NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19To do our part in supporting community health and in compliance with the Governor of Washington State's Proclamation, our office is suspending all non-essential dental care through May 18, 2020.
We are still available for emergency services Monday through Thursday. We are contacting each patient scheduled over the coming weeks to discuss their appointment and reschedule you to a future date.
Thank you for your understanding, and we wish everyone health during this stressful time.
If you have questions or are experiencing a dental emergency please call us at 509-525-9474 and we will respond in a timely manner.
We look forward to seeing all of our lovely patients in person again soon!
Sincerely, Dr. Patrick Sharkey, Dr. Patty Martin, and Dr. Kimberly Murdoch
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Pregnancy Can Affect Your Dental Health
Visiting the Dentist While Pregnant
Vaping and Your Teeth: What to Know
Happy Birthday Dr. Martin
Did you know that cavities are contagious?
Skipping Mouthwash Leaves Your Mouth In Harm's Way
Is Sparkling Water Bad For Your Teeth?
Preventing Halitosis in Everyday Life
The Negative Effects Smoking Has The Health of Walla Walla Citizens
Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?
12 Tips for a Healthy Halloween
Jack-o-Lantern Photo Contest!
Sleep Apnea - What can you do about it?
Sleep Apnea - What can you do about it?
How Fluoride Treatments Help Your Teeth
5 Things Your Dental Hygienist Does During Your Dental Cleaning
Meet Dr. Hernandez, the Dentist filling in while Dr. Martin is on maternity leave
Saliva: The Unsung Hero of Oral Health
What is Gum Disease?
Skipping Mouthwash Leaves Your Mouth in Harm's Way
Why Replacing Lost Teeth Is Important
Four Reasons You Have Bad Breath
The Facts You Need to Know About Baby Teeth
Why Teeth Whitening Is Important
7 A.M. Dental Appointments = No Missed Work!
Prevention is The Best Protection Against Dental Infection
Foods That Are Good For Your Smile
Smoking Facilitates Plaque Buildup
2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
Dental Tips for your Thanksgiving Celebration
Stay Healthy This Fall & Winter
Halloween Candy And Cavities
A Dental Implant Is One of the Most Effective Methods for Restoring a Missing Tooth
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Implants: Just The Facts
The Benefits of Eating Red Produce
3 WAYS STRESS AFFECTS YOUR ORAL HEALTH
Combat Your Pumpkin Spice Latte Habit with Teeth Whitening this Fall
Dental Care for Babies
How to Enjoy Coffee Without Staining Your Teeth
What is the big deal about baby teeth?
Answering Common Dental Questions
Sedation Dentistry: A lifeline for patients with dental fears
The Science Behind the Causes of Tooth Pain
Key Vitamins and Minerals You Should be Enjoying this Summer for a Healthy Mouth
CEREC Same Day Crowns at Stone Creek Dental Care
Brush, Floss, Rinse - What Should You Be Doing First?
Can Eating Chocolate Improve Your Dental Health?
Solutions for Dry Mouth
The Mouth Sore Affliction
What To Do When You Are Missing A Tooth
Foods that Help Strengthen Kids’ Teeth
Join Dr. Martin for the Pendleton Whisky Musicfest this July!
7:00 AM Dental Appointments = No Missed Work!
Is Dental Anxiety Real? Where Does It Come From?
SMILE BIG - It may just change your life!
How to Encourage Children to Floss
8 Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling
Three Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun For Your Kids!
Five Ways to Stop Tooth Pain Before Visiting the Dentist
Preparing Your Teeth for Valentine’s Day
What is a tooth worth?
Seven Tips to Make Your Mornings Magical (Again...)
Use it or lose it! You dental insurance that is. Come December 31st it goes away and DOES NOT roll over!
What to Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Visit to Stone Creek Dental Care
Have You Been Hearing About the Benefits of Homemade Toothpaste? Here is One of Our Favorites!
Are You at Risk for Tooth Loss?
What to do in a Dental Emergency
Real Men Floss
Do Your Teeth Hurt When You Wake Up in the Morning?
Dental Benefits of Eating Pumpkin
Protecting Your Teeth When Coffee is Your Morning Staple
Preventing Infections In Your Mouth
How Alder Family Dental Is Keeping You Safe From The Coronavirus
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