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added on: February 14, 2024

Did you know that winter often brings risks to your oral health? The chilly weather, holiday indulgences, and the tendency to neglect routines can pose unique challenges to maintaining a healthy smile. Our team is here to help! Don’t let the cold weather and busy holiday season keep you from maintaining a healthy smile. In… Read More

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added on: December 12, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, bringing joy, laughter, and of course, an abundance of delicious foods. As you plan your festive feasts and indulge in sweet treats, it’s essential to consider the impact of your choices on your oral health. This guide is here to help you navigate the holiday table without compromising your… Read More

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added on: November 11, 2023

November is a special month for us because it’s TMJ Awareness Month. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, commonly known as TMJ, affects millions of people around the world. Yet, it often goes undiagnosed or misunderstood. Our team of experienced and trusted dental professionals aims to help patients of all ages live healthy, comfortable lives. If any of… Read More

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added on: October 17, 2023

October is a special month for our pearly whites—it’s National Dental Hygiene Month! This annual event serves as a timely reminder to prioritize our oral health and maintain those beautiful smiles. Good dental hygiene not only helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease but also contributes to our overall well-being. Here are ten essential tips… Read More

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added on: September 4, 2023

The emergence of Invisalign® has revolutionized the way teenagers approach teeth straightening. Gone are the days when clunky metal braces were the only option. Invisalign, a modern and discreet alternative, has swiftly become the first choice for teenagers seeking orthodontic treatment. Its blend of effectiveness, convenience, and aesthetics has captured the hearts of both teens… Read More


added on: August 5, 2023

Human teeth are incredibly resilient. They endure crushing pressures, extreme temperatures, and an onslaught from countless bacteria, day and night. Tooth enamel, in fact, is the hardest substance the human body produces. Nature only produces one substance that’s harder on our planet: diamonds. However, what you eat can harm your teeth by causing stains, chips,… Read More

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added on: June 22, 2023

Every year in the US, National Toothbrush Day is on June 26th. On this day, dental enthusiasts, oral care professionals, and individuals around the world come together to celebrate toothbrushes. That’s right–every year, we celebrate the humble yet essential tools that keep our smiles bright and keep our oral health in check. Because, without toothbrushes,… Read More

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added on: April 12, 2023
Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway

Do you have gaps in your smile because of missing teeth? Are you scheduled to undergo a dental extraction? If so, you are faced with the choice: to replace or not to replace. Our answer: ALWAYS replace missing teeth, with the exception of wisdom teeth. The benefits of replacing the teeth far outweigh the cons;… Read More


added on: March 13, 2023
Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway

Trying to decide between a dental crown and veneers, a tooth extraction, or a dental bridge? Each of these options provides numerous benefits as well as some disadvantages. Veneers are more for aesthetic benefits and a dental bridge can replace up to three missing teeth. Dental crowns, on the other hand, can be used to… Read More


added on: February 8, 2023
Corbet Locke D.D.S. in Woodway

In a perfect world, your natural teeth would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, our world isn’t perfect, and tooth loss happens. Sometimes tooth loss occurs because of a car accident or sports injury, but other times a necessary tooth extraction is the cause. Dentists typically recommend extractions as a last resort to help patients avoid additional… Read More


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