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Nutrition’s Impact on Oral Health
added on: May 12, 2024

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is crucial for overall well-being, and what you eat plays a significant role in your oral health. At our dental practice in McMinnville, we emphasize the importance of good nutrition as part of comprehensive dental care. Let’s explore how your diet can impact your dental… Read More…


What is Same-Day Dentistry?
added on: April 22, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, convenience and efficiency are paramount in almost every aspect of life – including healthcare. When it comes to dental care, patients are increasingly seeking solutions that fit into their busy schedules without sacrificing quality. This demand has given rise to the concept of same-day dentistry, a… Read More…


Why is Screening for Oral Cancer Important?
added on: April 13, 2024

Oral cancer, although often overlooked, is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that affects thousands of individuals worldwide each year. Detecting oral cancer in its early stages can significantly improve treatment outcomes and increase the chances of successful recovery. This is why oral cancer screenings are crucial in identifying abnormalities… Read More…


5 Steps to Protect Your Dental Veneers
added on: March 31, 2024

Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry solution for achieving a bright and flawless smile. These thin, custom-made shells are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth, enhancing their appearance and correcting imperfections. Whether you’ve recently invested in dental veneers or are considering the dental veneers process, it’s… Read More…


6 Signs Your Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Caused by Dental Problems
added on: March 14, 2024

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a widespread sleep disorder that affects millions worldwide. Traditionally associated with factors like obesity and age, emerging research suggests a connection between dental issues and OSA. One of the most common treatments for sleep apnea is CPAP therapy. However, there are potential alternatives, especially if… Read More…


Toothache Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
added on: February 9, 2024

Toothache Symptoms, Causes & Treatment A toothache can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere, and it’s not really something to celebrate. Nonetheless, there’s still a day dedicated to them. February 9th is Toothache Day and strive to bring awareness to this common ailment. Join your dentist in McMinnville as we take… Read More…


Mouth Cancer Action Month
added on: November 9, 2023

November is a special month dedicated to creating awareness about mouth cancer, a condition that affects thousands of lives worldwide. Mouth Cancer Action Month, an initiative led by the Mouth Cancer Foundation plays a pivotal role in educating people about the risk factors, early detection, and prevention of this deadly… Read More…


What Does Your Dentist Do During Check Ups?
added on: December 23, 2022

During your dental check ups, it’s common to see both your hygienist and dentist in McMinnville. Ideally, these check ups happen twice a year so your dental team can keep a close eye on your oral health and catch any problems early before they have a chance to become a… Read More…


How You Can Protect Your Teeth From Stains
added on: December 9, 2022

There’s something desirable about having a bright, white smile. After all, your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. But everyday things such as a glass or two of holiday red wine or an everyday cup of coffee can cause tooth staining. However, your dentist in… Read More…


Do Whitening Strips Weaken Teeth? 
added on: November 23, 2022

Many people wish that they had a whiter, brighter smile. In fact, 37 million Americans used some sort of teeth-whitening product in 2020 alone. While there are many different options when it comes to smile-whitening products, most are choosing the easier, cheaper, and more convenient option of over-the-counter whitening strips…. Read More…


How Long Does it Take for Smoking to Affect Teeth? 
added on: November 9, 2022

According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 34 million American adults smoke cigarettes. While the number of U.S. smokers has declined over the past several years, the health risks associated with smoking still remain. Many people know that smoking has negative health consequences such as lung cancer, but your… Read More…


Is It Possible to Reshape Sharp Teeth? 
added on: October 20, 2022

It’s not uncommon for people to feel self-conscious about the way their smile looks. From gaps to crooked teeth, and even pointy teeth, there are plenty of things patients would like to fix about their smile. Good thing there are numerous types of cosmetic dentistry options available from your dentist… Read More…


Is It Normal to Be Afraid of The Dentist? 
added on: October 9, 2022

If you’re afraid of the dentist, you may feel as if you’re alone. Rest assured, you’re far from alone. In fact, about 36% of people in the United States have fear of getting dental treatment, and some even have a legitimate phobia called dentophobia. So while knowing you’re not alone… Read More…


What to Know About Going to The Dentist While Pregnant
added on: September 22, 2022

If you’re an expectant mother, you probably have a lot of questions – especially if this is your first pregnancy. What you may not be thinking about is what you need to know about going to the dentist when you’re pregnant. Don’t worry! Your dentist in McMinnville is here to help. … Read More…


The Best & Worst Drinks for Teeth
added on: September 7, 2022

We all do our best to limit how many sugary snacks we eat in order to reduce the risk of developing cavities. However, it’s essential to keep an eye on what you drink, too. Certain beverages can be great for oral health, and others can lead to dental problems. Let’s… Read More…


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