Annigan Dental Blog
June 11, 2021
If you suspect you have sleep apnea, you might believe chronic snoring and daily fatigue are nothing more than a nuisance; however, the consequences of not seeking treatment can be devastating. Without the right intervention, a good night’s rest isn’t the only thing you could lose from untreated sleep apnea. Instead, you could potentially lose your life. Thankfully, your dentist has the solution you need to dream peacefully.
May 3, 2021
Should you go with the tartar control? Fluoride? Teeth-whitening properties? All-natural ingredients? It’s overwhelming trying to figure out which one to choose!
Ultimately, your choice boils down to your distinct oral health needs and what your desired results are for YOUR smile.
Here are four tips to consider when searching for a toothpaste that best meets your needs.(more…)
April 17, 2021
Do you find yourself craving snacks between meals? If so, is it really a big deal to indulge and nibble on a few of your favorite delights? It turns out that snacking can impact your teeth and gums. Continue reading to find out how and discover what you can do to maintain optimum oral health.(more…)
March 1, 2021
There are all sorts of fun March holidays to look forward to this month. After such a long year of uncertainty, you deserve a bit of celebration. However, you certainly don’t want to be spending extra time in the dental chair for neglecting your oral health. With holidays comes foods and beverages, but you need to be careful. Not all of them are great for your smile. Here are a few March holidays that you should be wary of for the sake of your smile.(more…)
February 9, 2021
There is nothing more distracting on a date than having to worry about laughing or smiling too much because you’re not confident in your smile. Whether you’ve been with them for years, or it’s your first official date, you want to look good for your partner, and your smile makes up a big portion of your self-confidence. Studies have proven that when someone is proud of their smile, they naturally have more fulfilling relationships and overall better quality of life. This Valentine’s Day consider teeth whitening to surprise your date with a brighter smile that will dazzle them and restore your self-esteem so that you can truly be in the moment with the one you love.(more…)
January 10, 2021
With the holidays behind you, there isn’t any better time than now to schedule a cleaning and checkup with your dentist in Bothell. Besides brushing and flossing, the American Dental Association recommends everyone sees their dentist for preventive care at least every 6 months. Although you have all year to visit your dentist, there are 5 benefits of scheduling an appointment early in the year to invest in a healthy smile in 2021.
December 13, 2020
Technology and emerging innovations transform all aspects of our lives, so why wouldn’t your dental care be any different? Dentistry is always diversifying, allowing your dentist to preserve natural teeth for longer than ever. Although you’ll see many changes over the years; however, here are the top 5 new dental trends you can expect to see over the next decade.
November 22, 2020
As we enter the holiday season, you’re going to be surrounded by a variety of tasty snacks and meals, which aren’t just bad for your waistline. They can also leave a lasting mark on your smile. You can still enjoy the festivities over the next few weeks without damaging your dentures or dental implants; however, you’ll want to follow a few precautions. Your dentist in Bothell has a few recommendations to preserve your replacement teeth without dampening your holiday spirit.
October 5, 2020
Did you know your smile can stay healthy for a lifetime with the right care over the years? Unfortunately, there are 3 common issues that can harm your smile. There isn’t any reason to worry. With the proper oral hygiene at home and the help of your dentist, you can avoid the most frequent oral health problems in Bothell. Here’s how you can enjoy lifelong dental health.
August 17, 2020
Invisalign is a great option for older teens and adults to straighten their smiles. However, alike any other teeth straightening option, it doesn’t just happen overnight. It takes time and small amounts of pressure to more your teeth into the position that you’ve been wanting. “Tracking” describes how your teeth move in accordance with your Invisalign treatment plan. If you begin to notice gaps between your teeth and aligners during your treatment, this could mean that they aren’t tracking properly. This can happen for a variety of different reasons. Here are some tips to help you get your Invisalign in Bothell back on track.(more…)