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Latest Posts:

Smoking and Its Effect on Oral Health

Posted on 6/7/2021 by Alan Snodgrass
We know that smoking can cause lung-based diseases. However, not many of us know that cigarette smoke can affect every organ of our body. Here are some lesser-known facts about smoking. Oral Cancer Oral cancer occurs when the healthy cells in your mouth mutate over time. This is caused by...
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How to Keep Teeth Clean Following a Recent Root Canal

Posted on 5/24/2021 by Alan Snodgrass
Understanding a root canal may help you care for your teeth after you have had the procedure. During a root canal procedure, an infected area around the root of your tooth is cleaned, and a special type of filling is put in to seal the canal. This is needed because of tooth decay that has reached...
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What Leaving Impacted Wisdom Teeth Can Do to Your Oral Health

Posted on 5/10/2021 by Alan Snodgrass
The wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in and usually appear between the ages of 17 and 25 years of age. If the teeth do not emerge, they are defined as impacted. Why Impacted Wisdom Teeth Can Cause Problems Whether wisdom teeth are impacted or present, they can cause dental problems...
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All Posts:

Smoking and Its Effect on Oral Health
6/7/2021
How to Keep Teeth Clean Following a Recent Root Canal
5/24/2021
What Leaving Impacted Wisdom Teeth Can Do to Your Oral Health
5/10/2021
Oral Conditions and Diseases to Watch Out For
4/26/2021
Why is Tooth Enamel Important?
4/12/2021
Dental Emergencies and How To Deal With Them
3/22/2021
How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Oral Health
3/8/2021
What Foods Improve My Oral Health?
2/22/2021
All You Need to Know About Dental Bonding
2/8/2021
What Causes Teeth Discoloration
1/25/2021
Cavities Between the Teeth Are Especially Dangerous
1/11/2021
Are You Ignoring Signs of Oral Cancer?
12/21/2020
There Are Many Dangers to At Home Whitening Products
12/7/2020
Steps to Take if You Notice a Loose Tooth
11/16/2020
Halloween - A Myth That Sugarcoats the Teeth
10/13/2014
Can Braces Reduce TMJ Problems?
8/10/2014
What if I don't get my Cavity Repaired?
7/28/2014
How Aging Affects your Teeth
7/14/2014
Why is Flossing Necessary?
6/23/2014
What is Preventative Dental Care?
6/6/2014
Seniors Get Cavities, Too
5/19/2014
Malocclusion and Its Effects on You
5/12/2014
Diabetes and Gum Disease: Learn the Signs
4/21/2014
Are You In Dental Pain?
4/7/2014
Hygiene News: Laser Certification
3/28/2014
Regular or Diet? Sip All Day - Get Decay!
3/10/2014
Dental Symptoms: The Top Ten
2/10/2014
Strong Teeth for Life!
1/20/2014
Cavities: Did You Know?
1/6/2014
Chewing Gum After a Meal for Oral Health
12/23/2013
Dealing With Dental Emergencies
12/9/2013
5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Before Year's End
11/25/2013
What you Need to Know About Gum Disease
11/11/2013
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Baby - Part 2
10/28/2013
Root Canal Therapy
10/14/2013
Waking Up With Headaches? Here's Why...
9/23/2013
Healthy Mouth, Healthy Baby - Part 1
9/9/2013
Filter the Decay
8/26/2013
5 Ways You Can Wreck your Teeth
8/12/2013
Affordable Dental Implants in Vancouver, WA
7/22/2013
How Do I Floss Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
7/8/2013
Preventive Care for Dental Health Month!
6/17/2013
Experience Dentistry Without Fear!
6/3/2013
Brushing for Two?
5/20/2013
The Sugar Remains
5/6/2013
Will The Best Toothbrush Please Stand?
4/22/2013
Dry Mouth
4/8/2013
Eating For Clean Teeth
3/18/2013
Welcome to Thurston Oaks Dental - Your Vancouver Dentist!
3/1/2013
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