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Good Oral Health Habits When You're Pregnant

Dr. Thomas Sweeney and Dr. Neal Raval and our team at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue will tell you that good oral health habits when you are pregnant are very important. A plaque or ...
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New Year's Day Around the World

New Year’s Day marks the beginning of the calendar year in most parts of the world. The holiday is celebrated on January 1st of each year. Customs and celebrations vary by country, religion, and ...
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Periodontal Health During Pregnancy

If you are expecting, it is critical to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both your health and the health of your little one. This includes maintaining your regimen of brushing twice per day and ...
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Good Oral Health Habits When You're Pregnant

Dr. Thomas Sweeney and Dr. Neal Raval and our team at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue will tell you that good oral health habits when you are pregnant are very important. A plaque or ...
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The Safety of Dental X-Rays

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to avoid dental X-rays, but you may ...
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We are committed to your oral health!

Dental visits are often negatively associated with discomfort in many people’s minds. But at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue, Dr. Thomas Sweeney and Dr. Neal Raval and our team ...
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I can't stop grinding my teeth! How can a dentist help?

Dr. Thomas Sweeney and Dr. Neal Raval will tell you that while you are sleep, your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up with headaches, facial pain, neck aches, or a sore jaw, you ...
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Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including strep and staph, are ...
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Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including strep and staph, are ...
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What exactly is tinnitus?

It’s estimated that about one in every five people is affected by tinnitus, which is a ringing or noise in the ears. But tinnitus isn’t a condition in itself; it’s actually the ...
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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

In our continuing efforts to provide the most advanced technology and highest quality care available to our patients at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue, we proudly screen our patients ...
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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

In our continuing efforts to provide the most advanced technology and highest quality care available to our patients at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue, we proudly screen our patients ...
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What are Dental Implants?

Do you have a space where a tooth used to be? Were you born with a missing tooth? Are you getting ready for dentures? You may be a good candidate for a dental implant. Metal dental implants were ...
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Restore Your Gums to a Healthier State with Osseous Surgery

Osseous surgery, or bone surgery, is a procedure that involves reshaping the bone that holds one or more teeth in place, as well as removing or reshaping deformities and irregularities under the gum. ...
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Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths

At Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue, we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent. ...
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What are dental crowns?

A dental crown is often called a “cap.” A dental crown covers all of the visible parts of the tooth and has many functions and reasons for placement. There are several different types of ...
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You broke your tooth; now what?

You may have bitten down on a hard food or object, or perhaps you had a cavity that weakened your tooth. Either way, your tooth is now broken, and the steps you take to care for it will determine ...
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Easing Your Allergies with Latex-Free Dentistry

Imagine this scenario: you go to the dentist to have a cavity filled, and an hour after the procedure you have a runny nose, scratchy throat, and your arms are breaking out in blotchy, red hives. In ...
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Treating Gum Recession with Tissue Grafting

One of the concerns we sometimes hear at Implant and Periodontic Specialists of Bellevue is, “My gums just don’t look the same they once did. What is causing this?” Our gums recede ...
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HPV and Oral Cancer

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is best known as a sexually transmitted infection. In the United States, HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, with 79 million Americans currently ...
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How Crown Lengthening Can Improve Your Smile

Crown lengthening, also known as a gum lift, is generally performed by Dr. Thomas Sweeney and Dr. Neal Raval in order to improve the health of the gum tissue, or to prepare the mouth for restorative ...
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Why Visiting the Emergency Room for Your Dental Problem isn't a Good Idea

Emergency rooms are for emergencies, so before you head to the hospital because of a dental problem, you need to ask yourself this question: Is what you're experiencing really a medical emergency? ...
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Minimally Invasive Dentistry

As the field of dentistry advances and the use of technology in the field increases, the concept of minimally invasive dentistry has emerged. Preservation of a healthy set of natural teeth for each ...
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Fluorosis: What is it?

Many people think dental fluorosis is a disease, but it’s not; it’s a condition that affects the appearance of your tooth’s enamel, not the function or health of the teeth. These ...
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What is a water pick and do I need one?

Water picks, sometimes called “oral irrigators,” make an excellent addition to your regular home care regimen of brushing and flossing. Especially helpful to those who suffer from ...
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What Sets Us Apart

  • 2 Convenient Locations
  • Periodontic & Implant Specialists
  • Affordable Payment Plans
  • Most Major Insurance Accepted
  • Pain-Free Sedation Dentistry
  • Customized Treatment Plans
  • Highly-Trained Team
  • Emergencies Welcome
  • Personalized Care
  • Treating Patients Ages 5 & Older
  • Specialist Care for Over 30 Years
  • Seattle Met Top Dentist 2016 & 2017

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Preferred Providers

  • Washington Dental Service/Delta Dental Of Washington
  • All Delta Dental
  • Premera
  • Regence
  • Lifewise

Providers

  • Cigna
  • L&I

As a courtesy to our patients, we bill all dental insurance companies.

We do not accept Apple Care or DSHS.

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