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Welcome to Northwest Dental. We take great satisfaction in helping you maintain optimal oral health. Our practice is devoted to comprehensive and preventive patient care in the Federal Way area.

Throughout our website, you will find an abundance of information about our practice the and Dental Services we provide from General Dentistry to Cosmetic Dentistry such Dental Implants, Invisalign, or Dental Emergency Care we are here to help your dental needs. Northwest Dental is the place you will find answers for any dental concerns you may have. Dr. Yako Liu also makes sure every patient fully understands all of the treatment options before you choose the dental service you want.

Our patients are the most important asset of Northwest Dental. Dr. Yako Liu and his staff strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Your referrals are welcome and appreciated. We look forward to seeing you!

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Meet Our Doctors

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  • Dr. Yako Liu

    Dr. Yako Liu graduated with honors of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon award from School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University in 2002. He also finished a two year Endodontic residency program at Mackay Memorial Hospital after graduating from Taipei Medical University in 1995. 

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  • Dr. Meiting Nieh

    Dr. Meiting Nieh graduated with honors from School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University in 2005. Prior that , she also attended the dental school of Chung Shan Medical University in Taiwan from 1992 to 1998 and finished her four year Orthodontic residency program in Mackay Memorial Hospital in 2002.

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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  • Preventive Dentistry

    You've no doubt heard it said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In dentistry, you might say it's worth two pounds. Maybe even thousands of dollars. That's because dental problems can become exponentially more expensive — and painful — the longer they go unaddressed. Fortunately, ...

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Testimonials

    She is amazing as well as her husband they are really amazing doctors.I like everything about them and the staff which is so lovely :)

    Maryann S.

    Both DDS are professionals.Before I started seeing them 5-6 years ago, I had been to many dental offices around Federal Way and left unsatisfied.I can not trade this professionals with any other.They have restored my oral health.

    Florence K.

    It was wonderful .Doctor was so good at what he does.He made me feel really comfortable and safe.Thank you!I feel so much better now!

    Chhunly V

    Very welcoming,very organized,calm & professional atmosphere.

    Really appreciate the online form acces and how genuinely concerned you all seemed to get my daughter out of pain.

    Kate R

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed