Are Dental Veneers Right for You?

Are dental veneers the right treatment for you? Veneers are highly specialized forms of tooth restoration that focus on improving your smile by placing a thin shell over teeth that are damaged or irregular-looking. Dental veneers offer the following benefits: – If your teeth have begun to decay due to the effects of harmful acids… Read more »

The Different Causes of a Toothache

Are you trying to get through your day with a stubborn toothache? If so, we can help! Our team here at in , , understands the trouble toothaches can give, which is why we want to help you discover the cause of it, so you can be free of it once and for all. There… Read more »

Protect Your Summer Teen Smile with an Emphasis on Your Oral Health Care

Protect your summer teen smile with an emphasis on your oral health care. Keeping your smile safe begins by not taking any unnecessary risks for your oral health, of which there will be plenty abound in a standard teenage lifestyle. The first step to traversing the teenage years successfully begins with making the right oral… Read more »

Invisalign® Benefits Your Oral Health and Alignment

When it comes to aligning your smile, Invisalign® benefits more than your smile’s appearance with straightened smile. The American Dental Association (ADA) has found that an aligned smile also benefits your overall health, in addition to fixing oral issues created from a misaligned bite, including chewing difficulties, problems with the jaw, and wear and tear on… Read more »

What Are the Key Attributes of Dentures?

What are the key attributes of dentures? Dentures are a removable tooth replacement substitute that can fill any gap you have, large or small, for a functional smile that is easy to care for. If you are only missing a few teeth, partial dentures can be customized to suit your needs, but if you are… Read more »

The Tale of the Dental Veneer

Feel self-conscious when you smile? There’s a solution! A dental veneer can restore your smile back to normal – possibly even better than it was before. What’s a veneer? It’s is a slim sheet of porcelain which is custom-fit over a cracked, chipped or discolored tooth. Dr. will usually recommend a veneer when the roots… Read more »

Tooth Discoloration: The Causes

You probably know that having flaws in pearly whites can be quite embarrassing. In fact, are you aware that Americans actually spend millions of dollars each year just on teeth whitening? While teeth whitening can be very useful for yellowing teeth, did you know that your teeth could also turn black? If this happens, teeth… Read more »

Oral Health & Overall Health

You are likely among the many who do not realize the ways that issues in the mouth can affect other parts of the body. An abscessed tooth, an infection which usually results from severe tooth decay, occurs at the root of a tooth. An abscessed tooth causes a very bad toothache. A few other common… Read more »

Bridge the Gap in Your Smile

Is your tooth missing? Are you too old for the tooth fairy to come?  Dr. Shane Ellsworth in McMinnville, Oregon can literally bridge the gap in your adult smile. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about dental bridges and their answers.   What is a dental bridge? A dental bridge has two crowns… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Mouth During Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season can be a downer for many people, especially because the illnesses can affect the body in a myriad of ways. In fact, they can harm your smile and oral health more than you might realize. This is why it’s important to take good care of your teeth, gums, and mouth. You… Read more »