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Peter Chien
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Fellow dentist and gamer
Fellow dentist and gamer

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NBA player suffers tooth injury during basketball game
NBA player Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a front tooth injury during a basketball game against the Miami Heat on March 27, 2018.  An opposing player accidentally hit Love's upper front tooth, causing a likely subluxation.  Clinically a subl...
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Cleaning a dental implant
Dental implants should be treated like a regular tooth; the implant needs to be kept clean, free of bacteria, plaque, and food debris.  If the dental prosthesis is not cleaned regularly, infection may develop and result in implant failure. Dental implants h...
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Signs of impacted wisdom tooth
Have you been having radiating pain behind your second molars?  Lingering jaw and/or sinus pain?  It's possible you may have a impacted wisdom tooth.  Be sure to read my blog and find out about potential warning signs of an impacted wisdom tooth and its tre...
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Did you know in the 1800s barbers and blacksmiths also served as dentists?
Here's a little known dental fact: Did you know in the 1800s barbers and blacksmiths also served as dentists?  Imagine getting a haircut and a dental cleaning at the same place!
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Long term breast feeding may increase child's risk of tooth decay
A recent study suggests long term breast feeding may increase your children's risk of tooth decay. Though more studies are needed, it's worth a read on finding out why... http://health.usnews.com/wellness/health-buzz/articles/2017-07-03/long-term-breast-fee...
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Dentalfact: Only 12% of people floss daily.
Here's a little known dental fact.  Did you know only 12% of people floss daily?  By flossing daily, you are able to remove pesky bacteria and food debris between your teeth, decreasing your chance of developing cavities between your teeth, and also decreas...
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Back to schoold dental tips
It's back to school time for many kids in September. Below is an article I wrote with some simple ideas and back to school dental tips to help keep your kid's teeth and gums in great shape during the school year.  Hope you find it useful... http://www.belle...
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Odontalgia, tooth ache, is 1986 Spelling Bee winning word
I found this interesting: Did you know the winner of the 1986 National Spelling Bell won by
spelling out "Odantalgia" which means pain in a tooth, or toothache. Ouch! :) Bellevue Family Dentistry 1299 156th Ave NE #115 Bellevue, WA  98007
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Bseball player chips his tooth during a game, accidentally (of course)
Interesting dental news in the world of sports.  Check out this article I saw.  Dental trauma during a sporting event is real and unfortunately may come at the most inopportune time.  Hopefully Aaron Judge saw his dentist for emergency dental treatment and ...
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Dental wire from 10 years ago found in woman's intestine!
An orthodontic wire was found in a woman's intestine after complaining of abdominal pain.  Turns out the 30 year old woman had orthodontic treatment 10 years ago and doesn't remember accidentally swallowing the wire. http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/07/health/den...
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