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 […]

Enjoy Healthy Summer Picnic Foods

Packing a healthy picnic is a fantastic way to get outside and spend some time with your family this summer. You can enjoy a picnic in the Rose Garden, at Multnomah Falls, or wherever you like! No matter what you bring for your main dish, we want to share some ideas for healthy summer picnic foods that […]

Smoking Affects Your Oral Health

Cigarette smoking causes about one of every five deaths in the United States each year. Smoking also adversely affects your oral health.  I am going to explain how smoking affects your oral health and why it is crucial to your overall health that you quit.   Oral Health Problems for Smokers Smoking is bad for […]

Taking Care of a Child’s Teeth

Do you know that your baby has started making teeth as early as two months of your pregnancy? A baby begins making adult teeth at birth as they take 6-10 years to grow fully. So taking care of children’s teeth now is very important for their future. At every stage of life, an excellent dental condition and […]

Healthy Mouth – Healthier Body

Your oral health is a crucial component of the overall health of your body. For example, when your body lacks essential vitamins, this can lead to teeth and gum problems, such as bleeding gums. When someone has a disease such as diabetes, one of the symptoms can be lesions in the mouth. Conversely, oral problems […]

How Long Does It Take For a Tooth Infection to Spread?

Tooth Infection

Infections can be serious, and it is always important for patients to know when to call their dentist. Infections should always be treated right away to avoid complications, or other issues from developing. If you have a toothache and throbbing pain that does not go away, the infection could spread to other places in the […]

Is Tooth Sensitivity Permanently Curable?

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, and many patients encounter pain or discomfort when they eat certain foods that are hot or cold. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, around 40 million adults suffer from sensitivity. Usually, the pain is temporary and can be treated to improve, but not cure the condition. At Dental […]

What Types of Treatments Do General Dentists Provide?

General Dentists

General Dentists provide services to diagnose, treat, and maintain your oral health. Our office specializes in general dentistry, and this includes preventative, corrective, and restorative treatment for patients. Our general dental care services allow us to remove any decay or disease from your teeth and gums. We preserve your natural teeth and keep you looking […]

Can Small Cavities Heal By Themselves?

Small Cavities

If you have a cavity and are reluctant to call your dentist, you may be hoping the cavity will just heal itself. A cavity is tooth decay that causes a hole in the tooth. If cavities are not treated more serious issues can develop. At Dental Arts & Wellness, it is important to take care […]

How Can I Fix a Gummy Smile?

General Dentistry

Do you notice when you smile you see gum tissue more than your teeth? This is known as a gummy smile, and many patients are bothered by how their smile looks. There are treatment options to correct a gummy smile, and we are here to help you find a treatment that works best. What Can […]