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Get tips & tricks to maintaining your optimal health & educate yourself on the latest dental treatment trends in the Airway Heights & Spokane WA area.

When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

John Marks
When to remove your Wisdoom Teeth

Do you still have your wisdom teeth? If you are reading this article, the likely answer to that question is ‘yes’. You are wondering when wisdom teeth need to be removed, so yours are probably still hanging out in the back of your mouth. Maybe, they are causing you a bit of pain or discomfort, which is why you are doing some research. Whatever the case, we hope that this post will shed some light on this topic.


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Dr. Stacey McDonald

Dr. Corey Plaster, DDS
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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5 Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry

John Marks
Why Oral Sedation Works

We love dentistry. That isn’t a surprise, of course, since we have elected to make it our business – you should love what you do, and we love to help our patients solve their oral health problems.


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What’s the Difference Between Bonding and Veneers?

John Marks
Bonding vs Veneers

If you would like to improve the appearance of your smile, you may be presented with a couple of options by your dentist – bonding, and veneers. At first, these two would seem rather similar. They are both used to improve the look of your teeth, and each can be a viable choice when things like chipped teeth or caps need to be covered. However, once you look a little closer, there is actually a dramatic difference between these two options.


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The Secret to a Healthier Smile

John Marks
Tips for a Healthier Smile

Everyone would love to have a great smile. When you meet someone new in your day to day life, their smile is often one of the first things you notice about them. Whether you are thinking about it or not, their smile will likely impact what kind of first impression they make on you. That, of course, works in reverse as well. When others meet you for the first time, they are noticing your smile – for better or worse. Make it a great first impression!


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Tips for Finding a Good Local Dentist

John Marks
Local Dentist Near Me

The right time to choose a good local dentist is ‘NOW.’ Many of us have myths and fears that stop us from going to a dentist. Some of you who value dental health may be motivated to find a good dentist, but unfortunately, don’t know how to begin. Apart from this, there may be a few who are not happy or satisfied with their current dental practice and are looking for a change. Whatever may be the reason, we are always happy to help you.


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Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques

John Marks
Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques

We don’t need to tell you about the benefits of brushing your teeth. You learned from an early age that brushing your teeth is the single most important thing you can do for your dental health on a daily basis. While some dental care will always require a visit to the office to see a professional, you can go a long way toward protecting the health of your mouth simply be brushing regularly.


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The Benefits of ClearCorrect Over Standard Metal Braces

John Marks
ClearCorrect vs Braces

When you think about having your teeth straightened, you probably think first about metal braces. For years, metal braces have been the standard for this kind of work, and to be sure, they have done a great job. However, as time moves on, technology presents us with many new options. One such option – ClearCorrect – may be a better choice for you or your child than traditional metal braces.


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The Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

John Marks

Benefits Regular Dental Visits Oral health is important for everyone and the importance of regular dental visits cannot be stressed enough. Many people don’t really fancy the idea of going to the dentist. Contrary to what some people believe, oral health is not only crucial for flashing a gorgeous smile, but overall health.


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Welcome to our blog

Dr. Corey Plaster, DDS
West Plains Dental Staff
This is where we’ll post helpful information to help you understand the wonderful world of dentistry. You’ll find tips and tricks to maintain your optimal health and how to improve your smile. We’ll also publish how we’re giving back to our community.

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