How to Choose Mouthwash

Mouthwash Benefits

At Bellevue Family Dentistry one of the most frequent questions patients ask us during their dental checkup and cleanings is usually not how to use the toothbrush or floss, but the mouthwash.  “Which mouthwash do you recommend?”

One of the most beneficial yet cost effective method of maintaining great oral health is keeping up with […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


When it comes to dental benefit plans, millions of people each year are ringing in the New Year leaving money on the table. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plan participants reached or exceeded their plans annual maximum. Many people also have Flexible Spending Accounts, which […]

By |November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fluoride Mouthwash Effective at Cavity Prevention in Kids

Fluoride mouthwash has been shown to be effective at preventing cavities in kids, adolescents, and young adults in a recent study.  A large study by the Cochrane Health Group followed over 15,000 patients between the ages of 6 and 14 from 1965 and 2005.  Patients were randomized into three categories: those who used a fluoride […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bellevue Glamour Smile

Issaquah Dentist- Get your Glamour Smile Today! Free exam and x-ray for new patients. 
We proudly serve the Eastside community of Bellevue, WA including suburbs surrounding Seattle such as Issaquah, Kirkland, Newcastle, Renton, Redmond, Bothell,  and Sammamish.  We humbly invite you to your dental office! Free exam and x-ray for New Patients.  Special Dental Offer

Get your glamour […]

By |October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

October Is National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene month. During your dental checkup appointment and cleaning your hygienist and family dentist in Bellevue provides oral hygiene instructions to help you improve your oral and gum health. Proper dental hygiene is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums.

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing your teeth twice a day […]

By |October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments



Your oral health can really affect the rest of your body.  Looking past your teeth and past your gums, your mouth is connected intimately with the rest of you.  Your dentist Bellevue will help examine how oral health affects overall health.

Lungs:  Uncontrolled oral health may worsen respiratory illness by promoting […]

By |September 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bad Dog Breath- Treatment


Yorkshire Terrier showing his teeth 🙂

Ever smell and wonder how to remove bad dog breath?  Did you know plaque and tartar buildup is not only bad for us (people) but also bad for our pets, especially dogs!  Puppy breath is nice until it develops into “doggie breath” which at that […]

By |August 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Difference between DDS and DMD dental degree?

Dentists who graduate from a dental school in the United States achieve a professional doctoral dental degree, either a DDS or DMD, that gives him or her the privilege to treat patients’ oral health needs.  If your dentist graduated from a dental school in the United States, then he or […]

By |May 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dental filling fell out

During a meal when eating and drinking you hear a crunch and feel with your tongue there is a hole in one of your teeth, it’s possible that a dental filling fell out.  The tooth may feel sensitive to cold, and it would be suggested to call your family dentist.

What are some possible reasons a […]

By |January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tooth Sensitive to Sweets and Sugar

Tooth Sensitive to Sweets and Sugar

Ouch! My tooth hurts when I eat sweets!

“My tooth is sensitive to sweets and sugar!” If your tooth has sensitivity to sweets and sugars, their is a chance the tooth might have a cavity.   Tooth sensitivity also occurs when teeth becomes thinner, thereby exposing the dentin layer.  Tooth sensitivity, also […]

By |March 1st, 2016|Root Canal, Uncategorized|0 Comments