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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

In many cases, the chewing surface of teeth can have tiny groves, also known as fissures. Tooth decay easily starts from these fissures when food gets stuck and becomes difficult to clean. These areas are too hard for the bristles of toothbrushes to get in to clean effectively. In the long run, your teeth become […]

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Self-conscious about a few missing teeth or having to wear dentures? Simply regain your smile and self-confidence with dental implants.  They are ideal for replacing missing or badly diseased teeth. They are also a great substitute for dentures. Dental implants are the most natural looking restoration option that a Tigard dentist can recommend. Dental implants […]

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Dentures

Dentures

Dentures simply restore and replace your missing teeth after you have encountered damage to your teeth. This can be due to decay or an injury suffered. They give a first-hand natural looking solution which clearly enhances your appearance as well as improving your health. Need a dentures? Contact us today to have yourself sorted out […]

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Removable Dentures

Removable Dentures

The loss of a tooth or all causes a significant impact on someone. If this scenario is left untreated, it generally affects a person’s self-image as well as his spirit. In addition, it increases the risk of nutritional issues as well as other systematic health disorders. However, there is a way in which all this […]

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Bite Guard

Bite Guards

There is a number of people who either clench or grind their teeth when they sleep. Surprising enough, most of these people are not aware of these destructive habit when it happens. However, a Tigard dentist is able to see evidence of this wear and tear pattern that is caused by the grinding of teeth. […]

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Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and Bridges

At times, crowns and bridge may turn out to be the best dental solutions to solve your ongoing crisis. They are both prosthetic devices that go a long way in assisting with various important functions such as speech, eating, and the general facial look. Crowns and bridges are expertly cemented onto the existing teeth or […]

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Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures

In case you don’t have teeth, you probably have a hard time smiling, eating and so much more. A huge gap in your smile is not really what you want and this can be demoralizing to your self-esteem. This makes you avoid social meetings and reduces the chances of you enjoying life. In addition, missing […]

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Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

Composite Tooth-Colored Fillings

This is a dental procedure that is aimed at making your teeth or tooth to appear more natural and to be unassuming. They merge greatly with the teeth. In addition, they look more ordinary than amalgam fillings which are shadier and easily noticeable by other people. The composite fillings come from ceramic as well as […]

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PFM Crowns

PFM Restorations

Porcelain fused to metal also known as PFM, is a standard dentistry restoration procedure that entails bringing back your beautiful smile. The procedure has been around for almost 3 decades. PFM’s can be simply be explained as a hybrid between all-metal and all-ceramic dental crowns. This is because they are made out of both materials. […]

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Provisional Restorations

Provisional Restorations

Provisional restorations are often used during complex restorative dental procedures to serve as temporary prosthetic replacements while patients wait for a permanent restoration. Provisional restorations offer patients to try-out the look and feel of the final prosthetic and make any necessary changes before the final fabrication and fitting. Unlike temporary prosthetics of the past, modern […]

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Tooth Extraction

Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are routine dental procedures used to remove decayed, damaged or otherwise problematic teeth. Dentists usually make every effort to preserve natural teeth, although sometimes an extraction is necessary. Although the procedure is performed in a dentist’s or oral surgeon’s office, it is considered surgery. Depending on which teeth are removed, they may be […]

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Sports Mouth Guard

Sports Mouth Guard

Dental mouth guards have long been used to protect the teeth, gums and supporting tissues from damage, injury and trauma. There are two types of sports mouth guards – over the counter and custom. While OTC guards are helpful for occasional use, many dental patients require the benefit of a customized dental mouth guard fitted […]

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Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Preventative care is a foundation of dentistry. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist regularly – usually about twice yearly – for full cleanings, examinations, and consultations for potential treatment. Professional dental cleanings help remove built-up plaque that is not removable using conventional brushing and flossing. Often, dentists are also capable of identifying potential […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so it makes sense that you would want it to be bright, white and healthy. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset for social situations. Perhaps that […]

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General Dentistry

General Dentistry

General dentistry encompasses a broad range of diseases and disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region. Everyone should see a general dentist for routine oral health examinations, twice-yearly cleanings, and treatment of routine oral health complications, such as minor tooth decay. General dentistry is as much about prevention as it is about treatment. Patients who […]

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening procedures are used to brighten the appearance of a patient’s smile – sometimes by as many as 5 to 10 shades in a single session. According to the American Dental Association, teeth whitening procedures have become some of the most popular esthetic dental treatments among patients throughout the country, including. Professional teeth whitening […]

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Veneers

Veneers and Laminates

Dental veneers – also known as laminates – are used to cosmetically enhance the appearance of one or more teeth. Veneers are very thin, porcelain or resin shells that are customized for a desirable color and shape. They are bonded to the surface of the teeth to reshape broken, misshapen or irregular teeth, as well […]

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tmj

TMJ Treatment

TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint, which is the bone structure, muscles and connective tissues that surround the jaw and control chewing. When patients experience disorders of this joint, they are said to have a temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD. Symptoms of TMD include pain and tenderness near the jaw, as well as popping or clicking […]

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root canal treatment

Root Canals

Root canals are valuable dental procedures used to treat and preserve teeth with badly infected roots. The pulp is the live portion of the tooth that extends into the root and contains nerve endings and tissues. When it becomes infected, patients can experience pain, swelling and even total tooth loss unless treated. Root canals remove […]

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Inlay and onlay

Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and onlays are dental restorations that are more extensive than dental fillings but less so than caps and crowns. They are typically formed in a dental lab and are made of gold, porcelain or resin depending on the patient’s needs and aesthetic goals. An inlay refers to a restoration that is formed to fit […]

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