Month: November 2020

Children’s Dentist Portland | Chewing Gum for Your Oral Health

Portland, OR Dentist

Sugary, sticky, and sweet candies can damage your teeth by increasing your risk of decay. Though gum can be considered a type of candy, chewing sugarless gum approved by the ADA can actually help protect teeth and prevent tooth decay. Here’s what you need to know about gum and your teeth. How it Works Chewing […]

Family Dentist Portland | Understanding Periodontal Disease

Portland, OR Dentist

Maintaining your gum health is vital to your overall health. When you visit our Portland dental office for an examination, our trained hygienists perform a periodontal exam. In fact, during your examination, our team is quietly assessing your oral health by performing a number of checks. Here’s what you need to know about periodontal disease. […]