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 »

Dry Mouth Can Cause Complications with Your Oral Health

A chronic lack of saliva production is often given the term dry mouth. While it can have several sources, such as prescription medications you are taking, alcohol consumption or other medical conditions, it can pose a significant number of complications to your oral health. Saliva is important for washing away residual food particles and loosening… Read more »

Taking Care of a Loose Crown

When your crown was cemented in place by your dentist, it was intended to restore the appearance and full function of that tooth for many years to come. Unfortunately, there are times when a blow to the face, a hard fall, or complications caused by periodontal disease can affect the cement that secures your crown… Read more »

The Steps to Expect When Placing a Composite Dental Filling

If you’re about to repair your tooth with a composite dental filling in , , then our team is more than happy to help you prepare for your appointment! When you come into our office and visit with Dr. , you can expect the following treatment steps: –Step 1: First, your dentist will numb the… Read more »

How to Find Success and Ease at Your Child’s Dental Appointments

Oftentimes, children have a tough time in the dental chair. If your child is the same way, our team is happy to help you. If you use the following tips, you might find success and ease at your child’s dental appointments: Bring your child in at the right time It’s best to bring your child… Read more »

Signs of a Problematic Filling

Fillings are designed to repair small to medium cavities that are limited to the enamel layer of one of your teeth. While they are intended to last for a long time, it’s not unheard of for a filling to have a problem, such as new decay forming near it, or the natural bacteria in your… Read more »