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Brushing Dos and Don’ts

By West Vancouver Dental | Nov 29, 2013

Though it’s something we all do every day, we can often forget about just how we brush our teeth. We all have habits we formed over our lives, and tooth brushing is no different.  All of us at West Vancouver Dental thought it best to take a moment and remind everyone of the dos and don’ts of…

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Mouth Guards Can Offer Protection When Playing Sports

By West Vancouver Dental | Sep 12, 2013

It’s back to school season and that means many kids will be returning to their favorite sports. It also may be time to think about mouth protectors, or mouth guards, to a prevent a child’s teeth from harm when playing those sports.  Any athletes that participate in sports that involve contact like football, hockey, lacrosse,…

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The Generous Tooth Fairy

By West Vancouver Dental | Sep 1, 2013

Well, it used to be ten cents and then it rose to quarter, but now children putting their pearly whites under their pillows are raking it in.  A lost tooth goes for an average of $3.68 these days, reports Money.msn.com, proving that the Tooth Fairy must carry a lot of bills to account for usual…

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Taking Steps Towards the Perfect Smile

By West Vancouver Dental | Aug 1, 2013

When it comes to your overall health, it can be easy to overlook the importance of your oral health. In addition to helping you eat, speak, and smile, the health of your teeth and gums plays an important role in determining your self-esteem and in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Without taking care of…

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Banishing Bad Breath

By West Vancouver Dental | Jun 30, 2013

Do people frequently ask if you’d like a mint or a stick of gum? Do coworkers call your desk to ask questions even if they sit in the cubicle next to yours? Do your children pull the covers over their heads when you lean down to kiss them goodnight? If you answered yes to these…

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Proper Brushing Techniques

By West Vancouver Dental | Jun 4, 2013

At West Vancouver Dental we recommend brushing your teeth with the proper toothbrush. Manual brushing is of course the traditional method, but now with more and more electronic selections, we’d like to ensure that our patients are still brushing properly. It’s important to follow proper brushing guidelines so that you are getting the right care…

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Keeping Kids Teeth Healthy by Avoiding Common Mistakes

By West Vancouver Dental | Mar 28, 2013

Getting kids to do anything they don’t want to can be a challenge. On the flip side, stopping them from doing something they want to is equally, if not more difficult. So in order to get them to take care of their teeth, sometimes you have to get clever. Here’s some tips on what not…

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The Tooth about Toothache

By West Vancouver Dental | Nov 27, 2012

At West Vancouver Dental, we strive to ensure that every one of our patients enjoy a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Dr. Tinkle and her friendly and professional staff work hard to meet the individual dental needs of every patient. In addition to restorative, cosmetic, and preventative dental services offered in office, we also…

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Welcome to the West Vancouver Dental Blog

By West Vancouver Dental | Sep 27, 2012

At West Vancouver Dental, Dr. Amanda and her friendly and professional staff want nothing more than to help their patients maintain and improve their oral health.  Considering how important healthy teeth and gums are to your ability to eat, speak, and smile, it should be easy to get excited about practicing quality oral health habits.…

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From the Blog

  • Brushing Dos and Don’ts
    Though it’s something we all do every day, we can often forget about just how we brush our teeth. We all have habits we formed over […]
  • Mouth Guards Can Offer Protection When Playing Sports
    It’s back to school season and that means many kids will be returning to their favorite sports. It also may be time to think […]
  • vancouver WA dentist and the tooth fairyThe Generous Tooth Fairy
    Well, it used to be ten cents and then it rose to quarter, but now children putting their pearly whites under their pillows are […]
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