Why Do Teeth Break?


Tooth enamel is the hardest material found in the body, but despite this strength, teeth can’t repair themselves. That’s why with gradual wear, excessive force, and structural damage, they can ultimately end up breaking. Tooth fractures can be caused by a variety of factors, such as chewing overly hard foods, teeth grinding, injury from facial […]

5 Factors to Consider Before a Smile Makeover

Having cracked, stained, or misaligned teeth can make people feel self-conscious, causing them to hide their teeth when they talk or smile. Our team at Kois Dentistry strives to help men and women restore the form and function of their teeth, while enhancing their overall smile appearance. For those with several cosmetic dental concerns, our […]

Is There a Way to Straighten Teeth Without Braces?

People often assume that the only way to fix crooked and misaligned teeth is with braces. However, the idea of having bold metal brackets distracting from a person’s smile can be unappealing. This is a common reason why many individuals try to find alternative ways to straighten their teeth. Luckily, our skilled team at Kois […]

What Causes Teeth Staining?

Intrinsic staining, on the other hand, is when the dentin, or inner part of the tooth, darkens or yellows. This can result from a variety of factors, like taking certain medications, being overexposed to fluoride when young, and chips or other trauma happening to a tooth. The combination of extrinsic and intrinsic discoloration contributes to […]

How to Get a Picture-Perfect Wedding Smile

If you’re like most brides- and grooms-to-be, making sure you have a picture-perfect smile is probably an important part of your wedding plan. All the attention is going to be on you — and your smile. To get a radiant smile on your big day, there are a few things you should be doing in […]

How Long Do Teeth Whitening Results Last?

An in-office teeth whitening treatment in Seattle is one of the easiest and most effective ways to transform a dull and unattractive smile to a bright and beautiful one. In just one hour, yellowed and discolored teeth can be lightened several shades using a safe and effective bleaching gel. Results are visible within a few […]

Ever Heard of an Onlay?

You’re enjoying a delicious handful of sugar-coated peanuts…actually, a second handful that you almost passed up. You bite down and hear a loud crunch, which just didn’t seem right. Your tongue makes a pulse-spiking discovery: A significant chunk of your upper left molar fractured, and the piece has already disappeared into the abyss. While panic […]

Hollywood Magic

You’ve probably flipped open an issue of People magazine and seen a perfect, brilliant smile staring back at you. That smile likely looked different not very long ago. With today’s gorgeous dental materials, veneers can transform facial appearance dramatically in just a couple of visits. Sometimes acting like “instant orthodontics,” a set of veneers can […]

Share the Gift of a Bright White Smile

\We are thankful for you, our valued customer, all year long, of course. But in this season of gratitude and giving, we want to be sure we share with you our feelings of appreciation. Like any healthy relationship, we want to say it, not just think it. We hope we can continue to make you […]