Healthy Smiles Program

All Year

Don’t forget to take your Heathy Smiles Card to your next cleaning! You and your hygienist will be entered in a drawing to win awesome gift certificates.

Our Featured Non-Profit Organization:

The Ronald McDonald House

Donate your Lyons Loot to Ronald McDonald House. From now through the end of June, NSO will donate $10 to RMHC for every 30 Lyons Loot collected.

Keeping families together and near the medical care they need through a network of local Chapters.

“Our network of local Chapters has been helping millions of families with sick children find comfort and support when they need it most.  Our programs, tailored to meet the urgent needs of each community, can now be found in more than 64 countries and regions across the globe.

Since 1974, RMHC has created programs that strengthen families during difficult times. RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide. Core RMHC programs — Ronald McDonald Houses, Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles — provide access to health care and enable family-centered care. RMHC helped lessen the burden for millions of families in 2017.”

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Stay informed with the latest news, updates and dental information from North Seattle Orthodontics.

Braces Friendly Quesadillas

Here’s a great and easy recipe that would be perfect for dinner on National Eat Your Vegetables Day. Ingredients:• 1/4 tablespoon oil• 8 ounces artichoke hearts drained and chopped• 6 ounces baby spinach leaves• 4 ounces cream cheese• 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese•...

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Orthodontic Problems with Loss of Baby Teeth

If baby teeth are not lost in the correct order or if a baby tooth is lost and is not replaced by a permanent one within three months, there could be a number of issues that an orthodontist should address: Crowding: Baby teeth preserve space for adult teeth until they...

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Braces-Friendly – FARMERS’ MARKET QUICHE

Since today is National Egg Day and June is Veggie Month, we just had to share this quiche recipe.  Maybe it’s what’s for dinner! FARMERS’ MARKET QUICHE Ingredients: 1 pre-baked pie crust (homemade or store bought)  2 cups assorted tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch thick...

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Bruxism: Do You Clench or Grind Your Teeth?

Bruxism: Do You Clench or Grind Your Teeth?

Bruxism is a condition where you grind or clench your teeth. Most people with bruxism either grind/clench unconsciously during the day or while they sleep. Bruxism is typically either a response to stress or anxiety, or indicative of something wrong with your bite or...

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Proper Retainer Wear

Proper Retainer Wear

Did you know that your teeth have a memory? If you don’t follow your retention instructions and wear your retainer as prescribed, teeth can move. Don’t let all your hard work go to waste. Keep your beautiful new smile for a lifetime with proper retainer wear. If you...

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Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

Chocolate Chip Caramel Bars

Ingredients: CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE BARS 1 cup (2 sticks or 226g) butter, room temperature 1 1/2 cups (300g) brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 large eggs, room temperature 2 1/4 cups (282g) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups semi-sweet...

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Braces Friendly Food: Taco Lasagna

Braces Friendly Food: Taco Lasagna

Ingredients: 1-pound lean ground beef 1 packet taco seasoning 1/4 cup water 1 can Ro*Tel diced tomatoes with chiles drained 1 can Nacho Cheese Soup 1/4 cup sour cream 1 cup grated cheddar 12 8-inch soft tortillas Guacamole, cilantro, sour cream for topping, as desired...

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Zucchini Bread Recipe – Braces Friendly

Spring is here, and if you are a gardener, or you know someone who is, chances are you will have more zucchini than you know what to do with soon. So, of course, we wanted to share a great braces-friendly recipe for this delicious treat! Ingredients: 3 1/4 cups...

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Time For Seasonal Allergies

It is allergy season again, and as we have all seen in the last year a cough or sneeze now comes with a new list of concerns. We thought we would give everyone a reminder of the difference between the symptoms of allergies and Covid-19. Spring allergies affect...

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Stress Awareness Day

Stress is no joking matter, and we are pretty sure that most of us are experiencing more than usual right now.  Here are some tips for reducing your stress in 5 minutes or less: Deep Breathing:  Sit up straight and close your eyes. Slowly inhale through your nose and...

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