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LAKE OSWEGO, OR

added on: May 13, 2024

As we age, maintaining oral health becomes more critical than ever. The natural aging process can lead to several dental challenges, but seniors can keep their smiles healthy and vibrant with the right care and attention. However, it’s first essential to understand how aging affects your dental health and what you can do about it…. Read More


added on: April 24, 2024

Oral surgery encompasses a wide range of procedures aimed at diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the mouth, jaw, face, and neck. While one of the most common procedures that fall under oral surgery is wisdom teeth, oral surgery could also range from corrective jaw surgery to complex tooth extractions. Even though oral surgery can sound… Read More


added on: April 15, 2024

For years, silver amalgam fillings have been the go-to solution for treating cavities. However, with advancements in dental technology and increasing concerns about the visibility of silver fillings, many patients are now considering alternatives such as tooth-colored fillings. But are they a suitable replacement?  Understanding Tooth-Colored Fillings Tooth-colored fillings, also known as composite fillings, are… Read More


added on: April 1, 2024

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) is a condition that affects the jaw joint and the muscles surrounding it, leading to symptoms like pain, stiffness, headaches, and difficulty in jaw movement. Many individuals suffering from TMJ pain seek effective solutions to alleviate their discomfort, oftentimes without success. However, dental splints and mouthguards have gained popularity as potential… Read More


added on: March 23, 2024

Maintaining optimal oral health goes beyond just brushing and flossing; regular dental check-ups play a crucial role in preventing and addressing potential issues. One integral aspect of these check-ups is dental X-rays. But how often should you get dental X-rays and why are they such an important part of your routine dental exam? The Role… Read More


added on: February 26, 2024

Maintaining oral health is crucial for a healthy smile and overall well-being. Regular dental cleanings play a pivotal role in achieving this goal. However, not everyone is comfortable going to their Lake Oswego dentist. But we believe that knowing what to expect during a dental cleaning is a key step in overcoming discomfort and getting… Read More


added on: February 17, 2024

The Critical Link Between Oral Health and Heart Health As February unfolds, it not only marks the celebration of love but also serves as a timely reminder that it’s Heart Health Month. While matters of the heart are often associated with emotions, there’s a lesser-known connection that demands our attention – the intricate link between… Read More


added on: January 26, 2024

When it comes to oral health, cavities are often associated with childhood, with visions of the dentist’s chair and a lollipop as a reward for bravery. However, as your dentist in Lake Oswego knows, the reality is that cavities can persist into adulthood, posing an often silent threat to our dental well-being. But how can you… Read More


added on: January 13, 2024

As the new year approaches, many of us are considering resolutions to enhance our lives, and achieving the perfect smile often ranks high on the list. Getting dental veneers from your dentist in Lake Oswego has emerged as a popular and effective solution for transforming smiles and boosting confidence. But what exactly are dental veneers… Read More


added on: December 28, 2023

The holiday season is synonymous with joy, festivities, and, unfortunately, a whole lot of sweet treats. While indulging in delicious desserts and sugary delights is a tempting tradition, it’s essential to be mindful of the impact excessive sugar consumption can have on your oral health. Maintaining a healthy balance during the holidays is crucial for… Read More


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