Dental insurance benefits can be difficult to navigate. Co-pays, deductibles, limits… you might wonder, “What does it all mean? How can I maximize my benefits? Am I missing out on coverage?” Did you know most dental insurance benefits don’t roll over from year to year? If you don’t use them, you could lose them! Don’t […]

Why grow a Mo? Men are facing a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. They are dying too young, before their time. Join me this Movember, grow your moustache for men’s health. Together let’s raise awareness and funds for Men’s Health: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. 5 years ago I started participating […]

Join the Invisalign Club Invisalign in Seattle will help you regain your confidence from day one. No more hiding your smile – be photo-ready for any occasion.   There are more than one million people enjoying the many benefits of Invisalign. Check them out: Invisalign clear aligners are virtually invisible, so no one should even […]

Need a motivational tool to get your kids brushing their teeth regularly and correctly? Look no further! The Brush DJ App was created for just this purpose. You can download Brush DJ for free on the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Creating good oral hygiene habits doesn’t just happen. It takes time and attention, and […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. Spreading the word about breast cancer is vital: According to the National Cancer Institute, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer patients is nearly 90% when it’s detected in an early stage. It’s critical to recognize the risks for this disease and […]

How bad is the opioid epidemic? Opioid addiction is a topic that effects many Americans. The CDC recently reported that opioid addiction is at an all time high and rising.  In 2014, 28,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses. Roughly 78 Americans die every day from overdoses of opioids; including prescription pain relievers, heroin and fentanyl, […]

Seattle dental patients do you know what to do if you have a dental emergency? There are a range of dental emergencies that can occur such as a broken tooth, knocked out tooth or tooth ache. In this week’s blog Dr. Amato reviews what to do in case of a dental emergency. Remember to add […]

Did you know Botox® could improve your smile? Our dental hygienist Tiffany discusses how Botox® has improved her smile with the help of Dr. LeCuyer or Dr. Amato: Given my job title, it’s no secret – I like smiles. Just as I promote a perfect smile for my patients, perfection is the same standard I hold for my own smile. Unfortunately, I never felt as if my […]

Seattle dental patients is it time to have your wisdom teeth removed? As summer arrives, wisdom teeth are always in the back of the minds of parents and high school kids alike. It can be a rite of passage for teenagers, similar to braces. Most common questions: When should I have my wisdom teeth extracted? Will it […]

Seattle dental patients do you suffer with canker sores or apthous ulcers? What are they? Why do they recur? What can you do to get rid of them? They can appear on or under your tongue, cheeks, internal lips, even on the uvula. They can range in size from 1mm to 1 cm. Sometimes they last a few days, sometimes […]