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Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes! For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]

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

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Edmonds dentist Dr. Matthew Flugstad and the skillful hygienists at Dayton Dental. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

DDS vs. DMD: A Dental Degree Breakdown

If you are looking for a dentist in Edmonds, you may have picked up on the fact that there are two types of dental degrees – DDS and DMD. Perhaps you’ve noticed that there are far more of one than the other, or maybe they are split 50/50. Either way, you’re probably wondering what the […]

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Alternative Text Posted October 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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 September 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Dayton Dental, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do […]

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

Biofilm: The Most Important Film of the Year

Biofilm is quite literally a “film” or layer of biological matter that forms on teeth, in sink pipes, on river rocks, and more. Biofilm is made of many different things. Think of it as concrete, which contains cement as well as a slew of other materials. It’s likely you’ve been aware of biofilm on your […]

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

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, Edmonds dentist Dr. Matthew Flugstad depends on your input for optimal dental health. When […]

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

Destination Dentistry – Are the Savings Worth the Risk?

Ah, vacation. The sun, the sand, the… gauze in your mouth? Dental work and recovery might not be your preferred use of your precious vacation days, but some people are packing their bags and heading to exotic locations for dental work in hopes of saving money. As medical education and technology improve all around the […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Matthew Flugstad

Chocolate is Good for Oral Health – True or False?

Most of us were taught when we were kids that sweets like chocolate will rot your teeth. While this may remain true for some types of our favorite sweet snack, that doesn’t mean we have to take it off the menu altogether. In fact, recent studies have found that dark chocolate, containing high percentages of […]

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

Can Gum Disease Cause Birth Defects?

What is Gum Disease? The short answer: gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill […]

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