Posts From January, 2020

Root Canal Therapy

How to prevent root canal infections

Many Portland, OR area patients who hear the words “root canal” associate these words with a painful treatment known as root canal therapy. This treatment, often called endodontic therapy by dentists, does not have to be a serious, invasive procedure. In fact, many of the conditions that lead patients to require treatment such as this […]

Dental Scaling

How scaling and root planing can help combat periodontal disease

At NW Heights Dental of Portland, OR, patients in the community can work with Dr. Keri Smith to address a wide range of concerns. Our team understands that patients want an attractive smile, and this is why our team educates patients on the dangers of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease can become a serious threat to […]


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