1. Dental Emergencies (Part 2 of 2)

    What to do if you crack, fracture or knock out a tooth: If you crack, fracture or accidentally knock out a tooth, it is essential that you contact your family dentist IMMEDIATELY.  Your tooth may be saved if your dentist has a chance to repair the damage shortly after the accident. What you can do to improve the odds of saving the tooth. Pick the tooth up by the crown rather than by the root. Rin…

  2. Dentist in Tacoma WA – Dental Office For the Whole Family

    Being affiliated with more than one office for your complete dental care can be stressful and time-consuming. Fortunately, you can find a one-stop, full-service dentist in Tacoma, WA. At Distinctive Dentistry, we are dedicated to offering comprehensive dental care of the highest quality to local residents. In a city of almost 208,000 people, it is crucial to have a dentist not only for routine car…

  3. Tooth Shade Fillings, Fife, Tacoma, WA

    When it came to repairing dental cavities, the only available solution in the past was silver amalgam fillings. However, there has been significant advancement in the fillings industry in recent years, leading to the development of a more aesthetically appealing option of composite (tooth-colored) fillings. If you are looking for a dentist offering both types of dental fillings in Tacoma, WA, our …

  4. Six Tacoma Cosmetic Procedures that are good for your dental health

    A smile can express an emotion, a feeling, a thought, that a whole compendium of literary works cannot communicate as effectively.  More and more people are seeking the help of cosmetic dentists, such as prosthodontist Dr Keith Phillips of Tacoma, to enhance their smiles and boost their self-esteem.  Here are six popular cosmetic dentistry procedures: 1. Bonding. This procedure is about giving t…

  5. What to look for when choosing a dentist to perform your cosmetic dentistry in Tacoma

    Cosmetic dentistry involves crowns, teeth whitening, veneers, tooth straightening and several other procedures. This should be undertaken by a well-trained dentist, who inspires complete patient confidence. Not all dentists are equally qualified to perform cosmetic procedures although they include it on their list of services here are some important tips on what to look for when choosing a dentist…

  6. Why dental implants are a healthy choice

    While no procedure is 100% risk-free, dental implants have been found to be a very safe and healthy tooth replacement choice. Having been around in modern dentistry since the 1980s, it has been estimated over 7 million implant procedures have been performed globally. As technology has advanced,  this solution has become more refined and more accessible to dental patients. In the USA, this procedu…

  7. Dental implants – the top procedure for replacing single and multiple teeth

    If you’re considering dental implants as a tooth replacement option, you’re in good company. With a success rate reported at 98%, it’s not surprising over 500,000 Americans are choosing this option every year. There are many reasons why this procedure is growing in demand that implants look and function much like natural teeth. In fact, they are also stronger, impervious to decay and hardly …

  8. Three ways your Tacoma cosmetic dentist can improve your smile

    Everyone wants to have a bright and confident smile, but not everyone was born with perfect teeth. Luckily, there are cosmetic dentists and professional dental hygienists that can help you achieve the perfect smile, regardless of what you were born with. If you want to be able to flash your smile without feeling shy or embarrassed then it’s time to seek professional advice and Distinctive Dentis…

  9. Photography Tips & Tricks For Your Wedding Day Smile

    At Distinctive Dentistry we know how important wedding photos are.  Wedding photos will capture the memories of your special day that you will cherish forever. Flashing your best smile is a must. So how can your best smile be captured every time? Here are a few tips: Slightly Tilt Your Head Celebrities know how to flash their perfect smile for the cameras. They have studied exactly how to pose an…