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

How Dental Nightguards Can Help You

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards for protection during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms […]

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

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Edmonds dentist Dr. Matthew Flugstad can explain more about how to care for a toothache and when to come in for a […]

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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 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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