Every set of crooked teeth presents a welcome challenge for Dr. Young. The seasoned orthodontist has been straightening smiles for more than 25 years, and is constantly introducing new techniques and technologies into his practice to ensure his patients have access to cutting-edge care. To create beautiful, confident smiles, he uses many different types of braces, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, gold braces, braces carved from a single block of ice, and the Invisalign system, which uses clear aligners instead of braces, to gradually shift teeth into place.
Lake Washington Dental's Dr. Jake Park doesn't just want people in his community to have brighter smiles; his passion spreads well beyond city, county, and country borders. When Dr. Park isn't at his practice, he is often lending his dental expertise to underserved regions of the world at no cost, such as Mexico, Thailand, and Vietnam. At his hometown Kirkland practice, his prides himself on his use of some of the latest in dental technology, including digital x-ray machines, laser cavity detectors, and an advanced Tooth Fairy–detection system.
Dr. Majed Moawad helms Straight Pearls Orthodontics and Kids Dentistry, where he works tirelessly to straighten sets of teeth. In practice for 15 years, Dr. Moawad has set his share of teeth on their way to pearly perfection with a variety of braces forged from materials such as steel, gold, and ceramics. Additionally, he improves dental alignment with clear Invisalign braces, expertly crafted according to data culled during low-radiation digital x-rays. Dr. Moawad's friendly demeanor makes a greater contribution to the comfort of his office's atmosphere than would a requirement that all patients snuggle with a heap of cashmere cardigans.
After studying biochemistry and molecular biology as an undergrad, the Dr. Gannon B. Stahl earned his dental degree at the prestigious University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Stahl has garnered acclaim from both patients and fellow dentists—he was named the best cosmetic dentist in Seattle magazine's Best of 2010 Reader's Choice Awards, and awarded a spot on the Seattle Met's peer-nominated Top Dentists lists in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
To elevate his expertise, Dr. Stahl uses state-of-the-art technology during treatments at Pineview Aesthetic & Family Dentistry. He wields a laser to target periodontal disease, and employs a CEREC 3-D imaging and milling machine to create same-day crowns or tiny busts of medieval kings. Dr. Stahl extends his warmth and expertise outside the walls of his clinic, donating a significant amount of his profits to charities and the local community, and providing free dental care for people in need.
As long as the Oregon Trail, the list of services at Bellevue Park Dental emphasizes preventative care and doesn't skimp on advanced technology. The staff uses digital imaging that reduces the number of exams a patient needs and intraoral cameras that light up the mouth the same way robots smile?with LED lights. Despite its focus on the best modern equipment, the team doesn't neglect the simplest mandate of a professional medical establishment, though: a clean, safe office. Bellevue Park makes it their business to follow every last guideline set forth by the OSHA, EPA, and CDC. This means they chemically disinfect all surfaces, sterilize all nondisposable tools before each use, and refuse to admit any dogs that haven't showered and put on their finest suit. A family practice, Bellevue Park Dental welcomes all types of patients into this sterling environment and also offers a full lineup of cosmetic and orthodontic treatments.
Describing his dental work as a mission to "motivate, educate, and promote good oral health that can last a lifetime," Dr. Bill Wong and Dr. Peter Wong help to keep mouths pristine with general and cosmetic services. Using Zoom! whitening treatments, Invisalign tooth-straighteners, and an onsite ceramic tooth-fabricating machine, the dental duo can impose order on even the most jumbled of toothscapes. They also perform preventive measures, such as routine exams and x-rays, to ensure dental problems don't manifest themselves as cavities or tooth graffiti.