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LAKE OSWEGO, OR

added on: July 16, 2021

Your dentist in Lake Oswego has always told you that you need to brush your teeth twice a day. But how important is that rule, really? The truth is, it’s pretty important to brush your teeth (and floss them!) every single day, twice a day, for two minutes. Skipping a brushing session once in a… Read More


added on: June 25, 2021

Losing a dental filling can be a scary experience, but your dentist in Lake Oswego wants to remind you not to panic. There are many reasons why a filling can become loose or completely fall out, and it’s important to seek treatment quickly. But other than that, what should you do now? We’ve put together… Read More


added on: June 14, 2021

Sports drinks are the beverage of choice for many after exercise or spending a long day in the hot weather. While these electrolyte-packed drinks can help replenish the body with minerals lost through sweat, they can also be bad for teeth. Join your dentist in Lake Oswego as we take a look at how these… Read More


added on: May 17, 2021
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Tooth staining can seem to happen overnight, but chances are, something has been introduced to your teeth over time that slowly darkened your teeth. With the exception of dental trauma, tooth discoloration is mostly caused by repeated exposure to staining ingredients or because of something health-related. So what can you do about discolored teeth? Just… Read More


added on: May 10, 2021
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The sun is shining. The flowers are in full bloom. Your allergies are on high alert. This could only mean one thing — it’s springtime. Even though this season brings the outdoors to life, it can also kick-start your body’s response to some allergens in the air. The symptoms of an allergy flare-up can be… Read More


added on: April 25, 2021

As your child gets older, some of her dentistry needs will change. In fact, there are several unique issues that might affect teenage dentistry, and by better understanding them, you can help to keep your teen’s mouth healthy. Diet As your teen gets older, you’ll have less control of her diet. Late night study sessions… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Whether you need a crown after a dental accident or root canal, or if poor oral hygiene is to blame, it is important that you are caring for your new restoration properly.While crowns are made to be extremely durable, you still need to be diligent about caring for it and the rest of your mouth…. Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Is a sensitive gag reflex keeping you from visiting the dentist? It is important to see your dentist regularly, so if you are concerned about gagging during your appointment, consider trying some of these helpful coping strategies. Breathe Through Your Nose During your dental procedure, be sure to focus on taking deep breaths through your… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

X-rays are an extremely important tool in dentistry. They allow us to take a peek in areas that we can not see otherwise. The development of the digital format gives us the information we need and is significantly safer for our patients then the standard x-rays you may remember from your childhood.At Family Dental Care… Read More

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added on: April 25, 2021

Adults are busy. We understand that. We frequently have patients skip one, two, or even more dental cleanings, but skipping these appointments leave you open to potential larger issues. At Family Dental Care in Lake Oswego, Dr. Dose and his team, want to see you twice a year for a dental cleaning. Why are dental… Read More

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