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Say Goodbye to Tooth Pain: 4 Easy Home Remedies for Toothaches

December 21, 2023

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It may seem harmless, but a severe toothache deserves quality dental care. The pain could point to an oral infection – something only a dentist can treat. That said, don’t just be passive as you wait for your dental visit. Try some home remedies for toothaches before the appointment; they should ease your discomfort. As for suggestions, your Eugene dentist will gladly offer a few. Here are four things that reduce toothaches from the comfort of your home.

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Take Extra Care of Your Smile During Dental Hygiene Month!

October 9, 2023

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During October, most people are thinking about pumpkin spice treats and spooky costumes. But did you know that it is also Dental Hygiene Awareness Month? That’s right — it is the perfect time to evaluate your habits to determine if you are doing all you can to maintain a clean and healthy mouth. What are some specific things you should do to take care of your smile? This blog post explains.

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How to Make Sure Your Dental Implants Last a Lifetime

August 22, 2023

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One of the biggest advantages of getting dental implants to replace missing teeth is that they have been shown to last decades longer than traditional bridges and dentures. There are countless documented cases of patients having them for 20, 25, 30, and even 35+ years without having to get an update or replacement. Whether you’re still thinking about dental implants or have already received them, there are a few lifestyle changes you can make to ensure they stand the test of time.

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Should You Get Oral Conscious Sedation?

June 28, 2023

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Are you the type of person that has to spend a day or two hyping yourself up before calling to schedule a dental appointment? Do you always wait until something feels off or is hurting? Have you had to fight the urge to cancel appointments? If any of this sounds familiar, you are far from alone. Millions of Americans deal with dental anxiety, but fortunately, today’s dentists have more ways than ever to help you stay calm and cool while in the chair. One of the simplest is oral conscious sedation, and to find out more about how it works, keep reading.

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Should Healthy Teeth Ever Be Replaced with Dental Implants?

April 2, 2023

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If you’ve heard of dental implants, then you probably know all about how fantastic they are when it comes to restoring lost teeth. Once they’ve been placed within a patient’s jawbone, they’re capable of fully restoring the look, feel, and functionality of a smile and offering unique, unparalleled benefits. But is it ever appropriate to replace healthy teeth with dental implants, or is it best to retain your natural teeth for as long as possible? Here’s what your dentist wants you to know.

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Should You Be Worried If Your Gums are Swollen?

February 11, 2023

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You’re brushing your teeth in the bathroom mirror when you happen to take a closer look at your gums and realize that they’re swollen. The question that likely jumps immediately to your mind is, “Should I be worried about this?” It’s important to be aware of what can cause swelling in your gums as well as what your treatment options are. Here’s what you need to know if your gums ever become swollen.

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Hate Coffee Breath? Here’s How to Get Rid of It

December 9, 2022

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Coffee tastes wonderful, can provide a boost of energy and alertness, and even offers a few health benefits. There’s nothing not to love about it. Well… except for the fact that it can cause bad breath. Indeed, coffee breath can be embarrassing whether you are chatting with coworkers in the office or trying to give a good morning kiss to your spouse. Why does coffee breath happen, and what can you do to deal with it? This blog post provides the answers.

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Are Stained Teeth Hereditary?

September 24, 2022

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Do you struggle with stubborn dental discoloration? If so, you may wonder why your teeth do not have the bright, white appearance that is so commonly sought-after in modern society. Part of the reason may be due to your habits. However, it is also possible that your genetics are to blame. Let’s talk about the role that your DNA can play in whether you suffer from stained teeth.

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Painful?

August 24, 2022

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Would you like to enhance your smile? You may be thinking about visiting a local cosmetic dentist for a consultation. Still, you may hesitate, particularly if you are concerned that your procedure might cause some discomfort. Fortunately, most cosmetic treatments are quite easy to get through! Let’s discuss what you may feel during and after some common aesthetic services.

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5 Tips to Make Your Next Dental Checkup as Easy as Possible

June 10, 2022

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Ideally, you should visit your dentist for preventive care every six months or so. These appointments can help your smile to stay healthy, fresh, and clean. Do you have dental checkup in the near future? This blog post offers some tips to make the experience as easy and productive as possible for both you and your dentist.

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