According to Consumer Reports, more Americans have dental coverage than they did 20 years ago. Read our blog post to learn how we work with you, insurance companies and credit programs to help make dental procedures more affordable.
While most of us know Freddie Mercury as the iconic frontman of Queen who had an incredible voice, you may not know about the role his teeth played in finding his stardom. Read our blog post for all the details on his famous overbite!
These days, more people than ever are turning to natural remedies to treat their health concerns. Read our blog post where we take a closer look at oil pulling, an ancient practice that has recently become a fad in oral health. Contact us if you have questions about current dental fads.
It’s no secret that your oral health is linked with your overall health in many ways. There are also many conditions and medications whose side effects have an impact on your mouth. Read our blog post for a look at how diabetes can affect your oral health.
Our entire highly-trained team is passionate about providing quality care to our patients through the Pacific Northwest. Today, in our blog post, we want to take a closer look at what it takes to become a dentist, from years spent in a classroom to exams and licensing.
We love the Pacific Northwest, and we’re proud to have locations across both Oregon and Washington State. There’s no way we could choose which state we love more, but it can be fun to compare them. Read our blog post for a look ant the teeth of beavers and marmots, Oregon and Washington’s state animals.
Did you know that 5 million teeth are knocked out each year during sports activities? That’s a whole lot of teeth lost! Studies also show that if you’re involved in a contact sport and you aren’t wearing a mouthguard, you are 60 times more likely to sustain a dental injury. Read our blog post to learn about our winter sports mouthguard special!
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.
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.
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.