Portland OR Dentist: 6 Signs Your Kids Might Need Braces

“Does my kid need braces?”, is a frequent question Portland, OR dentist Dr. Justin Marostica gets from concerned parents. So to help parents understand if their kid might need braces or orthodontics, Dr. Marostica has come up with 6 signs to look for that might mean your kid needs braces. Crossbite. A crossbite can happen […]

Portland OR Dentist: TenderCare Dental GoPro Giveaway

Interested in our TenderCare Dental GoPro Giveaway? TenderCare Dental, a Portland OR Dentist, is giving away 2 GoPro cameras.  How you might ask?  Just simply “Like” our page on Facebook and/or upload your smile picture via Instagram or Facebook.  When you upload your photo don’t forget to tag your favorite Portland Dentist @tendercaredental or by simply searching […]

Portland, OR Dentist Discusses Prevention and Treatment of Oral Disease

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. […]

Dental Technology by your Portland OR Dentist at TenderCare Dental

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 […]

Dentist in Tigard OR: When Should I Teach My Kids To Floss?

When should I teach my kids to floss is a common question I get as Dentist in Tigard OR.  Most of the time this question comes from a concerned parent who might be a first time parent or sometimes it comes from a parent who has multiple children of all different ages. What I have […]

Dentist in Tigard OR: 9 Places I Would Never Leave My Toothbrush

I am Dentist in Tigard OR and I recommend brushing your teeth twice a day, but there are 9 places that I would never leave my toothbrush when I am done.  Some of the places are obvious ones and ones that you have heard of before, but some of the places might surprise you.  Many […]

Bethany Dentist Rescues Bird Thanks to Social Media, Dentistry, and Luck

About a month ago I was at the kitchen sink making breakfast for my children before heading off to the Oregon Dental Convention in Portland, OR, when I saw what looked like a parakeet waddling along the edge of the pond in our backyard. It caught my eye because the bird had beautiful light blue […]

Portland OR Dentist Helps You Navigate The Dental Obstacle Course

Do you want to Navigate The Dental Obstacle Course?  Time, fear and money.  These are the 3 most popular obstacles that keep people from going to the dentist regularly.  I want to address each obstacle and offer some solutions to each  one. This first obstacle is time.  More specifically, the lack of it.  Work, school, […]

Portland, OR Dentist Explains The Causes of Tooth Wear

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. That being said, it can be damaged or worn away. The 3 main causes of tooth wear are abrasion, attrition, and erosion. Abrasion of tooth enamel occurs primarily from over-aggressive teeth brushing, and is most noticeable at the gum line where the enamel is the […]