A Simple Solution to your Migraine Headaches

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA It is estimated that nearly 4 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, and you may be one of them. Many sufferers desperately seek treatment and relief from their debilitating headaches, but only end up masking their pain with medication. What if you could treat the source of your pain, instead of just covering up the …

Serious Consequences of Poor Oral Health

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA At Hoag and Dotsch we believe that oral health is important, but did you know that safeguarding your oral health also could protect your heart, your brain, and your overall health? It is true! Recent medical research has shown that an infection present in the mouth can increase your risk of serious, potentially life-threatening ailments, …

Make your Cosmetic Dentisrty Last with These Tried & True Strategies

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA Cosmetic dentistry is an investment in your smile, oral health, as well as your self-esteem. It is a significant financial investment, because cosmetic dentistry uses top-grade materials in combination with cutting-edge technology and procedures, which means it is not usually cheap. Like any financial investment, you want the results of your cosmetic dental procedure to …

How can Veneers Improve my Smile?

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA At Hoag and Dotsch, we understand what it means to want to smile confidently. If you shy away from social gatherings or are embarrassed by your smile, then veneers may be the answer for you. What are veneers? Dental veneers allow you to have the smile that you desire, without extensive treatments. Constructed of the …

Want to Save Your Teeth? Avoid Sports Drinks

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA When it is hot out, many people grab a sports drink in an attempt to rehydrate while working or playing outside. Keep in mind that although these brightly colored and refreshing drinks promise to deliver vitamins, hydration, potassium, and other minerals and electrolytes that our bodies need, they also come packed with loads of sugar. …

2017 Top Dentist Award

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA The office of Hoag and Dotsch has done it again! They have been awarded the 2017 Top Dentists Award. For three years, the office of Hoag and Dotsch has proudly accepted this prestigious award, and it is all thanks to their patients, and professional partners in dentistry. The nomination process Each year, the Seattle Met …

Bad Teeth Could Kill You

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA If you have an infected tooth, the consequences can be deadly. When any infection occurs in the mouth, there is a high risk it can spread to vital organs such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, and brain. An infection in the mouth also can negatively affect major medical procedures such as organ transplants, artificial joint …

Is A Dental Deep Cleaning for Me

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA A dental deep cleaning is considered one of the best ways to combat gum disease, especially in its more advanced stages. It is especially effective in treating the stage of gum disease known as periodontitis when pockets of bacteria form between your gum and your teeth. If left untreated, periodontitis can cause tooth loss and …

I’ll Never be a Flosser. Here’s What You Can Try Instead

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA For some patients, it seems that no matter how much dental professionals stress the importance of flossing, you still find yourself forgoing this crucial step during your oral hygiene routine. Either you do not have time (so you think), or you are repulsed by the grossness factor of it, you just don’t floss. The key …

How Herbal Supplements Could Interfere with your Dental Procedure

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Shoreline, Edmonds, and Seattle, WA Many dentists are aware how blood thinners can affect a patient’s level of bleeding when undergoing dental procedures. However, the only way for the dentist to know if a patient takes these type of coagulant medications is to include this information on your health history, but there is more. Patients often take over-the-counter herbs and …