Gum Disease May Increase Cancer Risk in Women

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A recent study has found a connection between gum disease and an increased risk of several types of cancer in postmenopausal women. Most troubling to your family dentist in Portland is the fact that researchers also found this increased risk also applies to women who have never smoked. Periodontal disease – a severe form of…
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Helpful Tips That Treat Your Teeth

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When it comes to taking care of your oral health, you can never take too many precautions. Trying to avoid tooth decay and gums disease requires paying daily attention to your teeth and gums. Failing to brush and floss for just a few days allows bacteria to buildup in your mouth that can damage the…
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Tips on How to Select the Right Toothpaste for You

When it comes to protecting the health of your teeth and gums, no habit plays a more important role than brushing. Of course brushing without toothpaste would be like trying to fly a kite without a string, so you need to carefully select the right brand that best meets your oral health needs. With an…
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Fiber May Be the Key to Better Oral Health

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Your Portland, OR dentist at South Waterfront Dental has always tried to stress three primary areas for patients to focus on in order to promote a lifetime of quality oral health. We brush to keep our teeth looking their best, floss to keep our gums healthy and happy, and we schedule regular exam and cleanings…
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What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

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Want to lower your risk of heart disease? Then take a look at the health of your teeth, and get ready to receive some Portland dental care if you don’t like what you see. A recent study published in the American Journal of Medicine found that individuals who brushed with toothpaste designed to fight plaque…
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The Advantages of CEREC Dental Crowns

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Years of munching and crunching on our favorite foods can wreak havoc on even the healthiest of smiles. Whether due to dental decay, oral trauma, or an underlying condition, the placement of a dental crown may be needed to help restore a tooth’s form and function. As a CEREC dentist in Portland, Dr. Beck and…
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