For some kids, there is often a high risk of developing tooth decay. This could be linked to difficulty reaching their back teeth when they brush and floss. To help kids enjoy a reduced risk of cavities, your Redmond, OR, dentist may suggest dental sealants. How does a dental sealant help kids, and when should your child receive them?
When our gums become inflamed, there is a higher risk of periodontal disease which could lead to uncomfortable symptoms and even tooth loss. In order to avoid periodontal disease, or manage it, then we may suggest a deep cleaning with an ultrasonic scaling device. When should you see your Redmond, OR, dentist for a scaling and root planing?
When was the last time you called up your Redmond, OR, to schedule a checkup and cleaning visit? We recommend routine exams and cleanings for people of all ages, as these visits help them avoid tooth decay and other common oral health issues. In today’s blog, let’s learn more about the benefits of checkups and cleanings.
Dental implants offer a number of benefits for people, from a prosthetic that lasts longer than removable dentures or bridges, to greater stability and a lifelike appearance. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how your Redmond, OR, dentist places dental implants, and how they offer such a natural-looking solution to minor or severe tooth loss.
When you lose a number of your teeth, then you need a denture in order to continue eating your favorite foods and to smile with confidence. Your Redmond, OR, dentist actually offers two very different options to address severe tooth loss: fixed and removable dentures. What’s the difference, and which one is right for your smile?
With a cavity, placing a filling or a crown can help restore the smile. But what if a tooth has already become infected? To prevent serious complications, like the total loss of the tooth, your Redmond, OR, dentist may suggest a restorative treatment known as root canal therapy!
If you have minor tooth loss, such as between one and three lost teeth in a row, then your smile could benefit from treatment. Otherwise, complications could eventually arise that mean poorer oral health and even further tooth loss! In today’s blog, your Redmond, OR, dentist looks at how we protect smiles with a dental bridge.
You may not think that removing a tooth could help your smile, but your Redmond, OR, dentist actually uses extraction to help prevent issues related to wisdom teeth or severe infections. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the benefits of extraction, and discussing the steps we take to ensure this procedure is comfortable for each of our patients.
We recently explained how a filling can repair cavities and offer patients a lifelike appearance. But what if a problem arises that requires more than a filling? Well, in these situations your Redmond, OR, dentist may instead suggest a custom-made dental crown. How do we create these restorations, and can we ensure they blend with your smile?
A cavity could impact kids and adults alike and for both, lead to serious discomfort and a greater risk of an infected tooth. To protect your teeth from infection or loss, your Redmond, OR, dentist may prescribe a restorative treatment known as a dental filling. Find out how our lifelike fillings can halt tooth decay in today’s blog.