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BOTOX: What You Need to Know About Possible Side Effects

April 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtimmerman @ 3:41 pm
Woman getting BOTOX injection

Everyone wants to feel like themselves in their own skin. However, many people find the lines and wrinkles on their faces don’t match how young they feel. BOTOX is a great option for reducing creases and restoring a youthful appearance. There’s a reason why it has become increasingly popular among celebrities and the general public alike. If you’re considering this treatment to boost your confidence, here’s what you need to know about potential BOTOX side effects before taking the next step.


Why Your Dentist Has Recommended a Tooth Extraction

March 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtimmerman @ 11:20 pm
Cartoon tooth removed by forceps.

You are at the dentist’s office and the visit is going well—no cavities, healthy gums, and a free toothbrush on your way out the door. However, after looking at your X-rays, your dentist recommends having your wisdom teeth removed so they don’t cause you any problems in the near future. You feel a small knot form in your stomach as you imagine a giant pair of forceps staring you in the face. But you do not need to panic; having your wisdom teeth removed, or undergoing any other type of tooth extraction, is something that your dentist will carefully guide you through. Here is what you need to know about tooth extraction and what you can expect.


How to Find an Emergency Dentist ASAP

February 23, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtimmerman @ 5:37 pm
person experiencing dental emergency holding their cheek

Have you ever experienced a dental emergency? Suddenly damaging a tooth, experiencing severe dental pain, or other oral health issues can be worrisome and warrant the need for prompt treatment. If you don’t already have an emergency dentist, it’s important to find one as soon as possible so they can repair your smile and keep further issues from developing. Read on to learn more about what situations require urgent care and how to quickly find an emergency dentist.


5 Things That Can Cause Jaw Pain on One Side

January 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtimmerman @ 2:32 pm
person with jaw pain holding their cheek

Are you experiencing jaw pain that only seems to be affecting one side of your face? Facial discomfort can make it difficult to bite, chew, speak properly, and concentrate on tasks. There are many potential causes of jaw pain on one side of the jaw, including dental issues like bleeding or painful gums, sensitive teeth, pain when eating, and tooth pain. Read on to learn about five more potential causes of jaw pain on one side that may require treatment from an emergency dentist.


Tips to Make the Transition from Dentures to Dental Implants

December 4, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtimmerman @ 7:06 pm
mature man in dental chair looking in mirror

Nothing against your dentures, they’ve done a respectable job in recent years for you when it comes to tooth replacement. But you’ve been hearing about dental implants in Tukwila, and you are convinced they’ll be an upgrade for your smile.

Indeed, dental implants can have a major positive impact on your quality of life. Before you transition from dentures, keep reading for some information that will help you prepare.

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