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Making Back To School Cool

Did you know that 1 out of 32 children in Washington classrooms are homeless? These children may have lost most or all of their personal possessions which can make “back to school” a very difficult time. Project Cool is an important local organization which ensures that hundreds of homeless children and youth start the new […]

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Kathy is retiring!

Kathy is retiring!

After assisting Drs. Bryant and Junge for 30 years (to the day) Kathy DuCharme retired on June 15. Kathy and her husband have a great love of skiing and the outdoors, and they are looking forward to being free to travel without the restriction of a work schedule. While we are excited for her new […]

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Heather Renn: skilled surgical assistant, passionate gardener and world traveler.

Heather Renn: skilled surgical assistant, passionate gardener and world traveler.

A single event in Heather Renn’s adolescence inspired her career choice – getting braces! She entered Dental Assistant school right after graduating from high school and got her first job in the field at only 19. At Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics, Heather stays busy assisting the doctors with surgical procedures, surgical ordering and management, and […]

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Casey Johnson:  Consummate office manager, proud mom and multiple home-owner

Casey Johnson: Consummate office manager, proud mom and multiple home-owner

When recent college graduate Casey Johnson began her first job in 1986, little did she know that twenty-eight years later, she would still be part of the Bryant & Junge team. As she describes it, she didn’t choose her career, “the career chose me!” As the practice’s accomplished office manager, Casey believes her most important […]

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Drs. Bryant & Junge selected a 5th consecutive time as “Top Dentists” by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Drs. Bryant & Junge selected a 5th consecutive time as “Top Dentists” by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Seattle Met magazine collaborated with TopDentists, a national survey company, to create their 2014 list. It sent ballots containing names of specialists and general dentists to local members of the American Dental Association and other dental societies in King, Snohomish, Kitsap and Pierce Counties. Each group was asked to evaluate the dentists they knew (and […]

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We mourn the passing of our mentor and friend, Dr. Ralph Yuodelis

We mourn the passing of our mentor and friend, Dr. Ralph Yuodelis

It is with great sadness that we are writing to inform you of the passing of our dear friend, mentor and colleague, Dr. Ralph Yuodelis. As many of our patients know, Dr. Yuodelis practiced in our office for twenty-eight years. It was both a pleasure and an honor to work alongside this legend in Restorative […]

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Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics in 2013 Seattle Magazine Top Docs Issue

Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics in 2013 Seattle Magazine Top Docs Issue

Seattle Magazine is the area’s definitive city + regional magazine that helps people get the most out of living in the Puget Sound. It delivers the best of everything each month and every July the magazine prints the Top Docs list based on peer-driven votes. It was in this issue that Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics […]

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Joan Shelton-Palelek: accomplished dental hygienist, passionate equestrian.

Joan Shelton-Palelek: accomplished dental hygienist, passionate equestrian.

This month will mark Joan’s 25th anniversary as a clinical dental hygienist in our practice, but she hasn’t been resting on her laurels. Joan’s love of dental hygiene and her continual quest for excellence recently took her “back to school”. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, while earning a Bachelor of Science as an additional degree […]

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Drs. Bryant & Junge Selected as “Top Dentists” by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Drs. Bryant & Junge Selected as “Top Dentists” by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Seattle Met magazine collaborated with TopDentists, a national survey company, to create their 2013 list. It sent ballots containing names of specialists and general dentists to local members of the American Dental Association and other dental societies in King, Snohomish, Kitsap and Pierce Counties. Each group was asked to evaluate the dentists they knew (and […]

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Treating patients with a specific developmental dental disorder (amelogenesis imperfecta)

Treating patients with a specific developmental dental disorder (amelogenesis imperfecta)

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a disorder of tooth development in which there is abnormal enamel formation. People with amelogenesis imperfecta have sensitive, misshapen and discolored teeth (usually yellow, brown or gray) that are very soft and vulnerable to decay. This is an inherited, genetically linked condition. But, since several genes affect the formation of enamel, amelogenesis […]

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Sarah Arce: Welcoming office administrator, wonderful new mom and wife!

Sarah Arce: Welcoming office administrator, wonderful new mom and wife!

A lot of people say they love their job, but Sarah means it. By getting to work with such an amazing group of people, Sarah really enjoys her days in Bryant & Junge’s dental office. “Being part of a team that is so passionate about the work they do and the people they help is, […]

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The simple truth about cavities.

The simple truth about cavities.

Dental cavities, also called tooth decay or dental caries, are caused by bacteria in the mouth. When these bacteria come into contact with carbohydrates (especially sugars), they quickly multiply, forming a biofilm on the teeth called dental plaque. The bacteria in plaque produce acid to help them digest the carbohydrates, and therein lies the problem. […]

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Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics in 2012 Seattle Magazine Top Docs Issue

Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics in 2012 Seattle Magazine Top Docs Issue

Seattle Magazine is the area’s definitive city + regional magazine that helps people get the most out of living in the Puget Sound. It delivers the best of everything each month and every July the magazine prints the Top Docs list based on peer-driven votes. It was in this issue that Bryant & Junge Prosthodontics […]

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Dr. Junge gives back in Bhutan

Dr. Junge gives back in Bhutan

As a private pilot, Dr. Junge was well aware of the lack of healthcare in these poor, remote areas. A previous mission had taken him to the Amazon. This time, he wanted to reach out to Asia. “These places have no infrastructure,” he notes. “There are so many people in need.” He devoted upwards of […]

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VELscope screenings help reduce oral cancer risks.

VELscope screenings help reduce oral cancer risks.

Oral cancer starts out as a tiny lesion in the soft tissue of the mouth, which includes your lips and tongue. In the early stages, these lesions are usually painless. And because they may form in places you can’t see, like the roof of the mouth, they often go unnoticed until the cancer has spread. […]

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