Oral Health Support: Dental Floss

Even though brushing is highly effective for washing away plaque buildup, your toothbrush bristles cannot clean between your teeth. To reach these areas, you can use dental floss. When it comes to choosing the type of flos you use, you do have options between using a threaded floss or a water flosser, which uses a steady beam of water to... read more »

Toothaches: A Real Pain

Toothaches can be a real pain. If you have a toothache, you probably have some questions, including how to relieve the throbbing discomfort. We would like to help you by offering some information on how to handle toothaches. Unfortunately, there are many potential causes for a toothache. Some common reasons are: - cavity - infection in the gums - abscessed... read more »

Tips for Having Smile-Friendly Meals

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist, and have smile-friendly meals regularly. Sometimes having smile-friendly meals can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure how to make them. So, our dentist, Dr. Gerald Fujii, is happy to help you by telling you what to incorporate into... read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Dental Erosion

One of the most common forms of oral ailments that can befall your smile is through dental erosion. Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, occurs when acids begin to wear away the tooth enamel that protects your teeth. When your tooth enamel is worn away to the point a hole has formed in the tooth, cavities will occur, which... read more »

The Benefits of Helping Your Smile With Dental Sealants

Are you interested in knowing more about dental sealants? If so, our dentistss, Dr. Fujii and Dr. Lee, are happy to help you! That way you can know for sure if this treatment is the best for your smile. Today, our dentistss is happy to list the many benefits involved in treatment. Those benefits include: -Dental sealants can protect your... read more »

Discover Your Dream Smile with Dental Floss

  Is your oral hygiene operating at the levels that you desire? If you weren't aware, there are numerous tricks and tips you can use to improve your smile with simple cleaning habits including brushing and flossing. In order to ensure you are adequately cleaning your entire mouth, make sure you’re cleaning between teeth with functional dental floss. In order... read more »

Pregnancy “Tumors” and What You Need to Know About Them

You may be familiar with pregnancy tumors, but they're most likely not what you'd expect. With a bit of help from our team, you can thwart or treat pregnancy tumors, depending on your dental health. During pregnancy, some women can create "pregnancy tumors" on the soft tissues of their mouth. Fortunately, these "tumors" are not cancerous, but simply a swelling... read more »

Enjoy a Natural-Looking Smile with Composite Dental Fillings

When a cavity develops in an obvious area of your smile, such as the front teeth, tooth-colored dental fillings may be the ideal treatment to repair your smile. Dr. Fujii and Dr. Lee offer composite dental fillings at Portland Dental because their tooth-colored material keeps your smile looking natural and beautiful. We create your composite dental fillings from powdered glass... read more »

How to Treat a Cracked Tooth

Have you recently cracked a tooth? If so, you need to meet with your dentist, Dr. Gerald Fujii, and receive treatment. If you don’t treat the tooth, there is a good chance the crack can worsen and cause more damage. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help you, whether a blow to the face or a food accident... read more »

Holiday Season Basics: Dental Checklist

As with all oral health care treatments, it is important to make sure you have a dental checklist in place for the Halloween season. If you are not careful, you can easily damage your teeth through the consumption of candy, which can increase your risk of dental abrasion and make your teeth even more likely for damage to occur. Consider... read more »