Month: August 2016

How bad is the opioid epidemic? Opioid addiction is a topic that effects many Americans. The CDC recently reported that opioid addiction is at an all time high and rising.  In 2014, 28,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses. Roughly 78 Americans die every day from overdoses of opioids; including prescription pain relievers, heroin and fentanyl, […]

What are your travel plans this summer? Whether you’re planning a long weekend at the beach, a rustic camping adventure, or an international getaway, no doubt you’re excited about your upcoming escape. The house-sitter is booked, your bags are packed…but do you have everything you need to maintain healthy teeth while traveling? It can be easy […]

Seattle dental patients do you know what to do if you have a dental emergency? There are a range of dental emergencies that can occur such as a broken tooth, knocked out tooth or tooth ache. In this week’s blog Dr. Amato reviews what to do in case of a dental emergency. Remember to add […]