The Facts About Flossing

You probably understand that there are many things you should do to keep your pearly whites healthy. For instance, you may have heard that you’ll need to brush and floss on a daily basis? While this is true, have you heard that inefficient flossing could actually lead several serious issues?... Read more »

A Tooth with a Fracture Might Need a Crown

Dental fractures in tooth enamel can occur from several different sources. While some might result from something as traumatic as a blow to the face, it is possible to suffer a fracture from more mundane sources. This could be something as simple as chomping on ice, nibbling on foreign objects,... Read more »

Dental Anxiety Can Be Managed in Different Ways

Feelings of stress or heightened anxiety during dental treatments is not at all uncommon. In fact, dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition. So, if you’ve struggled with it in the past, your dentist, Dr. Gerald Fujii, offers a few key insights to help you manage the situation for future... Read more »

The Facts About Dental Bridges

If you’ve ever lost a tooth, you probably understand that some tasks that had been simple can be much more difficult. For instance, if you’re missing teeth you could struggle to pronounce some sounds and to chew comfortably. Luckily, there are several options you can consider—including a dental bridge. Dental... Read more »

Visiting the Dentist: Your Questions Answered

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. How can... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry 101

It’s perfectly acceptable – and even fine – to be nervous about dental appointments. If you’re going in for a filling or root canal, it’s normal to be a bit nervous. What’s not normal, however, is to let those nervous feelings prevent you from getting the oral health care you... Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge for Your Smile

Those who are missing one or more teeth may experience difficulty with chewing or speaking. A dental bridge in Portland, Oregon, is a great way to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth or teeth with artificial teeth by bridging the gap... Read more »

Covertly Straighten Your Teeth with Invisalign® Dental Aligners

Having a straight smile can be a fantastic boost to your self-esteem and confidence. However, getting braces to straighten your smile can be a blow to both self-esteem and confidence. If you would like to avoid traditional braces, we provide an excellent alternative that operates almost invisibly. Invisalign® aligners are... Read more »