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The Oral Health & Diabetes Connection
added on: November 5, 2019
world diabetes day

When you start seeing a new dentist in McMinnville, one of the first things you’ll probably have to do is fill out a medical history form. But why? In short, your dentist needs to know what may be affecting your overall health and, in turn, your oral health. Diabetes is… Read More…


Have No Fear at Your Dentist This Year
added on: October 21, 2019
young woman sitting in dental chair

Two things: (1) It’s hard to believe that we’re closing out 2019 already. What happened to the rest of this year? (2) How is it already time for ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and all things Halloween?  How do you and your family welcome fall and closeout October? Do you take in… Read More…


5 Ways to Say “No Way!” to Sugar Cravings
added on: October 8, 2019
bowl of chocolates

This is the time of year when sugary sweets and candy seem to be lurking around every turn of the grocery or pharmacy aisles. There are so many ooey, gooey, colorful, delicious treats we want to eat. But as we all know, your dentist in McMinnville will tell you to… Read More…


Why a Healthy Mouth Means a Healthy Body
added on: September 23, 2019
wellness concept

In this latest blog, we’re going to talk a little bit about the big connection between your oral and overall health. What’s going on inside your mouth is almost like a snapshot of what’s going on in the rest of your body.  Let’s take a look at what clues your… Read More…


4 Steps to Take if Your Dental Filling Falls Out
added on: September 11, 2019
woman gets dental filling

One of the most common restorative treatments your dentist in McMinnville uses is fillings. Whether they’re specially crafted for you out of an amalgam (metal) or composite material, we want them to stand the test of time. If your bite isn’t right, then there’s a good chance your filling or… Read More…


How Does Vaping Affect Oral Health?
added on: August 20, 2019
e-cig

By now you’ve probably heard of the relatively recent rise in the popularity of vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. You’ve probably heard that this new craze isn’t as safe as you may have originally thought. New research suggests that vaping has a direct correlation to an increased risk… Read More…


Oral Health Risks for Seniors
added on: August 9, 2019
seniors take selfie

As we get closer to Senior Citizens Day on August 21st, our dental office in McMinnville wanted to dedicate a blog to some of our most treasured and favorite patients — our seniors and their families. Today, we’ll focus on some of the most common oral health risks that tend… Read More…


What You Should Know About Dental Implants
added on: July 31, 2019
dental implant

Millions of Americans will suffer tooth loss at some point in their lives. Many times, adult tooth loss can be caused by gum disease or decay that has been left untreated. But even those of us who take great care of our teeth can experience unexpected tooth loss through an… Read More…


Best Things To Do Before Your Next Dental Visit
added on: July 16, 2019
calendar

That time has come again. It’s time to see your dentist in McMinnville. But this time can be different. Whether it’ll be the first time visiting a new office or you’ve been going to the same dentist for many years, there are a few things you can do ahead of… Read More…


Summer Foods That Your Smile Will Love
added on: June 25, 2019
summer food

As you’re enjoying the sun this summer and the foods that tend to go along with long summer days and nights, the team at our McMinnville dental office wants to share a few snack ideas with you that your smile will love.  Top 4 Summer Foods for Your Smile When… Read More…


Dental Emergency? Try These Tips.
added on: June 25, 2019
dental emergency

Emergencies of any kind can cause fear and discomfort. Dental emergencies are no different and can be particularly concerning. What exactly are you supposed to do if you experience a dental emergency such as a broken tooth, a knocked out tooth, or a painful toothache? The team at our McMinnville… Read More…


Dental X-Rays, Who Needs ‘Em? (You Do!)
added on: June 25, 2019
woman getting dental x-rays

If you see your dentist in McMinnville regularly, then you’ve probably had a dental x-ray or two taken in your life. The reason we rely on x-rays so heavily is that they’re absolutely a crucial part of creating a custom treatment plan that’s going to address your dental issues and… Read More…


Your Smile Loves Calcium. Do You?
added on: May 8, 2019
foods containing calcium

We all know the old advertising slogan – “Milk. It does a body good.” This is mainly in part because it’s rich in calcium, a nutrient that’s vital to helping your teeth and bones stay strong enough to last a lifetime. At our McMinnville dental office, we always want you… Read More…


Smile Whitening Options
added on: April 17, 2019
Woman in dental chair receiving teeth whitening treatment

Have you ever wished that your teeth were whiter? We understand. We all want a bright, white smile that we’re happy to show off to the world. But many things can cause tooth discoloration — from your daily cup of coffee to your nightcap glass of red wine, or delicious tomato sauce to yummy berries. What can you do to take your teeth from dull to white? Our dental office in McMinnville is here to help.


The Signs of Oral Cancer
added on: April 8, 2019
Dental hygienist holding cancer awareness ribbon

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and at our dental office in McMinnville, we know just how serious and scary oral cancer can be. To do our part to help raise awareness, we’re here to share facts, signs, and risk factors of oral cancer with our patients and neighbors.


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