Benefits of Dental Veneers For Your Smile

If you feel self-conscious when you smile due to cosmetic issues with your teeth, you are not alone. There are thousands of other people who feel the same way. Cowles Dental Care is glad to help you perfect your smile by offering dental veneers in Portland, Oregon. There are many benefits that veneers can offer… Read more »

Dental Bridges Are a Great Restorative Dentistry Treatment

If you have lost teeth, whether one or several, you know how inconvenient and uncomfortable it can make some parts of life. It can disrupt eating, so you can’t enjoy your food as well. It can make speaking more difficult and even change some of how your look. Most people don’t think about this, but… Read more »

A Small Cavity Can Often Be Repaired by Composite Resin or Amalgam Fillings

Cavities can form when poor oral hygiene habits allow the bacteria in your mouth to attack the tooth enamel. In time, the tooth decay can spread to compromise more and more of the tooth. If the cavity is detected early, Dr. might be able to repair it at with a basic composite or amalgam filling…. Read more »

Teeth Whitening Treatment Options and Guidelines Everybody Should Follow

The most effective teeth-whitening treatment is in-office professional teeth whitening done at the hands of our skilled team at . Professional teeth whitening treatments are so effective they can upgrade the shade of your teeth by up to ten shades in a single visit. For at home use, your dentist can provide you with a… Read more »

Cigarettes: How They Affect Your Teeth

If you’re interested in protecting the health of your teeth, you probably know that there are a number of things you’ll need to do and a few things you’ll need to avoid. For example, you’ve probably heard that you should brush and floss your teeth every day and visit your dentist once every six months…. Read more »

There Are Several Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments that Can Improve the Appearance of Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that improves the appearance of the teeth in your smile. Your dentist, Dr. , is highly trained and experienced in a wide variety of these methods. The specific nature of the imperfections on the teeth in your smile will largely determine which method or methods your dentist recommends… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Repaired to Prevent Future Cavities

There are certain circumstances that can apply such unnatural force that it can chip one or more of your teeth. This is even more likely if you have a bad habit of nibbling on things, like pencils and pens, or if you frequently use your teeth as tools. Even if a chip doesn’t cause pain,… Read more »

All About the Promises of an ADA Dentist

Your dentist, Dr. , is a member of the American Dental Association, which means that works hard each day to provide top-notch dental care and a positive dental experience. In fact, your dentist has made five promises to increase the chances of those things happening, and those promises are: No. 1: Respect a patient’s wants… Read more »

Different Materials Might Be Used to Fill a Cavity in a Specific Location

Applying a filling is one of the most common methods our dentists use to repair small to medium sized cavity. The fillings location on the tooth, its visibility in your smile and the primary function of the tooth all factor into the material used for the filling. Composite fillings are made from a resin material… Read more »

Nail Biting and how it Affects Your Teeth

Bad habits such as not making the bed, or leaving your laundry on the floor are can annoy some people, but, fortunately, aren’t detrimental to your health. On the other hand, would you be surprised to learn that nail biting can lead to problems with your teeth, but can also cause other issues? You see,… Read more »