Blog Archive

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease Dec 2nd, 2019

Halitosis, more simply known as bad breath, is one of those awkward and embarrassing things that happen to all of us at one time or another. There’s the all too familiar morning breath, and of course, those times when garlic or onion smells emanate from our mouth providing a dead...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Nov 11th, 2019

When you think of dentures, you might conjure up images of uncomfortable false teeth and messy adhesives. But the truth is, dentures have the power to restore the look and function of your smile. These days, dentures can be comfortable, making you feel better about yourself and making it easier...

Here's What Your Dentist Is Looking For During Your Cleaning Oct 4th, 2019

Do you get regular examinations and professional cleanings for your teeth? Don’t worry, many people visit the dentist less than they should, but it’s never too late to reap the benefits of seeing a dental professional on a regular basis. Studies show that people who see their dentist at least...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Sep 1st, 2019

There’s no better way to brighten your smile than a teeth whitening treatment at Perfect Smiles Dentistry. There’s no home whitening solution that gives results comparable to those available from a dentist’s office, since consumer kits don’t contain bleaches of professional strength. Without the training and experience of your dental...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign® Trays Aug 8th, 2019

Traditional braces helped millions of people straighten their teeth for more than a hundred years. In fact, it was almost a rite of passage to go through the brace-face stage of life. With the invention of Invisalign® clear aligners, you can get the same results only faster and avoid the...

Waking Up With Headaches? You Might Be Grinding Your Teeth In Your Sleep Jul 9th, 2019

What do you think of when you think of teeth grinding? You may think of clenched teeth as a reaction to stress or anger, but grinding your teeth, also known as bruxism, affects people more often than you may think. Believe it or not, it most often happens when you...

Do Wisdom Teeth Always Need to be Removed? Jun 14th, 2019

Did you know that about 38.4% of the population never develop wisdom teeth? Those lucky people never have to worry about getting them removed. For the rest of us, the removal question awaits. Many dentists will recommend removal as a measure of preventative care. This means going through the pain...

When Should Young Athletes Wear Mouth Guards? May 21st, 2019

As of 2018, statistics show nearly 30 million youths in the United States participate in competitive sports. Interest and involvement in youth sports, in schools, community rec programs, and regional athletic associations has skyrocketed over the last few decades. With springtime ushering in warmer weather along with a new season...

8 Great Reasons to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened at Perfect Smiles Dentistry Apr 23rd, 2019

No matter how well your brush and floss, there’s a good chance that over time, your teeth make begin to look yellow or dingy — especially if you’re a lover of coffee, tea, red wine, or use tobacco products. At Perfect Smiles Dentistry, we know the importance of having a great-looking...

Why Replacing Missing Teeth Is Essential To Maintaining Health as Well as Your Smile Mar 1st, 2019

According to the American Dental Association, the average American adult ages 20-64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth. In other words, if you have missing teeth, you’re not alone. If you’re missing teeth, you should replace them, because doing so will protect your appearance and your health There...

The Link Between Gum Disease and Other Serious Health Conditions Feb 5th, 2019

February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month. At Perfect Smiles Dentistry in Everett, Washington, we’re pleased to join oral health care experts across the United States in this national observance. We focus on healthy smiles every day, and we want you to take care of your gums all year. That...

What are My Treatment Options for a Chipped Tooth? Jan 7th, 2019

If you ever chip a tooth, you’ll be unhappily surprised to discover a piece of your tooth in your mouth when you’re eating. The option your dentist recommends for fixing your tooth depends on how much of it has broken off and the health of the remaining part of the...

Our Custom Oral Devices Offer a Simple and Mobile Solution for Sleep Apnea Dec 12th, 2018

Your chronic snoring may not be noticeable to you, but your partner likely isn’t getting the rest they deserve. In fact, chronic snoring and sleep apnea are probably affecting your health more than you realize. Dr. Gowda offers effective dental treatment options to reduce the impact sleep apnea has on...

Learn Whether Invisalign Is Right for You Nov 19th, 2018

You’ve always wanted straight, even teeth, but your genes gave you a mouth that could use a smile makeover. Orthodontia has come a long way in the past several years, and now you’d like to correct what nature didn’t provide. Invisalign®️ is a system of clear aligners made of a...

