1. The Unique History of Braces

    If you suffer from crooked or misaligned teeth, you may feel embarrassed posing for pictures and smiling with your mouth open. While very few people are lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth, orthodontic treatments can make a very big difference in the appearance of your smile and your overall confidence. Most dental professionals recommend braces for treating issues like crooked or crowded t…Read More

  2. What Are Wisdom Teeth & Do I Need Them Removed?

    Wisdom teeth, also known as the “third molars,” grow in the back of your mouth behind your molars. Since wisdom teeth are the last of your pearly whites to erupt (often between the ages of 17 and 21), they can come in misaligned or crooked due to the surrounding teeth. As a result of this crowded space, your wisdom teeth may erupt sideways, partially, or they may even get trapped or impacted b…Read More

  3. Dental Bridge vs. Implant: How To Know Which is Right For You

    Teeth replacements have come a long way over the past thirty years. The two popular restoration procedures used to replace missing teeth are known as dental implants and dental bridges. At Soft Touch Dentists in Washington, we’ve helped hundreds of patients resolve their teeth issues through a variety of innovative treatments, including bridges and implants. If you’re not sure what the differe…Read More

  4. The Top 3 Dental Problems in Children

    Many parents understand the importance of teaching their children proper oral hygiene, but did you know that your child’s first set of teeth are just as important as their permanent ones? A child’s first set of teeth may not seem as important considering the fact that they will one day fall out, however, they are just as important for chewing and speaking. At Soft Touch Dentists in Washington,…Read More

  5. Care & Maintenance For Your Braces

    Maintaining a healthy smile with braces isn’t as difficult as it sounds. While your mouth and teeth may feel tender and sore after the first few days of receiving your braces, the good news is, it gets better. Usually within two to three days, the soreness will subside and you’ll be on your way to a more healthy and beautiful smile. While braces themselves don’t cause stains, insufficient te…Read More

  6. Four Bad Oral Health Habits

    Maintaining healthy teeth doesn’t have to be a challenge, but there are many things you may do every day that make this a tough task. Here are four bad habits you should kick if you want to keep your teeth happy and healthy. Chewing Ice After you down that delicious glass of ice water, it can be tempting to crunch down on the leftover ice cubes. Doing so can wreak havoc on your teeth, so it is b…Read More

  7. 5 Foods for Healthy Teeth

    Eating is something we all have to do on a daily basis. Your food choices can play a major role in your oral health. Here are five great foods that can help promote a healthy mouth. Apples Crunchy fruits and vegetables, such as apples, celery, carrots, and many more, are great for your teeth. Not only do they contain many of the vitamins and minerals necessary to keep your mouth healthy, they also…Read More

  8. The Advantages of Using an Electric Toothbrush, Part Two

    In our last blog, we looked at some of the different advantages that can be gained from using an electric toothbrush. Anything that can simplify and improve your oral healthcare routine is great. In this blog, we will look at a few additional benefits that you can gain by utilizing an electric toothbrush in place of your old-fashioned one. Deep cleaning An electric toothbrush can give you a much d…Read More

  9. The Advantages of Using an Electric Toothbrush, Part One

    In our last blog, we looked at some of the different advantages that can be gained from using an electric toothbrush. Anything that can simplify and improve your oral healthcare routine is great. In this blog, we will look at a few additional benefits that you can gain by utilizing an electric toothbrush in place of your old-fashioned one. Deep cleaning An electric toothbrush can give you a much d…Read More

  10. A Proper Oral Healthcare Routine, Part Two

    Last time, we went over two key aspects of building a great oral health routine: brushing your teeth, and cleaning your tongue. Here, we look at three more: Flossing Flossing is one of the most important aspects of a proper oral hygiene routine. It should be performed once a day, every day. Flossing is essential for cleaning between your teeth. It removes food particles and helps to combat plaque …Read More