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3 Extremely Useful Resources to Learn All About Root Canals

You’ve been told you need a root canal, and understandably, you now have questions: What exactly IS a root canal? Is it going to hurt? What can you expect when you go in for treatment? We want to make it easier on you, so we’ve rounded up some great online resources that will help answer the […]

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Over the River and Through the Woods… 7 Dental Health Tips For Travel

It can be easy to neglect your oral hygiene habits when traveling; after all, you’re away from home and out of your normal routine. Your Tukwila dentist shares how to avoid taking a vacation from your dental health during your holiday travels! 7 Dental Tips for Travel 1. Schedule your cleaning and checkup with your […]

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, […]

Dental Insurance Assurance: Your Questions, Answered

When you arrive for your appointment, one of the first things we’ll ask you is, “Do you have dental insurance?” Like any insurance, dental insurance can provide valuable peace of mind and can help cover basic needs. However, once you receive your treatment plan, you may have questions about exactly what your insurance covers.We’re here to help! “I […]

Online Reviews Rock!

Whether you’re looking to buy a new vehicle, choosing a hotel, or deciding which dentist to trust, online reviews can influence your decisions.     Online Reviews Rock!   If you’ve visited your local Seattle dentists, Dr. Benca & Dr. Dean,  you’ve no doubt formed an opinion. That opinion matters to us and we would love to […]

7 Reasons Your Teeth Might Hate You – and What You Can Do About It

You take a sip of your latte, only to be reminded of the sharp pain you’ve been experiencing in your teeth. Hot drinks, cold drinks, even the chilly winter air in Tukwila seems to set it off. What’s causing this pain and what can you do to prevent it? Tooth pain and sensitivity are quite common, […]

The Whole Unconventional Truth about Dentistry.

What do your parents and your Family Dentist in Tukwila have in common? a) They both are expert health-care providers. b) They both are surprisingly cool and modern. c) They both love you dearly and want what’s best for you. Depending on the type of parents you have, all 3 answers could be right. However, we’ll […]