How Did Our Ancestors Enjoy Such Healthy Smiles?

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At our South Waterfront dental office, Dr. Beck provides patients with the care needed to enjoy a healthy, great-looking smile that lasts a lifetime. Maintaining a healthy smile requires staying committed to brushing and flossing daily. Yet, research has found that our primal ancestors that lived hundreds of thousands of years ago enjoyed remarkably healthy…
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An Update About Covid-19

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Dear Patients and Friends! Each time you call to schedule an appointment you will be asked specific screening questions. Please don’t be frustrated with this; we are doing it for your protection as well as ours and any other patients in the office while you are there. We will only allow those who have appointments…
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Poor Oral Health Linked to Cognitive Decline in Seniors

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As we have covered before in our South Waterfront Dental blog, our oral health has a far great effect on our overall health than what many patients might initially think. Previously, we’ve covered studies that have found people with common oral health problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss have a significantly higher…
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How to Protect Your Smile From Receding Gums

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At South Waterfront Dental, Dr. Beck’s top priority is to keep the smiles of our patients looking and feeling their best. While a brilliantly bright smile might suggest that you enjoy quality oral health, there’s another part of your smile that’s easy to overlook: your gums. Our gum tissue provides the support and strength needed…
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What Your Mouth is Really Saying About Your Oral Health

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Everyone wants a healthy, great looking smile, but you can’t always tell how your oral health fairs simply by looking at your teeth and gums. Tooth decay, gum disease and cavities don’t always develop symptoms until far along in their progression. By the time you need to see a SW Portland dentist to treat the…
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5 Reasons Why Invisalign is Right for You

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If your smile suffers as the result of crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth, it can have a negative impact on not only your oral health, but your self-esteem as well. As a Portland Invisalign dentist, Dr. Beck knows firsthand just how much a healthy, great looking smile can mean for a patient. Unfortunately, many adults…
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