Bad breath treatment at brookside dental

Do you suspect that you have bad breath? I’m Brian Westover DMD and Robert Kowal DDS of Brookside Dental, a full-service dental office in Clackamas, Oregon. I help our dental patients diagnose and overcome this unpleasant and potentially embarrassing condition. Halitosis is caused by the bacteria that live on and around your teeth, gums and … Continue reading “Bad breath treatment at brookside dental”

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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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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”

Avoid tooth loss in clackamas

Do you know the most common cause of tooth loss among Portland adults? The answer is gum disease. While this may be startling to Portland, Gladstone, and Gresham residents, there is a bright side: Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups with your Clackamas dentist are … Continue reading “Avoid tooth loss 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?”

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”

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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