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House Call

Wednesday, January 13th
Gotta make dentistry fun at the Rafoth household. With just a pinch of drama. Vivienne's first lost tooth. August provided the innovation for the extraction. Chris Rafoth is the owner of Lyons Creek Dental Care, providing medical dentistry, dental implants, and facial esthetics since 1998 for Shoreline and greater Seattle areas, as well as communities in King and Snohomish counties. Any questions or comments? Contact him at chris@lyonscreekdentalcare.com today! [ Read More ]

Dentists Help Confirm Osteoporosis

Monday, September 15th
Osteoporosis is a bone disease that affects an estimated 12 million Americans and another 40 million are at risk for developing the disease. One of the troubling things about osteoporosis is that it is rarely detected before a fracture occurs. At that point, the disease is more advanced and bones have already lost much of their density. Luckily, dentists are on the lookout for early signs of osteoporosis. “The first sign of osteoporosis is usually discovered when we do a thorough gum and bone examination,” says Dr. Rafoth. Depending on what the dentist finds in the examination, taking into account… [ Read More ]

Seriously? Hi-Tech Tooth Extraction By Drone

Tuesday, April 1st
Enjoy the following YouTube video showing how a drone takes out a loose tooth. Entertaining? Yes! Serious? No! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkAo24N976Q [ Read More ]

Mini Dental Implants – Affordable And Immediate Results

Monday, March 3rd
Mini dental implants are gaining visibility. I have been placing these implants as a cost-effective alternative to conventional implants for YEARS. I can do same-day implant+tooth restoration for single or multiple teeth at a fraction of the cost. They also successfully stabilize loose dentures. One of our patients, Marge, approached our office because she could not keep her loose lower denture in place when she talked or ate. She was constantly suffering from sore spots where her denture would rub when it floated and shifted. Not having lower teeth for many years, Marge had suffered bone atrophy. This resulted in… [ Read More ]