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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Dental Insurance Trends

Above any other medical need, people are more likely to skip seeing the dentist because they can’t afford it. Many people choose not to buy dental insurance because it’s an added cost without a lot of perceived value. For some reason, people simply feel more comfortable taking this risk because they don’t fully understand the […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Dentistry in the Digital Age

Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Edmonds, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy as […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2019 / Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Diabetes & Oral Health: What Your Dentist Sees

It’s no secret that diabetes is a health condition that must be treated because of the problems it can cause throughout the body—including your mouth.  Almost 26 million children and adults in the U.S.  suffer from diabetes, according to the . Edmonds dentist, Dr. Flugstad wants you to know the side effects diabetes can have […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Types for All Stripes: Teeth Whitening

Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Matthew Flugstad is […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Relief from Dry, Chapped & Cracked Lips

We’re no strangers to extreme temperatures and dry weather in Edmonds, and our lips are proof. Most of us experience chapped lips at some point during the year; it’s not uncommon to see lips suffering from annoying, painful cracks. Here at Dayton Dental, we keep abreast of the oral health needs of our community–so here […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Can Bleeding Gums Cause a Heart Attack?

What is the Oral-Systemic Link? You’ve always heard that it’s important to take care of your teeth. Brush and floss every day, and see the dentist for good oral health. But did you know that your oral health could directly affect your overall health? And the road goes both ways—problems with your overall health show […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing it Wrong?

Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important. If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2018 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, & Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard someone at Dayton Dental mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our patients, but bruxism is something we definitely want you to know […]

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