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What Can Tooth Bonding Do For You?

If you are like us, you don’t have unlimited funds to spend on whatever you want or need. You want to get the maximum benefit from each dollar you spend. That’s true whether you are going to the grocery store, getting your car fixed, or receiving dental care. We understand and share your concerns at…

The Latest in Denture Technology | Eugene, OR

Dentures. They can seem to be both a blessing and a curse at times. They can hide your embarrassment of tooth loss; but sometimes they seem to force you to have a difficult time chewing or feel self-conscious when you’re around friends and family. But it doesn’t have to be that way, anymore. Luckily, we…

Tips for Handling a Dental Emergency

Every knows who to call if you break a leg. You call 911, and let the professionals hand things. But what do you do when your break a tooth? Dental emergencies can be extremely painful, and even frightening. You may feel overwhelmed because you may not know exactly what to do. At Eugene Family Dental…

Are You Doing Everything You Can For Your Teeth?

I had a patient come to me a few months ago who was a young college student. After a quick exam of his mouth, it was clear that he wasn’t flossing his teeth often, if at all. I asked him about the situation, and he admitted that flossing was never his strong suit. My guess…

There’s More At Risk Than Just Your Teeth

This following story is a few years old, but it’s a cautionary tale that has been etched in my mind since I read it. I first heard the story while watching ABC News, and it reaffirmed my belief that oral health is imperative to your overall health. The story goes like this: A young father,…

Whiten Your Teeth In Less Than An Hour

Let’s face it, we live in a culture where people notice and value a great set of pearly whites. I became a dentist because I wanted to help patients receive quality dental care and the smile of their dreams. There are millions of Americans walking around who are displeased with their smile. That can mean…

Leave the Metal Out of Your Mouth

Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic issues around the world and the leading chronic disease in children. Tooth decay can be caused by a number of issues, including poor oral hygiene of heredity factors. Most of us, regardless of how well we brush or floss, will have cavities at some point in…

What’s Causing Those Constant Headaches?

One of the biggest parts of my job is finding ways to keep patients out of pain or relieve their dental pains. Dental pains, as you might know, can be some of the most fierce and unbearable pain imaginable. When a patient comes to me in pain, I empathize with their problem and work to…

Protect Yourself From Epidemic of Gum Disease

There’s a chronic disease running rampant in our country and across the world that is putting our gums and bodies at risk of serious problems. Periodontal disease is one of the leading chronic diseases in the world and has been linked to diseases like heart disease, stroke and diabetes, and it’s the leading cause of…

Discover the Power of Invisalign

Most of us wish that we could fix the flaws in our smile instantly and without having to spend hours upon hours in a dental chair. I’ve yet to find the treatment that will instantly straighten your teeth and resolve bite issues, but there is a great way you can undergo orthodontic treatment without the…