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Diabetes’ Impact on Your Oral Health

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Approximately 25 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 79 million qualify as having prediabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. While people struggling to deal with diabetes understand their condition places them at higher risk of stroke, heart attack, and high blood pressure, your family dentist in Tigard wants patients to know…

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New Study Examines the History of Gum Disease

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The advances that have occurred in dentistry over even the last 10 years make it possible for Dr. Williams to provide exceptional care to our Tigard dental patients. From digital scans that provide a 3D image of a patient’s mouth to advances in dental implants and orthodontics, dentistry has come a long way in providing…

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A Dental Crown Can Improve Your Smile

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If Dr. Greg Williams has recommended the placement of a dental crown, your smile probably needs a little TLC to get it looking, feeling and functioning like before. Unlike a filling, many of our patients may not fully understand the purpose of a dental crown or what the device can do to help restore their…

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Sugar-Free Drinks Not Safer For Your Teeth

By now, patients of our family dentist in Tigard, Dr. Greg Williams, know the danger diets high in sugar present to the long-term health of their teeth and gums. Plaque – a harmful bacteria that thrives in our mouths – uses the sugars we consume to produce harmful acids that slowly erode away tooth enamel. Diets…

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What To Do When You Injure Your Teeth

At Greg Williams DMD, your family dentist in Tigard, we are proud to offer emergency dental care for those times when your teeth or gums get damaged. Cuts and gashes to the mouth area can appear worse then they really are, as that area is full of small blood vessels that bleed tremendously. Our Tigard…

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What Constitutes a Great Looking Smile

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To your dentist in Tigard, every one of our patients have a perfect looking smile. No matter how shy, toothy, big, or lopsided your grin, a great looking smile comes in all shapes and sizes. However, the way people perceive a smile in social interactions and nonverbal communication can differ dramatically, says a new study…

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Vaccine May Lower the Risk of Oral Cancers

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As your dentist in Tigard, Dr. Greg Williams strives to educate his patients on the interconnected nature of our oral and overall health. A growing amount of research has found compelling links between the health of your teeth and gums and a number of serious medical conditions, including heart disease, stroke, and dementia. Now a…

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