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Dentist in Seattle, WA Don’t be fooled by the label “100 percent fruit juice.” Drinks advertised in this way might seem like a healthy choice, but these drinks may be doing more harm than good. In fact, fruit juices contain sugar that can lead to tooth decay. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently reevaluated […]

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 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 An injury to your mouth can be a painful, expensive experience. For athletes, mouth and tooth injuries are a very real risk. Mouthguards are an excellent tool for protecting your mouth from injury and harm. Our team can help you find a solution that protects your teeth while you play. Why Wear […]

Dentist in Seattle A canker sore can make eating, drinking, and talking difficult and even painful. Maintaining your oral health by brushing and flossing may also be difficult with a sore in your mouth, but keeping up with your daily oral hygiene routine is an important step in the healing process. We’ve put together a […]

Dentist in Seattle Your gum health may have an impact on your cognitive function. One recent study found a correlation between gum disease and increased cognitive decline for people living with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. While more studies are needed to make a definitive connection, this study illustrates the importance of continuing the conversation […]

What To Expect For Your Oral Health During Pregnancy In this week’s blog our Seattle dentist Amanda Guerrero, DDS discusses what changes to expect in your mouth during pregnancy. Pregnancy causes many hormonal changes which increase the risk of the expectant mother to develop gingivitis, periodontal disease and other changes in the mouth. Gingivitis Gingivitis (inflammation of the […]