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The Science of Tooth Decay

If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Seattle has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of

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I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Have you ever heard someone say, “It was worse than a root canal?” Most of us in Seattle are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Gollofon would like to set the record straight

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History of the Toothbrush

If you had to give up your toothbrush or your car, which would it be? According to a recent survey, 42 percent of adults and 34 percent of teens would rather turn in their keys, computer, cell phone, or microwave

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To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people that can’t consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Seattle in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Gollofon wants you to know which of these

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Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Seattle dentist, Dr. Gollofon can explain

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The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

Headaches in Seattle are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. Gollofon would like

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Stop Tooth Pain and Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to Seattle residents suffering from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you

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Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all of that effort has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat

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Teaching Your Kids to Brush and Floss

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and

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Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Gollofon or someone else at AJ Gollofon, DDS mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of

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