Portland Dental Blog
World Oral Health Day is celebrated annually worldwide on March 20th. It’s coordinated by the FDI World Dental Federation, which is an organization that represents over a million dentists all around the globe. The main purpose of this event is to promote awareness about just how important oral health is to overall health, and your… Read More
Mountains of research over the years have shown a strong link between gum disease and whole-body health, such as an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. But recent studies conducted by the American Academy for Cancer Research have now shown another scary connection – gum disease may increase the likelihood of developing colon cancer…. Read More
Finding the best dentist in Portland depends on what you’re looking for in a provider. The truth is, your dentist is a key part of your healthcare team and you need to feel comfortable, confident, and trust in their care. After all, you will be seeing them at least twice a year for preventive checkups… Read More
Healthy oral health habits for strong smiles begin at an early age. These early experiences help develop good habits and trust and can set the stage for a lifetime of healthy teeth. National Children’s Dental Health Month, celebrated in February since 1949, strives to raise awareness of just how important early and regular dental care… Read More
Cavities are not only common in kids, but they can also affect adults in large numbers. In fact, according to the CDC, 90% of adults over 20 have had a cavity in their lifetime. Additionally, one out of every four adults between the age of 20 and 64 currently have at least one cavity. The… Read More
Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. In fact, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99% of adults see a smile as an important social asset, and more than 70% believe that an unattractive smile can have negative effects on someone’s success. So what do you… Read More
As all of you have likely heard by now, an executive order in Oregon is mandating that all dental offices cease non-urgent care for our patients until June 15, 2020, at the earliest..
At Burlingame Dental, your choice for family dentists in SW Portland, our doctors always want to provide our patients with the best smile care possible.
We all know it’s important to always remember to brush your teeth, but did you also know that it’s good for you to chew what you eat longer?
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and this year also marks the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s 100th anniversary!
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