Posts by Keri Smith:

Tooth-Colored Fillings Portland OR

How Fillings Work and Why Our Practice Uses Composite Resin Bonding

At NW Heights Dental, we see patients on a regular basis who have dental concerns that need to be addressed. This may include cavities that have developed on the teeth. Cavities, or tooth decay, causes permanent damage to the natural tooth enamel and needs to be diagnosed and addressed as soon as possible. Treatment for […]


Preventative Care Portland OR

Advantages of Preventative Dentistry for Patients in Portland, OR

At NW Heights Dental in Portland, OR, patients have access to quality services under one roof. Whether you are seeking general, cosmetic, or restorative dentistry, Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert provide it all! At the forefront of their practice is preventative care, which includes services that ensure a more proactive approach to dental health […]


Invisalign Portland OR

Invisalign Orthodontics as an Alternative to Conventional Braces

Portland, OR area patients who are faced with dental concerns such as malocclusion may be told that braces are their only option. However, metal brackets and wires are the least attractive option available today. Instead, the team at NW Heights Dental, including Drs. Keri Smith and David Hiebert, encourage patients to consider the benefits of […]



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 […]


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