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Does A Tongue Scraper Work

Does A Tongue Scraper Work?

Let's explore the benefits of using a tongue scraper and whether it's worth incorporating into your oral care routine.

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Why Visit a Cosmetic Dentist

Why Visit a Cosmetic Dentist?

If you still aren't sure if you need to see a cosmetic dentist, here are a few compelling reasons why you should schedule your appointment as soon as possible.

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dental crown replacement

How Long Does It Take to Replace a Crown?

In this blog post, we'll discuss the process of replacing a dental crown and provide insights into how long it typically takes. 

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What is the difference between aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry

What Is the Difference Between Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry? 

Most people think that the terms "aesthetic" and "cosmetic" are interchangeable. After all, both seem to refer to the appearance and beauty of a certain object. So, is cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry one and the same thing? Read on to find out!

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dental emergency

What Is Considered A Dental Emergency?

But how do you know if what you’re going through is actually a dental emergency? If you’d like to learn more, check out this short blog post. 

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What Can Be Done About My Missing Teeth?

What Can Be Done About My Missing Teeth?

Luckily, there are several ways to replace missing teeth, protect your long-term oral health, and get back a stunning smile.

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can teeth whitening damage my enamel

Can Teeth Whitening Damage My Enamel?

Teeth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures. If you’re dealing with yellow, badly stained, or discolored teeth, this type of treatment can help you get the pearly white smile you see on TV.

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Botox in dentistry

Everything You Need to Know About Botox in Dentistry

Are you looking for ways to eliminate unwanted wrinkles without downtime or surgery? You may want to consider Botox treatment. The procedure is gaining tremendous popularity as an affordable and non-invasive way to treat TMD and bruxism and stop the signs of aging.

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Dental crown process

How Long Does A Dental Crown Take?

You’ve just found out one of your teeth has been damaged by decay and now you need a dental crown. These tiny, custom-made caps are an excellent way to restore your oral health and protect your tooth. But the entire process can take several weeks. Keep reading to find out how long it can take to get a dental crown. 

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Veneers at Rainier Smiles Dentistry

Foods You Can (and Can't Eat) With Porcelain Veneers

If you want to change the aesthetic of your teeth and get your dream smile, veneers are a very great way to do it. Read this blog to learn about the foods you can and cannot eat after getting veneers.

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can you whiten veneers

Can Veneers Be Whitened?

Veneers are extremely versatile and can help fix a variety of cosmetic issues, from stains to chips and even cracks. If you've recently gotten veneers and now flaunt a gorgeous smile, you may be curious how to best care for them. For example, can you whiten them if they get stained?

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dental crowns

Can You Whiten Crowns?

Crowns are designed to match your teeth perfectly, which means the shape, size, and color of the tooth will help the crown seamlessly blend in with your natural teeth. But over time, you may notice that the dental crown no longer matches the color of your teeth, leading to an imbalanced smile.

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cosmetic dentist

Tips on How to Find a Good Cosmetic Dentist

Cosmetic dentistry is the area of dentistry that helps restore the aspect and strength of your teeth, as well as their function and health. If you need cosmetic treatment and are looking for a good dentist, then keep reading to learn how you can find one.

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Does a Root Canal Count as a Dental Emergency?

Does a Root Canal Count as a Dental Emergency?

If you’re in a lot of pain and think you may need a root canal, don’t wait for a regular appointment. Call Rainier Smiles Dentistry at (253) 565-1695 for an emergency visit and start getting your treatment.

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Exercising after wisdom teeth extractions

When Can I Start Exercising Again After a Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

Tooth extraction can be a necessary procedure if your tooth is too decayed to be repaired, if you are getting ready to get a dental implant or if there is a serious infection in the tooth. Tooth extractions are routine procedures, but they are still dental surgery and you must follow a strict protocol afterward to avoid complications. 

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Veneers Vs. Lumineers: Which Option Should I Choose?

Luckily for most people, there are several different ways to change and improve the appearance of teeth and get a picture-perfect smile. Two very popular options are veneers and Lumineers, which can improve your look almost instantly.But what are the major differences between these two procedures? Find out the answer in our short blog post!

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What Should I Do If My Tooth is Knocked Out?

According to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), over five million teeth are knocked out, or avulsed, every year. Based on these figures and how vulnerable we are to accidents and periodontal diseases, sooner or later, you might find yourself with a knocked out or avulsed tooth.

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Rainier Smiles Dentistry

Dr. Johnson’s sudden passing left a hole in the heart of our practice and our community. His philosophy was to always put his patients first, and to make them feel like family. In honor of his memory, Dr. Hong and Dr. Song are committed to upholding his legacy and continuing to provide the quality of care he was known for during his life.

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