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Can Flying Give Me a Toothache?

December 14, 2018

Traveling this holiday season? You may be surprised to find that your teeth become sensitive and develop a growing pain as your plane begins to climb. Not only will oral problems you brought on the plane with become much worse, but you may notice some tooth pain for the first time. So what exactly is […]

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Top Tips for Flossing

December 10, 2018

Top Tips for Flossing in 2019 Flossing should always be incorporated into your daily oral care routine. But we know that sometimes, flossing can be tricky. That’s why we are sharing our favorite tips to help your flossing become easier and more effective. Why should I floss? You know brushing twice a day is important. […]

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Afraid of the Dentist?

December 04, 2018

Afraid of the Dentist? Study finds more than 60 percent of people suffer from dental fear. Common dental fears and anxieties: Needles – some people may not like needles in general. Others don’t like the thought of injections into their gums The drill – a fear of drilling may be caused by a dislike of […]

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Finding the Right Dentist in Kennewick WA

December 02, 2018

Finding the Right Dentist in Kennewick WA How to Choose the Best Dentist For You Choosing a dentist can be a daunting task when there are so many options to pick from. Here are a few things to look for to make sure you are getting the best dental care for you and your family […]

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How Often Should I Visit My Dentist?

November 27, 2018

How Often Should I Visit My Dentist in Kennewick WA? With the new year 2019 around the corner, oral health should be a resolution. The ADA usually recommends one to two visits each year. That way, even if your mouth is in perfect health, you can still get a dental cleaning and a checkup to […]

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Top Toothbrushes for 2019

November 23, 2018

Top Toothbrushes for 2019 How do you go about choosing a toothbrush? Sometimes, it’s not easy. There are a lot of choices out there when it comes to purchasing a toothbrush, which makes it difficult to know what to look for. General tips on what to look for: Small brush head and well-designed bristles: Choose […]

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Top Mouthwashes for 2019

November 20, 2018

Top Mouthwashes for 2019 Before buying the perfect mouthwash for your teeth and gums, it is important to know the key benefits they offer. While no mouthwash may have negative effects on your teeth and gums, you still want to determine which mouthwash would best suit your needs and which to avoid based on their […]

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Adult Braces: What are my options?

November 16, 2018

Adult Braces: What are my options? A survey by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) showed that the rate of people over the age of 18 with braces grew by 14 percent from 2010 to 2012. That brought the number of adults with braces in the United States and Canada to over a million. Over […]

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How Often Should I Brush My Teeth?

November 13, 2018

How Often Should I Brush My Teeth? If you forget to brush your teeth sometimes and ask yourself “how often should I brush my teeth?” you are not alone. We all forget things. If you do forget to brush your teeth, do it as soon as you think of it. If forgetting to brush becomes […]

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Marijuana and Oral Health

November 09, 2018

Marijuana and Oral Health With a lot of buzz around prop. 2, this 2018 midterm voting season, have you ever wondered what smoking marijuana can do to your oral health? Some frequently asked questions are: How does marijuana affect my teeth? Will marijuana make my teeth yellow? Can marijuana cause damage to my gums? We […]

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Teeth Whitening Light: Does it Work?

November 06, 2018

Teeth Whitening Light: Does it Work? There’s a lot of buzz going on around these at home teeth whitening treatments, also known as white light systems. They are commonly seen on social media and advertised by influencers and bloggers everywhere, but the ultimate question is, “do they work”? What is a white light system? A […]

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Tri-City Dental Care Partners with Tri-City Americans Hockey

November 03, 2018

Tri-City Dental Care Partners with Tri-City Americans Hockey KENNEWICK (October 25, 2018) Tri-City Dental Care announces partnership with Tri-City Americans Hockey. Tri-City Dental Care supports the Kennewick community in several areas – from sports to scholarships. At  Tri-City Dental Care we believe in championing a positive perception of dentistry. We select our partners carefully making […]

Candy, Snacks, and Treats Cause Cavities. The Myths and Facts.

October 29, 2018

Candy, Snacks, and Treats Cause Cavities. The Myths and Facts. With Halloween right around the corner, some of you may be wondering how to keep your teeth healthy while still being able to enjoy a few candies, snacks or treats. Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra from Tri City Dental Care in Kennewick, WA has some tips to […]

Kid’s Dental Tips for the Summer

August 10, 2018

Caring for your kid’s dental needs during summer Stay on a routine Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra recommends brushing once in the morning, once at night, and flossing before bed (would be great if we could floss in the morning after breakfast as well).  If kids are younger than 10 years old, they need help brushing and […]

Understanding the Five Stages of Tooth Decay

July 27, 2018

Understanding the Five Stages of Tooth Decay   Did you know there are five distinct stages of tooth decay? And, that in the first stage of tooth decay, you can actually take steps to reverse the progression of the disease? Indeed, it’s true. In the first stage of decay, whether you’re a child or an […]

Wisdom Teeth Removal

July 01, 2018

Wisdom Teeth Removal Questions: The routine questions I get on this topic are; Is wisdom teeth removal for me?  Do I have enough room for my wisdom teeth?  I don’t have pain wisdom tooth pain, why should I get them removed?  We’ll break these questions down and many more.  Let’s get started… Call 509-790-3876 What […]

Why Does My Tongue Have a White Coating?

