Category Archives: Safe Dentistry

Teeth Whitening

Let’s face it: one of the first things you notice about people is their smile. When you meet someone with a bright, natural smile, it catches your attention. However, over time, the natural aging process and your lifestyle (smoking or … Continue reading

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Ceramic Tooth Restoration: Why Dentists are Switching

Ceramic restoration for BravoSmile Dental Care in downtown Portland is, essentially, the use of a high quality material to rebuild or replace damaged teeth. Recent advancements have led many dentists to switch over to ceramic restorations which feature a higher … Continue reading

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Sedation Dentistry: Dental Care for Those Unable to Receive Normal Dental Treatments

Sedation dentistry is a great option for those who are regularly apprehensive with dental work or who have very sensitive teeth that makes dental work uncomfortable. The use of sedation in dentistry has come a long way and is now regarded as highly safe and effective. While sedation dentistry should not be used on every patient, it is an extremely successful method in terms of providing an anxiety-free dental appointment for those who typically are phobic. What sedation dentistry provides is the opportunity for those extremely uncomfortable attending a dentist to still have necessary dental work in a relaxed and safe environment. Continue reading

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What are your teeth whitening options?

It seems like everywhere you look there are ads for teeth whitening products plastered all over billboards, on every other commercial on TV and conquering the airwaves on the radio. Stores have shelves full of whitening toothpastes and chewing gum … Continue reading

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Ceramic vs. Amalgam (Metal) Fillings

Ceramic fillings are a relatively recent development in terms of aesthetic teeth restoration and offer a number of advantages over traditional metal fillings. Ceramic fillings are typically made out of porcelain, ceramic, or glasslike fillings and offer a metal-free alternative … Continue reading

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The Hazards of Mercury in your Dental Care

Mercury is a heavy metal which, under normal circumstances, is treated as a toxic substance that requires special handling and cannot be disposed of in public landfills and sewage systems because of the potential environmental impact. Yet mercury is a … Continue reading

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