Dental veneers – Why you should choose them Oct 29th, 2018

Porcelain veneers are small, thin pieces of porcelain that are attached to the visible part of your teeth to recreate and improve the natural look of teeth, offering them resilience and strength. People choose this type of procedure to change the cosmetics of their teeth (the size, shape, and color)....

Use it or Lose it: Take Advantage of Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year Oct 23rd, 2018

The end of the year is a universally busy time for most people. With the holidays in sight, schedules overflow with social engagements in addition to the normal work, school, and family commitments. But even with everything you have going on between now and the last day of December, there’s...

Five Bad Habits that Can Damage Your Beauty Smile Sep 25th, 2018

Most of us are aware that eating too much sugar is dangerous for our teeth, and we all know that smoking is bad for our oral and overall health. But these are hardly the only things that can damage our smiles. At our dental office in Everett, we know plenty...

Best tips for a healthy summer smile Aug 29th, 2018

The long-awaited summer is finally here! As the weather begins to heat up, most of us spend more time participating in outdoor activities. Along with more outdoor activities during the season, comes more delicious but not so healthy food, like ice cream, snacks, and sugar drinks. So, how to maintain...

How Can You Benefit from Dental Bonding? Jul 30th, 2018

Nine out of ten Americans believe that a better-looking smile can improve their quality of life. If you are also one of them, but you have small gaps between your teeth or they are slightly crooked, dental bonding may be the ideal solution for your smile makeover. What Is Dental...

Most Important Facts You Should Know About Dental Crowns Jul 3rd, 2018

The smile is one of the most noticeable features in everyone’s appearance. People with a healthy and beautiful smile are naturally magnetic and likeable. However, if you have cracked, broken or severely decayed teeth, you might be reluctant to show off one of your biggest assets. If you are aiming...

5 most important facts about oral sedation Jun 1st, 2018

If you experience severe anxiety prior to receiving dental treatment, modern dentistry has a perfect solution for you, called oral sedation. Oral sedation allows you to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile, while feeling relaxed during dental treatment. It is a great solution for both simple procedures, like teeth cleaning,...

5 Things You Should Know About Professional Teeth Cleaning May 5th, 2018

One of the most effective and easiest ways to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile is to have your teeth professionally cleaned several times during the year. Everett dentists recommend at least two professional cleanings per year, and more if you are susceptible to gum disease. In-office cleaning is a...

World’s Most Famous Smile Makeovers Apr 1st, 2018

A smile makeover is a process of enhancing the appearance of the smile through one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, which might include: Dental veneers Composite bonding Dental Crowns Tooth implants Gum reshaping Orthodontic treatment Teeth whitening According to recent studies, every 4th American adult believes that a perfect smile can...

Restore your smile with Everett dentures Mar 2nd, 2018

Have you lost some or all of your natural teeth? If the answer is yes, you might be a good candidate for dentures. Modern dentures are designed to look just like your natural teeth and can restore your smile and improve your quality of life! What are Dentures? Dentures, also...

Happy New Year, Happy New Smile! Jan 29th, 2018

We’re headed into another new year and many of us have started working on their 2018 resolutions. We promise ourselves to work harder, live healthier, be better people, etc. For sure our 2018 will be a better year if we try to smile more. Thus, why don’t we give ourselves...

Five Things to Know About Everett Professional Teeth Whitening Dec 29th, 2017

Numerous studies have proven that people with a beautiful and healthy smile are much more attractive and naturally likeable. Should you consider being among those personas, teeth whitening might be a good first step to enhance your smile. Here are five important facts that you should know about teeth whitening:...

Five Things You Need to Know About Dental Implants Dec 3rd, 2017

Do you know that most people believe a healthy and beautiful smile is an important asset and yet, there are more than 20 million Americans, who are missing all their natural teeth? Missing teeth may not cause pain or discomfort, but they can make you feel self-conscious when dining, talking...

How to get rid of bad breath? Oct 29th, 2017

Bad breath is something most people suffer from at one point in their lives. But some people suffer from chronic bad breath and don’t know how to get rid of it. In this article, you will learn how you can change your bad breath into a good one. Bad breath...

