Posts From August, 2020

How smoking cigarettes impacts the smile

Patients of the Portland, OR area often ask questions with their dental team at NW Heights Dental to learn about the ways in which they can keep their smile healthy and attractive. Stained and discolored teeth are a common complaint, and instead of turning towards tooth whitening services, we often educate patients who are smokers […]

When to remove the wisdom teeth

Just like the appendix and the tonsils, the wisdom teeth, or “third molars,” are no longer necessary. These teeth, which develop in the teen years or the early adult years, often do not have enough room to emerge through the gum line properly. Because of this, they often become impacted, getting stuck near the far […]


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