Avoid Oral Surgery With These Dental Health Tips [BLOG]

Our team at the Oregon Smile Care Center love when you pay us a visit, but we understand that going to the dentist isn’t necessarily everyone's favorite thing to do. That’s why, for today’s blog, we’re sharing some oral health tips that can help you avoid dental problems that would require oral surgery. When Is Oral Surgery Necessary? A person might need oral surgery for any number of ...

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Bringing Smiles and Oral Health Back In Salem, OR [PHOTO]

If you’re embarrassed by your smile because of damage, decay, or gum disease, isn’t it time you did something about it? Get your oral health back on track by visiting Dr. Hanson and our highly skilled team at Oregon Smile Care Center in Salem, OR. Just look at today’s before and after photo of one of our satisfied, and more importantly, healthy patients. This is just the kind of ...

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Brush Up On Oral Health This Spring! [Blog Collection]

March 20 is World Oral Health Day, so we think it’s the perfect time to brush up (pun intended!) on gum disease prevention! We’ve compiled some of our best blogs on the subject so you don’t have to waste valuable time doing online research. Blog #1 is all about gum disease risk factors. You might be surprised to learn the sort of things that increase your risk of periodontal infection. Read ...

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Plan Ahead To Keep Smiling After Halloween

Halloween can be a spooky but fun time of year for kids, but a downright scary one for a kids dentist. We would not want to deny anyone the fun of going trick-or-treating and collecting candy. We remember how much fun that was for us when we were children. However, Dr. Hanson and our team at Oregon Smile Care Center also want you to avoid the problems like tooth decay and cavities that could make ...

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Filling You In About Replacement Fillings

You probably remember that cavity you got five or 10 years ago. It was a little embarrassing, and it gave your mother the kind of "I told you so" moment that you were hoping to avoid. If there was a benefit to having tooth decay, it's that you learned your lesson. Since that day, you have been very deliberate about brushing and flossing your teeth every day. (OK, maybe you don't floss every day, ...

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Hide Your Cavities With Composite Fillings

Cathy is like a lot of people. When she was a teenager she had a cavity, and she got a filling. At the time, her dentist used amalgam fillings, and she accepted that they were the best option she had. But things are different now. Today, many dentist offices, like Oregon Smile Care Center in Salem, OR, offer composite fillings instead. These fillings are as effective as amalgam fillings with one ...

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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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