|Due to Covid-19 recommendations from the Washington State Dental Association and Governor Jay Inslee’s executive order 20-24, our office is temporarily closed from now until May 18th.
In order to protect our patients, staff, and community, our dental clinic will be postponing all non-emergent dental care at this time.
We are still currently open for emergency procedures Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am-2pm with teledentistry also available.
For more information, please give us a call: (360) 312-3187
|•||To improve a patient's bite:A bad bite can cause havoc on your teeth. This can be due to having an extra tooth, not having the space for all of your teeth, or not having the correct jaw shape for all of your teeth. The order for this type of extraction is often done under the control of an orthodontist. We can remove a tooth, creating space that will be closed in a controlled matter.|
|•||To remove a tooth that is impacted:An impacted tooth is a tooth that was unable to fully ascend for one reason or another. This is often the case for third molars, known as wisdom teeth. A tooth that is impacted can cause some negative effects, it can twist inside disrupting neighboring roots, and it can come in contact with bacteria leading to the development of a cavity or decay. Removing an impacted tooth is best for your oral health.|
|•||To remove a tooth that has decayed beyond repair:In most situations, we would hope to catch a decaying tooth before the problem has grown out of hand. This is not always the case. Alternatively, in some situations, the patient does not have the financial means to take the necessary steps to restore a severely decayed tooth. In this situation, it is best to remove the tooth. A decayed tooth is a source of infection that the body can not heal on its own. Infection remaining in your body can cause other damaging effects.|