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Child Friendly
Cleanings and Preventative Dentistry
Comfort and Care
Cosmetic Dentistry
Emergencies
Infection Control
New Patients
Periodontal Disease
Restorations and Treatments
Training and Expertise

A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve in Medford, Oregon and throughout the Rogue Valley.

Our office provides a full range of dental treatments for you and your family, including preventive, restorative, cosmetic dentistry, and the other services listed below.

  • Gentle, careful cleanings
  • Effective care for gum problems
  • Cavity detection using intra-oral camera and X-rays
  • Sealants to prevent cavities in children
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Tooth-colored fillings to match your natural teeth
  • Natural-looking crowns and bridges
  • CEREC® – Same day crowns/onlays/inlays
  • Beautiful, lifelike dentures
  • Implants to permanently replace single or multiple missing teeth
  • Emergency care for tooth accidents
  • Tooth whitening to brighten your smile
  • Relaxing techniques: nitrous oxide and headphones
  • Restoring jaw alignment with TMJ treatments
  • Tooth-saving root canal therapy
Child Friendly

Our younger patients have a great experience as well…It’s important to start children early in the right direction to good dental hygiene.  A starting time for that first dental exam is when your child has a total of eight teeth, usually around age one.  You can make the first visit to the dentist enjoyable and positive.  Your child should be informed of the visit and told that the dentist and staff will explain all procedures and answer any questions.  The less to-do concerning the visit, the better.

Dr. Abbett and her staff enjoy working with children and education them on their oral health.

Cleanings and Preventative Dentistry

Preventive dentistry is our goal for every patient. Daily dental hygiene (brushing and flossing), good nutrition (fruit instead of sweets), and periodic checkups all play a role in keeping teeth and gums healthy and strong. For our denture wearers, we also encourage denture checkups once a year. An ounce of prevention means fewer dental appointments and a more confident smile.

Read more about Abbett & Associates professional cleanings.
Comfort and Care

Dentistry has changed. It’s never been so safe or comfortable. If you feel anxious (and many people do), special training enables us to put you completely at ease. New medications and techniques take the fear out of your dental visit, and our staff’s understanding and gentle manner help soothe your jitters.

We have lots of great articles and information in the News section of our website if you want to learn more about general and dental health.

Read more about the ways you can protect your dental health in our Health News section.
Cosmetic Dentistry

We are a dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles!

Cosmetic dental treatments can:

  • Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth.
  • Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth.
  • Improve or correct bites.
  • Lighten or brighten the color of teeth.
  • Repair decayed, broken, cracked, or chipped teeth.
  • Replace missing teeth.
  • Replace old, unattractive dental treatments.
Read more about how Abbett & Associates can brighten your smile.
Emergencies

If you have a dental emergency, call us! We’ll do everything possible to take care of the problem and make you comfortable that day. Not every practice will treat dental emergencies, since they can disrupt the appointment schedule. But we want to be your dental resource whenever it’s needed most. We’re available directly by phone during normal office hours. At other times, contact our answering service and describe the emergency. We’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.

Infection Control

Uncompromising Safety

Infection control in our office is also very important to us.  To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

We’ll be happy to show you the many precautions we have in place, and answer any of your questions. Your safety is our highest priority.

New Patients

We welcome new patients and do everything we can to make you feel safe and welcome. As a practice, we are true believers that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health.  We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care.”  That’s why we focus on thorough exams – checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary.  We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease.  Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, we’re also concerned about your health.  A review of your medical history can help us stay informed of your overall health, any new medications, and any illnesses that may impact your dental health.

Read more about how Abbett & Associates will welcome you.
Periodontal Disease

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.

Not only is it the number one reason for tooth loss, research suggests that there may be a link between periodontal disease and other diseases such as, stroke, bacterial pneumonia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and increased risk during pregnancy.  Researchers are determining if inflammation and bacteria associated with periodontal disease affects these systemic diseases and conditions.  Smoking also increases the risk of periodontal disease.

Learn more on the Periodontal Disease section of our website.

Learn about how Abbett & Associates can help you fight periodontal disease.
Restorations and Treatments

We provide comprehensive treatment planning  from bridges and crowns to implants and root canal therapy. We use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. 

To learn more about the many treatments we offer, go to the Restorations and Treatments section of our website.

Read more about Abbett & Associates restorations and treatments.
Training and Education

As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians.  We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning.  We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.