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Alternative Text Posted September 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 15, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less?  As it turns out, when it comes to oral health… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Daniel McKay, DDS

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

Hot on the Trail with Oral Pathology

When it comes to your oral health, we hope you never have any pains or problems. Good preventive care will help you always feel your best! But even with the best habits, dental problems do happen. In that case, oral pathology is the science and medicine that helps diagnose and treat whatever is making you… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Does Your Chewing Gum Fight Tooth Decay?

Avid gum chewers rejoice! Your love for the sticky, stretchy stuff can be beneficial for your oral health—depending on its ingredients. If you’re chewing gum with artificial sweeteners such as sorbitol, sucralose, aspartame, or mannitol, it’s true you’re avoiding traditional sugar, but your teeth aren’t as likely to thank you as they might be if… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. McKay would like everyone in Seattle to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The truth… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Don’t Eat That: A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mouth

Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet that your mouth (and your body) will truly love. But do you know what foods… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

How Dental Nightguards Can Help You

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards for protection during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Daniel McKay, DDS

Dental Bridges 101

A hole in your smile is never a positive thing. It negatively affects physical appearance, eating, speaking, and your overall sense of confidence and well-being. Let Mckay Center for Cosmetic and General Dentistry bridge the gap between where you are with your smile and where you want to be! A missing tooth or teeth can… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Daniel McKay, DDS

Orthodontics 101

A healthy, beautiful smile is important for your overall health and life satisfaction. If your teeth are too close to each other, too far apart, too crooked, or if they fit together uncomfortably when your mouth is closed, it’s likely you have malocclusion. From the root words “mal” for bad, and “occlusion” for closed, malocclusion… (Read More)

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