A Sweet Alternative: Celebrating Halloween Without Sugar

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As a wellness dentist, I’ve always been passionate about promoting oral health while still embracing the joys of life. Halloween, with its tempting array of sugary treats, can be a challenging time for dental health. However, I’m here to tell you that it’s possible to celebrate Halloween without overindulging in sugar. In this blog, we’ll […]

Remineralizing Tooth Powder

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Reveal Your Smile’s Natural Brilliance Maintaining optimal oral health is a journey that we embark on together. As your dedicated dental care provider in Lake Oswego, OR. I always look for innovative ways to enhance your dental hygiene routine and elevate your smile. Today, I’m excited to introduce you to a remarkable solution that can […]

Routine Dental Exams and Cleanings with Holistic Dentistry

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Smiling is a universal language that connects people, sending out warmth and positivity. But behind that smile lies an essential aspect of overall health—your dental well-being. Unfortunately, dental care is often overlooked or neglected, leading to potentially severe consequences. However, with routine dental exams and cleanings, we can safeguard your oral health and preserve more […]

Oral Cancer Screening: A Simple Yet Vital Part of Your Dental Checkup

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It may sound scary at first when we mention oral cancer screening. After all, oral cancer is a severe and potentially life-threatening condition that affects thousands of people each year. However, early detection is crucial for successful treatment, so oral cancer screening is essential. When we recommend getting oral cancer screening, we are not suggesting […]

What is O3 Dentistry?

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O3 dentistry is a relatively new approach to dental care and is gaining popularity. It is an innovative technique using O3 gas to treat and prevent oral health issues, including cavities, gum disease, and even tooth sensitivity. In this article, we’ll look at O3 dentistry and how it works. What is O3 dentistry? O3 dentistry […]

Flossing Correctly – Tips to Make Sure You’re Doing It Right

Flossing Correctly - Tips to Make Sure You're Doing It Right

Flossing your teeth is critical to good oral hygiene and a healthier, brighter smile. Although the process may seem simple, there are a few essential points to learn to do it correctly. This guide will cover what you need to know about mastering the flossing technique.    Should You Floss or Brush First?  Researchers found […]

Smile White for the Holidays

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There are lots of things to smile about over the holidays, such as the quality time you can spend with family and friends, and the exchange of gifts that say, “I am thinking of you.”  It is also a time to share and enjoy festive foods and drinks. For this reason, our Dental Arts and […]

Your Benefit Is About to Expire – Have you used it all?

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As we start off the holiday season with Thanksgiving, now is a wise time to consider your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year. We want you to make the most of your hard-earned money.  Start Now!   Why a “New Year’s Resolution” May Be Too Late: “Use it or lose it” is not […]


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Halloween is a fun and creative time of year when we get to see kids dress up and run around in costumes, and you get to make up your house spooky. While you are getting ready to carve your pumpkins, decorate your home, or make costumes for the kids, we would like to give you […]

Fix That Missing Tooth

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5 Reasons to Fix That Gap in Your Mouth Did you know that you should get a new replacement “tooth” if you lose one?  If you keep your missing-tooth area untreated, your teeth and jaw get damaged over time. Here is how damages happen: Each tooth plays a vital role in processing food when you eat. Having a […]