ADA Accessibility Information
Accessibility

A
A

A

Dental Blog


Reading a dental blog from Cooley Smiles
Our Cooley Smiles dentists are providing this blog to help patients to understand how dental services are preformed and why they are needed. At Cooley Smiles Everett we hope this resource will help improve our community's dental health.

If you like an article we have posted please use the share it button to post to Facebook, Twitter, or Google+.

Would you like us to cover a topic? Please contact us!

Latest Posts:

Oral Cancer Screenings

Posted on 9/25/2023 by Dr. Brandon Cooley
You may come across cancer screening posters and advertisements nowadays as the disease has become rampant. In dental matters, oral cancer is considered a life-threatening disease. The screening can only cost you a maximum of $80, depending on your location, and is recommended for everyone regardless of age or gender. These oral screenings have many benefits. It is performed by a dentist to look for signs of precancerous conditions. Why it is done Detection of cancerous symptoms at an early age can help in prevention and treatment purposes. Oral screening cancer screening saves lives. According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 54 500 new cases of oral cancer-related issues and over 11,500 deaths that are caused by oral cancer, this is for the year 2023 alone. Now, if that is not reason enough to go for screening, then you might be interested to continue reading. What to expect During the screening, your orthodontist looks inside your mouth to check for red or white sores. The orthodontist also feels the tissues in your mouth to feel if there are any lumps and any abnormalities. Oral cancer also affects the throat, your dentist will also get to examine your throat and neck for any abnormalities. Your dentist might also perform the tests using special techniques like using oral cancer screening dye. You are required to rinse your mouth with the dye. Any abnormal cells in the mouth will tend to appear blue. They can also employ the use of oral cancer screening light which is used to make the healthy tissue appear dark, and the unhealthy one appears white. The use of such technology is an assurance that no signs will go unseen by the orthodontist. For this and more information about oral cancer screening, visit our offices today....
Read more...




All Posts:

