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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

Tooth Decay Gives No Warning!

Tooth Decay Gives No Warning!

Did you know that tooth decay starts with no warning? By the time you have a toothache or sensitivity to hot or cold or sweet foods, it may be time for a root canal. Dental decay (called “caries”) is an active process; starting out the size of a pinhead and eventually spreading enough to destroy… Continue Reading

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