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Will I be in pain after having a dental implant placed?

There’s no denying that dental implants are a great way to achieve a new beautiful smile. However, for some, there may be a lot of apprehension about getting dental implants due to a potential pain that may be associated with the procedure. Some people are petrified of the thought of having surgery, and others dread […]

Understanding PRF – Platelet-Rich Fibrin for Oral Surgery and Healing

Many patients are concerned about healing time and quality of the results for their oral surgery. Whether it’s dental implants, bone grafting, or a sinus lift, oral surgery usually requires several weeks or months for proper healing. Johns Family and Implant Dentistry ensures our patients heal well and recover quickly by using PRF’s or platelet-rich […]

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Are Dental Implants Right for You?   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 52% of people between the ages of 20 and 64 are missing one or more of their teeth. Of those aged 40 to 64, 66% of them are missing at least one tooth. Additionally, around 20% of people over […]

Digital Scanner

When it comes to setting the tone for patient-first restorative dentistry, digital scanning is the best way forward. Not only is it a faster, easier process with more accurate results, it drastically reduces intra-oral discomfort. Intra-oral scanners use the latest digital technology to swiftly scan the patient’s upper and lower arches, in fast, more comfortable […]

March….Madness

As we enter March, we realize it was just 12 months ago that we had to follow our Governor’s orders and close down the practice for nearly 2.5 months. Granted we were still allowed to come into the office to treat dental emergencies, but a handful of patient’s a week compared to what we normally […]

Why an Implant?

There is no question dental implants are one of the leading treatment options for missing teeth. Whether you lost a tooth from trauma or tooth decay, the experience can be traumatizing. There are changes cosmetically, but also tooth loss can affect surrounding areas of mouth like your gums and bone quality. Dental implants in Puyallup […]

History of Dental Implants

It’s safe to say dentistry has come a long way since early attempts at oral care. Many of the treatment options we have today are not only more effective than they were in the past — they’re also a great deal less painful due to anesthetics and pain medications. One of the standout accomplishments for […]

Poor Quality Sleep Has Dangerous Health Consequences

Is restless sleep affecting your health?There is a direct connection between health and quality of sleep.A study conducted by the University of Chicago School of Medicine discovered a link between low quality sleep and type 2 diabetes.“Insufficient sleep–a highly prevalent condition in modern society–may disrupt fat metabolism and reduce the ability of insulin to regulate […]

How to Get Better Sleep When You Experience Sleep Apnea Symptoms

November is National Sleep Comfort month, and it’s a good time as ever to reevaluate our sleep patterns as we head into the holiday season. For some people, no matter how many healthy sleep habits they practice, they still experience poor quality sleep and wake up tired. If you’re still having trouble sleeping after implementing […]

Finding the Right Toothpaste

We already know that it is especially important to keep your teeth clean.   Using the right toothpaste will make the job easier. Which toothpaste is best for the job?  Below are some tips on choosing a toothpaste. Controlling Plaque and Tartar Controlling both plaque and also tartar is essential for any patient.  Bacteria in […]