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Sleep Disorders and Dentistry in Portland, Oregon

It’s March, and that means it is National Sleep Awareness Month. Our team of Dentists in Portland are determined to make sure we all understand the importance of good sleep! In this article by Michael Simmons, DMD entitled Not So Golden Slumbers? Learn How Your Dentist Can Help! It really lays out the importance of good […]

How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

  Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in […]

Nutrition and Oral Health in our Kids!

March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of this, Smiles Northwest wants to make sure you know the facts. The link between nutrition and children’s and oral health is something we should all take very seriously. Tooth decay is the number one health issue of our nation’s children. For this reason, it is extremely important that […]

Dental Hygiene Month ‐ 4 Daily Tips For a Healthy Smile

WARNING: This fact may startle you: 80 percent of the U.S. population has some form of periodontal (gum) disease. ‐ From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite this statistic, gum and other oral diseases are 100% preventable. The secret: Practicing good, daily dental hygiene. In honor of National Dental Hygiene Month, your Beaverton dentist […]