Friendly Staff

“Dr. Arthur is amazing and the staff are so friendly and professional! I’ve had unpleasant visits with other dentists in the past but they go above and beyond to make you comfortable and know you’re in good hands!” -Lilia Avila

Excellent Care

“Dr. Arthur and her team really rolled out the “Red Carpet” They greet you by name as soon as you walk in the door. I had a tooth ache which the Doctor determined needed a root canal. Not at all what anyone wants to hear. But she did not want me in pain so she and her staff stayed late to get it done right then. It was not near as bad as people tell you. The entire team was professional and kind. My tooth and I thank you!” -Tricia Reece

Quality Service, friendly staff, and in-depth checkup

“Dr. Arthur and her team are professional, kind, and thorough. I appreciate how they don’t rush patients in and out, they actually take the time to give them full quality care. I have been going here for 1 year and will continue going here. Great dentist!” -Taylor Cable

I was comfortable

“Dr. Arthur and her staff constantly made sure that I was comfortable during a tooth extraction and bone graph procedure. Also made a follow up call to check on my status. I could not be more pleased with the service they provided to me.” -Don P.

The Most Effective Teeth Whitening

Looking for a solution to a bright white smile? The white teeth phenomenon can be overwhelming – from simple solutions; such as Whitestrips out on the market, whitening toothpaste, brightening mouthwash, to a trip to your dentist for the professional options. What method of whitening teeth is the most effective when considering time, cost, and ultimately the end result? 1. The Basics of Teeth Whitening Before any decision is made, look at the causes of yellowing/dull teeth: Did you know fruits and vegetables can stain your teeth? According to Webmd, apples and potatoes can be contributing to a lackluster smile. Coffee. Yes, coffee consumption may be gradually discoloring your teeth. Smoking is the way to turn your teeth into a …

Dental care for children and teens

Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 17? Dental decay is the most common chronic disease in young people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Beginning with good hygiene habits from the start will go a long way to prevention. Here are some tips to help them along the way: Healthy habits are key. Teens, and younger kids as well, eat quick meals i.e. “nutrition” bars and fast food to stay alert and on schedule between school, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs. These habits can damage oral and overall health. Access to healthy snacks such as apples, carrot sticks and cheese is important. Keeping a travel-size toothbrush in a locker or backpack …

Did you know? Important Dental Facts

Love Cheese? The calcium and phosphorous found in cheese reduces the pH level in plaque and re-mineralizes the enamel. 60% of people don’t know A sore jaw, when combined with chest pain, can signal a heart attack-particularly in women. More interesting facts! Blue toothbrushes are used more often than red ones Each person’s set of teeth and tongue print are unique much like their fingerprints. The average woman smiles about 62 times a day, as opposed to 8 time by men. Kids laugh around 400 times a day while grown-ups only 15. According to the Academy of General dentistry, the average person only brushes for 45 to 70 seconds a day. The recommended amount of time is 2-3 minutes. Right handed …

Women and dental health

Did you know that women have dental care requirements at different stages throughout their lives? Women’s oral health needs are slightly different to men’s needs during different phases of their lives. Female hormone levels can exaggerate their body’s reaction to plaque bacteria: puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause. It is important for women to be especially vigilant in their dental care regime during these periods, brush and floss thoroughly at least 2x a day in order to avoid gum disease. Some women’s gums become slightly swollen and more prone to bleeding just before their periods, while others are prone to develop cold sores or canker sores. Luckily these symptoms usually disappear once their period begins. Oral contraceptives may inflame gums. If …

Treatment for Headaches and TMJ Disorders

Arthur Dental Group is one of a select few dentists in Kitsap County offering Treatment for Headaches and TMJ disorders. In a relaxing environment, Dr. Lisa Arthur will address your TMJ dental needs and take quick action to improve your life. Call today for an appointment (360) 782-1000 If you are on this page, you probably already have Googled as much as possible about your TMJ issues, but just in-case, here is a little information about what you might be experiencing. Some of the Common Symptoms of TMD: Pain in the jaw or face Headaches A popping or clicking of the jaw joints A crunching sound in the jaw joints Catching or locking of the jaw Pain when chewing Ear …