different story when we perform our dental exams. There is a huge difference between brushing your teeth twice a day and brushing your teeth correctly twice a day. Think of brushing your teeth like taking your dog …Read More

  3. The Seattle Climate and Your Dental Health

    If you have lived in Seattle for longer than a few hours, you have probably already experienced its infamous climate — cold, dreary, and wet. Indeed, the average temperature in June is between 52 and 60 degrees. Not to mention January, where the average temperature hovers between 36 and 40 degrees with only 74 hours of sunshine. We don’t need to harp on the climate, as…Read More

  4. Everything You Need to Know About Canker Sores

    If you’ve experienced a canker sore in the past, you’ll know how aggravating they can be. The feeling that you can’t eat or even talk without the sore getting in the way, or fear of accidentally biting it again, is more than frustrating. So how can you prevent them from happening in the future? What is the cause of these annoying sores? Is it something that you shoul…Read More

  5. How to Handle Dental Emergencies

    We may not think about our teeth on a regular basis, but when something goes wrong, we want an immediate fix. From a toothache to a lost crown or a cosmetic problem, when it comes to our teeth, it’s important to have an emergency dentist in Seattle on speed dial. But what do you do in between the time when an accident occurs or when you can’t handle the pain any longer…Read More

  6. What to Expect From a Dental Cleaning

    A trip to the dentist isn’t something most people look forward to, but with common diets consisting of sugary drinks and habits that lead to unhealthy teeth, they are needed more than ever. The whole family will benefit from regular dental care. Family dental care can prevent tooth decay, remove the buildup of plaque, and determine if fillings or other procedures are nee…Read More

  7. Dental Care For The Elderly

    Growing older means many things about our bodies change, even our teeth. Following a strong dental care routine from a young age and throughout the years that follow will help your teeth and mouth to stay strong and will benefit you as you grow older. There are still health problems that can occur with elderly and it is important to maintain a schedule of appointments with…Read More

  8. Caring For Your Dentures

    Dentures are often a necessary part of life and caring for them effectively is crucial for them to last longer, stay whiter, and prevent damages. Teeth, dental care, and dentures aren’t always a glamorous part of life, but when dentures are cleaned and treated correctly, there will be less worry and more time for enjoying your life. At First Hill Dental Center, our denti…Read More

  9. Tips On Getting the Most From Invisalign

    Wearing braces was bad enough as a teenager, don’t go through that torment as an adult. Why would you go through that when you can avoid the obvious metal shining on your teeth and the braces constantly irritating your mouth. With Invisalign, you can gradually straighten your teeth with a smooth plastic aligner that you don’t have to be self-conscious of and won’t ir…Read More

  10. How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth’s Health

    During the holiday season, the last thing you want to worry about is how what you’re eating is affecting the health of your teeth. However, during any time of the year, is a good time to think about what you’re eating and what that is doing to your teeth. Diet is something that is on people’s minds every day, but you might be thinking about calories and fat content. …Read More