Whitening Strips Can Be Used to Remove Minor Surface Stains from Teeth

Your tooth enamel is made up of microscopic mineral structures. This creates pores that can hold onto surface stains. If they’re not removed on a daily basis, these surface stains can penetrate into the tooth enamel, causing stubborn stains on your smile. One way to prevent this from happening is to apply whitening strips to… Read more »

Your Child’s Teeth Cleaning Strategy

At in , , we encourage our patients to take good care of your child’s baby teeth to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. would like to share some basic guidelines to help you care for your child’s smile in the early years. In the beginning, cleaning your child’s teeth is easy–simply wipe their gums… Read more »

Fixing Different Types of Chips, Cracks, or Damage to Your Teeth.

Having a damaged tooth is not fun and can cause more problems than just a chip in your smile. Decay starts easily on chipped surfaces and cracks can reach into the deeper structures and cause a lot of pain and weaken the tooth. Getting the damage taken care of is very important for your oral… Read more »

How Dental Checkups Help Your Oral Health

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at . The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of our dental… Read more »

Fixing Small Cavities

A cavity is essentially a small area of tooth decay. It forms when the pervasive bacteria in your mouth work to exploit weakened tooth enamel. While most cavities are a result of an ineffective or inconsistent oral hygiene routine, they can also result from insufficient fluoride exposure in your average day. Most small and medium… Read more »

Taking Dental Care

Taking care of your teeth are a vital part of your overall health. Too often it is overlooked and disregarded until serious damage or tooth loss occurs. That is why here in , , we take your oral care very seriously. Here at we take pride in giving you the best dental care possible and… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment Can Fortify Tooth Enamel to Prevent Cavities

Your tooth enamel appears to be very smooth. If you were to look at the surface of your teeth under a powerful microscope, you would see microscopic mineral crystals. The natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and drinks you consume can actually erode these minerals and decrease their density. If this process,… Read more »

A History of Dentures Through the Ages

Dentures have been around for a surprisingly long time. Nearly as long as civilization, as far as the archaeologists have been able to tell. Each culture understands the need to replace missing teeth, so many different methods have been created. Archeologists have discovered primitive examples of dentures dating from as early as 1500 B.C. Egypt… Read more »

What is Periodontal Maintenance?

At Radiant Smiles Family Dentistry, Dr. Danlu Lee & Wendy Yeung are happy to help our patients in Kirkland, Washington, and the surrounding communities achieve their healthy smile goals. While the early stages of gum disease respond well to improved oral hygiene, such as toothbrushing, flossing, and oral rinsing, if gum disease is not treated, it can… Read more »

The Best Oral Hygiene Shopping List for Your Oral Health

When you are at the store, don’t forget to complete your oral hygiene shopping list! It’s important to have the best oral hygiene products handy so you can take great care of your smile. To help you find the best products available, our team recommends purchasing the following things: -Toothbrush: It’s best to buy a… Read more »