The Functions and Types of Dental X-rays

At Northwest Dental Associates, we use dental X-rays to take a closeup look at your smile and have a clear and highly accurate image of your oral health that we can refer to when providing dental care. Dental X-rays are crucial to helping us understand your dental health and its needs. We offer a review on the uses of dental... read more »

Superb Smiles Include Brushing and Flossing

When the time comes to enhance your oral health care, make sure you're doing everything you can to set yourself on a path to optimum oral hygiene. This includes making sure you're taking the time to brush and floss your teeth daily. Ideally, you should be brushing your teeth at least twice every day and flossing your teeth at least... read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Halitosis Prevention

Treating your smile correctly includes making sure you are always inspecting your teeth and gums to eliminate oral health ailments that arise. This can include issues with your teeth and gums such as bad breath. Bad breath can arise due to the bacteria in your mouth If you are suffering from bad breath, it could be linked to an underlying... read more »

Building a Better Smile with Orthodontics

If you are seeking to improve your oral health, you may want to visit with an orthodontist. Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry designed to correct issues such as malocclusions and irregular features that exist within your smile in relation to teeth being out of rotation or position. With the use of an orthodontic treatment system, your teeth can be... read more »

How to Have a Healthy and Beautiful Smile This Year

If you want a healthy and beautiful smile, then this year is the year to achieve it! You can start today and work toward the top-notch oral health you deserve. Our dentists, Drs. Bryan and Davis, are more than happy to help you start working toward that smile and oral health, and they would like to do so by encouraging... read more »

A Professionally Whitened Smile Needs to Be Maintained

When chronic dental stains affect the teeth in your smile it can leave you feeling self-conscious and socially awkward. Significant stains that alter the color of your tooth enamel can also be frustrating if you try to remove them with retail strength tooth whitening products.   In a situation like this, you should consider scheduling a dental bleaching treatment at... read more »

Shed Some Light on Dental Anxiety Treatments

  Have you ever felt nervous or scared about visiting your dentist? Have you ever been overcome with fears or anxiety by merely going to your dentist’s office and receiving oral health care procedures? If so, you are not alone. This is a commonly known condition called dental anxiety. Fortunately, it can be treated with many treatments to help ensure... read more »

See Your Dentist Before Your Family Trip

This is the season of celebration and a season of family. And it is the season for traveling to celebrate with family. While it may take a little bit more effort while you are on the road, you should not neglect your dental care on a family trip or just enjoying your vacation. Here are some things to think about... read more »

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Help You Love Your Smile?

The many uses of dental care involve cosmetic dentistry, which is a field of dentistry involving smile makeovers for both the look and quality of teeth. Cosmetic dentistry can even assist patients who have received multiple dental treatments to treat fragile dental health. We invite you to consider the following cosmetic dentistry procedures that may help you achieve your cosmetic... read more »

Orthodontic Emergency Advice

During orthodontic treatment, certain issues can occur, especially if you do not follow Dr. Bryan and Dr. Davis’s instructions. Things like neglecting to wear a mouth guard when playing sports or eating foods that you shouldn’t can damage your braces. Keep in mind that your braces may also need fixing at some point even if you diligently follow all of... read more »