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Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)

What Are the Effects of Bruxism?

While natural tooth enamel of adult teeth is thick and strong, it can also be damaged by a number of different elements. For example, sugars and acids on the teeth can eat away at natural tooth enamel and cause cavities to form. Additionally, patients who clench and grind their teeth at night may also experience […]


When are porcelain veneers right for me?

Drs. Nathan Doyel, Ben Aanderud, and Ashley Bennett of New Smiles Dental help Sherwood, OR area patients with their dental needs. Not only does this include their dental health, but cosmetic enhancements. Patients interested in improving the appearance of their smile may want to ask our team about porcelain veneers. Understanding porcelain veneers Porcelain veneers […]


Do I Need to Wear a Nightguard?

At New Smiles Dental, we know that dental health extends beyond cleanings and fillings. Our team understands that other conditions and issues may exist that impact one’s oral health and wellness, including clenching and grinding that can occur while patients sleep. This condition, medically known as “bruxism,” can be harmful to the teeth. It can […]


Restoring Gum Tissue Following Late Stage Periodontal Disease

When patients have been diagnosed with conditions such as periodontal disease, they are often educated by their dental team regarding the consequences of not treating this problem as soon as possible. Periodontal disease is an inflammatory condition that starts in the soft tissues but then spreads not only through the smile, but through the body […]



Consider Professional Whitening to Brighten Your Smile and Achieve a Desirable Appearance

The team of New Smiles Dental offers patients in and around the area of Sherwood, OR cosmetic solutions to enhance their smile, especially professional teeth whitening options. Professional bleaching solutions have become a popular treatment over the years, as patients can brighten their smile and boost their self-esteem and confidence. Why choose professional whitening? Whitening […]



Sedation dentistry allows nervous patients to obtain the dental work they need at New Smiles Dental

The team at New Smiles Dental in Sherwood, OR understands that patients of all ages may have dental anxiety. Dental anxiety is a fear of visiting the dentist’s chair. It may develop due to concerns of another person being within their “personal space,” or because patients have had past negative experiences with a dental provider. […]


Dental Implants

Learn how dental implants can help you restore your smile after tooth loss

At New Smiles Dental, patients in the area of Sherwood, OR can obtain a wide range of services under one roof. Implant dentistry is just part of the restorative treatments that can be used for patients who need to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are the gold standard in tooth replacement, providing a lifelong restoration […]



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