January 22, 2018

Why does my tongue have a white coating? Causes of White Tongue: Many patients I️ see have some sort of visible white coating on their tongue. Some notice it, while others don’t really pay attention to it. Some have a thicker coat than others.  Most patients who experience some form of it often complain of […]

Sensitive Teeth

November 19, 2017

Sensitive Teeth   Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? The most common complain I get from patients is, “why are my teeth sensitive?” While there are many many reasons you may have sensitive teeth, I’ll be mentioning the major ones. 1.Gum recession. This is probably the reason you are experiencing tooth sensitivity. When the gum peels […]

Dental Cleaning Kennewick, WA

November 13, 2017

Dental Cleaning | Kennewick, WA At Tri City Dental Care we believe there’s nothing like a proper dental cleaning on your pearly whites to help you regain that true smile and confidence. However, cleaning your teeth has far more reaching effects than that. Read on to find out why you need to clean your teeth […]

Root Canals Kennewick, WA

November 13, 2017

Root Canals Kennewick, WA Root canals are quite a common dental procedure these days. It is usually needed in situations where tooth damage is so severe that if the root canal is not performed the tooth might have to be removed. There are many causes to this kind of severe tooth damage, and it typically […]

Emergency Dentist; Causes and Treatment of Tooth Pain

November 01, 2017

Tips from your local emergency dentist!   Tooth pain is more common than you think! Common symptoms our patients in Tri Cities complain about is tooth sensitivity or pain.  We use our teeth so regularly that any sensitivity can be very debilitating. …

Comprehensive Exam Kennewick, WA

October 24, 2017

Comprehensive Exam Kennewick, WA Your dental health is just as important as your physical health, which is why visiting Tri-City Dental Care for a comprehensive exam is equal to visiting your doctor for a full physical check-up. It’s a procedure to ensure that your dental health is still in a good state and is commonly performed […]

Dental Crowns Kennewick, WA

October 24, 2017

Dental Crowns Kennewick, WA Wearing a bright and beautiful smile each day can go a long way to increase your confidence level and positively impact the way in which you interact with others. Seeing any imperfections in your teeth may cause feelings of insecurity and even social anxiety. Dental crowns are a terrific way to […]

Invisalign at Tri City Dental Care Kennewick WA

September 27, 2017

Invisalign at Tri City Dental Care Kennewick WA   A smile says a lot about our overall health. Therefore, it is necessary that we take good care of our oral health as well as the rest of our body. Having crooked or widely spaced teeth can be embarrassing and can truly affect our self-confidence. A […]

Dentures at Tri City Dental Care Kennewick WA

September 27, 2017

Dentures at Tri City Dental Care Kennewick WA Dentures are artificial gums and teeth that are made by your dentist specifically for the measurements of your mouth. These are used to replace natural teeth that have been removed or lost. Dentures may be partial or full. What this means is that they may replace a […]

Local Cosmetic Dentist serving Tri Cities WA

September 08, 2017

Local Cosmetic Dentist serving Tri Cities WA   With cosmetic dentistry procedures, you can improve the appearance of their teeth, mouth, and smile. Most of the procedures in cosmetic dentistry are optional rather than necessary. However, there are treatments that can give you restorative benefits. Procedures may be simple while others can be more complex, especially […]

Family Dentistry in Kennewick WA

August 25, 2017

Family Dentist in Kennewick WA   Sometimes, finding a good dentist in Kennewick means selecting a convenient location for you. Other times, it means finding a practice you can trust, one that addresses oral health at all stages of life. Tri-City Dental Care is conveniently located in Kennewick, while also serving Pasco and Richland….

Charcoal Whitening Toothpaste

July 28, 2017

Charcoal Whitening Toothpaste   One of the questions I get asked every now and then is, “Does that charcoal toothpaste work?”  I can honestly say I had no clue that product was even out there before hearing the question. After reading up on the subject I’ve realized there isn’t much literature out there.  This was […]

Dental Implants Kennewick, WA

June 19, 2017

Dental Implants Kennewick, WA   Dental Implants are a fantastic way to replace missing teeth.  Many Tri-Cities residents suffer tooth loss due to periodontal disease, decay, injuries, or failure of previous dental treatments.  We, at Tri City Dental Care in Kennewick, educate our patients on how dental implant options are superior to a partial denture or […]

Thanks for Making Tri-City Dental Care Grand Opening a Success

March 15, 2017

Thanks for Making Tri-City Dental Care Grand Opening a Success   Thank you, Tri-Cities for supporting us in our journey! March 3rd has come and gone, and was a total success! Our grand opening schedule was filled with loyal patients from Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco. They loved their relaxing dental experience! One patient even said, […]