Be Nice to Your Gums

Sure your gums look all pink and wimpy. Don’t be fooled. These bodyguards of your tooth roots are tough customers, despite their cotton candy appearance. While they are tough, your gums still need you to take care of them. Prevention is the key to keeping them healthy. Really all you need to do is be […]

You Can’t Shout Out These Stains

While various stain removal products are continually touting removing stains from your clothes, what about your teeth? With the amount of coffee we drink in Portland, it’s impossible not to stain our teeth. Fortunately Dr. Miller provides an excellent at-home whitening program that whitens your teeth easily and effectively. Why do my teeth become stained […]

Oral Cancer

Everyone knows about cancer, but usually the more notable varieties: breast, colon, lung, skin, etc. But oral cancer is a serious issue and shouldn’t be ignored. In fact, oral cancer is the #11 cause of cancer mortality. Oral cancer includes cancer of the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, and the hard palate. If […]

Give Your Dentures Some Support

Dental implants are an awesome development in dental care. They provide the strongest, most natural option for replacing a missing tooth or teeth. But implants can also be used to anchor dentures, providing increased stability and reducing the need for bulky framework on the dentures. Dr. Miller provides both individual implants, and implant-supported dentures. Why […]

Rebuilding Your Receding Gums

Some of our patients have receding gums, or are at risk of future gum recession. In these cases Dr. Miller is one of the few dentists who can perform connective tissue grafting to rebuild the gums. Why would a person need connective tissue grafting? Gum recession can occur for various reasons. Mild recession, which usually […]