Posts by Keri Smith:


Invisalign Portland OR

Ask About Alternatives to Braces such as Invisalign

Imperfect alignment of the natural teeth can make for an imperfect smile. However, many patients can combat this by asking their dentist in Portland, Oregon about the advantages of orthodontic work. While this may bring to mind metal brackets and wires over the teeth, this isn’t always the case! Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert […]


Dental Bridge Portland OR

Why Should I Choose a Dental Bridge to Replace my Missing Teeth?

Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert of NW Heights Dental are professionals available to assist patients in and around the Portland, OR area with their oral health needs. Additionally, they provide restorative solutions for patients facing tooth loss such as dental bridges. What are dental bridges? dental bridges are restorations that are perfect for “bridging […]


Endodontics Portland OR

We’d Like You to Know Some Details about Root Canal Treatment

Root canal therapy is performed pretty frequently across the country. Millions of people have had at least one and have reaped the benefits of removing inflamed dental pulp and nerves. As advantageous as this endodontic procedure can be, and as many times as it has been performed, there are still misconceptions about the process. Primarily, […]


Invisalign Portland OR

Look What a Straight Smile Can Give You

One of the hot topics in beauty as of late is the value of a gorgeous smile. We are happy to assist patients with their cosmetic goals and routinely do so with treatments like teeth whitening and Invisalign. Straightening teeth that are crooked or spaced far apart may recreate the smile on a whole new […]


General Dentistry Portland OR | Offensive Breath? Go on the Defensive!

Offensive Breath? Go on the Defensive!

Did you know that 1 in 3 people have chronic bad breath? This statistic may not help you feel better if you are one of them, but it can at least let you know that your case is not unusual. Many people struggle to regain balance after their breath starts to lean toward the offensive […]


Dental Bridge Portland OR | Should I Get a Dental Bridge?

Should I Get a Dental Bridge?

If a tooth has become severely diseased or injured, it may need to be removed. Tooth loss may result from an accident or severe decay. However this problem occurs, our attention immediately turns to restoration. There is more than one way to replace missing teeth, thanks to dental innovation. Here, we discuss how a dental […]


Sleep Apnea Portland OR | Snoring May Be More Than a Little Problem

Snoring May Be More Than a Little Problem

Snoring is something that every person may do from time to time. A mild cold may cause us to snore, or a bout with allergies. We might snore during a night when we are extraordinarily tired or when we enjoyed an extra nightcap before bed. These are minor situations of snoring that tend to be […]


Cosmetic Dentistry Portland OR | Modern Dentistry Serves Your Needs with Ease

Modern Dentistry Serves Your Needs with Ease

Unless you’re a dentist (and maybe even if you are), we don’t presume that you spend much time thinking about how far we’ve come in our understanding of oral health and how to maintain it. It’s not as though humankind didn’t have the desire to know these things; there simply wasn’t a way to learn […]


Tips for Managing That Grinding Habit | NW Heights Dental

Tips for Managing That Grinding Habit

You may not realize how much your dentist can tell by looking at your teeth. Often, habits like bruxism (tooth grinding and clenching) are discovered by accident. When we ask “do you grind your teeth?” we are often met with surprise. If we were to ask you this question, what would you say? We presume […]


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