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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 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. David Mack

Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Family Dentistry of Bellevue,… (Read More)

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Teens & Tobacco: Know the Risks

Today, Family Dentistry of Bellevue wants to give teens the bottom line about tobacco use: there is no such thing as a “safe” or “safer” tobacco product. Every tobacco product contains nicotine in varying amounts—and not only is nicotine addictive, but it can also harm the brain. (Many people don’t realize the brain continues developing… (Read More)

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Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. David Mack

I Need Straight Teeth… Tomorrow!

If you’ve been considering straightening your smile but don’t want to go through the lengthy process of traditional braces, Six Month Smiles® may be a great solution. If a big life event such as a wedding, prom, or reunion is coming up and you need a quick fix to boost your confidence, consulting your Bellevue… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. David Mack

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Bellevue dentists, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the only… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time! When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return… (Read More)

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Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Why Haven’t My Child’s Permanent Teeth Come In?

If your child’s permanent adult teeth haven’t emerged in a timely manner, you may wonder if there is a reason to worry. Family Dentistry of Bellevue would like to share a few possible reasons permanent adult teeth can be delayed. Is There Enough Space for the New Teeth to Grow? The most common reason for… (Read More)

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Posted January 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Bellevue dentists depend on your input for optimal dental health. When it comes… (Read More)

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Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. David Mack

Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of…. (Read More)

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Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. David Mack

Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style

Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Family… (Read More)

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Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. David Mack

5 Common Questions About Sedation Dentistry

For many people, one thing stands in the way of a healthy, beautiful smile – fear of the dentist!  Even routine cleanings can be scary for folks with dental phobia. However, Family Dentistry of Bellevue has made it our business to offer you the most comfortable dental experience possible, which is why Dr. Mack and… (Read More)

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