What are the differences Between an Endodontist, Orthodontist, Periodontist and Prosthodontist

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Tender Care Dental in (With several locations serving the Portland metropolitan area), provides a comprehensive array of dental services. Those services employ the skills of four main dental specialties: the endodontist, orthodontist, periodontist, and prosthodontist.  The differences between those specialties …

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What To Expect At Your First Dentist Appointment

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If you’ve moved to the Portland area recently, you’re likely in the market for a new dentist. But visiting a new dentist for the first time can seem daunting or uncomfortable for many. Perhaps you have some negative memories associated …

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What Are The Risks of Over Whitening Your Teeth?

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No one wants a smile showing discolored, dingy, or yellowish teeth. Our smile is the first thing people notice when they meet us. In fact, there is a strong correlation between our self-esteem and having nice looking teeth. Anyone considering …

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Are 6-Month Dental Checkups Necessary?

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We talk a lot about dental health here at Tendercare Dental. That’s because it’s something we’re passionate about! We don’t just want to fix dental problems for patients after they occur. We want to partner with our patients to prevent …

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Tooth Trivia

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How much do you know about the oral tools you use every day? Test yourself with this fun tooth trivia that dives into historical facts about dental health, as well as some modern need-to-know information.

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How Tough Are Your Teeth?

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From hard-as-nails enamel to a powerful bite, your teeth are tough. Here’s what you need to know about your strong smile and how to keep it that way.

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Mercury Free Fillings Offer a Better Alternative

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Amalgam, or silver, fillings are the traditional treatment for stopping the progression of tooth decay, but mercury-free fillings offer a safer alternative.

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All About Sedation Dentistry

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Ever experienced anxiety about visiting the dentist? Sedation dentistry may be for you! Find out how sedation dentistry can help ensure a stress-free visit.

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3 Tips for Cleaning Braces

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When you have braces, proper dental care is more important than ever before. These three tips will help you maintain your best oral health.

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Can Toothpicks Cause Tooth Problems?

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Are toothpicks the best choice for cleaning teeth? Learn how toothpicks can impact your smile, and what alternatives may be gentler on your teeth and gums.

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