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Dr. Mack and Family Dentistry of Bellevue are committed to continuing and dental health education—there are always new things to learn. We share two articles each month in our blog related to dentistry and oral health, with topics ranging from actual dental procedures to technology to nutrition to the latest DIY dental trends. Feel free to read, share, and join the conversation.

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Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. David Mack

The Buzz on Electric Toothbrushes: Are They Really Worth the Investment?

Electric toothbrushes have been on the market for years now, and whether you’re a devout user or a critical skeptic, you may still be wondering: do they really work better, or have we all been duped? Family Dentistry of Bellevue is here to break down some of the myths and separate fact from fiction to… (Read More)

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Posted April 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. David Mack

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Bellevue dentists, Dr. Mack & Dr. Wachter can explain more about how to care for a toothache and when to come in… (Read More)

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Posted March 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Move Over, Mono: Another Kissing Disease?

If you’ve heard about (or experienced) mononucleosis, often shortened to “mono” or “the kissing disease”, you might think it can’t be compared to gum disease in any way. However, there is one trait these infections have in common. According to pathologists, mono is caused primarily by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and it’s definitely something you’ll… (Read More)

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Posted March 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. David Mack

Brushing with Braces: Cleaning Every Nook & Cranny

If braces are in your future, or you have just had them placed, you may be wondering just how the heck to work around them when flossing and brushing. We’d love to calm your mind by reminding you those wires and brackets are temporary visitors, hanging out to help correct the bite and achieve a… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Don’t Have a Stroke – Your Dentist Can Help

You might be surprised to hear that the state of your oral health has a lot to do with preventing a stroke. There’s a certain kind of bad oral bacteria that cause gum disease, travel to other parts of your body, and cause harm. A stroke is a common but dangerous medical condition that causes… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. David Mack

Keep Lipstick Off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Dr. Mack & Dr. Wachter to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: “How do… (Read More)

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Posted January 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. David Mack

Caring for Your Dentures

The image of a glass full of false teeth on the nightstand is plastered all throughout popular culture. You would think that soaking your dentures in water and cleaner is sufficient, but Dr. Mack & Dr. Wachter reminds us that proper denture care requires more than just that.  In fact, denture maintenance is an important part of… (Read More)

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Posted January 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. David Mack

How to Choose the Right Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

Being the parent of a little one (or a couple or a few) means making a lot of decisions each day—what to dress them in, what to feed them, what books to read, toys to purchase, schools in your district. There are also a lot of questions you’ll ask, such as: “How do I care… (Read More)

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Posted December 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. David Mack

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and while we’d love for all of them to be smile-inducing, that’s not entirely realistic—and there may be many reasons you hide your smile. If you’re hiding your smile because of one or more missing teeth, we want you to know you’re not alone. In fact, 120 million people… (Read More)

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Posted December 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Oral Cancer – Prevention & Early Detection

Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one.  Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral cancer, read… (Read More)

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