Posts Categorized: General

$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     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 »

Can I Still Play Sports While Wearing Dental Braces?

With winter approaching and with it comes a plethora of outdoor activities, including sports. If you wear dental braces, there are certain precautions you should take. Conventional dental braces can poke and scratch at the inside of your mouth. They can also sustain damage during sports or direct contact activities. But that doesn’t mean you… Read more »

A Great Smile: Traditional Orthodontics vs. Invisalign

Orthodontics and Invisalign: Great Smile Equals Great Life Everybody wants to look good and feel their best. It’s a common fact that having a great smile has an enormous impact on an increased confidence level. A higher confidence surely impacts on your business and personal success which is a key component to your happiness. We… 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 »