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

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is true? Do the health […]

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

Don’t Eat That: A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mouth

Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet that your mouth (and your body) will truly love. But do you know what foods […]

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

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts […]

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