Tooth Extraction: Expectations & Aftercare

Tooth extraction means the dentist removes a tooth from the mouth of a patient. For some adults, it’s necessary to improve the health of the mouth, gums and remaining teeth. The procedure sounds scary but it’s something a dentist in Portland, Oregon might do thousands of times a year.  What should you do after the tooth […]

Best Foods for a Bright Smile

An apple a day can keep the dentist at bay, and it’s not the only dietary choice to keep your smile healthy. Learn the best and worst foods for your teeth.

Top 5 Foods Known to Cause Bad Breath

Some foods taste so good, but cause such bad breath it seems almost impossible to alleviate. Here are the top five foods known to cause unpleasant breath and the reasons why.

How to Achieve a Whiter Smile

Brushing and flossing daily is the foundation for a beautiful smile. Still wishing for a whiter smile? Here are a few ways to brighten those pearly whites!

When to Consider Getting Braces

Braces are something of a rite of passage for many young people, as well as a great way for adults to achieve the smile they’ve always dreamt of. Here are some common alignment conditions to look for in your child’s mouth that could mean braces may be in their future.

Which Mouthwash is Best for Me?

Many people rely on mouthwash to relieve bad breath, improve oral health, or wash away particles left over after brushing. We all know the importance of brushing and flossing when we wake up and before we go to bed, but which type of mouthwash will best complement your routine?

FAQs: Oral Care for Babies

There’s so much excitement during a baby’s first year of life. Here are answers to commonly asked questions about oral care for babies.

5 Dental Concerns for Those over 50

As we age, keeping up with our oral health becomes more important. To keep a healthy smile well into the golden years, here are 5 dental concerns commonly seen in people over 50.

5 Ways You Can Harm Your Teeth

We try our best to protect our smile, but there are everyday activities that can harm your teeth. Here’s 5 ways you may not know are harming your smile.