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More Adults Getting Braces Than Ever Before

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | May 29, 2014

A lot of people associate braces with kids in middle school, but getting braces as an adult has become far more common than many would assume. Nearly 20 percent of people wearing braces today are adults. Clear braces like Invisalign and ceramic braces that blend in with the natural color of teeth have been two…

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New Breakthrough May Help Reverse Bone Loss

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | May 1, 2014

Individuals suffering from leukocyte adhesion deficiency, or LAD, develop frequent bacterial infections, including periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. Because of the dealing with this devastating oral disease, individuals with LAD often lose their permanent teeth at an early age. Now, a new study from researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental…

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Major League Pitcher Puts Dental Protection First

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Apr 2, 2014

April marks the beginning of National Facial Protection Month which the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) will be promoting through a unique partnership with All-Star major league pitcher Patrick Corbin of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Corbin sets an excellent example in the majors and for all athletes, by wearing a mouthguard when he plays both at bat…

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The Truth on Teeth Grinding and Anxiety

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Mar 10, 2014

Many people do not realize that anxiety is a leading cause of people grinding their teeth or, what is known in dental circles as, ‘bruxism.’ Frequently, a visit to the dentist involves the question of whether or not you are prone to grinding your teeth when you sleep. Your dentist asks this because this habit…

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Six Behaviors That Tarnish Your Teeth

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Feb 24, 2014

There are bad habits that we’ve all carried around for years that may be affecting our pearly whites way more than we think. Take a look below at six common behaviors that can cause a mess of your dental health. At Klamath Falls Dental Specialists, your Klamath Falls dentist of choice, we care about your…

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Study Finds Chronic Stress Increases Inflammation in the Body

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Nov 21, 2013

As patients of Klamath Falls Dental Specialist know, brushing and flossing rank as the two most important habits they can practice to protect the health of their teeth and gums. Failing to practice quality oral hygiene allows harmful bacteria to produce substances that erode away at tooth enamel and increase a patient’s risk of developing…

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Healthy Gums Mean a Healthy Body

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Oct 31, 2013

Most people tend to take their oral health for granted, and only come to appreciate the role their teeth and gums play in daily activities like eating, talking, and even smiling when something starts to go wrong. When it comes to protecting your oral health, your first priority should be the health of your gums,…

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Q&A on Periodontal Disease

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Jul 24, 2013

Do your gums ever bleed? Do you have swollen gums or are they sensitive to the touch? Many people don’t realize that these are common signs of periodontal disease. When plaque and tarter build up on your gums, the build up can cause them to inflame. When you scrub them with your toothbrush it can cause…

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When it Comes to Flossing, There's No Excuse

By Klamath Falls Dental Specialists | Jun 18, 2013

Flossing is the most important habit for maintaining optimal dental health, but it’s a habit that seems easy to put off “until tomorrow.” However, orthodontist in Klamath Falls, OR Dr. Neil Walle encourages his patients to floss. The Importance of Flossing Flossing can often be an afterthought, especially once we’re done brushing our teeth. But…

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Klamath Falls orthodontist Dr. Neil Walle and Klamath Falls periodontist Dr. Jenny Lee offer specialized and compassionate orthodontic and periodontal care.