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Alternative Text Posted August 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Seattle are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, McKay Center for General and Cosmetic Dentistry would like you to know about bruxism, or teeth grinding.  At… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

If You Can’t Stand Dental Floss, You Might Need This

We know a lot of our friends and neighbors aren’t fans of being asked how often they brush and floss, but at McKay Center for General and Cosmetic Dentistry, we hope you know it’s because we care and want to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for life! Getting to know your habits… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but McKay Center for General and Cosmetic Dentistry would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. … (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

Is it Time to Straighten?

When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Seattle dentist, Dr. Daniel McKay, depends on your input for optimal dental health. … (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 22, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

Am I Too Old for Braces?

How old is too old for braces? It’s an interesting question—and the answer may surprise you! McKay Center for Cosmetic & General Dentistry in Seattle would like to share some information with readers today regarding patient age as it relates to orthodontic treatment. Spoiler Alert! Patient age alone is not a deal-breaker when it comes… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Health
Daniel McKay, DDS

What’s Lurking in Your Saliva?

Saliva. Just the word can conjure an array of images in your imagination. From salivating at a delicious meal to studying Pavlov’s dogs to watching a baseball player spit, life is full of saliva! And that’s a good thing because saliva is very important for oral and overall health. Problems with saliva can lead to… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Daniel McKay, DDS

4 Facts About Dental Implants

Many people will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, McKay Center for Cosmetic & General Dentistry would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Destination Dentistry – Are the Savings Worth the Risk?

Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2022 / Blog, Patient Care
Daniel McKay, DDS

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At McKay Center for Cosmetic & General Dentistry, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and… (Read More)

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