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
Your smile says a lot, and we want to help you make it even brighter. At Alder Family Dental, we offer complete health dentistry, and that includes presenting the best smile when trying to make a good impression. Cosmetic dentistry is not just large, expensive procedures, there is a whole range of options available that can make a significant impact on your look. Following an evaluation with our dentists, he can offer a variety of options and information, together, you can determine what is right for you.
Why do our patients ask about cosmetic dentistry?
For years, you may have taken your perfect smile for granted, but with time comes the wear. Our teeth can begin to look dingy, stained, uneven, or chipped. As we realize that our teeth have lived life hard, and that time is beginning to show, you may begin to hide your smile. Problems such as natural imperfections, accidental damage, or food stains can cause embarrassment and even social anxiety. We don't want you to dim your smile because of your teeth. At our dentists, we can fix teeth that are stained, chipped, or crooked, and we may be able to do this faster and easier than you think.
Dental ImplantsWe can restore teeth that are missing, or provide you a post to attach a dental appliance, with the placement of a dental implant. A dental implant is a titanium metal post that is designed to replace missing teeth, by placing the implant directly into your jawbone. Titanium is a metal with the unique ability of being biocompatible, meaning your living tissue will not reject it, and in fact it will grow around it, making it strong and firm in its placement. Once the post is firmly in place, we can place one of multiple dental prosthetics on top, including a single dental crown, or provide a strong post for a dental bridge or denture. Dental implants are considered a permanent solution, their lifespan is greater than 20 years and improving more each day.
Traditional BracesOur office now provides traditional orthodontics to patients of all ages! A complimentary consultation is offered to see if you are a candidate.
InvisalignInvisalign is the invisible way to straighten teeth without braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten teeth, without metal or wires.
Sleep Apnea/SnoringDepending on the severity of the condition, there are a number of methods used to treat snoring and sleep apnea.
We are happy to answer all of your cosmetic dental questions and encourage you to schedule an evaluation. You may be surprised at what we can do and how we can enhance your look. For more information, contact us by calling our front desk at (509)-525-9474.