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Should I Get Dental Veneers?

Everyone wants a bright, even smile, but unfortunately, not everyone was born with one. Even if you were lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth, over time, teeth can get stained, chipped, or just become shortened through excessive wear.

If your smile isn't all you wish, veneers are a possible solution to your less than perfect smile. Veneers can be used to correct a variety of cosmetic problems including discolored teeth; worn down, chipped or broken teeth; misaligned or unevenly shaped teeth; and gaps between the teeth.What Are Veneers?

Dental veneers are very thin shells that are custom fitted just for you and bonded to the front of your ...

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Teeth Whitening Options - Which One Is Right for Me?

If you’ve considered whitening your teeth, you were probably amazed by the array of teeth whitening options available these days. From over-the-counter strips to same-day one-hour professional teeth whitening, it can be overwhelming to make a decision.

Taking a moment to look at the different options available and really understand the benefits and drawbacks of each option will help you to make a decision based on your personal needs and goals.

Hillsboro dentist Dr. Ryan Smith is also happy to discuss your options and help you make an informed decision.

Teeth Whitening

Over-the-Counter Options

Pastes, rinses, strips, gels… the shelves of your local supermarket or ...

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Transform Your Smile with Six Month Smiles Clear Braces!

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your crooked teeth? Do you want to quickly improve the appearance of your smile for a wedding or reunion? If so, Six Month Smiles clear braces are an innovative orthodontic treatment that will fit your lifestyle and move your teeth quickly and safely.

For years, traditional metal braces have been the only option for people who wanted to correct the appearance of crooked teeth. Fortunately, we can now offer our patients Six Month Smiles clear braces, a unique adult orthodontic treatment that has already transformed the smiles of millions of patients.

What are Six Month Smiles braces?

Six Month Smiles clear braces are a discreet option ...

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Children's Dentistry: 4 Common Questions (and Answers!)

Choosing a dentist for yourself can be difficult enough, but finding one who can treat your whole family can be a challenge. The Hillsboro, OR dentists at Smith Dental understand that challenge well. We know that treating pediatric patients is not the same as treating adult patients. Children have unique dental needs, problems, and fears, and parents have unique questions about their children's oral health. We'd like to try to answer some of those questions today!

First of all is the timing. When should your child start visiting the dentist? We follow the American Pediatric ...

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Dental Insurance Questions? We've Got Answers!

Insurance CoverageUnderstanding the ins and outs of dental insurance coverage can be a confusing and frustrating endeavor. Between deductibles, annual maximums, limitations, exclusions, and trying to understand both dental terminology and insurance terminology, making sense of it all can feel impossible! At Smith Family Dental, your Hillsboro OR dentist, we're experts at navigating tricky insurance policies and are happy to answer your questions!

What Does My Insurance Cover?

The most common questions we get are whether your insurance will cover a specific procedure and how much your portion of the total cost will be. Dental insurance coverage varies wildly from policy to ...

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New Year, New Smile...New Patient Specials!

With 2014 barely begun and New Years resolutions still fresh in our minds, a lot of us are thinking of ways to improve our health. Diets, exercise, and other healthy options are all important, but did you know that the health of your teeth and gums can affect your health in many ways?

At Smith Dental, our Hillsboro, OR dentists know that dental health is an important and often overlooked part of your overall health picture. We want to work with you to improve the health of not only your teeth but the rest of your body, too! Our special $99 cleaning and exam for new patients is our way of ...

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Why Do You Need A Dental Cleaning?

Teeth CleaningSome people ask, “If I am really good about cleaning my teeth at home, why do I need to get them cleaned at a dentist office?”  While cleaning your teeth at home is important, it is only a small part of maintaining your oral health.  A dentist or dental hygienist has specialized tools to help remove plaque and buildup that a toothbrush and floss cannot remove.  They are able to reach areas that are not possible with just a brush.  If you have chosen Smith Dental as your preferred Hillsboro Dentist, we ...

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