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Do You Have to See a Dental Specialist? (True Story)

Before and after photos of a real patient

Today, we’re going to address the question: Do I have to see a dental specialist? Many patients don’t like the idea of seeing a dental specialist because it means another dentist, appointment, bill, insurance claim, and so on. It may even stress you out if you suffer from dental anxiety or fear. That’s why you’ll […]

Your Quick Guide on Cosmetic Dentistry

A woman in floral top smiling with her cosmetic dentistry smile

What is cosmetic dentistry? Short answer: Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry focusing on improving the appearance of your smile. If you don’t like the way your smile looks, this is right up your alley. Interested in learning more, like types of treatments and benefits? Carry on reading! The full cosmetic dentistry definition Cosmetic […]

Interested in Dental Implants? Hear This Patient’s Story!

Before and after dental implants photos

Today, we have the honor of featuring a real patient’s dental implants before-and-after case. You’ll learn about his smile journey, including how we made dental implants affordable for him. Why he needed dental implants Like most people with missing teeth: Our patient wasn’t happy with his inability to chew food comfortably or effectively. And over […]

Check Out This Invisalign Before and After Transformation

Invisalign before and after photos with text, "The benefits of Invisalign® go beyond straight teeth."

Thinking about straightening your teeth? What’s your reason? If you’re like most: You want to improve your smile’s appearance. But did you also know: Straightening your teeth can offer health benefits? In this quick case study, we’ll take a look at a real patient of Dr. Dominick Curalli. This patient chose to straighten his teeth […]

Safety at Smile Ballard during a pandemic

  Whether its your job employment, wearing a mask everywhere you go or hoping that you have enough hand sanitizer to make it through the week, 2020 has definitely changed our lives in all sorts of ways.  Even coming to the dentist is a bit different now, being greeted by our front office staff in […]