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Soft vs. Firm Toothbrushes

There are more product options than ever for the modern-day consumer, and there’s no exception to that when it comes to picking out a toothbrush. Read our blog for a look at the differences between soft and firm toothbrushes so you can make a smart choice for your smile.

Welcome to Our Oregon & Washington State Dental Offices

At Smiles Dental, our passion is written right there in our name; we’re thrilled to be in the business of helping people smile! We love our work, and we do all we can to make your trips to the dentist’s office positive experiences. Read our blog post to find our convenient locations in Washington and Oregon.

Never Fear the Dentist Again!

If going to the dentist makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Most patients have dental anxiety to some degree, even if it’s just “butterflies” in the stomach. Read our blog post to see how we help our patients feel relaxed and comfortable when they visit us.

Why Should I Get a Root Canal?

If you experience severe tooth pain when chewing or biting down, or if you have a tooth that is very sensitive to hot and cold temperatures, you might be a candidate for a root canal. Read our blog post for root canal details. Contact us if you are experiencing pain!

How Your Spit Affects Your Oral Health

Your spit probably doesn’t seem like it’s that big of a deal, but it actually is. While nobody gives much thought to their saliva, our bodies would not be able to function well without it. Read our blog post to learn about the important role of saliva in maintaining your oral health.

Exclusive Clear Braces Special

Teenagers have enough to worry about without adding tradition metal braces into the mix. Now, they don’t have to deal with the hassle of flashy brackets and wires that bring unwanted attention. Read our blog post about our clear-aligner, teeth-straightening therapy, now on special!

Why Did My Filling Fall Out?

Check out our blog post for a list of the most common reasons why a filling might fall out. We also explain what to do if your filling falls out. Our team is here to help in case of a dental emergency. Come visit us today!

Test Your Toothbrush Knowledge by Taking this Quiz

Do you think you know a lot about toothbrushes? If so, it’s time to test your knowledge. The more you know about toothbrushes the better, so our team has provided the following toothbrush quiz for you: Question No. 1: Should you use a toothbrush with soft bristles or hard bristles? Answer: You should always use… Read More

What to do for Swollen Gums?

When you think of dental issues, what comes to mind? Is your first thought cavities, tooth decay, or losing a tooth? Granted, these are issues that should be addressed, but did you know that swollen gums is another problem that individuals have to cope with? Sadly, swollen gums are typically caused by one of several… Read More

What Foods Are Healthy for My Smile?

If you want to have a healthy and balanced diet so you can have the top-notch oral health you deserve, then your dentist, and our friendly dental team are happy to help you! There are many foods in the world today that can give you the results you’re looking for, and some of those foods… Read More