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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Diet Soda & Dental Health: What You Need to Know

In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. People are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today, Edmonds dentist Dr. Matthew Flugstad would like to […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Ice Cravings – A Sign of Something Worse?

We all know someone who asks for extra ice just so they can chew on it. And we’ve probably all heard that chewing ice is not healthy for your teeth. So what’s the truth? Is it best to put a stop to ice chewing? Absolutely, and for more reasons than most people are aware of. […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Professional Dental Cleanings Make a Big Difference

You’ve been hearing it for years – “make sure to visit Dr. Matthew Flugstad twice a year for your regular cleanings.” Just in case you’ve ever wondered why regular dental cleanings are so important, Dayton Dental would like to take this opportunity to let Edmonds residents in on some information you don’t often hear. Let […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. Matthew Flugstad in Edmonds is here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the American Heart Association, […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Gingivitis: Are Your Gums Trying to Tell You Something?

Gingivitis, very simply, is an inflammation of your gums. (Any time a medical term ends with “itis” it means inflammation.) Gingivitis varies in severity and can look a few different ways. Very bad gingivitis leads to periodontal (gum) disease. Gingivitis is common and affects many, rather, most adults. But with good oral hygiene and the […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

When a Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us have experienced a toothache. At their mildest, toothaches may cause just enough discomfort to get on your nerves and disrupt your concentration, but at their worst, they can be debilitating. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s natural to assume that all toothaches are caused by cavities, gum […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Heart

We all know that it’s important to take care of our health, but that’s often easier said than done. Health and hygiene routines are an investment of your time every day. So, wouldn’t it be great if you could accomplish more by actually doing less? As it turns out, when it comes to oral health […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

4 Facts About Dental Implants

Many people will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Matthew Flugstad would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth – Wear a Mouthguard

According to the American Dental Association, at least 13% of all injuries to the mouth occur during sports activities. While helmets, shoulder pads, shin guards, and the like do a great job of protecting most of the body, Dr. Matthew Flugstad would like to make sure that every athlete knows how to keep their teeth […]

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Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

5 Common Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction?

When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over the world, so Dr. Flugstad is here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t feel bad […]

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