1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

    At First Hill Dental Center in Seattle, one of our main priorities is to educate our patients. While regular appointments with a general dentist are always recommended, there are easy ways to keep your teeth healthy between visits to the dentist’s office. When it comes to children, establishing a strong dental health routine is imperative, as it’ll prevent dental issue…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Tips For Keeping Healthy Teeth Through the Holidays

    The holiday season is quickly coming up, which means time spent with family opening presents and plate fulls of rich, sugary foods. We definitely want you and your family to enjoy everything there is to enjoy about this time of year, but being the dentists we are, we also want you and your teeth to be as healthy as possible. It can be hard to say no to pumpkin candies, pie…Read More

  9. What You Should Know About Tooth Replacement and Dental Implants

    A missing tooth can be a hit to your self-confidence, but you don’t have to go through each day trying not to smile. There are several options that your dentist may recommend for filling that gap. If you need an honest and professional opinion on your pearly whites, give First Hill Dental Center a call. We know you have a lot of options in Seattle, but we believe we can …Read More

  10. Is Invisalign Right For You?

    Struggling with crooked teeth or a big gap in the middle as an adult can be frustrating. The days of constantly worrying about what people are thinking, getting food bits stuck in your teeth, or trying to hide your gorgeous smile because you don’t want people to see your teeth are over. Show off your pearly whites with a clear aligner that will straighten your teeth with…Read More