Are Whitening Strips Bad for My Teeth?

woman placing teeth whitening strips

Spring is officially in the air! There is no better way to embrace the sunshine, longer days, and outdoor festivities than with a bright, white smile! However, in the middle of that happy thought, you realize your smile is not as bright as your enthusiasm. And didn’t you read somewhere that whitening is harmful to…

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Open Enrollment-That “Fun” Yearly Game

Yes, we know the best part of summer is what we are all experiencing right now!  This does mean that Fall is right around the corner.  With that comes the all-important open enrollment time! For many employers, open enrollment occurs in November.  This is, usually, the one- and only-time changes can be made for the…

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Summer Time in South King County


“Summer time is finally here, that old ballpark, man is back in gear”……Thank you, Kenny Chesney, for what will forever be a favorite summer song!!!  Are you all loving this amazing summer weather that finally found us?  Though we had to survive, what may have been a record dismal Spring, we are blessed when the…

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Invisalign Day, July 21, 2022

Are you completely happy with your smile? Did you wear braces as a child, then stopped wearing (or lost) your retainers only to see you teeth get crooked again? Have you always wanted straighter teeth, but you did not think clear aligner therapy(Invisalign) could be an option? Have you looked into Invisalign, but it did…

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Women in Dentistry – Women In History Month

The month of March is Women In History Month.  The team at Avalon Family Dentistry would be remiss if we did not acknowledge some of the female “Heroes” in dentistry.  These women paved the way for us to do what we do today! As with many professions throughout history, dentistry was one that was male…

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Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Your-Childs First Dental Visit

It seems like just yesterday that you gave birth, and you had this tiny, little infant.  Now, all your friends with kiddos the same age are talking about dental visits, and your child does not even have teeth yet!  What do you do? The American Pediatric Association and the American Dental Association have long recommended…

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Don’t Let Your Benefits Go To Waste

Dental Benefit Plans

Can someone please explain to us where the first nine months of this year have gone?  We know if we are feeling this way, many of you are as well!  How many times do we say we are going to do something, then our daily life gets in the way.  All of the sudden, we…

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