Dr. Jen Kim, DDS
Kirkland, WA Family and Cosmetic Dentist

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3 Reasons Why You Owe Yourself a Cosmetic Consultation

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Are you ready to take your smile to the next level?

Your smile is a powerful tooth that can help you achieve great things, and here are 3 reasons why you owe yourself a cosmetic consultation:

A Beautiful Smile Gives You Confidence

Did you know that people who have beautiful teeth smile more often and are perceived as more confident and successful? Confidence is the main ingredient that can help you reach your goals in your personal and professional relationships. Whether you need a tooth repaired or replaced, cosmetic dentistry offers numerous options for improving and enhancing your smile.

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Oral Health

Believe it or not, a beautiful and healthy smile ...

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Treating the Entire Family

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Your life is plenty busy, and the last thing you need is having to remember which family member sees which dentist!

Family Dentistry in Kirkland, WA

At Jen Kim Dentistry, we’ve solved that particular problem for you. As a family dentist in Kirkland, WA, Dr. Kim is thrilled to provide outstanding dental care to every member of your family – from the youngest members to the most senior!

Dr. Kim’s experience and expertise give her the knowledge and skill necessary to treat the specific issues that are unique to every stage of life. Whether your child is sucking her thumb or your grandfather is in need of comfortable, well-fitting dentures, we are ...

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Caring for Your Dental Implant

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Have you decided on a dental implant to replace your missing tooth?

Are you still gathering information before making your decision?

We know that dental implants are an investment, and it’s important to have the information you need before you decide.

One question we frequently is: “How do I take care of my dental implants?” Kirkland dentist Dr. Jen Kim has great news for you! One of the best features of dental implants is how similar they are to your own teeth – and how easy they are to care for!

Brushing and Flossing

Just like with your natural teeth, you will want to brush your implant twice daily and floss once daily. Although ...

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3 Steps to Building Oral Health Habits as a Family

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If you’ve spent time nagging your kids (or your spouse!) to do a better job with their oral hygiene, you might feel like building good oral health habits in your family is an impossible task.

We have great news for you, however – it’s not!

As a family dentist in Kirkland, WA, Dr. Jen Kim has seen plenty of families turn their less-than-stellar home dental care into much healthier habits. And we know you can do it too!

Try these ideas to make home care simpler and more likely to happen:

1. Set a Good Example

This is not a situation for “do as I say not as I do!” If you aren’t practicing ...

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How Does Invisalign Work?

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Have you been thinking about orthodontic treatment to correct crooked or misaligned teeth? You might be looking for a provider who offers treatment with Invisalign in Kirkland, WA.

Invisalign May Work For You

Dr. Jen Kim of Jen Kim Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is proud to offer Invisalign treatment to our patients and happy to answer your questions regarding this innovative new orthodontic option.

Unlike bracket-and-wire braces, Invisalign uses clear, plastic aligners to gently nudge your teeth into the proper position.

Your Invisalign Treatment Plan

Your entire treatment is planned out from the start, and Dr. Kim will let you know exactly what to expect. The data, measurements, and treatment plan will be sent ...

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The Dental Implant Process

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Dental Implants in Kirkland, WA

Dental implants are a popular option for tooth replacement, and with good reason! Unlike bridges, dental implants won’t leave you with any gaps in your mouth, and implants actually look and feel like full, natural teeth. Implants are a great option for most cases where a patient needs a full tooth replacement!

The first step towards getting dental implants is to visit an experienced dentist. If you have missing teeth, the surrounding teeth have to work harder to compensate, making it important to get proper treatment before this causes any other serious issues. A dentist will be able to determine if dental implants are the right ...

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How Do We Screen For Oral Cancer?

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Brushing, flossing, and regular visits to the dentist are the best ways to maintain your oral health, yet, it can still be possible for those with great oral hygiene to develop oral cancer. Because oral cancer can be difficult to detect by symptoms alone, it is important to get an oral cancer screening regularly. At Jen Kim Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we provide our patients in the Kirkland, WA area Velscope oral cancer screening in order to catch and treat oral cancer early.  

What are Velscope Oral Cancer Screenings?

Usually, oral cancer screenings involve your dentist feeling your face and neck for any unusual lumps and then looking at ...

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