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”

What’s on your dental wish list?

A cosmetic dental consultation is informative and enjoyable. As the patient, you’ll have the opportunity to describe your goals and expectations. If this is your first visit to the practice, you’ll discover whether you feel comfortable with our dentist and other members of the treatment team. Successful cosmetic dentistry consultations help us provide the highest … Continue reading “What’s on your dental wish list?”

Is malocclusion causing your headache?

Do you suffer with chronic headaches? Have you tried Imitrex, diet adjustments, and Oregon City chiropractic treatment? Perhaps the cause is not stress-induced tension, spine alignment or eyestrain. Maybe the culprit is right under your nose. Bite misalignment or malocclusion is a fairly common problem with dental patients yet generally goes undetected. Nature intended the … Continue reading “Is malocclusion causing your headache?”

A standard of excellence in clackamas

Brookside Dental provides local dentistry to the residents of Clackamas and the greater Portland area. If you are looking for a trusted dentist, we invite you to consider Brookside Dental. Dr. Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS has been keeping smiles healthy and beautiful since 2011. We offer full-service dentistry for every member of … Continue reading “A standard of excellence in clackamas”

You won’t be out cold (unless you want to be!)

Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by a dental practice? Many Clackamas residents who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry or underwent extensive restoration services chose to use sedation. Though the terms “sleep dentistry” and “oral conscious sedation” … Continue reading “You won’t be out cold (unless you want to be!)”