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Dr. Jeff Malyon

Dentistry
Bellevue, WA
38 years experience male

Locations

Lake Hills Family Dentistry

Bellevue, WA

Address

14858 Lake Hills Blvd, Suite C-1, Bellevue, WA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

4257469870

Office

Bellevue, WA

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Specialties
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Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
24 Agrees
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Front teeth: Oftentimes the lower front teeth do not touch the upper front teeth, and that is ok. It is optimal for these teeth to lightly touch when biting straig... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Common issue: A lot of people have a white border to their tongue. It can be due to several different factors, and only rarely is it a cause for concern. You should... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Many possibilities: Your tongue can be irritated or change color for many reasons. Ingredients from mouthwashes and toothpastes can cause problems, as can certain foods. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Not always: Many fillings can last for several years. A silver filling can last 30+ years and still be fine. Problems can arise when recurrent decay forms, or whe... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Decay; exposed root: A tooth can be sensitive to cold temperature, or an ingredient in the mouthwash due to either an exposed root surface, or a cavity.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: It would be important to wash or rinse out your affected eye(s) as thoroghly and soon after the incident as possible. Some ingredients in the paste co... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Not so bad: If a wisdon tooth that is a "bony impaction" needs to be extracted, it is usually just a thin layer of bone that needs to be removed to access the too... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
There are two types: Direct bonding is when layers of tooth-colored filling material is applied to a tooth by a dentist in one appointment. The dentist shapes and polis... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Food reaction?: Bumps on the tongue could be caused by acidic foods. If so, they should go away on their own within a few days. If they last longer, see a dentist.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Possible medication : You should ask your doctor about these possible side effects to your medications.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Infection: It is important to brush your tongue when you brush your teeth--at least twice daily.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: An infant teething can become irritable, develop a runny nose, and need more sleep.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Likely not infection: Dark coloration can occur when a silver, or amalgam filling is adjacent the soft tissue of the mouth. If it is sore, or changes size, shape or color ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Soft foods: Any nutritious food that is soft or ground in a blender/food processor.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Offer: Offer a reward to your child who sucks their thumb or finger after about age 5.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Not in my opinion: Some people worry about the mercury that is in silver fillings but no scientific evidence shows definitive health problems related to this type of fil... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Upper wisdom teeth: Some upper wisdom teeth roots may be close to or even into the sinus cavity. The dentist would likely be able to see this on an x-ray. Problems could... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
10 years or more: How long a filling lasts depends on several factors. A tooth-colored filling should last 10 to 15 years before it needs to be repaired or replaced. A ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Bad breath: Many things can contribute to bad breath. It usually helps to brush the roof of the mouth and tongue. Better yet is to get a tounge scraper to clean t... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Possible connection: Mouthwash can have a high percentage of alcohol content and if used regularly over several days or weeks, may dry out the soft tissues. There are othe... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Teeth : Teeth will often have a tendency to collect a "residue" along the gumline due to inadequate brushing technique. The contour of teeth where they meet t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
New filling?: Diet is the most common cause of a metallic taste.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Long lasting?: It's not unusual to get some small bumps or spots in response to certain foods (eg:acidic) sometimes a spot might be caused by an infection or disease... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Dried tissue: Alcohol in mouth rinses can be beneficial in that it kills certain germs, but over a longer term it can be irritating to the soft tissues.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
The tounge as guide: What a person eats may affect the health of the tongue. Your symptoms may be from an infection, so you should see a physician or dentist.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Material to fill: Any of several materials used to repair a tooth that has chipped, is adversely worn, or that has had a cavity which has been drilled (cleaned out) by ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Possibly: If there is numbness, your taste sensation and feeling could be compromised.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Options: Bleeding gums can be caused by a few things, the most common is there is buildup on the teeth that irritate/infect the gums. Some buildup can be remov... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
See a dentist: If these symptoms have lasted for more than a few days, go see a dentist to figure out the problem.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Other possibilities: Cavities aren't the only causes of tooth sensitivity. Gingival recession can lead to part of the tooth being exposed and becoming sensitive. Also defe... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes, a hygienist: "deep cleaning" is the common term for the dental proceedure known as "scaling and root planing". This is necessary when hard deposits, or tartar, for... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Headaches / Teeth: Several things may cause headaches, teeth included. When wisdom teeth are erupting into the oral cavity, they may cause aches. It is also possible if ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Sleep and teeth: Is it possible that you are grinding your teeth in your sleep? People who grind at nighttime often awake with soreness in their jaw or tm joint, or ha... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Better oral hygiene: Having braces makes it more difficult to keep plaque off the teeth. Spending more time brushing and flossing is the easiest way to reduce puffy gums a... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Check with your dr.: Diazepam is a fairly common anti-anxiety drug which should be used only under the direction of a health care provider.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Malyon
Dentistry 38 years experience
Reaction: Swelling can be caused by infection or an allergic type of reaction. You should see a health care provider.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Malyon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Malyon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington School of Dentistry
Graduated 1984MD

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, Washington - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Seattle-King County Dental Society
Washington State Dental Association
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