FAQ Coronavirus & Dentistry

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions As of May 1, 2020 Gov. Kate Brown allowed a lift on all non-urgent procedures in medical and dental offices. This means we are able to start seeing patients with limited hours and certain precautions taken. The OHA and ADA have put into place a framework for offices to follow during… Read more »

Limited Hours | Taking Precautions

limited hours

Executive Order 20-10 As of May 1, 2020 Gov. Kate Brown allowed a lift on all non-urgent procedures in medical and dental offices. This means we are able to start seeing patients with limited hours and certain precautions taken. The OHA and ADA have put into place a framework for offices to follow during this… 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 »

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 »

Smile Institute FAQs

Smile Institute Frequently Asked Q’s We have complied a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) from patients, new and old in the office. We hope you find this helpful, however if you have more questions or concerns please feel free to contact the office at anytime. 1. What precautions do you take to ensure patient safety? As… 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 »