Category Archives: General Dentistry

General Treatments Sherwood OR

Find out the Three Secrets to Keeping the Teeth Clean and Healthy

At New Smiles Dental, we often have patients come into our practice with oral health concerns. However, many of the conditions that develop on the smile are completely preventable. Our team, including Drs. Nathan Doyel, Ben Aanderud, and Ashley Bennett are dedicated to helping individuals in achieving healthy smiles while giving them the knowledge they […]


Protective Sealants Sherwood, OR

How Dental Sealants Support Happy, Healthy Smiles

When you were a child, did you ever imagine that you had a secret power? The creative abilities of children often put them into the role of their favorite superhero. In fact, children do seem to have a bit of magic to them: they smile. A lot. Children smile as many as 400 times a […]


Sleep Apnea Sherwood OR

What’s Really Behind Chronic Snoring?

Snoring is an irritating problem not only for those who sleep in proximity to a snorer but also for the person who is making the ruckus. In recent years, we have become much more aware of the negative impact of snoring. However, this awareness has revolved mainly around the fact that snoring is, well, annoying […]


Teeth Cleanings and Prevention Sherwood OR

There is a Specific Way to Protect Your Teen’s Smile

Parents of young children have no problem finding tips for promoting oral health in their little ones. A lot of information about early oral development exists because it is during this initial stage of life that growth happens quickly and children need a lot of help caring for their health and wellness. Over time, as […]


Dental X-Rays

Missing Dental Appointments Means that You Miss A Lot

Have you received a reminder from your dentist that it’s time for your six-month checkup, only to quickly forget about it? This scenario plays out in millions of homes across the country on a regular basis. Sometimes, it plays out for years. The process is subtle: an appointment is missed because life is too busy […]


General Treatments Sherwood Or

Senior Smile Care

Smile care is simple, right? We brush our teeth, and we floss them. If we’re concerned about common problems like stains, we might also see the dentist for periodic teeth whitening. These habits can continue for a lifetime. They should continue for a lifetime. However, the way we care for our teeth is not as […]


Dental Cleanings Exams Sherwood OR

Too Tired to Brush? Think Again!

Most people today describe themselves as busy. This may be an understatement. Life often demands that we do our best to keep up with a nearly-chaotic pace. To do so means going to bed tired, perhaps nightly. It may also mean shuffling priorities and give less of our attention to activities that are important to […]


Cleanings and Prevention Sherwood OR

How Water Could be your Mouth’s Best Friend

There is something special about having a BFF, that friend you know you can count on to hold secrets, hold the door, hold your hand during good times and bad. Just as the heart needs a BFF, so does the mouth. Your teeth and gums need continual care if an oral disease is to be […]


Ways to Help Your Student Stay Healthy

Ways to Help Your Student Stay Healthy

Understandably, we want to give our children the best; it doesn’t matter how old they are. The years during which our children are in school may be the busiest of our lives. This busy-ness ramps up during certain times, like now. If you’ve found yourself going from sun-up to sun-down, driving from store to school […]


Sealing the Smile Against Cavities

Sealing the Smile Against Cavities

Wouldn’t it be nice to think that you could go years without needing a dental filling? This is actually the goal of preventive dentistry. The team at New Smiles Dental would love to help you avoid cavities and the other dental problems that stem from oral bacteria. Using dental sealants, we may be able to […]


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