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Dr. Leif Gambee

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How Confident Does Your Smile Make You Feel?

Having healthy teeth and gums is essential for maintaining your oral health, but in today's world of photos and social media, having a beautiful smile is also the standard. Are there things you don't like about your teeth? Maybe you live with broken, chipped, or crooked teeth? If you don't feel confident about sharing your smile, it may keep you from interacting with other people and making the right impression.

The good news is that there are many ways your dentist in Yamhill County can help, and it may not be as expensive or time-consuming as you might think.

Fixing Broken or Chipped Teeth

Dental bonding is an excellent treatment for fixing teeth ...

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3 Benefits of Choosing Dental Implants to Restore Your Smile

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Living with a missing tooth is not only frustrating when you want to enjoy the foods you love, but it is also a blow to your confidence when you don't feel comfortable smiling or interacting with other people the way you would like to. Dental implants in Yamhill County offer a permanent solution that not only restores your smile and confidence but also protects your oral health.

#1: Dental Implants Restore Both Your Tooth and Root

When your tooth root is lost, a few things begin to happen "behind the scenes." First, since your bone doesn't have a root to support, it stops regenerating, which means that it will begin to ...

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How do I replace a missing tooth?

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Tooth loss can be a devastating experience.
 
There are various reasons people have missing teeth, but the emotional and physical effects are similar for many. If it’s a front-facing tooth that is easily visible, many people suffer embarrassment and often hide their smiles. Even teeth that are not immediately visible can present other challenges. Over time, nearby teeth shift together to fill in the gap of a missing tooth. This can create a “sunken” appearance that often ages people.
 
Dental implants are considered the gold standard solution for those looking to replace a missing tooth. Unlike other dental options, implants are permanent and won’t shift or fall out. Dental implants look and function just like ...

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A Dental Crown Procedure Can Fix Broken Teeth

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Your teeth were designed to handle chewing and breaking down food. Still, there are sometimes events that overtax the strength of your tooth enamel and result in a chipped, cracked, or fractured tooth. The break can be a result of an injury, teeth grinding, biting down on something unexpectedly hard, or chewing on ice. At Carlton Dental we recommend refraining from using your teeth as a tool to open or tear something apart, or chewing on hard objects that can increase the likelihood of chipping your tooth. 
 
If you are in Carlton, OR and suffer from damage to your tooth enamel, please schedule a dental exam with our experienced ...

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