Annigan Dental Blog
March 9, 2018
Throughout your life, pain is an unavoidable occurrence, like breaking a bone or stubbing your toe. While these pains will eventually heal and fade, there are others that can linger, decreasing your quality of life. As the years pass, you may expect to suffer from an aching back or another aliment, but what you may not be prepared for is orofacial pain. This involves discomfort that affects the mouth, face, or jaw. When living with this discomfort, it can be related to your dental health. To get the relief you need, it may be time to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Bothell.
February 21, 2018
When your child comes of age, they might begin to start showing interest in “grown up things.” For instance, they might ask you about wearing deodorant. Or maybe even shaving products because they want to be just like mommy or daddy. Imagine the moment when they ask to add dental products to their dental hygiene routine. It will be an exciting time because you know your little one is growing up—but do you know how to shop for dental products like mouthwash that are appropriate for kids?
Don’t worry. Your dentist in Bothell is here to help you and your little one continue moving forward in a positive direction with their dental health. Keep reading to learn how to choose the best mouthwash for your child in this week’s blog post!
January 8, 2018
These days, there is a lot of emphasis being placed on teeth whitening and your dentist in Bothell understands the attraction. Everybody wants to look and feel better about his or her appearance. But he reminds you that aesthetics should never take a precedence over oral health. Furthermore, white teeth don’t necessarily spell wellness. Learn the keys to maintaining a healthy mouth from your local dentist.
December 9, 2017
As you walk into the dentist office for your consultation on dental implants, you’re worried about your eligibility. Over the years your jawbone has been showing signs of weakness, but you don’t want to settle for dentures. You’ve been looking for a more permanent solution and no other restorative treatments can match.
Your dentist has good news. Even in cases of osteoporosis, dental implants can be a viable solution to restoring your smile.
November 29, 2017
The holiday season is a great time of year as you gather with family and friends to celebrate over tasty meals and sweet treats. With so many festivities and planning in the upcoming days, it is a busy time of year. The last thing on your mind is often the health of your teeth and gums. However, it should remain a focal point. During the upcoming months, people tend to consume sugary treats and drink alcohol, which will negatively impact your dental health. Although it is only a few weeks out of the year, the choices you make could lead to bad news during your next visit with your dentist if you are not careful. Thankfully, there are simple holiday tips for bright smiles.
October 28, 2017
Do you floss your teeth regularly? It’s an absolutely crucial aspect of clean, healthy teeth, but let’s be honest — many people don’t. And when people do clean between their teeth, it turns out they often choose some strange methods. The American Dental Association recently published an article about a new survey that reveals the “unusual flossing habits” of people in our country. Dentists everywhere shudder to think about…
August 22, 2017
When you’re not confident in your smile, other people can pick up on that. It’s important to remain confident in your teeth and fix the issue that’s draining your self-confidence. Flawed teeth can stop you from pursuing your dreams, hinder job opportunities, and leave you in a rut. Luckily, Annigan Dental has two eco-friendly orthodontic treatments: Invisalign clear braces and Six Month Smiles. Instead of googling “dentist near me” to find the straightening treatment that’s right for you, consider visiting our office first—especially since we’re offering an unbeatable discount! Find out more here.
August 15, 2017
Did the tooth fairy ever visit you when you were a child? You might have gone to sleep with a lost tooth under your pillow only to wake up to find that it had been replaced by money! While this tradition might seem silly to adults, kids love the idea, and you can use the concept of the tooth fairy to help your little ones care for their oral health. Since August 22nd is National Tooth Fairy Day, your dentist in Bothell is here to give you tips on how to use the old story to help your kids have healthy, happy smiles.
May 8, 2017
If you’re suffering from chronic migraines, you may not know that your oral hygiene routine can affect the frequency and severity of these migraine headaches. A recent study conducted at the University of California, San Diego Department of Computer Science and Engineering suggested a link between the foods we eat, the way we absorb nitrates found in them, and persistent, chronic migraines. If you’re a migraine sufferer, you may want to consider visiting the Annigan Dental team to learn more about the link between migraine headaches and poor oral health. Call our office to schedule a consultation with our team, and we can discuss the possible relationship between your smile and your chronic headaches.
April 28, 2017
It’s been six months since you’ve visited your dentist and you’ve been working hard to make sure you don’t have the same reoccurring dental problems: cavities and bleeding gums. No matter how diligently you’ve been brushing and flossing your teeth, your dentist in Bothell still reports back with the same problems. What’s the real issue? Did you know that your cavities and gum disease could be a result of food allergies, not your lack of home care? Annigan Dental wants to help those patients that feel helpless when it comes to their oral health. Let’s explore how food allergies affect your saliva production and overall dental health.