The brookside dental guide to wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last of the molars (grinding teeth) to erupt from the gum. They usually appear in the late teens and early twenties. Not all people develop these teeth while some have from one to four. Though some Clackamas dental patients never experience any problems with these extra molars, many times wisdom teeth … Continue reading “The brookside dental guide to wisdom teeth”

Questions to ask your clackamas dentist

Sometimes we research our Clackamas mechanic or Gresham hairdresser more thoroughly than our Clackamas dental professional. Shouldn’t your dental care be far more important than the condition of your car or the style of your hair? At Brookside Dental, we love to answer questions about all facets of dentistry. For instance, you may have questions … Continue reading “Questions to ask your clackamas dentist”

Soft medium or buzz lightyear?

At Brookside Dental, Dr. Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS is often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Picking a toothbrush in Clackamas can be as difficult as choosing a paint color, and there seems to be just as many choices. If you have visited the dental … Continue reading “Soft medium or buzz lightyear?”

Excellence in family dentistry at brookside dental

Welcome to the Brookside Dental family dentistry blog. At Brookside Dental in Clackamas, we are proud of our legacy of dental excellence. If you are interviewing family dentists in Clackamas, Portland, Gresham, or Gladstone, we invite you to visit us at Brookside Dental in Clackamas. Our dental service menu includes general, cosmetic, and orthodontic services … Continue reading “Excellence in family dentistry at brookside dental”

Don’t bite the dentist gresham and oregon city

Bite down hard, but not on Dr. Robert Kowal DDS’s hand! Do you find that biting down hard is painful or awkward? There are ways to find the source of the trouble and there are ways to make it right. Let Brookside Dental in Clackamas, Oregon help you with that everyday chewing luxury most of … Continue reading “Don’t bite the dentist gresham and oregon city”

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5 benefits of preventive dentistry for portland kids

At Brookside Dental in Clackamas, we promote preventative dental care by developing decay prevention plans and helping our patients establish and maintain proper dental practices. If today’s Clackamas kids can avoid tooth decay, they can save themselves more than you may realize. 1) A healthy mouth equals better overall health and well-being. Maintaining optimum oral … Continue reading “5 benefits of preventive dentistry for portland kids”