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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.


Do I Have Bruxism?
added on: March 25, 2019
Man grinding teeth

Bruxism is just a medical term for grinding or clenching your teeth, usually while you’re asleep. That’s what makes teeth grinding hazardous to your oral and overall health, because there’s a good chance you don’t even know you’re doing it! Our dental office in McMinnville is here to help you learn more about bruxism and the damage it can do to your smile.


Healthy Foods. Healthy Smile. Healthy Body. Healthy Life.
added on: March 12, 2019
National nutrition month

We always like to take a moment this time of year to dedicate a special blog to eating healthy in honor of National Nutrition Month. Ask anyone of our team members at our dental office in McMinnville, and they’re going to tell you how important it is to make sure you’re only putting good foods into your body.


How To Prevent Bad Breath
added on: February 19, 2019
Goofy couple making faces

Everyone has experienced a bout of bad breath at least once in their life. Whether it was caused by a particularly potent meal, your daily cup of morning coffee, or maybe something unknown, bad breath is something that goes beyond embarrassment.


What Can You Do to Make a Toothache Go Away?
added on: February 5, 2019
Woman with a toothache

There’s nothing quite like the discomfort of a toothache, and yet, there’s actually an entire day dedicated to them. February 9th is recognized as National Toothache Day, and in honor of this strange holiday, our dental office in McMinnville is sharing some of the best ways you can make an annoying and painful toothache go away.


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