Gum Disease: Symptoms to Watch For

Do you know how to spot the symptoms of periodontal disease, also called gum disease? Periodontal disease is a common oral infection that affects the gum tissue in your mouth. If left untreated, it can develop further, and in advanced stages, lead to tooth loss. One of the first signs of gum disease arises with a change in the appearance... read more »

Choosing between Dental Crowns and Veneers

Choosing between dental crowns and dental veneers is often a difficult decision if for no other reason than that both treatments are highly effective and efficient in providing enhancements to your smile. If your teeth are thoroughly damaged and need additional protection, dental crowns may be the ideal choice. One of the major advantages of using dental crowns is the... read more »

Bruxism and Its Signs and Symptoms

Bruxism is an oral health disorder that is commonly associated with other sleeping disorders such as sleep apnea. Bruxism is caused by unknowingly grinding, clenching, or gnashing your teeth together. This may occur in your normal hours but most often happens while an individual is asleep. Because it can be hard to self-diagnose that you have bruxism, you will need... 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 »

Protect Your Smile This Summer With a Mouth Guard

Summer is here and with it comes a season of fun in the sun. This could mean being more active in sports and other recreational activities where accidents could easily happen. That is why having a mouthguard is ideal, so you can avoid accidents that are both painful and costly. Here at our practice in Aloha, Oregon, we are proud... read more »

Living with Sensitive Teeth

Are you living with sensitive teeth? If so, you are not alone. If you suffer from sensitive teeth, then you understand the damper it could put on your life. To help you understand more about sensitive teeth, our dentist and team in Aloha, Oregon, is happy to provide you with this information. Did you know that if you eat ice... read more »

A Mouth Guard Could Save Your Smile

No one wants to have a painful oral accident that results in missing teeth. That is why it is smart to wear a mouth guard when you are enjoying your summer season full of athletic sports or recreational activities. Here at our office in Aloha, Oregon, we hope you enjoy this warm and fun season and want to stress to... read more »