The health and beauty consequences of missing teeth

Hello. I am Dr. Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS. Thanks for visiting my blog. Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we … Continue reading “The health and beauty consequences of missing teeth”

Dental crowns at brookside dental in clackamas

Dental crowns have been used in dentistry for over 2000 years. There is evidence that the Etruscans experimented with crowns on teeth using ivory and bone as early as 700 B.C. By 200 A.D., they began using gold crowns to construct artificial teeth. Ancient Egyptians fashioned tooth replacements out of seashells and then hammered them … Continue reading “Dental crowns at brookside dental in clackamas”

Eating got you down, clackamas?

Clackamas men and women with missing teeth know that chewing can be difficult and painful. If you are looking at the cost of dental implants in Clackamas and feel uncertain whether this is the step you ought to take, come see Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS DMD, DDS at Brookside Dental to learn … Continue reading “Eating got you down, clackamas?”

Full mouth reconstruction in portland

Portland dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the Oregon City area. Unlike conventional removable dentures, extensive mouth reconstruction involves strong, functional and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone. You have probably heard around Oregon City about … Continue reading “Full mouth reconstruction in portland”