Dental Hygiene


Keeping your teeth in great condition goes beyond aesthetics. Besides having a beautiful smile, good dental health can reduce the chances of developing oral diseases and improve your family’s overall quality of life.

Good hygiene is a great place to start, but visiting a dental care specialists will help you address the source of any potential issues that may arise.

At Community Health Center of Snohomish County, we provide comprehensive dental care services for your entire family.

 

Why is Dental Hygiene Important?

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, can be a sign of unhealthy teeth and other health problems. However, achieving a fresh breath is not the only reason you should maintain healthy teeth.

Poor dental health can result in symptoms like tooth decay, severe inflammation, and other painful signs. Moreover, bad teeth may improve the chances of developing different problems throughout your body.

At the same time, a great smile is extremely important for self-confidence, and it also affects the way others perceive you, directly impacting the way you interact with your peers.

Seeking professional dental care may reduce the chances of developing gum disease and other oral conditions. Not only this, but maintaining healthy teeth can also improve your self-confidence and save you a significant amount of money and discomfort in the long run.

 

How Your Diet Affects Your Dental Health

Dietary habits affect your family’s oral health because our teeth come into contact with all the food and drinks we ingest. Consuming sugar-filled sodas and unhealthy foods may stain and ultimately damage your children’s teeth, potentially resulting in painful long-term symptoms.

Establishing healthy eating habits can improve your overall health, and of course, your teeth. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should cut out all sugars—foods like fruits, vegetables, and milk contain healthy nutrients that your body needs to operate at full capacity.

While a healthy diet may help fortify your teeth, regular dental check-ups can also prevent the development of oral diseases and save you money in the future.

 

Benefits of Seeking Professional Dental Care

Like in most cases, preventing dental diseases is way more affordable than treating them. Regular appointments with a dental care specialist will help you maintain a clean and healthy smile.

There are also psychological and emotional benefits that come with having a healthy mouth. Besides boosting your self-confidence, a healthy mouth also reduces the chances of developing other health problems that may hinder your lifestyle.

Professional dental care can also treat ongoing oral diseases. Some of the benefits of seeking dental services include:

Pain Relief

Conditions like tooth decay, gingivitis, plaque, and dental traumas can cause excruciating pain. Our dental care specialists can help treat these conditions and reduce their painful symptoms once and for all.

Control Infections

Infections can be very painful and extremely dangerous. Dental care professionals can help you control and completely treat these infections.

Restore Teeth

Some conditions may cause your teeth to deteriorate and getting reliable dental service can help restore them to peak condition.

 

Finding a Reliable Dental Clinic

Identifying a reliable dental specialist is very important for your family’s oral health. Our team of dental care specialists strives to provide top-notch dental care, promoting healthy teeth and a beautiful smile.

At Community Healthcare Center of Snohomish, we provide a huge variety of dental care services including:

  • Regular Check-Ups
  • Fillings
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Extractions
  • Sealants
  • Limited Crowns
  • Limited Root Canals

 

Set an Appointment Today

Our team of professional specialists can provide reliable dental care services that promote a healthy mouth. Get in touch with us by giving us a call or by visiting one of our many locations. Contact us today!

What to bring on your first visit:

  • Dental insurance card
  • Proof of income (pay stubs, tax return)
  • Photo ID

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What if I have a dental emergency or need care after hours?

    For urgent dental care after hours and on weekends, patients of CHC should call their clinic location and explain their need. They will receive a call back from the provider on-call.
  • Can I use the CHC pharmacy for a prescription written by a CHC dentist?

    Yes. You may use the CHC pharmacy to fill a prescription written by any CHC provider.
  • Can I still receive dental care, even if I am not a CHC medical patient?

    Yes. While you do not need to be a patient at one of our medical clinics to receive dental care, good dental health is closely connected to good overall health. We encourage you to see both medical and dental providers on a regular basis.
  • Can I choose a CHC dentist to be my regular dentist or do you only take emergencies?

    We provide ongoing, comprehensive dental care to children ages 0-19 years old and adults who have Washington Apple Health or private dental insurance. Urgent dental care is provided to all CHC patients, even if you're uninsured. Uninsured patients may qualify for our discount program.