Thursday, June 29, 2017

Wisdom tooth interesting fact

Interesting dental fact, did you know that 33% of the population do not have 3rd molars or also known as wisdom teeth?  Saves a potential trip your favorite oral surgeon ;)

Bellevue Family Dentistry
1299 156th Ave NE #115
Bellevue, WA  980007

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mountain Dew mouth

Check out this dental article below on the effects of Mountain Dew soda drink on teeth.  The acid in the soda causes erosion on teeth's enamel, while the soda's sugar increases risk of tooth decay.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Interesting dental fact...


 Did you know US consumer purchase 14 million gallons of toothpaste every year?  That's a lot of toothpaste!

Bellevue Family Dentistry
1299156th Ave NE #115
Bellevue, WA  980007

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Factors of dental savings plan in retirement

 For those heading into or contemplating retirement, the lack of dental coverage and amount of out of pocket expenses can be shocking.  Check out the article below for some retirement tips regarding dental savings plans.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Marijuana use show to increase of periodontal disease

Washington state has recently legalized the use and sale of marijuana.  In a recent dental study, cannabis, or pot, has recently been shown to increase the risk of gum and periodontal disease.

Below is a brief article I wrote about the relationship between marijuana and gum disease.  More studies are needed to assess specific causes...

Dr. Chien
Bellevue Family Dentistry
1299 156th Ave NE #115
Bellevue, WA  98007