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Welcome to Enhanced Smiles

Our goal is integrating our dental care, as part of each patient's overall healthcare, to help achieve their optimum health

Enhanced-Smiles takes a very comprehensive whole-body approach to your dental care. We prefer to collaborate with you, so we can offer the best treatment to have long-term effective results.

This means different things to each person:

  • Some patients want to regain lost function, and be able to eat a nutrient-dense diet.
  • Some need to eliminate bacterial infections, to help improve their overall health.
  • Some need to treat periodontal disease, to help them recover from diabetes.

We will work with you & your physician to address any specific health concerns. The word cure is central to our purpose. We will dare to help heal and improve your life with your collaboration.

DENTAL IMPLANTS
Dental Implants are titanium screws that are placed inside the jawbone as a replacement for tooth roots. It is a restorative procedure that aids the functionality of the teeth.
RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
Restorative Dentistry is a branch of dentistry that facilitates dental treatments to restore the appearance and functionality of a damaged tooth.
COSMETIC DENTISTRY
Cosmetic Dentistry refers to dental treatments that are performed to enhance the patient's smile. It resolves dental deformities and instills the functionality of the teeth.
SEDATION DENTISTRY
Sedation Dentistry refers to medications that are provided to patients to relax them during dental treatments. It helps to comfort the patient and reduce their stress regarding the treatment.
INVISALIGN
Invisalign is an orthodontic oral treatment that is referred to patients who prefer to align their teeth in the desired position. It is made of clear, smooth plastic that is nearly invisible on the teeth.
TEETH WHITENING
Teeth Whitening is a simple oral procedure that is performed to remove the stains and discoloration on the teeth. It is a cosmetic procedure that results in bright and radiant teeth.
PERIODONTAL SERVICES
Periodontal services refer to procedures that focus on treating dental issues concerning the gums. A periodontist has the expertise of diagnosing gum diseases and treating them.
FAMILY DENTISTRY
Family dentistry is a branch of dentistry that offers dental treatments for patients of all ages. Several dental services like a dental checkup, examinations, cleanup and treatments are provided to the patients through family dentistry.

Douglas Whitfield D.D.S.

Dr. Whitfield's dental career started in periodontal research with the Sonicare Company. He helped discover & patent several natural plant extracts used as antimicrobial agents in toothpaste and mouthwash. He also did research on tooth whitening agents and statistical studies involving the efficacy of the Sonicare toothbrush on gum disease. During his years at Sonicare, Dr. Whitfield helped manage several large-scale clinical trials following FDA guidelines.

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We Know What You Want

Healthy Teeth, Great Smile & Confidence from Looking Your Best

Dr. Douglas Whitfield and the knowledgeable staff at Enhanced Smiles Tukwila work hard to earn and keep your trust. We strive to provide exceptional dental care, using the latest technology, to keep your teeth strong, healthy, and looking great.

A Whole-Body Dentistry Approach to Your Health

We provide science-based whole-body dental care that is tailored to improving your well-being by focusing on how dental procedures affect the body as a whole.

We use the latest minimally-invasive techniques & can collaborate with your physician to give you integrative treatments for your specific health needs.

What our patients are saying...

"Excellent job"

"Love coming here on my days off. The staff and Dr Whitfield are friendly, fun, and make you comfortable. Highly recommend this office for all your dental needs"

"Everyone is extremely friendly and make coming to the dentist not a bad thing."

"Just finished with Dr. Ashley Edwards. What a talented and knowledgably Dr. She is quick to answer your questions and put you at ease. Very caring and great to be around. I definitely want her as my Dentist. Memorable experience !!!!"

"Skillful doctor, great location, & inviting staff make a visit to this office a pleasure. Give them a call, you won't regret it!"

"hay to all that have teeth problems go see this guy he will work on your teeth and mike them like new or if it`s just a bad tooth he will pull it out but you wont fell it not like a denies wood the way he DES it is like if you remodel a room in your home lol any way go see him and you will fell bet…"

"Given the majority of the cost of dental implants is not covered by regular insurances, costs can be a deterrent. But like most things, specialization fosters expertise and competitive costs follow. This is what you will find at Dr. Whitfield's Enhanced Smiles practice. Including moderate bone g…"

"One of the most caring and gentle dentistry I have ever been to. They genuinely care about your comfort and will do whatever it takes to keep you out of pain."

"Dr. Whitfield took over for Peter W. Wylie which retired a short time ago. My family and I have been patients since 1983. We were very reluctant to have another dentist work on our teeth but to our surprise we all love our new dentist, Dr. Whitfield and his staff. Dr. Whitfield put veneers/filling…"

"I'll be posting updates, but so far I'm extremely pleased with the service and evaluations. In my case, I've been extremely neglectful of my dental health even though I've had insurance. There was an ad on the radio concerning implants and I became interested in restoring some missing teeth. Afte…"

Informational Videos

Dr. Whitfield discusses health issues and the benefits of integrative dentistry in a series of videos

All about your Oral and Physical Health. Bale Doneen Method. Implant Dentistry. Laser Periodontal Treatments.

Oral Bacteria Identified from a Saliva Test

Discussed the top oral pathogens and what they do to your health. Briefly mentioned Bale Donnen Method. How Doctor Whitfield treats Gum disease with ultrasonics, air polisher and lasers.

What are Prebiotics and How do they fit with Probiotics

How to have a healthy mouth and smile by promoting healthy bacteria. That's right, some bacteria are good for you!

Diabetes and Gum Disease

What is diabetes and how it causes gum disease. Discussion of Beta cells, Insulin, Glucose and how they relate to anabolism. Healing time is retarded by diabetes. Dental Implants heal faster with healthy patients. Bale Doneen Method applied.

Whole-Body Dental Care

Linking Your Dental Health to Body Health

Recent medical research confirms that your dental health is a major factor in your overall health. For example, gum disease that triggers inflammation, leading to diseases in other parts of your body.

We take a whole-body, or holistic, science-based approach to your dental care with the goal of helping to improve your overall well-being.

You will get the the most effective & miminally-invasive care, using the latest techniques & equipment.

Location

411 Strander Blvd Suite 105, Tukwila, WA 98188

MON - FRI: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

SAT - SUN: Closed