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Bone Up on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, the loss of bone mass as we age, affects 55% of all Americans over 50 and over 200 million women worldwide. You can guard against bone loss even if factors outside your control put you in one or more of these high-risk groups: women, seniors, whites and Asians, and […]

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Oregon Dental Offices Ordered Closed

Governor Kate Brown has directed all Oregon health care providers, including Dental offices, to only provide emergency services.* This order also includes hospitals, outpatient clinics, health care providers and veterinarians and was taken to preserve surgical masks, gowns and gloves for treatment of COVID-19 patients. We will be reaching out […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Preparedness

Your health and well being is our primary concern.  As the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues, we want to reassure you about the sterilization techniques that have always been employed by Abbett & Associates, as well as increased measures we are now taking to provide you with a safer […]

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Growing Old With Your Teeth

Today—for the first time in our country’s history—people are growing older with their natural teeth. This new shouldn’t be surprising because teeth are the most durable part of our bodies. Archeologists even find them in the rubble of ancient cities, hardly the worse for the wear. And yet, until recently, […]

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Dentistry that makes me look younger?

Really? It depends on what you want and, more important, what you need. There’s cosmetic dentistry—to get your smile looking youthful and dazzling—which includes things like: Cosmetic gum reshaping Orthodontics Tooth brightening Veneer laminates And, there’s restorative dentistry to rebuild or restore broken and missing teeth. Many restorative procedures have […]

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Baby Pacifiers—Pro and Con  

Is putting baby to bed with a pacifier the way to Sleep Heaven? Or the start of a dangerous habit? Moms, doctors, even dentists have passionate opinions on both sides. As usual, the truth lies pretty much in between. A study published in a recent issue of General Dentistry indicates […]

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Kids & Teeth

Dentists are treating the grandchildren of Baby Boomers—lots and lots of ‘em! And the new generation can expect entirely different dental experiences than grandpa and grandma remember. Super Cool! Baby teeth do grown-up duty Primary teeth work hard. Those 20 teeth pave the way for permanent teeth. If they’re lost […]

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Tooth Whitening  

Simple & Simply gorgeous It’s the surest, safest means of brightening enamel, minimizing discoloration, and delivering a smile guaranteed to get noticed. Q: How does it work? A: The process requires a whitening gel and some processes use a special light. Q: Is it safe? A: Clinical research has shown […]

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A Wellness Plan for Uninsured Patients

We are pleased to offer special care plans for our patients who do not carry dental insurance. This program represents significant savings and is designed to help make your dental prevention and treatment more affordable. The two options provide the choice between a basic maintenance plan and an expanded care plan. […]

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