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Healthy Tips For A Healthy Smile

Here at Southwest Portland Dental, a dentist in Hillsdale Portland we care about your health not just your teeth. The truth is your oral care regimen is just as important as your overall health care routine. The way you treat your body has a huge impact on your teeth and smile. When you take care…

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At Home Whitening Tips

The question is on a lot of our patients minds, “Should I do a professional whitening program designed by my dentist or is an at home procedure better for me?” Depending on the time you have and budget our recommendation will differ. If you are leaning towards at home whitening, there are important considerations to…

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The Early Days of Dentistry

American culture has a healthy appreciation for doctors and the life saving knowledge they possess thanks to shows like ER, Grey’s Anatomy, and even House.  Perhaps it’s because an emergency root canal makes for less than compelling drama, but dentists don’t receive the same kind of appreciation patients generally reserve for those with an M.D.…

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Brushing Your Teeth

You’ve been brushing your teeth for several years, but are you getting all of the benefits you can from this important habit?

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Ways to Keep From Grinding Your Teeth

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a dental condition that can cause a great deal of harm to your teeth. Problems stemming from teeth grinding can include broken, chipped and cracked teeth, frequent earaches, neckaches, headaches, sensitive teeth and soreness of jaw muscles. People grind their teeth most commonly at night, but it can…

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Healthy Snacks for Cavity-Free Teeth

Maintaining a healthy smile starts with the food we put into our bodies at each meal. Your children may think that candy, chips and soda are great. These kinds of foods, however, leave residue behind that form plaque on your child’s teeth and can cause long-term harm. Providing a variety of healthy snacks will help…

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What If You Need a Crown?

It won’t make you royalty, but this kind of crown helps protect your teeth against further decay and pain.

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Teeth Whitening Basics

There are many options if you’re interested in whitening your teeth. These options will help you choose which one is right for you!

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Flossing Your Teeth

Flossing your teeth is as important as brushing in order to maintain a bright, healthy smile. These tips will help you make this habit part of your regular routine.

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Southwest Portland Dental
1616 SW Sunset Blvd., Suite B
Portland,OR 97239
Ph: 503-244-8112

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