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Professional vs. Drugstore Teeth Whitening: What’s the Difference?

John Marks
The Difference of Professional Teeth Whitening

When it comes to dental discoloration, you are not alone. Millions of people around the world are affected by teeth discoloration to varying degrees. Even people who brush, floss, and make regular visits to the dentist find that environmental factors, food, and even time can take a toll on your once natural radiance. Fortunately scheduling a professional teeth whitening at Downtown Dental is an incredibly effective way to achieve a naturally whiter smile.


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Dr. Stacey McDonald

John Marks
Dr. Stacey McDonald - Spokane Dentist

Dr. Plaster and Dr. McKennon have experienced firsthand the benefits of joining together to form a group practice. It has made us more efficient, allowed us to keep up with technology, and improve office hours and availability. All of this has benefitted the patient experience. Dr. Plaster and Dr. McKennon have enjoyed working together and are ready to invite another dentist to join in the fun. To further benefit the patient experience, we are excited to announce the addition of Dr. Stacey McDonald to our team here at Downtown Dental.


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Everything You Need to Know About Root Canals

John Marks
Root Canal FAQ

So, the time has come and your dentist has uttered the phrase you’ve been dreading the most, “You need a root canal”. If you’ve never had a root canal before, you’re probably wondering what this means and have a plethora of questions you can’t seem to get answered fast enough. Well, we’re here to help you understand the root canal process and put your mind at ease.


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A Busy Mom’s Guide to Whole Family Oral Health

John Marks
Mom's Guide to Good Family Oral Health

As a mom, you have a lot to keep up with. Whether you have one kid or a whole carful, you are probably going in a million different directions at the same time. Rewarding? Of course – but still a serious challenge. You only want the best for your kids, but it seems sometimes that giving them the best is just beyond your reach. The modern world is a busy one, and it can be hard to take a step back and just enjoy life as a family.


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Why Professional Teeth Whitening is Better than Do-It-Yourself Kits from Wal-Mart

John Marks
Professional Teeth Whitening vs Do-it-Yourself

If you would like to have whiter teeth, you are not alone. Many individuals would love to have whiter teeth, whether to look good for others or just to feel better when they stand in front of the mirror each morning. But what is the best way to obtain whiter teeth? Should you head to your dentist, or should you just pick up a kit off the shelf at the store? You probably know which path we are going to recommend, but let’s take a closer look at this question before you jump to any conclusions.


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Three Quick Tips to Improve Your Dental Routine

John Marks
Improve your Dental Routine

You may think that your dental routine is pretty good, comparatively. Maybe you have an impeccable dental routine or maybe you simply brush teeth and leave it at that. Maybe you brush twice a day, floss and use mouthwash almost every night—what more can you do? For most of us, there is always room for improvement. Not only can improving your dental routine do wonders for dental health, it can affect the health of your entire body. That is why it’s important to take care of your smile.


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