Posts by Keri Smith:

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 […]


Skipping Out on Dental Cleanings Could Cost You | NW Heights Dental

Skipping Out on Dental Cleanings Could Cost You

Technically, you clean your teeth every day. Every time brush-bristles comes into contact with enamel, the goal is to remove debris and the sticky biofilm that can cause cavities and gum disease. Because most people are pretty good about brushing, the need for professional dental cleanings is sometimes questioned. If you have caught yourself wondering […]


Teeth Whitening Portland OR

Want Whiter Teeth but Worried about Sensitivity? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Teeth whitening procedures are performed just about every day in dental offices across the country. There is something special about having a radiant smile. If you have noticed that your teeth are dull and yellow, you may understand exactly what we mean. Teeth that are bright and shiny make a bold statement. They improve confidence […]


Tooth-Colored Fillings Portland OR

Out with the Old, In with the New: The Benefits of Tooth-Colored Fillings

There is an old saying that everything old becomes new again. It’s true that we see certain trends circle around every few decades or so. Glittery eyeshadow, for example, or bushy mustaches and beards. Some of what goes out of style stays out of style, and it should. Not many people lament for their old […]


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