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The Whole Unconventional Truth about Dentistry.

The Whole Unconventional Truth about Dentistry.

What do your parents and your Yakima Dentist have in common? a) They both are expert health-care providers. b) They both are surprisingly cool and modern. c) They both love you dearly and want what’s best for you.   Depending on the type of parents you have, all 3 answers could be right. However, we’ll… Read More

Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue

Why You Should Always Brush Your Tongue

The Importance of Cleaning Your Tongue We all know the importance of brushing your teeth. Our parents, grandparents, dentists and hygienists drive this message home at an early age. But did you realize that you need to be cleaning your tongue too? Most of the bacteria in your mouth is actually found on your tongue!… Read More

Why Should I Floss My Teeth Daily?

Why Should I Floss My Teeth Daily?

To floss or not to floss, that is the question. How do you compare to the average American when it comes to flossing? Is it really important to floss every day? Find out all this and more from your Dentist in Yakima, Dr. Nathe, below. Statistics  shared by the American Dental Association (ADA) reveal some… Read More

Top Tips from the Summer Super-Mom

Top Tips from the Summer Super-Mom

Summer is a often a wonderful season spent enjoying the company of friends and family in the sun. Of course, those of us with kids know how busy it can be as well. To help those mothers and parents out there stay on their game and make this summer the best ever, we asked the… Read More

Why Does My Jaw “Pop” When I Eat?

Why Does My Jaw “Pop” When I Eat?

Eating can be a noisy business—crunching carrots, slurping soup, etc.—but should your jaw be adding to the orchestra with popping noises? No! If you feel an awkward shifting, locking, or popping in your jaw, you’ve got yourself a problem.   The Not-So-Cool Popping Jaw Some people are proud to show off their double-jointed fingers, or a tongue… Read More

Wake Up! Exposing Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Wake Up! Exposing Hidden Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Do either of these scenarios sound familiar? You go to bed early, wake up at a reasonable hour, yet still feel completely un-refreshed and ill-equipped to tackle the commitments of a new day. Your significant-other, or perhaps family members sleeping nearby, complain regarding your exuberant snoring. If you can relate to these situations, have you… Read More

4 Ways Dental Bridges Can Improve Your Smile

4 Ways Dental Bridges Can Improve Your Smile

The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) reports that nearly 7 out of 10 (69%) adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay. That’s a high percentage of tooth loss! If your smile is in that all… Read More

Famous People You Didn’t Realize Were Dentists!

Famous People You Didn’t Realize Were Dentists!

What would you think a typical dentist profile would read like? A nerd-bird interested in nothing but hunching over examining patients’ teeth all day? Think again! There are some famous celebrities out there who once had a dental background before reaching the spotlight. Hard to believe? Well, let’s list some examples: Famous Athletes, Also Dentists… Read More

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