What kind of smile do you have? The kind that is broad and happy or the kind that hides behind your hand because you’re ashamed of your teeth? If your smile is marred by teeth that you’d rather not have people see, then speak to Dr. Schwam about porcelain veneers in Redmond. These thin coverings conceal imperfections and reveal a smile that will make you proud to share!
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June 29, 2017
June 19, 2017
Tooth loss happens for a variety of reasons: severe decay, traumatic injury and gum disease to name just a few. Whether you have one or more missing teeth, choosing a replacement is important for the appearance of your smile as well as your oral and general health. Did you know that the loss of just one tooth increases your risk of cavities in other teeth and may even impact your ability to eat a balanced diet? While there are several tooth replacement options, dental implants in Redmond most closely replicate your natural tooth. Read on to learn more about implants and how the procedure is performed.
June 12, 2017
Whether you are new to the area or have lived here for many years, Dr. Schwam and his team would like to welcome you! We know you’re going to love living here. As your dentist in Redmond, Dr. Schwam is dedicated to providing you and your family with all of the dental treatments you need to have smiles that are healthy and attractive. We treat patients of all ages, so bring the whole family to our office.
May 12, 2017
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Isn’t brushing well good enough? Dr. Steve Schwam, your dentist in Redmond, says that flossing is a big part of preventive dental care. That’s why he stresses its importance with all his patients–from children to adults in their seniors years. Learn more about this oral hygiene practice and how it supports the health of your teeth and gums.
May 7, 2017
If something were about to attack you, would you want to know about it? Well, gum disease is a devastating oral health condition which sometimes creeps up on people unnoticed. Intrinsically, it is very destructive, affecting the health of your teeth, bone and soft tissues and your systemic health, too. Dr. Steve Schwam, your dentist in Redmond, wants you to understand gum disease and recognize its signs. When you’re prepared, you’ll keep this enemy at bay and enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles.
May 1, 2017
Dental phobia, a very intense fear of going to the dentist, afflicts nine to 15 percent of Americans say experts at the Cleveland Clinic. The fear is so bad that many people postpone preventive and restorative care, or worse, stop seeing their dentists completely. Steve Schwam DDS, your dentist in Redmond, has seen it before, and he sympathizes. He offers oral conscious sedation to calm dental phobia so his patients receive the care they deserve without being afraid.
April 22, 2017
For the past few days, you’ve had a toothache that just won’t go away. When you check your mouth this morning, you see some swelling, and you feel the anxiety start to creep in. What should you do when you experience a dental emergency like a severe toothache, knocked-out tooth, or cracked or broken tooth? You should see the most respected emergency dentist in Redmond for treatment as soon as possible. Dr. Steve Schwam offers dental first aid tips in the post and reminds his patients to stay calm, and call him at (541) 639-4879 if an urgent oral healthcare situation arises.
April 19, 2017
Your oral health impacts your looks, self-image, and overall well-being. Don’t you want the best dentist in Redmond treating you and your family? Of course, you do. May we suggest you consider Dr. Steve Schwam, family dentist in Redmond? His skills, compassion and commitment to the finest of personalized care will impress you, as will his wide range of preventive, restorative and cosmetic services. Whatever you and your family may need, Dr. Schwam and his team can deliver it.
April 10, 2017
Let’s be honest – when you look in the mirror, there’s only one part of your appearance that leaves you unsatisfied: your smile. Your teeth are dull and yellow from all the coffee you used to help you get through long hours working full-time and completing your Master’s Degree. How can you get the radiant grin you deserve? With teeth whitening in Redmond from Dr. Steve Schwam, you can achieve the impressive results you’ve been dreaming of.
April 3, 2017
Did you know that oral cancer is one of the deadliest forms of this disease? This is because cancers of the mouth and throat are usually diagnosed in their later stages. Due to the advancing disease and limited treatment options stemming from late discovery of this serious illness, patients only have about a 50% survival rate at the five-year mark. Since prevention and early detection are so crucial to saving your smile – and your life – you should stay on top of your health with preventive care from your dentist in Redmond. Dr. Steve Schwam knows how important oral cancers screenings are and explains more about this condition in this post, as he participates in April’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month.