Fill Cavities Invisibly [video]

Not too long ago, your only filling options were gold or a silver-colored material called amalgam. Perhaps you even have one or more of these metal fillings in your mouth. At Marineland Dental Care, we offer tooth-colored porcelain fillings, which match your enamel perfectly in hue and sheen. We can use them on new cavities or replace old metal fillings that are past their prime. To learn ...

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Let Go of These Bad Dental Habits

Your teeth deserve a little respect. They don’t deserve to be misused, abused, or taken for granted. Now, chances are, you don’t even realize you’re not treating your smile right. Sometimes we fall into harmful behaviors without thinking much about them. But now is the time to stop. Taking care of your teeth and gums maximizes your chances that they will remain healthy for the long ...

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“To me he’s the tooth artist” [video]

There are plenty of dentists near Michelle’s home. But she wants the best. That’s why she drives 50 miles out of her way to come to Marineland Dental Care. She loves Dr. Hadley’s combination of experience, compassion, and artistry. She knows that she can rely on him for excellent dental work and that his caring nature will always make her feel comfortable. “I know that when I come to ...

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Repair Your Damaged Smile with Restorative Dentistry

Your teeth are strong and durable and can serve you well indefinitely. That does not mean they are invincible, however. A fall off a bike or a stray ball can knock a tooth right out of its socket. A split-second decision to put your pearly whites to work opening a stubborn package can result in a painfully cracked tooth. And then there are infections requiring root canal therapy and the cavities ...

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Oral Hygiene Cheat Sheet [infographic]

Assuming no problems, you set foot in our dental office only twice per year. So it’s essential that you take excellent care of your teeth and gums at home. This means not only brushing, but brushing correctly. And not forgetting to floss. Follow these preventive dentistry fundamentals for a mouth that stays healthy for life. And schedule your next cleaning and exam at Marineland Dental ...

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How Gum Disease Destroys Your Smile

People tend to worry a lot about tooth decay and cavities, but give gum disease little thought until it affects them. But periodontal disease is something that you should be concerned about. For one thing, it’s surprisingly common. The Centers for Disease Control says it afflicts nearly half of Americans over the age of 30, and 70% over the age of 65. It is the leading cause of permanent tooth ...

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“They just seem like family to me now.” [video]

Katie has had bad experiences with dentists in the past. Practices where she felt like a number, where the doctor pulled her tooth before she was sufficiently numb. Then she came to Marineland Dental Care and discovered a totally different type of experience. She loves that Dr. Hadley listens to her and her concerns. The staff members stay long term and make her feel like a part of their ...

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Missing Teeth & Oral Health

Observed annually on March 20th, World Oral Health Day is meant to raise awareness of the importance of oral health and its role in maintaining overall well being. Today we’d like to discuss the particular issue of missing teeth. You may think of this as merely a cosmetic problem, but it’s far more. When you have a gap in your smile, it is not just unsightly. It may have serious ...

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Cleanings & Exams Keep Your Mouth Healthy [video]

Today is National Dentist’s Day, and Dr. Walter Hadley of Marineland Dental Care would like to remind you of the importance of practicing good oral hygiene and coming in for a professional cleaning and exam every six months. If you are looking for a new dental home, we want to welcome you to our lovely Kennewick, WA office. At Marineland Dental Care, we combine a phenomenal staff, top-notch ...

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Debut Your Movie Star Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

If you’re anything like us, in just three short days, you will be perched in front of your television watching a parade of celebrities walk the red carpet into Los Angeles’s Dolby Theatre. Yep, the 90th Academy Awards ceremony is Sunday night. So get ready to be awed by the opulent gowns, dapper tuxedos, glittering jewelry, and — certain exceptions notwithstanding — flawless smiles ...

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