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Dental Implants: Why They Have Such a High Satisfaction Rate

Have you thought about replacing your missing teeth with dental implants? If so, you’re in luck! Patients who choose dental implants are highly satisfied with their choice. Read on to learn why dental implants have such a high satisfaction rate.

Oct 23rd, 2019
CEREC® a New Smile Before the New Year

Had you planned on a new smile in 2018, but the year got away from you? Schedule an appointment with my Downtown Portland Dental Practice and you can walk out of my office with a beautiful new grin in a single dental appointment.

Oct 11th, 2019
Clear Braces are the Comfortable Alternative

Clear braces can fix a crooked smile, and also will not take two years to complete treatment. Invisalign® could be the answer if you are a good candidate for invisible braces.

Jun 29th, 2019
Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist Downtown Portland

Because there is no referral system in place for a cosmetic dentist, it is important to do your due diligence before you make an appointment for a cosmetic dentistry evaluation.

May 25th, 2019
Are your Teeth and Gums Making You Afraid to Smile?

As a dentist in Portland, I am amazed at how many people are afraid to show off their smile. When I walk down the streets of Downtown Portland, I have to wonder how many of those people would be flashing their grin if they were proud of their teeth...

Apr 27th, 2019
Is that Hollywood Smile Eluding You?

A beautiful Hollywood Smile is no longer off limits to people like you. Thanks to modern 21st century cosmetic dentistry, you can have a Hollywood Smile. Best of all, it’s more affordable than you think.

Apr 20th, 2019
Cosmetic Dentistry is Good for Oral Health

Cosmetic dentistry should be added to your spring makeover regime. You may be spending hours at the gym and eating right, but if you don’t have a smile, that you are proud or, what’s the point?

Mar 23rd, 2019
Direct or Indirect Veneers What’s the Difference?

My dental practice in Downtown Portland offers Direct or Indirect Veneers for patients with broken or chipped teeth, misaligned teeth, teeth that are badly discolored or teeth that have gaps between them.

Mar 16th, 2019
Bad Breath Is It Ruining Your Personal and Professional Life?

If people are running for the hills when you open your mouth, it could have something to do with your breath. Bad breath is a serious problem that is not only offensive, but could also be a clue that something else is going on with your overall health.

Mar 9th, 2019
Custom Made Mouthguards are The Best of the Three

Custom Made Mouthguards are the best defense against mouth injuries and if you and your family play sports during the spring and summer like my family does, a custom made mouth protector will keep you on the playing field, and out of the emergency room.

Mar 2nd, 2019
Sleep Apnea Can Go Unnoticed Are you Affected?

Sleep apnea affects millions of people around the globe, and with a large percentage of those people not even aware that they are suffering from the disorder, could go unnoticed and become quite serious.

Feb 2nd, 2019
Invisible Braces for Your New Smile in 2018

Invisible braces are the comfortable way to a straighter smile, and if the thought of old school wires and brackets have been keeping you from smiling with your teeth showing, it’s time to call our Downtown Portland Dental Practice.

Dec 22nd, 2018
Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

Root canal therapy is one of the biggest fears that most patients have, but in reality, root canal therapy is about as uncomfortable as a simple filling.

Dec 15th, 2018
CEREC® Crowns in Time for the Holidays

CEREC® Crowns are the quick way to a new smile and if you have been saying, “Maybe,” to those holiday parties because of your teeth, call or click and schedule and appointment with Centerport Dental.

Nov 17th, 2018
High Blood Glucose – Oral Health | Portland Dentistry

Diabetes can lead to a host of health problems, but did you know that it can also put you at risk for dental problems? The implications of high blood sugar extend to every part of the body — including teeth and gums.

Sep 29th, 2018
Clear Braces in Less Time with Invisalign®

Thanks to clear braces, you don’t have to resort to old school wires and brackets. With clear braces, you can have a beautiful smile in less time, and best of all, you won’t have to worry about tooth decay.

Sep 14th, 2018
Healthy Teeth and Gums Before Cosmetic Dentistry

Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is imperative for both your overall health and your mouth. Healthy teeth and gums are also especially important if you are considering cosmetic dentistry.

Aug 31st, 2018
Baby Boomers and Oral Health Problems Go Hand in Hand

Baby boomers, people born between 1946 and 1964, have a higher risk of gum disease. With different sleep patterns and nutritional needs, it is certainly no surprise that the needs of your mouth are different too.

Aug 24th, 2018
Efficient Scanning – Reduced Radiation | Dr. Ben Wang

Nowadays, patients are becoming increasingly conscious of the harmful effects of radiation on their health. Many of my patients ask me about the safety of the x-ray system that I am using at my downtown Portland dental practice.

Aug 3rd, 2018
Is Chewing and Smoking Tobacco is Bad for Teeth and Gums?

Tobacco products are bad for teeth and gums. Not only esthetically, but health wise as well. It is tough to quit any habit, but especially smoking. However, what some of my patients don’t realize is that smoking can be fatal.

May 11th, 2018
That Nagging Toothache Could Be Serious

That nagging toothache could be the sign of something more serious. Even if you don’t notice anything out of the ordinary on that back molar, something could be lurking under your seemingly healthy silver amalgam filling that could be causing you pain.

Jan 19th, 2018