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How Stress Affects Your Oral Health

Stress can negatively affect your health — including your oral health — in many ways. While it may be unrealistic to think that you can completely eliminate stress from your life, managing stress is certainly possible. Doing so can help you keep a bright and healthy smile and avoid dental health problems.


Tips for Healthier Teeth

Start the New Year Right: Tips for Healthier Teeth

The beginning of the New Year is a great time to recommit yourself to good habits — including taking better care of your teeth. Resolving to improve your smile offers many benefits, as your oral health is closely linked to your overall health. And showing off your smile makes everyone around feel better, too!


Benefits of in-office teeth whitening

The Benefits of In-office Teeth Whitening

If a whiter, brighter smile is one of your New Year resolutions, an in-office teeth whitening treatment is the most effective way to reach your goal. At the Seattle cosmetic dental practice of Drs. Don Jayne and Dean Kois, our patients can conveniently and comfortably whiten their teeth with the BriteSmile™ whitening system. Here, we… Continue Reading →


Dental health concerns for smokers

Dental Health Concerns for Smokers

Smoking affects most, if not all, aspects of your health. When it comes to your oral health, smoking can dramatically increase your risk for various health conditions. In this blog post, Seattle dentists Drs. Don Jayne and Dean Kois discuss some of the dental health concerns smokers need to be aware of.


Laser dentistry benefits

The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

Modern dentistry has made way for many new and innovative advances, including the use of laser dental technology. At our Seattle dental practice, Drs. Don Jayne and Dean Kois pride themselves on using the latest and most cutting-edge technologies and practices to provide exceptional dental results for our patients. In this blog post, we share… Continue Reading →


Smile Makeover versus Reconstruction

Do I Need a Smile Makeover or Full Mouth Reconstruction?

When your smile is less than perfect, you have a few different treatment options. You can improve the appearance of your teeth with a smile makeover, which is a combination of cosmetic procedures such as bonding or the placement of porcelain veneers; or you can reconstruct or replace teeth with a full mouth reconstruction, which… Continue Reading →


The benefits of smiling

The Benefits of Smiling

Drs. Jayne and Kois believe a smile goes a long way. Your smile reveals a lot about you, and a growing amount of research says smiling itself has many benefits. Here, we take a look at some benefits, including some that may surprise you. Boosts Your Mood Several studies have found that wearing a big… Continue Reading →


Dental emergencies

How to Deal with Dental Emergencies

A dental emergency is any injury that requires immediate attention in order to save a tooth, or stop ongoing tissue bleeding or severe pain. The most important thing to do in these cases is contact your dentist right away or go to the nearest emergency room. However, there are several steps you can take to… Continue Reading →


Why Preventive Dental Care is Important

The key to great health is preventive care. A diet rich in calcium reduces your risk of arthritis, while exercising boosts your immune system, safeguarding you from illnesses. Similarly, there are steps you can take to keep your teeth healthy and avoid dental problems. In this blog post, Dr. Don Jayne shares a few benefits… Continue Reading →