Sleep apnea treatment can change your life for better Oct 29th, 2017

If you wake up with a headache almost every morning or you feel like you just can’t get enough sleep, you might be prone to too much stress, but you can also be suffering from a sleep disorder like insomnia or sleep apnea. According to a study of the US...

EVERETT LASER DENTISTRY CAN DRASTICALLY IMPROVE YOUR DENTAL EXPERIENCE Sep 3rd, 2017

If you consider yourself somewhat of an anxious dental patient and you get terrified by the sound of drill in the dental office, you are not alone with these feelings. Most people experience some sort of anxiety, prior to visiting their dentist and this feeling is very often connected to...

Dental Bridges can be a perfect restoration option for you Jul 31st, 2017

Statistics are not good! More than 100 million American adults are missing one or more of their natural teeth and nearly 20 million adults in the U.S. are missing all their teeth! If you’ve also lost a single tooth or have several missing teeth, you better plan a tooth replacement...

Dental crowns can restore your beautiful and healthy smile Jul 2nd, 2017

A person’s smile is one of the first feature that you notice in his or her appearance. People with a nice, beautiful smile are naturally magnetic and likeable. Unfortunately, if you have cracked, broken or severely decayed teeth, you might be reluctant to show off one of your biggest assets....

Enjoy your favorite sports without worrying about your smile! May 29th, 2017

Are you or your kids practicing any sports? If you are a professional athlete or you just practice sports for fun, and especially if you do any contact sports, your smile is often at risk of damage. To protect it, Everett dentists recommend that you use a proper mouth guard...

How can oral sedation improve your Everett dental experience? May 5th, 2017

Are you anxious every time you need to visit your dentist? Apparently, you are not the only one. Statistics reveal that out of 265 million US patients, 145 million experience serious anxiety prior dental visit. Further to that, nearly 15% of American adults are avoiding going to the dentist because...

Invisalign is the most convenient orthodontic option for achieving the smile of your dreams Mar 29th, 2017

Are you perfectly confident with your smile? Or are you one of 50% Americans, who are not satisfied with their smile appearance? Since few of us are blessed with a naturally beautiful smile, it is not surprise than more than 50% of Americans are relying on their professional dentists to...

A brilliant and natural looking smile with dental veneers Feb 8th, 2017

Nothing is more appealing in a person’s appearance, than a beautiful, white smile. Not only it can make you look more attractive, but it has also proven to be a key to success in professional life. If you are one of 90 % Americans, believing that a perfect smile can...

How can Dental Implants improve the quality of your life? Jan 29th, 2017

Are you happy with your smile? Most Americans believe a healthy and beautiful smile is an important social asset and yet, there are more than 20 million people in the U.S. who are missing all of their natural teeth! It has been estimated that nearly 70% of all Americans, aged 35...

The Enemy Of Healthy Teeth – Sugar Dec 29th, 2016

You have probably often heard that sugar is bad for the teeth. We all know that eating a lot of sweets and sugary products leads to cavities, but how exactly does this happen? What makes sugar so unhealthy for the teeth? How do cavities appear? According to the National Institute...

Five things you should know about teeth whitening Nov 29th, 2016

Brushing your teeth every day helps keep your teeth white and bright. But even so, most people are still not satisfied with their smile. The ADA (American Dental Association) discovered that 90% of the people want to improve the color of their teeth. Do you want to whiten your teeth?...

Dental care for senior citizens Oct 10th, 2016

Aging makes way for a long series of health problems, including dental problems. But age is not the sole factor that affects the oral health of elder people. In this article, you will learn about some of the issues that affect the elderly and what you should do in those...

Prevention is the best treatment when it comes to oral health Aug 29th, 2016

Have you ever thought how good care do you take of your teeth and gums? Think how often do you brush and floss? If you do that on a regular basis, you should be proud of yourself, as not many Americans can boast with good dental hygiene. In fact, it...

How a Smile Makeover can change your life? Aug 17th, 2016

Do you want to be more attractive and more successful in life? There is one simple solution. Smile! Research has proven that we find others more attractive when they are wearing a smile. In addition, recent studies reveal that better looking smile can make you look more successful, more employable...