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Make Dental Care Part of Your 2021 Resolutions
added on: January 15, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


Can You Whiten Your Teeth Too Much? 
added on: December 28, 2020

There are so many ways to get a whiter smile these days. From over-the-counter whitening strips to a professional whitening treatment from your dentist in McMinnville, getting a bright, white smile is no longer reserved for only celebrities. Usually, we interpret a white smile as a healthy, attractive smile, but… Read More…


Kissing Under The Mistletoe & Oral Health
added on: December 14, 2020

Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in McMinnville also knows that smooches may also increase… Read More…


How Can You Tell The Difference Between Plaque & Tartar? 
added on: November 20, 2020

There are some key differences between plaque and tartar, and it’s easy for your dentist in McMinnville to tell them apart. However, how different are these two things that sound awfully similar to each other? Well, the truth is, they’re not that different, but they can affect your teeth in… Read More…


New Study Shows Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease 
added on: November 12, 2020

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month is recognized every November, and this year is no different. More than 5 million Americans are living with this form of dementia and there’s not much known about what causes it or how to prevent it. But your dentist in McMinnville does want to share some… Read More…


5 Things To Eat After a Dental Procedure
added on: October 22, 2020

Most of us know the feeling of a numb mouth all too well. We also know just how difficult it can be to eat or drink while you’re waiting to get your feeling back. Finding comfortable foods can get even more difficult after certain dental procedures, such as wisdom teeth… Read More…


How Facemasks May Affect Oral Health
added on: October 13, 2020

Facemasks are now a common thing in all of our lives. We see them hanging from rearview mirrors as we drive down the road, everyone in the grocery store is masked up, and they’re even starting to become a fashion statement to some. While facemasks are encouraged in public places… Read More…


4 Ways Stress Can Affect Oral Health
added on: September 23, 2020
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While stress can be caused by any number of things, we may all find ourselves more on-edge nowadays than usual, which is totally normal. Many of us have experienced large life changes very quickly, and it may have us feeling overly stressed. But as we all know, stress isn’t good… Read More…


Should You Get Dentures or Dental Implants?
added on: September 15, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

Our teeth are designed to last a lifetime. However, tooth loss happens all too often as a result of either age, accident, or disease. In fact, according to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and about 40 million are missing all… Read More…


Is Cow’s Milk Really The Best Milk For Teeth? 
added on: August 26, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

In the past few years, many people have been ditching cow’s milk for other often plant-based alternatives such as soy milk. While your dentist in McMinnville certainly understands the appeal of this lower-calorie milk option, we do want to make sure that we examine the potential effects from an oral… Read More…


4 Things That May Cause Dry Mouth
added on: August 13, 2020
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If you’ve ever experienced dry mouth, you know just how uncomfortable and frustrating it can be. Even drinking glass after glass of water doesn’t seem to help relieve it. Dry mouth is an incredibly common ailment that all of us experience once in a while, but if you have a… Read More…


Is Sunshine Good For Your Teeth? 
added on: July 27, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

We all know that getting out into the sunshine can benefit our overall health by boosting mood and increasing vitamin D levels. But can sunshine also be good for oral health? While this may seem like an odd question to ask, your dentist in McMinnville wants you to know that… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Lip and Tongue Piercings  
added on: July 14, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

Oral piercings, including lip and tongue piercings, are nothing new. In fact, they have actually been around since the Mayans. However, this form of self-expression doesn’t come without its risks. If you’re considering getting your lip or tongue pierced, read this information from your dentist in McMinnville before you go… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 25, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in McMinnville. Even though… Read More…


What Causes Migraines?
added on: June 9, 2020
Wark Dental Group in McMinnville

 There’s a medical condition that affects over 39 million Americans. It has no known cause, no known cure, and treatment can vary in success from person to person. We’re talking about migraines and for a good reason. June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, a time for medical professionals,… Read More…


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