A Large Cavity on One of Your Front Teeth Might Require a Crown

When a cavity forms on one of your front teeth, it can certainly standout in your smile. If you fail to seek professional treatment at LifeSmile Dental Group’s Portland, Oregon dental offices, the tooth decay could spread. In a situation where the cavity compromises the biting surface, or grows too... Read more »

Are Your Teeth in Need of Upgraded Brushing Techniques?

Are your teeth in need of upgraded brushing techniques? As a habit that you should be practicing at least twice daily, would you say that you are doing a terrific job brushing your teeth? Although many people take extra care to brush their teeth successfully, they fail to remember to... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Timely Repair to Prevent a Dangerous Cavity from Developing

There are several different things that could chip a tooth. This often comes in the form of grinding your teeth at night on a regular basis or using your teeth as tools. Most chips are limited to the tooth enamel layer of the tooth and they cause very little discomfort... Read more »

Stop Cavities in Their Tracks with Dental Fillings

When your tooth enamel is damaged, a hole can begin to form. When the hole digs clear into the tooth’s root, it is referred to as a cavity. Luckily, there is a dental procedure to treat cavities. Stop cavities in their tracks with dental fillings. Dental fillings can be used... Read more »

Closing the Space in Your Smile

Sometimes, a tooth can be lost because of severe decay, gum disease, an injury, or another issue. If you have lost one or more teeth, Dr. Thomas Hicks may suggest a dental bridge in Portland, Oregon. A dental bridge is made up of two dental crowns with a replacement tooth... Read more »

What Does Root Canal Therapy Do for Your Smile?

Dr. Thomas Hicks and our LifeSmile Dental Group team are always happy to help our patients in Portland, Oregon, experience the best possible dental care while providing safe, effective, comfortable treatment, even during root canal therapy. Most patients don’t anticipate root canals as comfortable, but it is entirely possible! Our... Read more »

Is Your Smile Discolored? If So, Here’s Why

If you’re one who wishes you had a white and bright smile for a lifetime, then you need to remember that there are many things in the world that can cause tooth discoloration, whether you believe it or not. These things make it a bit difficult to achieve your smile... Read more »