With 40 years of oral-arts experience, Dr. Ken Hamada oversees a small, intimate practice that's devoted to providing personalized dental pampering. Beginning with a full exam and oral-cancer screening ($85), the one-hour comprehensive tooth-tinkering package includes a panorex x-ray ($125) and four bitewing x-rays ($60), followed by a basic cleaning ($97) and fluoride treatment ($40). Dr. Hamada also helps brighten and beautify bicuspids with his 30-minute exam and whitening package. Tooth technicians first march molars through a limited oral exam ($60) and four bitewing x-rays ($60) before teaching them how to tint themselves using the take-home Venus White system ($85) combined with simple meditations and a dried spaghetti noodle.
During the complete exam, a talented toothologist examines the chompers for any obvious red flags trapped between the teeth. To go further than the eye can see, any necessary x-rays are snapped for a behind-the-scenes peek at the relationship between mouthbones and jaw. The meticulous cleaning will remove buildup as no handheld bristles can, leaving smiles as sparkly and pristine as the day they were born.
The continually educated mouth specialists of Sunshine Dental keep smiles healthy with a tag team of preventative dentistry and modern technology. During the appointment, a licensed dentist scours the mouth for signs of decay, cavities, and lost gummy bears (a $97 value) with an attention to detail normally only exhibited by pickleball referees. X-rays, including four bitewings, an extraoral, and a panoramic (a $234 total value), allow the certified tooth whisperer to inspect cuisine crushers in greater depth in a set of black-and-white snapshots. Take-home whitening treatments evict the yellow from teeth with stain-fighting bleach and a sheriff-delivered court order. Mouths that return dutifully to the dental office every six months for a checkup receive additional treatments for free.
As one of the elite premier providers of Invisalign, Dr. Robert Knudson restores ragged smiles with Clearly Comfortable Smiles’ Invisalign services. After the introduction of Invisalign in 1999 as an alternative to metal orthodontics, Dr. Knudson mastered the administration of the straightening mouthpieces for adults, teens, and cheshire cats after hockey fights. Dr. Knudson also showcases his talents at Beautiful Dentistry, undertaking cosmetic repair projects ranging from teeth whitening and veneers to implants and dentures.
Dr. Max Bloeser outfits his dental office with the latest modern technology. That means not only advanced medical equipment such as intraoral cameras and digital x-ray machines, but also entertainment amenities—including Apple TV and Netflix—that take patients' minds off of their dental procedures. His friendly chairside manner also helps nervous patients feel at ease whether they are getting a routine cleaning or expertly installed dental implants.
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.