• What to do if You Need Emergency Dental Care While Traveling

    When you plan a vacation, you expect to have a fun time with family and friends visiting new places and making memories to last a lifetime. You don’t expect to deal with a dental emergency. If you crack a tooth or lose a filling while traveling, you may need emergency dental care . How to […]

  • Finding Delta Dental Dentists in Seattle

    You’re new to Delta Dental, and now you need to find an in-network dentist in the Seattle area. This is an important decision that could shape your family’s oral health for many years to come, so you must make your selection carefully. Here’s how to find a Delta Dental dentist: Define Your Basic Requirements Before […]

  • Compare Your Teeth Whitening Options

    Everyone wants a brighter smile, but how do you choose between all the teeth whitening options out there? Consider your choices, listed here in order from least to most effective. Whitening Toothpaste Toothpaste contains mild abrasives that act like tiny scrubbers to remove surface stains. Whitening toothpaste features an additive such as hydrogen peroxide or […]

  • Benefits of Seeing a Family Dentist

    Are you tired of taking various family members to different dentist offices around Seattle? If so, it’s time to find a family dentist who can care for everyone in your family, from the youngest child to the oldest adult. Here are some of the benefits of seeing a family dentist. Convenience While you know regular […]

  • Are X-Rays From Your Local Dentist Safe?

    When most people think of reasons to get an X-ray, they picture broken bones and a trip to the emergency room. But X-rays from your local dentist are far more common. Why do dentists X-ray your teeth, and is this procedure safe? Reasons to Have Dental X-Rays The purpose of a dental X-ray is to […]

  • Six Benefits of Routine Teeth Cleaning

    Good dental health is important no matter your age. That’s why we recommend visiting the dentist for a checkup and teeth cleaning twice a year or as often as recommended by your dentist. Here are six ways regular teeth cleaning visits benefit you: Prevent Tooth Decay and Cavities The number one reason people visit the […]

  • 5 Signs a Toothache Is More than a Toothache

    An oral health guide from our Capitol Hill, WA, dental professionals Toothaches are no fun for anyone. Not only can the pain be difficult to endure, but it can also signify more serious dental issues. Having a hard time pinpointing your type of pain? Concerned you might be suffering from something more serious? This comprehensive […]

  • Signs You Should Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

    An oral health blog post from our Capitol Hill, WA, dental team Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that, for most people, develop in their late teens or early twenties. For some, wisdom teeth aren’t a problem: They develop normally and are accommodated by ample room in the mouth. For most, […]

  • Why You Should Visit Your Hygienist Twice a Year

    A guide from our Capitol Hill, WA, family dentistry professionals We all know dental care is good for us, but a lot of us find it hard to make time to schedule appointments. Although a busy schedule makes it more difficult to get into the dental office, having regular dental check-ups is extremely important not […]

  • What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

    An overview from our Capitol Hill, WA emergency dentistry team Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. For those that affect the teeth and mouth, it is important to seek dental care as quickly as possible. On this page, our emergency dentistry team here at Zen Dental Center provides a guide to what, exactly, constitutes […]