A young women holding a clear aligner used to straighten teeth

The Cost of Invisalign: Everything You Need To Know

When you have crooked teeth, crowded teeth, gaps between your teeth, or problems with your bite, a dental expert can use Invisalign to correct these issues. These clear, removable teeth aligners are used to improve your bite’s function, speech, enhance your smile, and promote better oral health. When it comes to correcting dental issues, you’ll […]

Power up your smile!

Affordable Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Smile

There are many affordable ways to improve your smile! If you don’t quite have the budget for a full makeover, that’s okay. The smile enhancement options featured in this post are inexpensive and can pack a powerful punch for a minimal cost.

Could home remedies to whiten your teeth be damaging your smile?

Teeth Whitening DIY: Are You Doing More Harm Than Good?

Teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dental treatment today. And no wonder, as people associate white smiles with celebrities, health, and beauty. No doubt this explains the proliferation of teeth whitening DIY methods. Have you found yourself reading up on all the magical home remedies to make your teeth “snow white” on Pinterest? It’s […]

Woman who is happy to show off her smile because of smile design.

Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Have you ever: …hidden your smile in photographs? …avoided a situation because you lack confidence in your appearance? …wondered what’s involved in designing your dream smile? …worried about asking your dentist about smile enhancements because of fear of expense or pain? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone! According to […]

Treat yourself to the gift of a sparkling new smile this holiday season!

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile This Holiday Season

With holiday gatherings and the new year on the horizon, you’ve probably chosen the perfect party dress, killer shoes, and lipstick in just the right shade of red. Your outfit might be ready for all those holiday photos – but what about your smile? Believe it or not, there’s still time before those holiday gatherings to […]

8 reasons to love clear aligners

8 Reasons to Choose Clear Aligners over Metal Braces

Have you been putting off getting your smile straightened because you’d rather not be seen with metal brackets and wires all over your teeth? Traditional braces can take years to successfully straighten your smile – all the while you are dealing with eating restrictions, the endless struggle of brushing and flossing around all those wires, […]

8 Reasons to Choose the CLEAR Alternative to Traditional Metal Braces!

Are you dissatisfied with your smile? You may have dreamed of having straight teeth, but perhaps you can’t get past the idea of having the “metal mouth” look. Did you know there’s a CLEAR alternative? Your friends, family members, and coworkers may not even realize you’re having orthodontic work done! Here at Patricia Benca DDS, […]

4 Natural Ways to Brighten Your Smile for the Holidays

Love your holiday foods? During the holiday season, it’s easy to get carried away with the delectable treats that can put a damper on your smile. While we all love the holiday cheeriness from wine and stained foods –such as red sauces, coffee, candy, etc—these items can dull the brightness and damage your smile. Dr. […]

Think You Need Braces? Maybe Just Porcelain Veneers!

Is your smile begging for help but you can’t afford months of invasive dental procedures or years with braces? A solution is within reach, right here in Tukwila. Porcelain veneers can alleviate many aesthetic issues in as few as two office visits! Hate It? Hide It! What’s bothering you about your smile? Is it: widely […]