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98104 Dentist According to the American Dental Association, 50 percent of adults experience bad breath at some point in their life. Although some causes are harmless, other causes may be signaling something more serious. Below are three common causes of bad breath, accompanied by the best remedy for each cause. Cause of Bad Breath: Food […]

98104 Dentist While brushing or flossing your teeth, do you notice blood on your toothbrush or in the sink? Swollen, red, or tender gums can bleed when brushing or flossing, even if you are brushing gently. While it may seem harmless, it is important that you do not ignore these symptoms as they may be […]

98104 Dentist Do you have white spots on your teeth? Are your teeth quite sensitive? Do your teeth have cracks, chips, or indentations? If yes, then you may be experiencing enamel erosion. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. It is the clear coating that protects your teeth. However, being the strongest […]

Dentist Seattle We all know the importance of making a great first impression. Whether you’re going into a job interview or about to go on your first date with someone new, you want to have the confidence that comes with a great smile. After years of wear and tear however, a lot of people end […]

Dentist in Seattle Dr. Paul Amato, DDS, FAGD, of Seattle was recently interviewed by Reader’s Digest for an article about Holocaust survivors and how through some dental work, their lives have been changed. Please read the full article here. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our office today.  LeCuyer and Amato […]

Dentist in Seattle, WA Your mouth contains hundreds of bacteria. Before you reach for the toothbrush and mouthwash, understand that not all bacteria are bad. Here’s what you need to know about the bacteria that makes its home in your mouth. Bacteria Basics More than 700 different oral bacteria species have been detected. Most people […]

Dentist in Seattle, WA Did you know that 1 in 5 cases of total tooth loss is linked to diabetes? Diabetes affects your entire body including your mouth and teeth. Here are a few ways diabetes can impact your oral health: Gum Disease An early warning sign of potential gum disease is bleeding while you […]

Dentist in Seattle, WA The American College of Prosthodontists reports that about 178 million American adults are missing at least one tooth. Nearly 40 million have lost all of their permanent teeth. Regardless of the cause, tooth loss can have serious consequences on your oral health, diet, speech, appearance, and self-esteem. Dental implants provide a […]

Dentist in Seattle, WA Loose teeth, bad breath, and painful, bloody gums. These are among the signs and symptoms of periodontal, or gum, disease. In many people, periodontal disease can start without showing obvious symptoms. If left untreated, you risk irreparable damage to your teeth and gums. The good news is that periodontal disease is […]

Dentist in Seattle, WA We use our tongues every day to talk, taste, and swallow, yet we rarely take time to think about this flexible organ. Here are 9 things you may not know about the tongue: The longest recorded tongue was more than 3.8 inches from back to tip; the widest measured over 3” […]