Oral Cancer Screenings
9/25/2023
Benefits Of Using Mouthwash
9/11/2023
How To Fix Teeth That Overlap
8/21/2023
The Link Between Diabetes and Dental Health
8/7/2023
The Role Of Orthodontics In Jaw Surgery
7/24/2023
Dental Examinations
7/10/2023
Connection Between Oral Health and Allergies
6/19/2023
Your Incredible Tongue
6/5/2023
Can Teeth Misalignment Affect The Quality Of Your Life?
5/22/2023
How Does Periodontal Disease Affect Your Brain?
5/8/2023
Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Makes Life Better
4/24/2023
Causes and Symptoms of Hormonal Changes that may affect Women Oral Health
4/10/2023
What is Considered a Dental Emergency?
3/20/2023
What Dental Solutions Are Best For Replacing Teeth?
3/6/2023
Great Lessons On Oral Health
2/20/2023
How Bruxism Affects Your Mouth
2/6/2023
Signs You Should Have A Root Canal Treatment
1/23/2023
Dentist vs Orthodontics
1/9/2023
What is Fluoride?
12/19/2022
Should I use mouthwash or just brush my teeth?
12/5/2022
Best Ways to Floss Your Teeth
11/21/2022
Tips to Properly Floss and Brush with Braces
11/7/2022
Signs You Need Emergency Dental Services
10/24/2022
Which Is The Right Treatment For Toothache?
10/10/2022
The Effects of Alcohol on Your Oral Health
9/19/2022
Energy Drinks and Your Teeth
9/5/2022
Should One Take Vitamins For Oral Health?
8/22/2022
Orthodontic pacifiers
8/8/2022
Services Offered by General Dentists
7/18/2022
How to Brush Your Teeth Properly?
7/4/2022
When should I get pit and fissure sealants
6/20/2022
Mouthguards Benefiting Dental Conditions
6/6/2022
How to Pack a Mouth-Healthy Lunch for Your Child
5/23/2022
Dental Records in General Dentistry
5/9/2022
The Effects of Gum Disease on Children?
4/25/2022
Managing Pediatric Dental Anxiety
4/11/2022
Do you need to brush your tongue?
3/21/2022
What Is the effect of healthy drinks on teeth?
3/7/2022
How Long Does Dental Cleaning Take?
2/21/2022
Baby Teething
2/7/2022
Do teeth need fluoride?
1/24/2022
What Happens if You Do Not Get Cavities Filled?
1/10/2022
Avoid these X foods to protect your gums
12/23/2021
Getting Composite Fillings Can Be One Way to Help You Feel More Confident
12/10/2021
How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?
11/22/2021
All You Need to Know About Onlays
11/8/2021
The Fascinating Technology Behind Cone Beam Image
10/25/2021
Symptoms of a Dental Cavity
10/11/2021
Why Foaming Toothpaste Helps To Whiten Your Teeth
9/21/2021
When is the Last Time You Brushed the Roof of Your Mouth?]
9/6/2021
Teeth That Break Need to Be Repaired ASAP
8/23/2021
Do You Make Sure to Brush the Roof of Your Mouth?
8/9/2021
Why Do We Need to Trim Teeth Before Placing Veneers?
7/26/2021
How Quickly Does Acidic Food Begin Attacking Your Teeth
7/12/2021
Do You Care for Your Dental Crowns Properly?
6/21/2021
Softer Foods to Always Have Handy after a Dental Procedure
6/7/2021
How to Reduce the Chances of Receding Gums
5/24/2021
What to Do if Chewing Gum Leaves Your Jaw Aching
5/10/2021
Best Treatments for Canker Sores
4/26/2021
What Is The Difference Between Inlays And Onlays?
4/12/2021
Important Facts About Dental Implants
3/22/2021
The Right Way to Brush Your Teeth
3/8/2021
Tips for Improving Your Dental Veneer Care
2/22/2021
Do Root Canals Hurt?
2/8/2021
Tips for Keeping Your Teeth White
1/25/2021
How to Treat a Dead Tooth
1/11/2021
Do You Need to Change Your Toothbrush if You Get Sick?
12/21/2020
Could You Lose a Tooth from Drinking Too Much Juice?
12/7/2020
Reasons Your Gums Change Color
11/16/2020
How to Care for a Brand New Filling
11/9/2020
Should You Keep Any Wisdom Teeth That Do Not Harm Your Mouth?
10/19/2020
How Does Caring for Dental Implants Change Your Oral Hygiene Routine?
10/5/2020
Best Foods to Offer a Teething Baby That Provide Relief
9/21/2020
Have Dental Myths Stopped You from Getting Proper Care?
9/7/2020
How a Water Flosser Could Improve Your Oral Health
8/24/2020
Ways to Protect Your Mouth from Sun Damage
8/10/2020
Can Whiplash Really Hurt Your Jaw?
7/23/2020
Positive Choices for Improving Your Oral Health
7/7/2020
Important Ingredients in Modern Toothpaste
3/25/2020
How to Care for Teeth When Your Mouth Has Some Teeth and Some Dentures
3/15/2020
Is Chewing on Greens and Vegetables Helping to Keep Your Teeth Clean?
2/29/2020
How to Pick Out the Right Toothbrush for Your Needs
2/15/2020
How to Keep Your Breath Fresh While On the Go?
1/25/2020
What Diabetes Does To Your Teeth And Gums
1/15/2020
Oral Sedation Could Help Improve Your Oral Health
12/25/2019
Partial Dentures Stay Put Better with Some Real Teeth
12/15/2019
Sleeping with Your Mouth Open Leaves Your Teeth More Likely to Face Decay
11/25/2019
Should You Avoid Using a Toothpick?
11/15/2019
The Signs You May Have Traveler's Breath and How To Remedy it
10/25/2019
Why Do Some Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out of Your Mouth?
10/15/2019
Using Ice and Other Tools to Reduce Pain from a Broken Tooth Until We Can See You?
9/25/2019
Untreated Dry Mouth Can Cost You Your Oral Health
9/15/2019
How to Maintain Your Original Teeth Around a Bridge
8/25/2019
It Is Important to Always Keep Your Postpartum Dental Appointment
8/15/2019
Cracked Lips Can Come from Licking Your Lips Too Often
7/23/2019
Can You Make Your Smile Appear Younger?
7/13/2019
Can You Get Cleaner Teeth When You Make Your Own Toothpaste?
6/25/2019
Signs You Need to Better Floss Each Day
6/15/2019
Why Do Cavities Cause You Pain?
5/30/2019
Which Types of Oral Hygiene Mistakes Do We See the Most?
5/20/2019
Protecting Dental Bonding Once It Has Been Put On
4/25/2019
Is Your Filling Starting to Feel Loose? Call Our Office Today!
4/15/2019
Who Benefits Most from Drinking Lots of Water?
3/30/2019
Which Vegetables Provide the Best Nutrition for Your Teeth?
3/20/2019
Does Caring for Natural Teeth While Having Implants Change Your Routine?
2/28/2019
Do Your Teeth Benefit When You Drink Lots of Water?
2/20/2019
Poor Oral Health Can Make Having an Active Social Life More Difficult
1/30/2019
Options I Have for Numbing My Mouth
1/20/2019
What Goes Into Replacing Fillings?
12/30/2018
What GERD Does to Your Teeth
12/20/2018
How a Cavity Between Your Teeth Presents Itself
11/30/2018
Help Figuring Out Which Toothbrush Head is Right for You
11/20/2018
Recovering from Dry Mouth is Not As Easy as Drinking Water
10/20/2018
Does Toothpaste Ever Expire?
9/30/2018
Do Toothpicks Hurt Your Mouth When You Use Them?
9/20/2018
Ways of Managing Tooth Sensitivity
8/30/2018
Ways of Healing After Burning Your Mouth
8/20/2018
Things We Wish You Knew About Caring for Your Teeth
7/20/2018
How Losing One Tooth is Like a Domino Effect
7/10/2018
Can We Help with Snoring? Yes, We Can!
6/23/2018
Can Poor Oral Health Lead to Strokes?
6/13/2018
Do Your Teeth Benefit from Daily Multivitamins?
5/23/2018
Do Your Fillings Need to Be Replaced?
5/13/2018
Getting Your Teeth Ready for Fun Summer Activities
4/23/2018
What Can Happen If You Brush Too Many Times a Day?
4/13/2018
What Exactly Is a Gingivectomy?
10/30/2010

Get in Touch!


PHONE
(425) 249-3509

EMAIL
everett@cooleysmiles.com

LOCATION
10627 19th Ave SE, Suite B
Everett, WA 98208-5147



Collage showing front desk, lobby, and operatories of Cooley Smiles in Everett, WA
Copyright © 2018-2023 Cooley Smiles and WEO Media (Touchpoint Communications LLC). All rights reserved.  Sitemap
Dentist Everett, WA • Cooley Smiles Everett • Dental Blog
Cooley Smiles Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Everett, WA, is gladly accepting new patients! Read our Dental Blog and then call today at (425) 249-3509.
Cooley Smiles, 10627 19th Ave SE, Suite B, Everett, WA 98208-5147; (425) 249-3509; cooleysmileseverett.com; 10/2/2023; Related Phrases: dentist Everett WA;