The Creekside Dental Blog

Creekside in the Community: Veterans Day Parade 2022

When they had to close their doors in the spring of 2020 due to the pandemic, the Doctors at Creekside Dental saw the unexpected break as an opportunity to refresh not only their office, but also reignite a passion for dental care for themselves, their team, and the...

3 Secrets To Spending Less At Your Dental Appointment

Your teeth are more than just tools for chomping through that juicy cut of steak or perfecting your pronunciation; after all, you can’t say “teeth” without teeth (we dare you to try it!) Yes, your pearly whites are important for all those things, but they are also a...

Remembering Our Founder, Dr. Floyd Packard

As many of you know, our beloved Dr. Packard passed away earlier this year. Since then, we have gathered ourselves and picked up where he left off, honoring his memory and legacy through continuing the highest caliber of service and care that he provided his patients....

What is Torus or Tori?

Some people develop a bony growth or enlargement (hyperostosis) on the roof of their mouths or underneath their tongues. These growths are called Torus or Tori (plural). These bony protuberances can either be small or in some cases can be very large and are benign....

Which Electric Toothbrush Should I Use? Sonicare or Oral-B?

An electric toothbrush is one of a hygienist’s favorite tools to recommend. Electric toothbrush bristles vibrate or rotate to help you remove plaque from your teeth and gums. They also massage the gums which allows for good blood flow and promotes healthy gums. The...

Nothing but the Tooth: FAQ’s Regarding Your Child’s Teeth

At what age should I bring my baby in to the dentist? As a general rule, it is best to bring your baby in once they get their first tooth. This establishes a routine and reduces dental anxiety later on into the toddler years. It is then strongly encouraged to take...

Cavities are Contagious

Now, this does not mean that if a person has a cavity the people they come in contact with will automatically “catch a cavity”, but the bacteria found in cavities can actually be passed along. As a parent, doesn’t that sound a little scary? For instance, has your baby...

The Seven Worst and Best Foods or Drinks For Your Teeth

We know that there are bad foods for our teeth but we at Creekside Dental in Kennewick will share some foods and drinks that you may not have thought about. We will also share some foods and drinks that are much healthier for your teeth. Seven Worst Foods/Drinks...

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