The Top 5 Benefits of Dental Veneers in Portland

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Have you been walking around with a chipped or cracked tooth? Did you know you can fix your cosmetic dental issue practically overnight with dental veneers? Dental veneers are a non-invasive cosmetic dentistry procedure that can end your dental woes. We offer dental veneers in Portland. In most cases, you can be in and out within two appointments. So if …

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Dental Crown & Bridge Treatment: A Powerful Combo For Your Smile

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Are broken teeth making you feel self-conscious or like you want to hide your smile. Have you neglected some missing teeth and feel like things are shifting in a negative direction, worsening the look of your smile? Are you worried about weak or brittle teeth?  We’re here to help. No one should feel as though they can’t laugh, speak or …

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Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

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As a dentist in Portland, at Gifford Family Dentistry we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that one American dies every hour from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from mouth and throat cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers …

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Get the Care You Want & Need! We Accept Most Dental Insurance Plans

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As a dentist in Portland, at Gifford Family Dentistry, we don’t want anyone to put off their dental care because they don’t think they can afford it. Whether you have dental insurance coverage or not, we want you to be able to book your next appointment with confidence. In the dental industry, we know that people with dental insurance benefits …

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An Important Message From Your Portland Dentist’s Hygiene Team!

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At Gifford Family Dentistry – your Portland dentist – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care are our wonderful registered dental hygienists. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how your hygienist …

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Put A Stop To Bad Breath With Help From Your Portland Dentist

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Does bad breath (halitosis) get in your way of living life to the fullest? Do you find yourself constantly wondering what others think of you when you open your mouth or speak near them? As a dentist in Portland, we know just how detrimental this condition can be. But you’re not alone. Studies reveal that 50% of adults develop bad …

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A Night Guard In Portland Will Prevent Grinding Damage

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Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who suffer from teeth grinding or teeth clenching (bruxism), you could be causing serious damage. At Gifford Family Dentistry, your …

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Teeth Whitening In Portland Makes Stains Vanish

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Whichever way you look at it, we’ve got you covered! When you’re unhappy with your smile, it can change how you look at the world – and how you feel others look at you. For many people, the color of their teeth has a big impact on how they feel about their smile. Are you one of them? As a …

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Stop Sleep Apnea With Help From Your Portland Dentist

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Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in the momentary cessation of breathing throughout the night. These involuntary pauses in breathing might seem like a small thing, but for some people, they occur 60 or more times per hour for a duration of up to 30 seconds each time… That’s almost FOUR hours of no breathing in an eight-hour time …

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Oral Hygiene Tips From Your Dentist in Portland

In these uncertain times, everyone has placed a bigger focus on hygiene and clean spaces. But for dental practices – including at Gifford Family Dentistry, your dentist in Portland, hand and respiratory hygiene are concepts that always have and will continue to have great importance to all of us. The health and safety of our patients, teams, families, and community …

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