January 16th, 2012
Happy Monday! Dr. Baruffi and our team at Southcenter Dental are proud to announce that beginning today to February 26th, 2012 you have the opportunity to enter our Facebook sweepstakes to WIN an iPad2!
Here’s how to enter: LIKE the Southcenter Dental Facebook page and complete the entry form located in the Sweepstakes Tab on the left hand side of our Facebook page.
- From Dr. Baruffi and our entire team at Southcenter Dental
January 11th, 2012
Don’t put off your next visit to Southcenter Dental any longer! As we’ve shared in previous blog posts, oral health issues have been increasingly linked to other health concerns, such as heart disease. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s number one killer, claiming more lives than the rest of major causes of death, according to the American Heart Association. Believe it or not, an estimated 80 percent of American adults currently have some form of gum disease. Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care.
Studies are also beginning to suggest that patients, especially those with periodontal disease, are believed to have an elevated risk of heart attack and stroke. Since most patients are not regularly visiting a heart specialist, their regular visits to the office of Dr. Baruffi can help detect early warning signs of heart issues, prevent gum disease or at least catch it in its early stages. We’d also like you to know your numbers: blood pressure (less than 120/80), cholesterol (less than 200) and BMI (less than 25).
Additionally, if it’s been more than six months since your last visit to our office, please give us a call! We proudly serve Tukwila, Seattle, Renton and Burien.
January 3rd, 2012
Let’s face it- when was the last time you managed to keep a New Year’s resolution? We at Southcenter Dental believe the key to sticking to a goal is picking one that is both reasonable and attainable. If you haven’t yet picked a New Year’s resolution, consider setting one that will improve your oral health!
For example, resolve to brush twice and floss once a day. Good oral hygiene only takes a few minutes a day, and can make a big difference in your oral health and overall health too! For more oral health-themed resolutions for you and your family, check out this article.
We would love to see what you come up with, share with us by commenting on this post or on our Facebook page. Whatever your New Year’s Resolution, we wish you the very best for 2012!
-Happy New Year, from your friends at Southcenter Dental
December 27th, 2011
At Southcenter Dental, we happily serve the Greater Seattle Area. Our caring dental team is here to assist with all your dental needs including dental checkups, preventative dentistry, sedation dentistry, CEREC® dental restoration, teeth whitening, and more. We look forward to meeting you. And remember, healthy teeth add to a beautiful smile!
And speaking of smiling, in poll conducted by Glamour Magazine earlier this year, people were asked, “If you had to pick between having perfect teeth, eyesight or hair, which would you choose?
Well, 44 percent of folks out there chose teeth! In addition, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a study and found that 99.7 percent of those polled believed a smile is an important social asset. Respondents said straightness, whiteness, cleanliness, as well as the sincerity and sparkle of a person’s smile were all important factors not only socially, but career-wise as well.
Contact our office for an appointment today! We look forward to seeing you! Happy Holidays!