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A Team of Dentists Focused on Overall Health

When you visit with our Ellensburg dentists and team, we’ll always greet you with a friendly, personal welcome! We’re passionate about your overall health through dentistry, and we are proud to offer and utilize cutting-edge, alternate avenues of treatment and technologies to combat oral infection and inflammation. Current research links oral bacteria with systemic diseases and pathologies, and our team takes the challenge of understanding and treating these issues very seriously. Good overall health STARTS with great oral health, and we can’t wait to help you achieve a happy, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.

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Our three caring dentists
Frederick Melton, DDS Cristina Bender, DDS Michael Cole, DDS

Patients (and Dentists) Love Us!

“Dentists are really picky when having someone working in our own mouths, because we think we are the best dentist in the world. When it came time for me to have cosmetic dentistry done, I did not hesitate to drive from Everett to Pearl Care Dental in Ellensburg. Being a dentist myself, I realize giving shots that are as painless as possible is the goal of every dentist. I kid you not, Dr. Cole's shots were TOTALLY PAINLESS. I am looking forward to my new smile created by Dr. Cole!”

Robert J. Hughes, DDS, Everett, WA

“Feeling hopeful after I was there. Loved the staff. Very welcoming and friendly. I'm excited to have been referred to this clinic and having the opportunity to build a relationship with their staff. Looking forward to having an amazing smile.”

Michelle B., Kittitas, WA

“My wife and I moved here from Seattle and decided on Pearl dental based on reviews and web research. After several visits including some fillings, I can say this is the best dental practice I've ever experienced. The team is warm, knowledgeable and cutting-edge. I like the people who work here, their thoroughness and humanity. Highly recommend!!”

John P., Cle Elum, WA

Other Featured Services

Family Dentistry

Family Dentistry

Dental Care for All Ages

As a longtime small business in Ellensburg, first started in 1980 by Dr. Michael Cole, our dental practice has a celebrated history of providing great dentistry for area families. We treat three generations of patients – from grandparents, to their children, to their little ones – and our team takes pride in forming lasting relationships built on trust, honesty and mutual communication. If you’re looking for a new dental home or it’s just been a while since your last checkup and cleaning – we look forward to showing you why we’re different and helping maintain your best smile.

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Replace Missing Teeth

While more traditional tooth replacement options such as crowns, bridges, dentures and partials may be sufficient for most – dental implant tooth replacements provide a different, and often higher, standard of care. Instead of only replacing the visible parts of teeth, dental implants restore the entire missing or infected tooth structure – including both the roots and crown. Best of all, our team of dentists provide both the placement and restoration phases of treatment in our office – saving you time, money and the hassle of being referred to another office. IV sedation is also available.

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IV Sedation

IV Sedation

Relax in Complete Comfort

IV sedation allows patients needing extensive dental work the ability to relax in complete comfort while our team of expert dentists work toward helping rebuild and rejuvenate your smile. While IV sedation is typically reserved for procedures such as dental implants and full-mouth reconstruction, we do also offer it as an option for anxious patients during any phase of regular dental treatment. If it’s been a while since your last visit to a dentist – no worries. We’re not here to judge! IV sedation can help you receive all your dental work in one well-managed appointment.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Achieve Your Dream Smile

Cosmetic dentistry has never been more accessible, affordable… and stunning! Our practice stays current with dentistry’s latest trends, training and techniques, and we have incorporated the best technology available to offer your smile unsurpassed quality. We always start by understanding your goals, reviewing similar cases we’ve completed, and helping develop a treatment plan that sets the path to achieving your best smile. Whether a simple teeth whitening is all that’s needed to improve your look, porcelain veneers, direct bonding, or any and everything in between – our dentists can help achieve your dream smile!

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Sleep Apnea Therapy

Sleep Apnea Therapy

Sleep Better, Live Better

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Disorder (OSA) affects over 22 million US adults. The signs and symptoms are easy to spot, but often ignored. Loud snoring – gasping for air while asleep – high blood pressure – inability to focus for long periods of time – brain fog – obesity… and more. Sleep apnea patients put themselves at in incredible risk for severe health issues, both immediately and long-term, but they often do not realize treatment is easy, convenient, and affordable. Our Ellensburg dentists can fabricate a custom oral appliance that virtually eliminates the issue altogether and produces immediate results

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A Whole-Body Approach To Great Dentistry

The link between your oral health and overall health, known as the Oral-Systemic Connection, is very real. Leading research indicates inflammation caused by poor oral hygiene can negatively affect nearly every cell in your body and correlate with several diseases, conditions and overall poor health. Our Ellensburg dental practice is built on a philosophy that embraces overall health, and our dentists take the time to help you understand how you’re feeling, what your body is telling you, and how to develop a plan to improve not just your teeth, but overall wellbeing. Immune-friendly procedures such as ozone therapy are also available to fight bacteria without drills or scalpels.

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Dental Insurance & Flexible Financing

Our primary goal is to make great dentistry affordable for everyone. We’re an in-network provider with Delta Dental, and additionally file claims on behalf of all dental insurance plans. Affordable monthly financing is also available through our partnership with CareCredit.

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We Live, Play & Work Right Here.

Our team and dentists don’t just work in Ellensburg – we live and raise our families here, as well. Giving back to our community and getting involved with local and global initiatives is very important to us – and we take the responsibility of “doing good” very seriously. From sponsoring local sports teams to participating in charitable runs to providing free dentistry for the underprivileged – doing our part to better Kittitas County and the world is near and dear to our hearts. If you’d like to get involved with us, don’t hesitate to ask what we’re up to on your next visit!

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