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What Does “Impaction” Mean When It Comes to Your Smile?

January 15, 2023
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If you have been told by your dentist at New Smiles Dental that you have dental impaction, you may have a lot of questions about this condition and what can be done about it. At our Sherwood, OR, area office, we provide a wide range of services for patients in the community, including treatments for …

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Visit Sherwood, or Area Dentist for Professional Whitening

December 15, 2022
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At New Smiles Dental, we know that many of our patients strive to have a whiter, brighter smile that helps them in exuding the confidence they feel inside. While a smile might be healthy, it might not always be attractive, which is when patients come to our practice to talk to our team about the …

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Comparing crowns, veneers, and dental bridges

November 15, 2022
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Dental restorations are a common way for dentists to help enhance the appearance of the smile or address certain health and function concerns. Some of the more common dental restorations used by our dentists at New Smiles Dental in Sherwood, Oregon, are dental crowns, dental veneers, and dental bridges. Our team can help you determine …

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How to improve your oral health

October 15, 2022
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The experienced team at New Smiles Dental in Sherwood, OR consults with patients to educate them in how to care for the teeth and gums to avoid the risks of periodontal disease and tooth decay. Taking care of the smile can reduce the consequences of poor oral hygiene and irreversible damage to the smile. Gum …

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What is obstructive sleep apnea, and can your dentist help?

September 15, 2022
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Many patients do not think of their family dentist helping with conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea. But you would be surprised to find out that our team at New Smiles Dental in Sherwood, OR, is pleased to provide an alternative to the dreaded CPAP machine often recommended to patients with this condition. What is …

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Can you whiten porcelain veneers?

August 15, 2022
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Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular aesthetic dental procedures available today. And for a good reason! Veneers give you the opportunity to completely transform your smile, giving you the bright, white teeth you’ve always wanted. But what about those who already have porcelain veneers? Can they whiten their teeth as well? These are …

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Why do I need regular dental x-rays?

July 15, 2022
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Regular dental x-rays are a vital part of maintaining good oral health and preventing the development of cavities and gum disease. Routine dental x-rays allow your dentist to identify any problems in your teeth or gums before they become more serious, which helps you avoid painful and costly treatments in the future. How often do …

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How to address teeth out of alignment

April 15, 2022
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While we appreciate our teeth for all they do, including allowing us to chew and digest food and speak clearly to others, many find that they may be dissatisfied with their smile due to crooked, misshapen, or gapped teeth. The team at New Smiles Dental understands that many patients will hesitate to bring up the …

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What causes gingivitis?

March 15, 2022
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One of the most common dental diseases is that of gingivitis. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of periodontitis, sometimes referred to as gum disease or periodontal disease. This infection can cause the development of swelling, inflammation, and redness of the gum tissues. While this condition is a mild and early stage of periodontal disease, it …

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Are dental implants safe?

February 15, 2022
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Dental implants are a popular choice for patients in the Sherwood, OR area who are looking to replace one or more missing teeth in a permanent manner. These titanium posts are used as tooth root replacements and are effective at addressing a variety of different tooth loss situations. The dentists at New Smiles Dental believe …

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