Basic Information About Water Flossing

Does an injury, medical condition or dental appliance make it difficult for you to effectively floss your teeth every day? Do you ever wish there was another way? Good news: there is! Try a water flosser. Here are some basic facts: - Water flossers will clean between teeth like traditional dental floss can, but they don’t use thread. Instead, water... read more »

How You Can Have a Healthy, Confident Smile

Having a healthy, confident smile arises from having good oral health, in addition to well-cared for teeth and gums. In fact, without diligent daily care, your smile is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss from the buildup of acid in the mouth. Bacterial acid forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth and around the gumline. This... read more »

Is Your Smile Ready for Summer?

At the office of Family Dentistry in Aloha, Oregon, Dr. Valerie Foster and our team are excited to help you get your smile ready for summer with our dental cleaning and exam. According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), patients who receive professional dental cleanings every six months benefit from improved oral health (if you have an oral health... read more »