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Holiday Gifts For Dental Health

It’s the holiday season, which means that everybody is scrambling for gift ideas for friends and family. You could always go with the stereotypical choices of sweets and sweaters. Instead, you should consider a gift that will have a lasting impact on your loved one’s dental health. Here are a few ideas to get you…

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How Soda Drinking Affects Your Teeth

Soda is a sweet indulgence favored by many people. And like most indulgences, it’s perfectly fine in moderation. However, if you do drink a lot of carbonated beverages, it can have negative effects on your dental health. Effects Of Soda On Teeth  There are two ingredients of soda that have negative effects on teeth: sugar…

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Choosing Between Invisalign And Metal Braces

Braces are a dental necessity for most teens and many adults. For a long time, there was only one option – traditional, metal braces. This is still a great option for many people, but advancements in dental technology have given us another option – Invisalign braces. Both options have pros and cons, so it can…

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Should I Use An Electric Or Manual Toothbrush?

One of the most common questions we get at the dentist’s office is whether you should use an electric or manual toothbrush when brushing your teeth. For the most part it’s a matter of personal preference. Both types of toothbrush are equally effective at cleaning teeth, and each type comes with its own pros and…

What can I eat with braces?

What Can I Eat With Braces?

Getting braces is a great way to improve the appearance of your teeth. However, braces do require that you pay more attention to your diet so that you don’t eat any foods that might damage your new braces or your teeth. Many of our patients have asked about what foods they can and cannot eat…

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Your Guide To Vancouver, Washington Farmer’s Markets

A nutritious diet is essential to good oral health. One of the best places to get highly-nutritious foods for healthy eating is your local farmer’s market. Plus, you get to support your neighbors and keep business in the community! Here in Vancouver, Washington, we’re fortunate enough to have a wide variety of farmer’s markets available…

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Your Guide To July Fourth Fireworks In Vancouver Washington

July Fourth is just around the corner, and everyone in our office is ready for a big fireworks show. We’re fortunate enough to live in Vancouver, a city with plenty of options for Independence Day fireworks in the area. Before we get to our list of fireworks shows in the area, we should mention some…

Removing Wisdom Teeth In Adults

Having wisdom teeth can literally be a pain. Many people have them removed in their teens, but not all of us have the procedure done at that time in our lives. Delaying wisdom teeth removal until your adult years isn’t unusual, though. Here are a few things to consider if you want to have your…

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What Kind Of Toothpaste Should I Use?

Many of our patients ask for a recommendation of which toothpaste to use. And with good reason – most stores stock dozens of different kinds of toothpaste, which can make choosing a toothpaste a daunting task. Here’s some information that can help you choose the toothpaste that is right for your oral health. Address Your…

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Crossing State Lines To Go To The Dentist

Our dental office is located close to the Washington/Oregon border, so it’s not unusual for us to have patients cross the border from Oregon to make their appointment. Some new patients may be reluctant to cross state lines for a dental appointment because they don’t know how this will affect their dental insurance coverage. In…