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Are Digital X-Rays Really Safe?

Are Digital X-Rays Really Safe?

Nowadays, patients are becoming increasingly conscious of the harmful effects of radiation on their health. Many of my patients ask me about the safety of the x-ray system that I am using at my downtown Portland dental practice. At Centerport…

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Make Flossing A 2017 Resolution

Make Flossing a 2017 Resolution

As we welcome 2017, the biggest task we encourage our patients at CenterPort Dental to add to their new year’s resolution is daily flossing. One easy way to accomplish this is creating a place in your shower for your floss.…

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What Is Root Canal Treatment?

What is root canal treatment?

Endodontic or root canal therapy is a set of sessions of treatment for the infection in the pulp region of a tooth or teeth. This treatment leads to the elimination of infection and the subsequent protection of the treated tooth…

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How Often Should You See A Dentist?

How Often Should You See a Dentist?

As recently as 50 years ago, dentists examining new U.S. military recruits noted that most Americans’ teeth were in an awful condition. Very few people knew how to take care of their dental health, and it showed. This was partially…

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Removable Dentures

Removable Dentures

Our bodies grow old, become tired and worn out. It is how it works and what we can do is to take good care of it and find ways to make our lives more comfortable. When we lose a teeth…

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WHY IS ORAL HYGIENE IMPORTANT

WHY IS ORAL HYGIENE IMPORTANT

Children and adults alike are susceptible to getting various dental and oral problems and diseases. That is why it is essentially important to have the awareness on having good oral hygiene. Oral hygiene is the habit of keeping the mouth…

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