Fall in Love with Your Smile Thanks to Dental Anxiety Treatments

Dental anxiety feelings are a common condition among many people. That is why it is important to make sure it is treated to guarantee the maximum possible success with your oral health care procedures. Dental anxiety typically arises to the fears of stress that you may feel in conjunction with visiting your dentist. If you’re… Read more »

Are You a Caregiver for an Older Adult?

If you are a caregiver for someone, you will be responsible for taking care of their oral health. A healthy smile isn’t just good for their mouth but their overall health as well.   Whether the person you are caring for has difficulty physically caring for their teeth and gums, or their memory is impaired… Read more »

A Loosened Dental Crown Needs Timely Professional Treatment

Here at Quality Dental Care in Vancouver, Washington, our dentist, Dr. Bogdan Bodroug will sometimes use a dental crown to treat a tooth with a significantly affected tooth enamel layer. This might include a necessary cosmetic restoration, as well as treating a tooth that has been compromised by a bad cavity, or dental fracture. Once… Read more »

Diabetes Can Have an Effect on Your Oral Health

If you have diabetes, your risk for mouth infections such as gum disease, dry mouth, and oral thrush are greatly increased. This makes your oral hygiene skills of paramount importance. How are diabetes and gum disease related? Gum disease is a mouth infection which can lead to the deterioration of your gums and jawbone, painful… Read more »

A Look at What Goes Down in the Lab When Making Dental Crowns

When you are constantly chewing, chomping, and grinding, you need strong teeth to last for a lifetime, but sometimes you need a dental crown to assist your smile. The process might seem a little intimidating but it’s quite simple. When getting a dental crown, an impression is first created of the tooth/teeth area needing crowns… Read more »

Avoid These Dental Habits

You want to keep your smile bright, healthy, and happy. You know there are things to do to help this happen, like brushing and flossing daily. Did you know that there are some things that you should avoid doing? Dr. Bogdan Bodroug and our team are happy to make you aware of dental habits to… Read more »

How to Take Care of the Mouth When You’re Stressed

Stress can take a toll on your body. In fact, it can even affect your oral health in more ways than you might realize. When you’re stressed, it can promote bruxism (grinding and clenching your teeth), jaw pain, canker sores, and even gum disease. So, when you’re stressed, it’s important to take good care of… Read more »

A Fractured Front Tooth Might Need to Be Restored with a Porcelain Dental Crown

If you have a bad habit of nibbling on desktop items, biting on your fingernails, or using your teeth as tools, you could chip one of your front teeth. It’s also worth noting that contact sport athletes who forgo using a mouth guard during practice and games are at increased risk of suffering dental fractures…. Read more »

Smile Protection With Chewing Gum

Even though brushing and flossing your teeth are essential habits that should be employed daily into every oral healthcare routine, they doesn’t have to be your only habits to stave off tooth decay and gum disease. Additional treatments such as chewing sugarless gum and using mouthwash have been noted to produce potential benefits for your… Read more »

Oral Health Services: Dental Fillings

Are you aware that dental fillings are a great choice for those individuals looking to improve their smiles? Bacteria on our teeth and gums that are not washed or brushed away can form a thin layer on our teeth and gums known as plaque. Plaque can ultimately harden into tartar and along with harmful acids… Read more »