Posts By: Ben Sutter

$50 Referral Credit for Current Patients

As a thank you to our loyal patients, we at the Smile Institute have decided to offer a $50 credit towards services for current patients who refer friends or family   How it works: Be an established patient with our office. Share with your friends and family about your experience with us. Make sure those… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Professional vs. Spa Services

Salons, spas and independent esthetician’s have begun offering ‘professional’ teeth whitening services for their clients. These services come with a laundry list of risks and harmful techniques that could damage the clients smile for years to come. Non-dental professionals providing these services claim to be using ‘certified’ products that will give promising results and not… Read more »

Resuming Hours | Taking Precautions

***As of July 1, 2020 Oregon law requires all persons to wear a mask in business or public indoor areas due to recent spike in COVID-19***  Find out more at oregon.gov/covidupates     Executive Order 20-10 As of May 1, 2020 Gov. Kate Brown allowed a lift on all non-urgent procedures in medical and dental… Read more »

Office Updates | COVID-19 Guidelines

COVID-19 Updates Keeping our patients safe and healthy is top priority at the Smile Institute. We wanted to provide you with key updates to our office regarding COVID-19. Due to recent executive orders put into place by State and Federal governments, our office will be temporarily closed for all preventative and non-urgent services. We will… Read more »

SmileView with Invisalign®

Curious to see what Invisalign® can do for you? Scan the QR Code below for a preview of you new smile! Simply take a selfie, upload it to SmileView and Invisalign®’s team will produce a future smile made uniquely for you. The Smile Institute is a proud provider of Invisalign® and our goal is for… Read more »

Welcoming the Perio Protect Method®

perio protect

Minimally invasive and Highly Effective, Perio Protect Method® We are a prevention oriented practice and we believe a vital step to a healthy mouth is maintaining healthy gums. Nearly 80% of Americans suffer from gum disease and 50% from chronic gum disease, both of which are treatable with proper oral care and maintenance. This is why… Read more »

Ouch! What is that?

Cold Sores

Identifying and Treating Mouth Sores Sores in the mouth are more common than you think. More than 80% of people are effected by some sort of canker or cold sore. These mouth sores vary in symptoms and severity and can lead to further health complications if left untreated. Below we have complied a list of… Read more »

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care Tips for Travelers Maintaining proper dental care, especially while traveling, can be difficult. Who’s really thinking about flossing and picking while traveling abroad or out on a 10-day hike? Well here’s some tips & tricks to staying prevention oriented while enjoying your summer adventures Pack Properly: Everyone’s favorite part of travel, packing. Within… Read more »

Drinking Water: More than Hydration

Our bodies are 60% water; Staying hydrated helps your body get rid of waste, gives your skin a healthy glow, and keeps muscles moving. Drinking water is also one of the best things you can do for your teeth – especially if it’s fluoridated. Read on to find out why water is always a winner… Read more »