Month: December 2019

3 Good Oral Health Habits To Pick Up In 2020

Hopefully, the prospect of starting the new year has brought you plenty of reasons to smile. If you sometimes hide your smile because you are self-conscious about teeth that appear less attractive unhealthy, you may want to make a resolution to practice better oral health care. The effort you put towards cleaning your teeth certainly… Read more »

What Kind Of Smile Improvements Can Veneers Provide?

While porcelain veneers attract the attention of many people who have an interest in cosmetic dentistry, you may feel unsure if they are right for you. When people start thinking about making improvements to the way they look, they often have certain flaws that they are determined to address. What you can find is that… Read more »

Why Do My Gums….

When most people hear the word “dentist” they think “teeth.” But quality dental care in Redmond, OR means looking after all facets of your oral health. We won’t overlook your gums and we hope you don’t either. One function of the gums is to protect the roots of your teeth, and seal them off from… Read more »

What a Cavity Does to Your Tooth

Most people recognize the term, cavities, and many realize that almost anyone can develop one. However, given how common they are and how easily they can often be treated, you may not realize just how serious cavities can become if they aren’t addressed as soon as possible. Today, we examine the potential serious of what… Read more »

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Smile

The thing about some cosmetic smile concerns is that they don’t have to be severe to have a dramatic effect on your smile’s appearance. That means even minor things, like surface stains on your teeth, can seem like much bigger concerns, and more complicated to correct than they actually are. Fortunately, we can customize a… Read more »

What Happens if You Ignore Bruxism Long Enough?

Sometimes, it’s easier to ignore something that doesn’t seem too serious. For example, when you grind your teeth a little more often than usual, you might easily consider it a small thing. Yet, for conditions like bruxism, or chronic teeth-grinding, what seems inconsequential can actually be just the beginning of a serious problem with your… Read more »

A Few Important Facts About TMJ Disorder

Having TMJ disorder is no fun. The jaw dysfunction can lead to a wide range of symptoms that range from minor to severe, and even affect your bite’s ability to function properly. Yet, some of the symptoms might not be obviously connected to your jaw health, so finding relief from them can be even more… Read more »

How Bruxism Affects Your Bite Function

For many people, taking good care of their oral health usually means keeping their teeth and gums clean and free of disease. Given the progressive nature of such issues, they’re often the most common threats to a healthy smile. However, your bite’s ability to function properly, and the different parts of your oral structures that… Read more »

When You Might Be At-Risk for Gum Disease

One of the most common warnings about your dental health, especially your risks of gum disease, is that prevention is always better than treatment after the fact. This is true, but it can mean a lot more than just never experiencing a dental issue, ever. For instance, if you develop the early stages of gum… Read more »

Where Your Hygiene Might Be Lacking

Most of us know the basics of dental hygiene well enough that it’s almost second nature. In fact, the first thing you may do in the morning is go to your bathroom sink and brush your teeth without even thinking about it. However, simply going through the motions isn’t always enough to make your dental… Read more »