Brookside dental guide to healthy tooth enamel

Here at Brookside Dental, we want your teeth to last a lifetime! Tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body, but it is non-renewable so it is vital to not neglect or abuse our teeth. Daily teeth and gum care is the best way to protect tooth enamel. Even though every Portland … Continue reading “Brookside dental guide to healthy tooth enamel”

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6 easy ways to eat like a dentist in clackamas

There is nothing that influences your smile as much as your eating habits in Clackamas, Oregon. Develop good eating habits and your Portland dentist will smile down on you too. Patients in Gladstone, Gresham, and Oregon City would do well to follow the example of a dentist in what and how they eat. 1. Rinse … Continue reading “6 easy ways to eat like a dentist in clackamas”

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A wise investment that pays off every day

You may not sport a sparkling 3-carat diamond on your finger or zip around town in a shiny Ferrari, but you can flash a celebrity-caliber smile. (And we think it is a much better investment than extravagant jewelry or a pricey car.) Cosmetic dentistry is an investment in you. And it pays off every single … Continue reading “A wise investment that pays off every day”

Dental miracles seen and unseen at brookside dental in clackamas

Quality dental care and cosmetic dental procedures can be extremely visible. Think porcelain veneers, dental crowns, and teeth whitening. Today, however, let’s talk about some purposefully unseen procedures that can contribute to a healthy, celebrity-caliber smile. Today’s post will highlight three unprecedented cosmetic dental treatments: white fillings, invisible braces, and dental implants. White Fillings Tooth-colored … Continue reading “Dental miracles seen and unseen at brookside dental in clackamas”

It’s not about vanity oregon

Since 2011, Brookside Dental has been providing confidence and dignity to our amazing Portland and Clackamas patients through general dentistry and family dentistry. Many Clackamas people seem to have it all together with bright eyes and great smiles. We want you to be on the same footing as your friends, colleagues and customers. Wanting to … Continue reading “It’s not about vanity oregon”

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”

The brookside dental guide to preventing gum disease

Hearing that you have periodontal disease or “gum disease” can be upsetting. Here at Brookside Dental in Clackamas, Oregon, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Symptoms of Gum Disease Bleeding gums Swollen, tender gums Receding … Continue reading “The brookside dental guide to preventing gum disease”

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”

Does my gresham dentist treat bad breath?

When my Gresham dental patients ask me if mouthwash cures bad breath, I tell them that treating bad breath with a mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive problems. The best-selling mouthwashes in … Continue reading “Does my gresham dentist treat bad breath?”

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