Should I Have White or Silver Fillings?

The two most common dental materials for restoring teeth are amalgam (silver) and composite (white/tooth-colored) fillings. When choosing a dental material for restoring teeth, we often receive two questions:  what is the difference between the two types of materials?  Is one type of filling better than the other? In our office, we offer both amalgam

What Insurance does your Office Accept?

We are often asked this question on the phone from residents all over the Tri-Cities. The answer is pretty simple… we take ALL of them! Insurance can be confusing – from the type of insurance to what is covered by it; it can be especially daunting to pick out a new insurance plan that is

What is the Appropriate Age to Bring my Child to the Dentist?

This is a common question parents contemplate as their child starts developing teeth. The short and simple answer is to begin dental check-ups by the time the first tooth appears (often around 6 months of age) or by the first birthday. Not all kids develop teeth at the same pace, and it is normal for

Closed due to COVID-19. Read full message here.

At Creekside Dental the health and well-being of our patients, employees, and our community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are committed to being responsive to the needs of our patients as the situation evolves.

At this time, with recommendations of local and state health authorities, our office is closed to the general public. We will continue to treat patients on an emergency basis for infection and pain management in order to avoid unnecessary use of hospitals and emergency rooms.

If you are a patient with a scheduled appointment, please know that we will be reaching out to reschedule your visit when our normal business hours can resume.

If you are in need of emergency dental care, please contact our office at (509) 737-0327.

Thank you for trusting us as your dental providers.

-The Creekside Dental Team