Whether it’s to solve alignment issues or to improve appearance, many of our patients inquire about teeth straightening. Learn about the options here!
Oral health is essential to general health and quality of life. It is a state of being fee from mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, gum disease, tooth decay, tooth loss, and other diseases or disorders that limit an individual’s capacity in biting, chewing, smiling, speaking, and psychosocial wellbeing. […]
One of most popular questions I get asked as a dentist in Portland, OR is what causes bad breath, and what can be done to prevent it from occurring. 90% of the cause of bad breath originates in the mouth. It is caused by the bacteria naturally found in the mouth. The bacteria break down […]
As a dentist in Portland, OR, I often see patients with canker sores. A canker sore is a non-cancerous, non-contagious ulcer that occurs in the tissues of the mouth. Canker sores can happen to anyone at any age, and occur for a variety of reasons including nutritional deficiencies, local trauma like biting the tongue or […]
c Digital x-rays allow dentists to reduce radiation levels by up to 90% over traditional x-rays. Dentists can take pictures of your teeth and gums inside your mouth with a small intraoral camera that allows you to see exactly what the dentist sees. Cavities hidden under stained grooves or cracks in teeth can be found […]
Are you curious about Summer Dental Needs For Your Family? Today is the last day of school for my 3 kids, and they are excited. I’m excited, too, even though it doesn’t typically start feeling like summer here in Portland, Oregon, until after Independence Day. There are a lot of activities that are made for […]
It’s June, and for a dentist in Portland, OR like me, there’s only one thing that is on my mind…..dental insurance! It’s probably not the answer you would expect, since June brings with it the Portland Rose Festival, high school and college graduations, summer vacation, and hopefully summer weather as well. So let me explain. Dental […]