General Family Dentist | Milwaukie, Oak Grove, Gladstone, Happy Valley and Portland, OR

Kevin H. Speer, D.D.S.
2250 SE Oak Grove Blvd.
Milwaukie, OR 97267

Mon-Thur
8am–5pm

Dental Myths vs. Facts

For a healthy body, the impeccable condition of your oral health is of paramount importance. And in that, our teeth are our most valuable assets. A confident, beautiful smile, adds to the charm of your face, and become the most lasting impression you can leave someone. In all social interactions and general daily life, healthy teeth help you win people over with such a smile and of course with proper speech too.

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Orthodontic Work is Not Just For Aesthetics

Orthodontic work is about more than just making your smile look good. Sure, like everyone you want your teeth to be straight and project confidence and beauty when you smile, but orthodontics plays a huge role in how well people live their lives. In fact, orthodontics can influence your self-esteem and quality of life for […]

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The Effect of Tobacco on the Mouth

We all know smoking causes lung cancer, stomach cancer, and many other cancers, but did you know that one of the most common cancers caused by smoking is oral cancer? Yes, you can get cancer of the mouth. Along with oral cancer, tobacco products discolor teeth, cause bad breath, and extremely expensive! This disease plagues […]

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Gum Disease and it’s effect on systemic health

Millions of Americans are affected by periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, every year. Research has revealed that of those aged 30 or older, 64.1 million of them had some stage of periodontal disease. Further studies revealed that those suffering from the condition had higher instances of systemic illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, […]

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CAD dentistry

CAD/CAM Use in The Dental Office

CAD/CAM dentistry, computer aided design or computer aided manufacturing, is a field of dentistry that uses these computer programs to design and create dental restorations like dental prostheses like crowns, veneers, dentures, and implants. This technique allows the dentist to provide the most accurate and well designed prosthetics for patients. CAD and CAM restoration allows […]

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Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

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