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Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening

Whitening is a bleaching process that gently lightens stained or discolored teeth. Whitening uses a safe and effective gel designed to produce oxygen when in contact with the surface of the teeth. The outer layer of each tooth, called the enamel, contains pores that can hold stains. The whitening process virtually erases stains and brightens… Continue Reading

Keeping Your Smile Bright and White

Keeping Your Smile Bright and White

As we age our gums naturally recede making the teeth look longer and darker. This process is exacerbated by the presence of periodontal disease (a low grade infection of the gums and jaw bone resulting from the accumulation of plaque and tarter around your teeth). Did you know that this whole process could be avoided… Continue Reading

A Dentist’s Guide to Toothpaste

A Dentist’s Guide to Toothpaste

Toothpaste and toothbrushes have become so commonplace that we take them for granted. These basic elements of cleaning teeth, however, have been carefully cultivated over hundreds of years. Portland family dentist Dr. Melissa Beadnell is available answer any questions you have about toothpastes. The History of Toothpaste The toothpaste that we currently use on our… Continue Reading

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