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Learn the six benefits of tooth-colored dental fillings in Portland, OR

Portland, OR area patients who are seeking restoration of a tooth after tooth decay has developed may be confused as to the many options that are available to them. Metal alloy and silver amalgam are materials commonly used for fillings to address cavities. However, another option is available, and provides a more cosmetic benefit: tooth-colored […]


Understanding the importance of root canal therapy for saving the smile

Taking care of the smile is more than just brushing and flossing after every meal. When problems arise, it is essential that patients get the care they need as soon as possible, to keep the issue from becoming more serious—and more expensive. When patients are faced with an infected tooth, they may experience a severe […]


How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

At NW Heights Dental, our practice is here to assist patients with a wide range of oral health care needs. This may include overall education on how to achieve and maintaining a healthy smile. Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert of the Portland, OR area encourage patients to ask questions about their smile’s health. How […]


Can Chewing Gum Keep Your Mouth Clean and Healthy?

One question commonly asked at the practice of NW Heights Dental is: Is chewing gum good for my teeth? Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert are dental professionals who understand the methods of care that patients can do to keep their smile healthy. In some cases, chewing gum CAN be good for the teeth! However, […]


4 Advantages of Invisalign Orthodontics over Traditional Braces

Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert of Portland, OR are two dentists at NW Heights Dental who have committed their lives to helping patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. When imperfections exist, such as misalignment, patients may find that solutions such as Invisalign are a perfect option for treatment. Invisalign is a method of realigning […]


Use Smile Design and Restoration to Completely Transform a Smile

Portland, OR area patients with a wide range of dental concerns are welcome to speak to the staff of NW Heights Dental. Our professionals, Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert, are available to assist patients with their oral healthcare. In addition, they want patients to look and feel their best. When a wide range of […]


Consider In-Office Power Bleaching to Enhance the Appearance of Your Smile!

At NW Heights Dental, patients in the area of Portland, OR have options when it comes to enhancing their smile. Visiting a dentist who offers cosmetic solutions such as professional teeth whitening is a great way for patient to achieve the smile of their dreams! Dull, yellowing, or discolored teeth can detract from an otherwise […]



Understanding Snoring and the Link with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Portland, OR area patients who are being told from their sleeping partner that their snoring has gotten out of hand may not be aware of what this problem may indicate. Some patients snore because of loose tissues in the airways which vibrate while they sleep. However, other patients may snore because they have a more […]


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