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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 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

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

vancouver WA dentist and the 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 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

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

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

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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The Tooth about Toothache

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

At West Vancouver Dental, Dr. Melany 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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Happy Birthday to The Tooth Fairy

We are thrilled to say Happy Birthday to the Tooth Fairy, Today August 22.  West Vancouver Dental, a General Dentist in Vancouver, Washington, we are excited to thank you for all the many visits you make to the great children of our community.  We hope you have a wonderful day and it is filled with…

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