You would never consider running a red light on a busy Clackamas street or crossing over a lane of orange construction cones on the freeway, but you might be doing some everyday things that are a real danger to your oral health. I’m Dr. Brian Westover DMD, a dentist serving the Oregon City and Gladstone … Continue reading “Stay Out Of The Dental Danger Zone”
Are you getting your dose of d?
Most Portland people know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Today’s article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of vitamin D. Here is a sampling of vitamin D findings from around the web: … Continue reading “Are you getting your dose of d?”
Dr. Robert Kowal DDS knows when a simple problem can become serious
Today in the Clackamas family dentist blog we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be cause by cold sores, gum disease, … Continue reading “Dr. Robert Kowal DDS knows when a simple problem can become serious”
Creating beautiful smiles at brookside dental
I am glad you found our blog! I’m Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS, DMD, DDS, of Brookside Dental, a full-service dental practice in Clackamas. I am a proud member of Crown Council. My profession is dentistry, but my passion is providing superior and affordable dental care for my patients. I began serving Oregon … Continue reading “Creating beautiful smiles at brookside dental”
Dental confidence or caution in oregon?
Whether you are one of the Clackamas folks who goes willingly for your check-up, or are hesitant about getting dental work done, Brookside Dental has opened its doors to smiling patients since 2011. We give straightforward answers about the cost of dental implants, the price for a crown, and the average cost of veneers for … Continue reading “Dental confidence or caution in oregon?”
This is the year for a new smile!
Hello, I am Dr. Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS. Welcome to my Oregon City dental blog. If you are not familiar with the latest dental advances, you might not realize what cosmetic dentistry can do for you. I have dedicated my professional life to creating perfect smiles. If you are not satisfied with … Continue reading “This is the year for a new smile!”
What is more valuable than a diamond?
“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in Clackamas at a time where there is a permanent cutting-edge replacement … Continue reading “What is more valuable than a diamond?”
Teeth: What have they done for you lately?
Welcome to the Portland dental blog! Today we are going to explore the secret life of our teeth. The shape of each tooth gives a clue to what it does. The incisors, or your front teeth, are sharp. They need to be because their job is to cut food and their curvature helps move food … Continue reading “Teeth: What have they done for you lately?”
It’s a great time to have ugly teeth!
Huh? Yep, it’s true. It’s a great time to have ugly teeth because unprecedented cosmetic dentistry provides several procedures to turn ugly to unbelievably beautiful. Teeth whitening can benefit almost every adult. Years of staining can be magically erased in a day at your Clackamas dentist’s office or over a few months with an affordable … Continue reading “It’s a great time to have ugly teeth!”
Wear a crown in portland
Some Clackamas residents who have a weak or broken tooth may want to research dental crowns as a solution to improve their smile and overall oral health. A crown is really a cap or covering that is tooth-shaped and when it is in place, it will cover the portion of the covered tooth that is … Continue reading “Wear a crown in portland”