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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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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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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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Healthy Gums, Healthy You        

Women are at higher risk for gum disease than men… Fighting periodontal (gum) disease through meticulous daily hygiene and regular dental appointments is brilliant. You preserve your beautiful smile and sweet breath, maintain the health of your teeth and gums, and protect your overall health in the bargain! Periodontal disease—a […]

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Psst—Secret Sugar  

…lurks in every pantry. Your sugar bowl sits on the table, and you lift its lid only to sweeten your morning coffee. You deserve a medal for exemplary nutritional behavior! Are you sure? Most folks eat more sugar than they realize—150 pounds per year average. That’s 6 ounces—3/4 of a […]

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Atomic Habits: Big Changes Start Small

Atomic habits are one great way to make changes in your life. One atomic habit that takes less than 5 minutes but will help you to look younger, make you more attractive and improve your health? Brushing and flossing your teeth. Find out more about James Clear Atomic Habits here.

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White Spots on Teeth? What to do.        

There are several possible causes for white spots on teeth: consuming too much fluoride as a child (dental fluorosis), improperly formed enamel (enamel hypoplasia), poor dental hygiene, and eating too many acidic or sugary foods. Here are ways to combat those spots. Enamel microabrasion Teeth whitening or bleaching Dental veneers […]

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