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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Seattle dentist, Dr. McKay can explain more about how to care for a toothache and when to come in for a visit…. (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental News
Daniel McKay, DDS

Is it Ever Too Late for Dental Work?

Let’s be honest. If you are like most people in Seattle, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. Research shows one in three Americans avoids going to the dentist regularly. As the time spent away… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2019 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes! For some of us, it’s nostalgic… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late for Dental Care

Good News for Grown-Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle? McKay… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Daniel McKay, DDS

Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone in Seattle should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At McKay Center… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 30, 2018 / Blog
Daniel McKay, DDS

What Do You Know About Risk Factors for Gum Disease?

Do you know the most common types of risk factors for periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, also frequently referred to as gum disease, is a gum tissue infection that can lead to destabilized gums and eventual tooth loss. To help combat the condition, analyze all potential risks in your life and protect yourself accordingly. Did you… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2018 / Blog
Daniel McKay, DDS

Effective Gum Disease Prevention Includes Good Oral Hygiene Habits

The periodontal inflammation of gingivitis can cause problems with chronic bad breath as well as gums that bleed easily. This early stage of gum disease can often be attributed to poor oral hygiene habits that may lead to accumulations of hardened tartar near the gumline. If you are concerned about the health or appearance of… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 31, 2018 / Blog
Daniel McKay, DDS

Plan for Your Smile With Sleep Apnea Treatments

Are you aware of the risks associated with sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common, yet severe oral health condition in which your breathing patterns are interrupted while you sleep. Sleep apnea is a severe condition because if it is left untreated, it can lead to numerous health problems including depression, heart failure, high blood… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted March 23, 2018 / Blog
Daniel McKay, DDS

Prevent Severe Damage From Tooth Grinding

It’s not uncommon for people to clench or grind their teeth now and then. However, if it becomes a frequent habit, especially during sleep, it could cause damage to your teeth. We invite you to learn more about tooth grinding so that you can prevent damage to your smile. Harmful Effects of Bruxism A habit… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2018 / Blog
Daniel McKay, DDS

Dental Trauma Can Be Addressed with a Dental Bridge

Each tooth has a strong root and periodontal ligaments to keep it in place, but these structures can be weakened if you experience a blow to the face strong enough to knock a tooth from your mouth. A knocked-out tooth may require the placement of a dental bridge in order to restore the look and… (Read More)

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