Is Your Wisdom Tooth Impacted?

Our experienced dentist, Dr. Kent Nuttall offers wisdom teeth removal for our patients in Auburn, Washington. You see, these wisdom teeth--being the last four teeth to erupt out of your 32 permanent teeth--often have difficulty coming in simply because there isn't enough room to let them in. When this happens, it is called impaction. Wisdom teeth which are impacted can... read more »

Signs That You Have a Cavity

Cavities are formed when dental decay attacks a tooth. Decay occurs when the bacteria in your mouth feed on the sugary foods you eat and drink, and producing acids. These acids mix with bacteria, food particles and saliva to form dental plaque, a sticky film that coats the teeth. The acids in plaque wear away tooth enamel and allow tiny... read more »