The Four Areas of Dental Health- Are You at Risk? 

Moving People Toward Health with Risk Management At Keystone Dental, we embrace the Risk Management model of care.  Historically the approach taken in dentistry was to wait for disease damage to occur and then try to fix the damage.  Risk management looks at the disease process so we can intervene before someone has a [...]

The Four Areas of Dental Health- Are You at Risk? 2016-11-28T10:26:24-08:00

Diabetes and Oral Health

November is Diabetes Awareness Month Diabetes is becoming more common in the United States.  From 1980 through 2014, the number of Americans with diagnosed diabetes has increased fourfold (from 5.5 million to 22.0 million). According to the Centers for Disease Control another 8.1 million have diabetes but don’t know it.  It is estimated that [...]

Diabetes and Oral Health2016-11-11T11:51:03-08:00

Protect your child’s teeth this Halloween

We all know Halloween isn’t the most tooth-friendly holiday.  Sometimes people think that because I’m a dental hygienist I don’t eat candy.  I definitely eat candy.  I let my kids eat candy- probably too much of it on Halloween!  Do I worry about how this might affect their teeth? Absolutely! Did you know that [...]

Protect your child’s teeth this Halloween2016-11-11T06:32:59-08:00

Inflammation and Overall Health: Inflamed Gums Matter Beyond the Mouth

Earlier this year, my first patient of the day (I’ll call him John*) arrived for his dental  visit. I had to double check his chart because I was expecting a 33 year old man, but this person had a full head of gray hair.  Indeed, this patient was a 33 year old.  [...]

Inflammation and Overall Health: Inflamed Gums Matter Beyond the Mouth2016-11-11T06:36:50-08:00

Toothpaste and bottled water can damage my teeth?!?

Toothpaste and bottled water can damage my teeth?!? Not even the heavy wind warnings all around the Seattle area this past Saturday could keep Dr. Martin and the Keystone Dental Hygiene Team from their highly anticipated continuing education course with renowned dentist and researcher Dr. Kim Kutsch. Dr. Kutsch has helped to [...]

Toothpaste and bottled water can damage my teeth?!?2016-11-11T06:24:23-08:00
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