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
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Why Do I Need a Bone Graft

While bone grafts aren’t a common part of most people’s dental treatments, there are some conditions where this treatment is necessary. Bone grafts are typically used where the jaw has experienced extensive decay from advanced gum disease, or where damage from trauma makes it necessary to rebuild it. There are a few different types of […]

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The number one cause of tooth loss is not decay or trauma – it’s periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a systemic infection that causes inflammation, bleeding, and bone loss. Arestin® is a solution to aid in the treatment of periodontal disease. When used in tandem with periodontal scaling and root planing, Arestin® […]

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Periodontal Therapy

Periodontal therapy, also known as scaling and root planing is a procedure used to treat periodontal disease. Thought of by many as a ‘deep cleaning’, this in-office procedure involves the careful removal of hardened plaque below the gum line, where harmful bacteria can grow and cause damage to both the hard and soft tissues of […]

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