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January 23, 2018

Signs of Gum Disease and Your Health

  Unhealthy Gums and Your Health Do you suffer with red gums, or is the roof of your mouth swollen? Without fail, you follow your dentist’s […]
December 27, 2017
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FSA 101: Use it or Lose it

Maximize your FSA so you don’t lose any of that money when the year comes to an end. Ding ding ding! Your time is coming up! […]
November 14, 2017

Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe and Necessary?

Dentists and hygienists are often asked about the safety and necessity of X-rays. This is a great question – with answers that differ from patient to […]
October 5, 2017
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Are there Non-Surgical Means of Fixing an Underbite?

If you’ve ever had the occasion to speak with someone about how to correct an under bite, your conversation no doubt centered on the painful idea […]
August 29, 2017
Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Heart Healthy Avocado and Shrimp Salad

Recipe from The American Heart Association Ingredients 4 Servings 2 Tbsp fat-free, plain Greek yogurt 2 teaspoon canola oil 3 teaspoons lime juice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 […]
August 10, 2017

Back to School Checkup Tips

Backpack? Check! Booster shots? Check! Teeth cleaning? Check! Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found […]
July 10, 2017

How Sedation Dentistry Can Help

As dental procedures have become less invasive over the past few decades, it’s no longer necessary to be put to “sleep” for a procedure that might […]
June 22, 2017
Chipped Tooth

Chipped Tooth? We have a Simple Fix!

If your smile has an imperfection you’ve always wanted to fix, Smiles of Spokane may have an easy solution for you called cosmetic bonding. In fact, […]
June 1, 2017

The Truth About Oil Pulling

There have been reports in the mainstream media on “oil pulling” and its benefits for dental and general health. The claims state that oil pulling—swishing oil […]