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Five Ways To Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry has a been a part of dental care for centuries. It's human nature to want to be healthy and to try to look our best. This is why we wear the clothes that we wear. It's why we have our hair styled and colored. So, why wouldn't we want our smiles to look their best, too? Very few of us are born with perfect smiles. Sure, we've all seen "Hollywood" smiles in movies and ...

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Can Implants Improve Your Oral Health?

Losing teeth can be difficult for some people on an emotional level. You may feel embarrassed when you smile because people pay more attention to what's missing than to you. You may even feel a bit ashamed if your tooth loss was the result of poor oral hygiene. You might feel humiliated if you lost your teeth as a result of an accident of some kind. In any case, it's important to replace ...

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You Could Straighten Your Teeth Without Braces

Adult orthodontic care has become more common. Many people who did not receive orthodontic treatment as teenagers are now in a position where they can afford the treatment on their own. As a result, the number of working adults having their teeth straightened is on the rise. You may be thinking about correcting your crooked or crowded teeth, too. Maybe you have gaps in your smile that you ...

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A Quick Guide To Tooth Removal

Most of the time dentists want you to keep all your teeth. There are a few exceptions, however. When we recommend a tooth extraction or removal, it is because removing a tooth will prevent bigger oral health issues. To help you understand why you or someone you love may need a tooth removed, look at today's infographic. Loading... (function(d){var js, id="pikto-embed-js", ...

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April Is The Time To Learn About Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and we didn't want the month to get away without providing you with some information about this disease. Anyone can be diagnosed with oral cancer, although we would prefer it if no one ever developed this problem. We want you to understand what increases your risk of oral cancer, and we want you to recognize the symptoms that could indicate that you ...

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3 Steps To Maintain Your Family’s Oral Health

As much as they can get on your nerves, you would not trade your family for anything in the world. Your kids definitely keep you busy between school and practices. You may feel like you never stop moving from the time you get up until you lay down at the end of the day. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of daily life, you also want your family to maintain its oral health. Oregon Smile ...

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What Can Dental Implants Do For Your Smile?

Have you ever seen a nature program about lizards? Many of them can regrow their tails if they are cut off or bitten off. What does this have to do with dentistry? Keep reading. People can't really regrow limbs, but we can regrow other parts of our bodies. Our hair grows back (well, for most of us) after we get a haircut. Our fingernails regrow after we trim them. But one thing that ...

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Snoring And Sleep Apnea Quiz

Sleep apnea can interfere with your ability to get the healthy, restful sleep that you need. Loud snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, so this sleep disorder can disrupt other people who are trying to sleep as well. What do you know about sleep apnea? Take our quiz to find out, then call us if you think we may be able to help. Loading Snoring and Sleep Apnea var QuizWorks = ...

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Periodontal Treatment May Not Require Surgery

In a perfect world, no one would develop gum disease. Everyone would do what they need to do to maintain their oral health. As much as we love living in the United States, it isn't perfect. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proved that with a recent study of gum disease. The study found that 47.2 percent of adults over 30 in the United States have periodontal disease. That's ...

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Do Your Teeth Deserve Better Than Silver?

You had cavities several years ago, and you did what you needed to do at the time to protect your teeth. You got amalgam fillings. From a practical standpoint, there is nothing wrong with these silver-colored fillings. They can and do protect your teeth against new decay. That's all well and good. But they also may make you more self-conscious about your smile. After all, your filling is ...

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