What's New Dental Blog

Dental Fears Patient Aurora Found She Could Trust Our Care
30
Aug

Being Heard Helps With My Dental Anxiety

“Visiting the dentist” has been a scary & fearful experience for Aurora. Even hearing the words “you have an upcoming dental appointment” created a lot of anxiousness for her. While Aurora still suffers from dental fears, she’s found that it’s easier to cope with these fears now because she has a dentist and dental care...
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Dental Patient Hilarie
07
Jul

A Calming & Welcoming Dental Experience Unlike Any Other

Hilarie hadn’t been to a dentist in a few years, and when she chose to visit Dr. Bill Gilbert for her dental care she discovered a more calming, and scenic dental environment like no other. Living in Ballard, she felt her 20 minute drive to see a Bellevue dentist was well worth it!
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Tooth Brushing 101
16
Jun

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly? Take the Brushing Refresher 101

Did you know that only 1 out of 10 people correctly brush their tooth in order to prevent tooth decay?
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Dry Mouth Harms Your Oral Health
19
May

What is Dry Mouth and How Does it Harm Your Teeth?

When chronic dry mouth gets in the way of letting your saliva do its job bad things can happen to your oral health.
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Meet Chance Our Dental Therapy Dog
06
May

Making Friends and Keeping Patients Calm – Meet Dental Therapy Dog Chance

Every day is the greatest day ever for our beloved staff member Chance, who easily makes friends and keeps everyone calm, while also finding time to keep an eye out on the squirrels outside.
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Teeth Grinding Damages Your Teeth
25
Apr

Don’t Let Teeth Grinding Ruin Your Teeth – Get a Night Guard

We’ve seen a lot more people lately with damaged teeth associated with teeth grinding and clenching. According to recent studies, this seems to be the case throughout the country.
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Do you suffer from tooth sensitivity?
14
Apr

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?

It’s a sensitive subject for roughly 1 out of every 8 Americans. And there are probably many others who are aware of it, but just haven’t let their voices be heard yet.
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Bill Gilbert Voted Best Seattle Dentists
19
Mar

Bill Gilbert Recognized as a Top Seattle & Bellevue Dentist

Your friendly Bellevue neighborhood dentist Bill Gilbert DDS was once again voted as one of the best dentists in the Seattle area! That’s 9 years in a row now!
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13
Mar

Make Spring Even Brighter with Your New Smile

Is it time to break out your smile again? Spring is here! The days are getting longer (and sunnier!) Spring is the perfect time to awaken your smile after a long winter, and a dreary 2020! And now you can save a little extra with our take-home whitening treatments!
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COVID safe dental care for Bellevue
18
Jan

I Now Feel Safe When I Visit A Dentist

Throughout her adult life, Michelle has suffered from dental anxiety. While she still feels those fears whenever she sits in a dental chair, she’s found a dental practice where she feels safe, because she knows that she is heard.
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Tori talks about dental fears
04
Jan

Living With Dental Anxiety & How Dr. Gilbert Helped Me Get My Smile Back

A bad dental experience at an early age created a life long fear of visiting the dentist for Tori until she found her way to our dental practice. Through a combination of communication, good listening, and a little extra TLC, we’ve been able to help Tori feel more comfortable about visiting the dentist, and more...
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Friendly Bellevue Neighborhood Dentist Bill
11
Dec

How We Help Patients with Dental Fears & Anxiety

There are 3 things that patients with dental fears rely on from Dr. Gilbert. “All the patients that I treat in my office, I can promise you that your experience will always be pain free, we won’t judge you, and we’ll always listen,” says Dr. Gilbert.
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Stressed? Night Guards can protect from teeth grinding.
06
Nov

Feeling Stressed? It Might Be Time for a Night Guard

Just a few years ago, back in those care-free, non-stressful days of 2017, a Gallup poll claimed that only 81% of Americans felt stressed on a daily basis. Move forward to our current time, and our stress levels are now at a teeth-clenching high! Presidential elections. COVID. Kids remote learning. Social distancing. Forest fires. The...
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Comfort Dentistry for Bellevue
14
May

Our Office is Open Again – Here’s How We’re Making your Visit more Safe

Welcome back! We’re excited to see you and offer all of our dental care services to you again! When you come in for your next appointment, you will notice some changes, as we’ve added more precautions to help keep you and our staff safe.
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Meet Chance!
30
Mar

Coronavirus & Dental Care Update

You may have questions about how we’re handling dental care, appointments and issues involving the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the recent state mandate by Governor Inslee, our office will be available to our patients for emergency care between now and May 18th until recommendations are updated.
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