The Science of Dentistry and Why You Should Care

We’ve heard a lot recently about the impact science can make on decisions. And when it comes to health and wellness, particularly in dentistry, science is the gold standard. When something is backed by science, results are better understood, and therefore decisions are made based on evidence.  Think about it. You go to the dentist, […]

Four Powerful Ways to Transform Your Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice, ahem, when you aren’t wearing a mask. A beaming smile has been linked to relieving stress, improving life expectancy, business success, and contributing to personal happiness, among other benefits. Psychology Today reports that smiles have superpowers and can be beneficial not only to yourself but […]

ICON Resin Infiltration for White Spots on Teeth

What is a White Spot Lesion? White spot lesions are permanent white spots on the teeth. The spots appear white due to refraction or scattering of light in the enamel. These lesions can be caused by a loss of mineral content (demineralization) in the tooth’s enamel, trauma to a developing tooth, or excess fluoride during […]

How to Put an End to Deep Teeth Stains

One of the very first things we notice about someone is their smile. And when we look at ourselves in the mirror, what do we do? We smile.  According to a national survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 96% of adults believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to the opposite […]

KöR Whitening: The Only Way to Predictably Whiten Your Smile

The epitome of a beautiful smile is white teeth. For hundreds of thousands of years, people didn’t brush their teeth. The ancient Egyptians and Babylonians used frayed twigs to brush their teeth! Dental disease was considered a national crisis during World War 1 because army recruits had such poor oral health. Thanks to the invention […]

The Secret to a Good Night’s Sleep May Begin at the Dentist

Sleep, glorious sleep. A good night’s sleep is essential for overall health and wellness. When you are rested, you are more productive, positive, and feel better. Yet, the average adult in the U.S. feels tired three out of seven days a week. Poor sleep quality is cited by many as the reason. Coffee can only take you so far. If you or someone you love is having trouble sleeping, it is critical to understand the cause so a solution can be implemented.

Prevent Cavities and Improve Tooth Structure with CariFree

Some people have all the luck. Why is it that some people with poor oral hygiene live a cavity-free existence while others with impeccable brushing and flossing habits don’t? And it isn’t a matter of genetics either. Two people in the same family can have entirely different “luck” when it comes to cavities. Good oral […]

Six Reasons CEREC Crowns Were Designed for Central Oregonians

Here in Central Oregon, we’re busy. We work hard, and we play hard. And when life gets in the way of our modus operandi, we search for alternatives. At Mill Point Dental, we appreciate the fact that spending a ton of time at the dentist’s office isn’t a top priority. We also know that our […]