Living in Seattle, we love our coffee and black/green tea! Unfortunately particles from these drinks cling to enamel and lead to blackening stain. Additionally, many people suffer from the embarrassing condition known as bad breath, or halitosis. It's most unpleasant in social situations and the workplace. Halitosis can worsen with time and age, poor [...]
Summer time is down time for a lot of folks, taking advantage of the beautiful weather before school starts. Also a great time to bring the kids and spouse in for their 6-month check-up and dental cleaning... before the fall and winter rushes kick in. It's good "me-time"... checking off that "to-do list" [...]
Dental screening for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, covered by insurance! Great new service to our patients.
Dr. Furman attended a life-saving training seminar to understand the risks that diabetes, sleep apnea/ snoring, acid reflux, and cardiovascular disease can have on a patient's overall health. This learning session featured presentations from world-renowned epidemiologists and dental health professionals with over 30 years of experience studying the mouth as a gateway to the body. How many [...]
Having dental insurance can be a wonderful thing for patients who need to take care of dental issues. And for families with children! Usually a check-up and a cleaning is FREE with insurance because it is a benefit covered at 100%. Some cases are even more important: patients who need dental caps (crowns), root [...]
Before and After We had a walk-in emergency patient that took a spill over the weekend playing sports. She broke her front veneers (porcelain caps) on the edges, and had black scratch marks embedded in the porcelain. Unable to smile due to embarrassment, I thought of a way to gain her confidence [...]