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Types of dental fillings

Dental fillings are one of the most comprehensive and reliable treatments for damaged teeth. In most cases, dental fillings are used to repair holes caused by decay or chips and cracks that result from daily wear and tear or injury. But dental fillings aren’t always a one-size-fits-all treatment. There are multiple types [...]

By |2023-01-27T04:59:47-08:00January 27th, 2023|Dental Care|Comments Off on Types of dental fillings

Do you need a root canal

“Do I need a root canal?” It's a common question we get from patients. A lot of people think that having a root canal is a scary, painful process, but the truth is that it's actually quite painless — and often the best way to save a compromised tooth from possible extraction.  [...]

By |2022-12-12T04:49:14-08:00December 5th, 2022|Dental Care, Dental Problems|Comments Off on Do you need a root canal

How To Detect Oral Cancer Early? Follow These Tips

Oral cancer is not uncommon — about 50,000 people are diagnosed with this type of cancer every year. But there’s no need to panic! Learning how to identify early oral cancer signs can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. Risk factors for oral cancer Knowing how to [...]

By |2022-10-05T13:52:49-07:00October 5th, 2022|Oral Health, Preventative Care|Comments Off on How To Detect Oral Cancer Early? Follow These Tips

Myths about mouth taping and other dental-related misconceptions

At our dental office, we love answering questions from our patients. Some of the most common questions are linked to common misconceptions, like “mouth taping is dangerous”, and “you won’t get cavities if you avoid eating candy”. Yes, we know that there can be a blurry line between truth and fiction [...]

By |2022-08-08T09:10:57-07:00August 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Myths about mouth taping and other dental-related misconceptions

Worried About Chipped or Cracked Teeth in Corvallis?

Do you notice any of the following issues with your smile: Teeth with rough or sharp edges Small chips missing from a tooth Vertical “lines” appearing on your teeth Morning headaches or jaw pain These may all be signs of tooth grinding, chipped teeth, or cracked teeth. But the question remains, “How [...]

By |2021-05-25T16:18:36-07:00May 25th, 2021|Dental Care|Comments Off on Worried About Chipped or Cracked Teeth in Corvallis?

Missing Teeth: What You Need to Know

Missing teeth might seem like a problem of the past — something we only had to deal with when gaining our permanent teeth as children, or after taking a basketball ball to the mouth during a pickup game in college.  However, missing teeth in adults are more common than most think. In fact, some [...]

By |2022-11-14T12:03:20-08:00April 22nd, 2021|Dental Problems, Oral Health|Comments Off on Missing Teeth: What You Need to Know

How Bad Is Grinding Your Teeth?

Have you ever caught yourself grinding or clenching your teeth during the day? Maybe after a particularly stressful meeting at work, or after you stubbed your toe on your door frame in the dark? Perhaps you’ve had a partner or spouse complain to you that your teeth grinding woke them up [...]

By |2021-03-30T14:28:40-07:00March 30th, 2021|Dental Problems, Dentist, Oral Health|Comments Off on How Bad Is Grinding Your Teeth?

Is Mouth Taping Right For You?

“Many patients have said this one small thing has changed their life”, says Dr. Black. “It’s possibly a game-changer in the prevention of oral disease.” By now, most of us have heard about the health benefits of a good night’s sleep. Not only does it allow you to think more clearly, [...]

By |2021-02-19T11:04:32-08:00February 19th, 2021|Oral Health, Preventative Care|Comments Off on Is Mouth Taping Right For You?

What You Need to Know About Bleeding Gums

At some point, many of us have experienced bleeding gums. Maybe you’re brushing your teeth and you see a little bit of blood when you spit out your toothpaste. Or, you notice your gums feeling a little raw after you floss. Bleeding gums might not seem like that big of a deal. [...]

By |2022-11-14T12:05:00-08:00January 28th, 2021|Dental Care, Dental Problems, Oral Health|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Bleeding Gums

COVID-19 News: Why Dentists Are Reporting Low Infection Statistics

Everyone’s world has changed so much this year. It feels like every day, we’re learning something new that makes us reevaluate what we thought we knew for sure. A few months back, a Canadian research group estimated that dentists were among the most likely professions to contract COVID-19. Even before this [...]

By |2020-11-18T13:35:56-08:00November 18th, 2020|Dentist, Timberhill Dental|Comments Off on COVID-19 News: Why Dentists Are Reporting Low Infection Statistics
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