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Portland OR Dentist | We’d Love to See You More

By Local Fresh / August 14, 2020 /

Have you ever wondered how often you should be visiting our team? Being proactive rather than reactive with oral health could help prevent long term tooth loss and other dental problems. According to a study published in the Journal of Dental Research titled “Patient Stratification for Preventive Care in Dentistry,” the American Dental Association (ADA)…

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Portland OR Dentist | Preventing Enamel Erosion

By Local Fresh / March 12, 2020 /

Do you have white spots on your teeth? Are your teeth quite sensitive? Do your teeth have cracks, chips, or indentations? If yes, then you may be experiencing enamel erosion. Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. It is the clear coating that protects your teeth. However, being the strongest substance in…

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Portland OR Dentist | 4 Ways to Achieve Optimal Oral Health

By Local Fresh / February 20, 2020 /

Keeping up optimal oral health takes more than brushing and flossing. Maintaining oral hygiene demands a bit of work, but it is worth it in the long run. Here are four ways you can improve your dental health right now. Replace your toothbrush more often. When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? A…

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Portland OR Dentist | An Important Reminder About Your Next Dental Appointment

By Local Fresh / February 10, 2020 /

 At times, life can seem to move quickly. Between work, school, sports, and social events, it can seem there is little time left for you and your health. It’s imperative for a healthy mouth and body to always have your next dental appointment scheduled and to prioritize this care. Our team will work with you…

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Portland OR Dentist | Dry Mouth – Not Just a Nuisance

By Local Fresh / January 27, 2020 /

Normal flow of saliva provides lubrication for swallowing and begins the process of digestion while you chew. Saliva also protects your teeth by neutralizing and washing away acids, sugars, and other particles left behind after eating. From time to time, we all experience some amount of dry mouth. Hot weather, exercise, and dehydration can all…

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Portland OR Dentist | Filling in the Gaps: Your Options for Missing Teeth

By Local Fresh / January 20, 2020 /

Are you embarrassed to show your smile because of missing teeth? For many people, missing teeth can create a feeling of diminished self-confidence. Modern dentistry can not only replace the gaps in your smile, our team can also create long-term replacements that look and feel just like your natural teeth. You have options. Here are…

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Portland OR Dentist | 3 Simple Ways to Reduce Tooth Decay

By Local Fresh / January 6, 2020 /

A happy smile is a healthy smile! There are a number of steps you can take to keep your smile healthy by reducing your risk of developing tooth decay. Here are a few suggestions from our team. Eat a Tooth Friendly Diet Reduce the amount of sugars and carbohydrates in your diet. Decay-causing bacteria in…

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Portland OR Dentist | Oral Health and Cancer

By Local Fresh / December 26, 2019 /

There are over 12 million new cases of cancer diagnosed each year. There are a large variety of different kinds of cancer, some of which are more preventable than others. It might seem obvious that brushing and flossing each day as well as avoiding tobacco can help protect you from oral cancer. However, there are…

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Portland OR Dentist | Blood Thinners and Oral Surgery

By Local Fresh / December 18, 2019 /

Blood thinning medications are helpful in regulating your body to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other serious issues. However, if you are scheduled for oral surgery, it is vital that our oral surgeon is aware of all medications you are using. How Blood Thinners Work There are two types of blood thinners. The first type…

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Portland OR Dentist | Men: Here’s What You Need to Know About Keeping Your Mouth Healthy

By Local Fresh / December 11, 2019 /

Men, dental examinations and treatment are important for you, too. Did you know according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), by age 72 men lose an average of 5 teeth? That number jumps to 12 if you are also a smoker. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your mouth healthy. Follow these…

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