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I Have Sensitive Teeth: Can I Still Have Them Whitened? Dec 1st, 2022

Until recently, cosmetic dentistry experts didn’t recommend professional teeth whitening treatments or store-bought whitening kits for people with dental sensitivity.  The reason? Bleaching agents in clinical-strength whitening gels can briefly increase the permeability of your tooth enamel, creating nonpermanent microscopic channels that expose the underlying dentin and nerve layer and temporarily make your teeth...

5 Important Reasons to Seek Emergency Dental Care Oct 17th, 2022

It’s inevitable. No matter how cautious or well-organized you are, every so often we all experience an accident, injury, or trauma of some sort, which may require emergency treatment. But the real kicker is that, when it comes to mouth injuries, it seems they always happen after hours, at night,...

Can Veneers Help My Teeth Gaps? Oct 1st, 2022

If you’ve struggled with feelings of self-consciousness about wide gaps in your teeth, but you don’t want to get braces or braces have been ineffective, then veneers could be the next step you need to take to get the results you want. At EZ Dental Clinic, our team offers dental veneers...

What Are Dental Crowns and Why Would I Need Them? Sep 1st, 2022

Dental crowns are caps placed over damaged teeth to protect them and restore their shape. They’re made of different types of materials and don’t require any special maintenance.  At EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, our cosmetic and general dentists are dedicated to helping you keep your smile healthy and beautiful. They...

5 Common Causes of Tooth Loss (and What to Do About It) Aug 1st, 2022

If you think tooth loss only affects a small percentage of people, think again: Experts estimate that about 178 million men and women (69% of adults) in the United States have lost at least one tooth. Roughly 40 million Americans (15% of adults) are missing all their natural teeth.  At EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, our expert team wants to help...

Caring for Your Dental Implant: 5 Helpful Tips Jul 1st, 2022

One of our favorite things about dental implants is that they’re meant to last for the long haul. However, we know that the only way to ensure that they stand the test of time is to take diligent care of them.  Fortunately, it’s easier than you think, and most of...

Am I a Good Candidate for Implant-Supported Dentures? Jun 1st, 2022

Tooth loss is a common health problem for millions of Americans. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, over 170 million American adults are missing at least one tooth and approximately 40 million are missing all of their natural teeth.  Even partial tooth loss can have a significant impact on your...

How Dental Implants Can Help Keep Your Teeth Straight May 1st, 2022

Dental implants are a popular replacement for missing or severely damaged teeth. Implants are permanent prosthetics that make it easier to chew, speak, and smile with confidence.  Our team at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, has extensive experience in placing dental implants, and we want to highlight one particular...

What Can I Do about My Uneven Teeth? Apr 1st, 2022

Uneven teeth can affect your ability to chew, your overall oral health, and your self-esteem. Both a cosmetic and a dental concern, many people don’t know that uneven teeth can affect the health of your mouth. If an issue develops, left untreated, you could lose one or several teeth, which...

How PRF Therapy Can Enhance Your Tooth Extraction Mar 1st, 2022

Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) therapy is clinically proven to help you heal quicker after a tooth extraction. It reduces pain and controls inflammation so you feel better faster after a tooth extraction.  The dental specialists at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, provide top-quality dental care for the entire family. Backed...

How to Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening Treatment Feb 1st, 2022

When you open your lips to speak or smile, your teeth create a first impression that can’t be beat. That’s why you want to present the brightest grin possible. At EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, our expert dentistry team uses top-of-the-line professional teeth whitening treatments to turn dingy smiles...

Crowns vs. Bridges: What’s the Difference, and Which Option is Best for You? Jan 1st, 2022

Do you have to make a decision between dental crowns and bridges, and you’re not sure which option is right for you? Perhaps you’re not entirely sure about the differences between the two treatments. Don’t worry. Our team here at EZ Dental Clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina, has just the...

How Long Do Dental Implants Last? Dec 5th, 2021

Dental implants can bring back the strength and appearance of damaged and missing teeth, without anyone realizing you have them. A metal post, implanted into your jaw, replaces the root of your tooth. It’s then topped with a natural-looking crown, or in some cases a bridge or dentures. While dental...

Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Missing Tooth Nov 1st, 2021

You’ve lost a tooth. Whether it was due to damage or decay, it may not seem like a big deal, particularly if it’s deep in your mouth and not featured in your smile. But you may not be aware that your mouth is a complex system of parts that interact...

How Are Implant-Supported Dentures Different? Oct 1st, 2021

Do you dread the idea of experiencing issues while talking due to dentures? Perhaps you worry about what your new diet will look like after getting traditional dentures. Fortunately, you don’t have to opt for traditional dentures that can slip and slide out of place.  Our team at EZ Dental...

Bone Grafting for Dental Implants: All Your Questions Answered Sep 1st, 2021

If you’re missing a tooth or need to have a severely damaged one removed, a dental implant could be just what the doctor ordered. These state-of-the-art solutions for missing teeth involve the placement of a tiny titanium post that’s surgically implanted into your jawbone. This implant fuses with the bone...

4 Levels of Dentures to Choose From Aug 15th, 2021

The team at EZ Dental provides outstanding general and cosmetic dental services for patients of all ages in and around Bellevue, Washington. Our specialists offer the most advanced dental care available, aimed at keeping your natural smile healthy and beautiful. But if you’re missing many or all of your teeth,...

Who Benefits from Veneers? Jul 14th, 2021

Veneers are wafer-thin pieces of porcelain placed on the surface of your teeth with the purpose of masking certain imperfections. You have the option to color-customize these veneers to match the shade you desire.  Our specialists at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, use porcelain veneers, which are more durable...

