We May Suggest a Dental Filling to Restore a Tooth

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a restoration that may be used by Drs. Packard and Packard when a tooth has decay. The filling is placed to restore the tooth to its normal function and shape after the decay is removed. Do I need a dental filling? When you visit Creekside Dental for a routine dental appointment,... read more »

How a Dental Bridge Is Placed

When a tooth is lost, Drs. Packard and Packard may recommend a dental bridge in Yakima, Washington, to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. A false tooth with a dental crown attached to each side make up a dental bridge. The crowns are placed on the teeth on either side of the gap to support the dental bridge.... read more »

Dental Care through Time

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions. Dental care has changed drastically over the years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. Packard, Dr. Packard, and our team at Creekside Dental are excited to explore the history of dentistry with you. The first text found documenting dentistry dates back to 5000 BC. Sumerians wrote that... read more »

How to Keep Your Dentures in Prime Condition

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Don’t Sleep with Your Dentures Do not sleep with your dentures in place unless Drs. Packard and Packard advise you to do so. Our dentists may recommend this if you have... read more »