Our Practice Gives Patients Access To Same-Day Dental Crowns

When tooth decay requires more than just a dental filling, it can be necessary to place a dental crown over a tooth to keep it safe. For some practices, this will make multiple appointments necessary. However, at our Redmond, OR dental office, we have the necessary technology to provide patients with same-day dental crowns. These restorations are designed, produced, and placed all in the span of a single appointment. Because we are able to cap a tooth in such a short time, we can reduce the time you spend with your tooth in a vulnerable state, and remove the need to fit that tooth with a temporary crown that can feel uncomfortable. (more…)

What Patients Gain By Taking Home Customized Whitening Kits

A good oral hygiene routine will help you avoid trouble with tooth decay and gum disease. If you thoroughly brush and floss each day, you can fight off the accumulation of particles that change the color of your enamel in addition to ridding your smile of harmful bacteria and the sugars that feed them. Unfortunately, even people who effectively prevent cavities can observe a gradual change in the color of their teeth over time. If you want to do something about embarrassing teeth stains, ask your Redmond, OR dentist about professional teeth whitening treatment. A whitening kit that you take home provides you with advanced bleaching agents as well as trays that make applying them to your enamel easier. (more…)

Your Dentist Can Help You Put Dental Pain Behind You!

Have you been living with dental pain? Do you wince when eating or drinking because of a change in tooth sensitivity, or because of a persistent toothache? How comfortable are you when you move your jaw? Any problems with dental pain or sensitivity should be taken seriously – if you ignore trouble instead of looking into it, complications can make your oral health even worse! Our Redmond, OR dentist’s office is prepared to help you if you are growing concerned about dental pain. We can evaluate you and find the source of your trouble, then recommend any necessary restorative dental work. If your problems concern your jaw movement, we can start plans to resolve issues causing TMJ disorder to impact your quality of life. (more…)

How Convenient Is Tooth Bonding And Contouring Treatment?

If you expect cosmetic dentistry to be a difficult or drawn-out experience, you can hesitate to look into treatment. Asking about the cosmetic services available to you can help you discover how convenient the right treatment can be. One service, tooth bonding and contouring, can actually change your smile with minimal changes to your enamel and no need for custom restorations! At our Redmond, OR dentist’s office, we offer this as one of several treatment options for people who want to improve the way they look. These services can be completed in as little as one appointment, and they can make your smile brighter, more uniform, and free of visible flaws! (more…)

Should You Change Your Toothbrushing Technique?

Are your teeth being cleaned thoroughly and consistently enough to stay cavity-free? Because we become so comfortable with our daily oral hygiene routines, we sometimes let bad habits slip in without realizing it. Over time, you can experience a buildup of tartar because of this, which leads to more problems with dental decay and gum disease. Our Redmond, OR dentist’s office is able to help patients identify shortcomings in their approach to oral health that should be addressed. When you change your habits, you can avoid future difficulties with your dental health that call for restorative dental work! (more…)

Bringing Tooth Pain To An End With Root Canal Therapy

The constant feeling of tooth pain or sensitivity can be more than just irritating. Your discomfort can also serve as a warning that your tooth is in poor health, and that treatment is needed to stop its condition from growing even worse! Our Redmond, OR dentist’s office is prepared to help you if an injury or advanced cavity has led to problems with infection. Through root canal treatment, we can address the problem and stop the further spread of decay. Once this work is done, we can keep your tooth safe by protecting it with a custom dental crown. If you want to avoid future problems like this, make sure you stay consistent with routine dental exams, as they keep you informed about oral health issues and can lead to treatment before a cavity becomes advanced. (more…)

Stop Your Teeth Grinding Issues Before You Hurt Your Smile

If you think you are grinding your teeth during the night, you should let your dentist know promptly. If you wait too long to do something about this issue, it can lead to more than just painful or tender feelings in your face, teeth, and jaw. In time, the wear and tear caused by teeth grinding can lead to damage to your enamel. Superficial damages can draw unwanted attention until they are addressed through cosmetic dental work. If you cause serious chips and cracks, restorative dentistry will be necessary. Your Redmond, OR dentist is prepared to help you in the event that teeth grinding, or bruxism, has become a threat to your smile. (more…)

How Much Are You Currently Doing To Prevent Gingivitis?

Smart daily oral hygiene habits provide long-term benefits for your smile and general health. When you brush and floss your teeth, you protect yourself against cavities, but you also keep yourself safe against gingivitis. While people often understand that they need to avoid issues with gum disease, they are not always clear on just how harmful a periodontal infection can become. Over time, your infection can lead to complications that affect your general well-being. Bacteria that gather under your periodontal tissues can also destroy those tissues that are supporting teeth, leading to tooth loss! Fortunately, you have support in your efforts to maintain healthy gums. Your Redmond, OR dentist’s office can provide important services to help prevent problems and fight gingivitis. (more…)

Can I Look Into Cosmetic Dental Work Around The Holidays?

While the holidays are a time for fun, they are also often a time where people stay busy. As a result, it may be hard to imagine yourself having time for any new tasks before the end of the year. However, if you want to look your best in holiday photos, or if you just want to surprise people in the new year with a better smile, this can be a good time to look into cosmetic dental work. At our Redmond, OR dentist’s office, we can meet with you to address a variety of cosmetic issues. In less time than you expect, you can show off a smile that is whiter and brighter, or even one that is free of problems with the shapes and sizes of your teeth. (more…)

Arranging Dental Services That Include Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is only arranged when there is no way for your Redmond, OR dentist to save your tooth through restorative dental work. This can happen after a serious physical injury, or when an infection does too much harm to make saving a tooth possible. When this service is necessary, we can make sure that the tooth is removed carefully, and that you have the care required to resolve your oral health troubles. After an extraction, we can make plans to close the gap left in your smile with a custom dental prosthetic.