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Gingivitis? Act Fast! | New Smiles | Sherwood, OR

Gingivitis? Act Fast!

You’ve been told you have gingivitis, or you’re noticing the symptoms of this early form of gum disease. Sure, a little “pink in the sink” isn’t such an alarming problem, but it indicates that an alarming problem is on the horizon. If you act fast at this point, you may be able to reverse the […]

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Cracked Tooth? Here’s What May Have Happened! | New Smiles | Sherwood, OR

Cracked Tooth? Here’s What May Have Happened!

Our teeth are hard and strong. We use them to chew dense foods, hard foods, and sometimes to chew our fingernails (tsk, tsk!). We’re so used to using our teeth that, when a rogue kernel of popcorn causes a crack, we may feel betrayed and confused. How is it that a perfectly stable tooth could […]

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Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Health

Typically, when we talk about the gums, it is to discuss the consequences of gum disease. There’s another problem that may affect this delicate tissue, however, and it is also worth talking about. What You should know about Gum Recession For hundreds of years, not much attention was given to gum recession. In fact, this […]

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Gum Disease 101

Did you know that gum disease is responsible for about 70% of adult tooth loss? This makes it a serious concern for those who want to protect their oral health. Keep reading to learn more about gum disease and find out how to protect your teeth. What causes gum disease? Gum disease is also sometimes […]

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