6 Dental Problems That Cosmetic Dentistry Corrects Jun 10th, 2021

Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that enhances the appearance of your smile, and these services are growing in popularity (by a whopping 200%) over the past five years. Our team of expert dentists at EZ Dental Clinic proudly offers cosmetic dentistry treatments to help you love your smile...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow! May 14th, 2021

Your teeth are an incredibly important part of both your overall and emotional health. A strong smile is crucial to proper chewing and eating habits, and a beautiful smile can make or break your self-esteem. In fact, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found in a survey that nearly...

Foods and Drinks That Discolor Your Teeth Apr 13th, 2021

Scroll through social media or flip through a magazine, and you’ll notice that all the models have some things in common, especially when it comes to their smiles. Each of them has a perfect glittering grin. You’ll never see a dingy smile in your newsfeed or in the pages of...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Mar 1st, 2021

Dentures have a reputation for being bulky and cumbersome, but they’ve evolved over the years. Today’s dentures are easier to get used to and easier to live with long term because they are lighter and more natural-looking than ever before.  Our dentists at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, are...

How Cosmetic Dentistry Is More Than Just a Smile Makeover Feb 15th, 2021

Having a crooked smile and gaps in your teeth is far from a fashion statement, so you might be tempted to fix those flaws to get the beautiful smiles you see in the magazines. But have you ever thought about the other reasons to address your smile problems? Our team...

Things You're Doing Wrong When Brushing Your Teeth Jan 1st, 2021

You probably haven’t thought much about the way you brush your teeth since you learned how to do it as a child. Unfortunately, you’ve likely lost a few of your tooth-brushing skills over the years, and your oral health is suffering for it.  That’s where our experts come in.  Our...

Who Needs Dental Implants? Dec 22nd, 2020

Missing teeth are not a good look or good for your health. One missing tooth can hinder your ability to eat comfortably and speak clearly.  A missing tooth can lead to misalignment of all of your other teeth, which could lead to problems with your oral health. The American College...

Do I Need Implant-Supported Dentures? Nov 30th, 2020

If you’re missing enough teeth that it’s difficult to eat and speak, then you might be considering getting dentures to fill out your smile. Regular dentures that you remove each night aren’t your only option. Implant-supported dentures offer a more permanent solution to your problem. At EZ Dental Clinic, our...

Dentures Have Come a Long Way Oct 7th, 2020

As you age, chances are you’ll lose a few (or all) of your teeth. For thousands of years, people have been replacing missing teeth. Thankfully, we no longer replace human teeth with dentures made from animal’s teeth. Today, we have more options than ever when choosing dentures.  At EZ Dental...

What Are Implant-Retained Dentures? Sep 10th, 2020

Traditional dentures can slip when you eat, drink, or talk. Implant-retained dentures, however, are securely attached in your mouth. That means no more embarrassing moments that give away the fact that you wear dentures. Our dentists at EZ Dental Clinic think implant-retained dentures are the gold standard in teeth replacement....

How Do Implant Crowns Work? Aug 28th, 2020

Implant crowns can turn a mouth you’re embarrassed to show into a gorgeous smile you’re proud to flash. Our dental professionals at EZ Dental Clinic can use implant crowns to replace a missing tooth, giving you a natural-looking tooth replacement that becomes part of your smile. Here’s how dental implants...

5 Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures Jul 9th, 2020

Congrats! You’ve restored your smile with brand new dentures. But like many things in life, wearing dentures takes time to get used to. At first, they feel awkward, and you’ll need some practice talking and eating with them. At EZ Dental Clinic, our dentists don’t just make your dentures and...

4 Signs You May Have a TMJ Disorder Jun 26th, 2020

Does your jaw hurt, feel tender, or click for no particular reason? You may have a temporomandibular (TMJ) disorder, a common ailment that the dental professionals at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, can help you overcome.  What is TMJ? Your temporomandibular joints, located on each side of your face,...

When It's No Longer Wise to Hold On To Your Wisdom Teeth May 27th, 2020

Many people choose to have their wisdom teeth extracted early in life, usually in their late teens and early 20s. But some wisdom teeth don’t need to come out, while others do more harm than good if they remain. Our professional team at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, wants...

Veneers Provide a Quick and Easy Fix to Many Smile Flaws Apr 23rd, 2020

It’s no mystery that behind every great smile is a mouthful of great-looking teeth. If your smile is suffering because of discoloration or minor dental flaws, veneers provide the ideal cover-up, allowing you to flash a perfect grin every time. The experienced team at EZ Dental Care, located in Bellevue,...

5 Super-Cool Facts About Invisalign that You Didn't Know Mar 10th, 2020

By now, everyone knows that Invisalign is a great way to straighten teeth without a mouthful of metal braces. That’s because modern technology is behind Invisalign’s groundbreaking advances in straightening teeth. Invisalign aligners are fast and far less painful than traditional metal braces. Our team at EZ Dental Clinic wants...

Learn How Our Platelet-Rich Fibrin Therapy Speeds Post-Dental Implant Healing Feb 1st, 2020

Dental implants continue to gain popularity as the most cosmetically appealing option for replacing teeth that can’t be saved. They’re durable, easy to care for and can be used to replace one, many, or a mouthful of missing teeth. The procedure is relatively painless, about what you’d expect with a...

Dental Implants: Why There's No Better Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Jan 24th, 2020

Missing teeth are not a good look. Besides looking bad, a mouthful of teeth gone AWOL also can affect your health negatively. Dental implants are great alternatives to dentures and bridges, which traditionally replace missing teeth. The team at EZ Dental Clinic in Bellevue, Washington, is eager to explain why...