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Dental Sealants Reduce a Child’s Risk of Tooth Decay

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Jul 17, 2015

Cavities were once a right of passage for young children who hadn’t yet learned the importance of brushing and flossing daily, as a fondness for sugary treats and a willingness to pretend they had brushed prior to bedtime made rampant tooth decay a real possibility for many. However, over the last 20 years, the number…

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Don't Neglect Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Jun 19, 2015

For expectant mothers, taking care of their oral health becomes both more important and more difficult. Pregnancy causes a variety of hormonal changes to occur that increase a woman’s risk of developing gum disease, which can negatively impact the health of a developing infant. To help ensure you and your baby remain healthy throughout the…

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New Study Shines Light on Causes of Oral Cancers

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Nov 16, 2014

In recent years, a growing amount of research has found compelling links between oral disease and a number of long-term health conditions. Researchers have discovered previously unknown connections between gum disease and such chronic diseases as heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and even some forms of cancer. from your choice for family dentistry in Beaverton, we…

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Oral Health Deteriorates During Hospital Stays

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Aug 14, 2014

Maintaining your oral health remains a life long commitment to brushing and flossing and receiving regular dental checkups and exams. However, when people become sick and require hospitalization, they begin to focus less on maintaining their oral health, according to a new study. New research suggests that oral health deteriorates when patients stay in hospitals…

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An Ageless Smile: Is Dental Work the New Fountain of Youth?

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Jul 31, 2014

What if having your smile fixed could be more effective than Botox when it comes to holding back the affects of aging? Well based on the latest trend in cosmetic dentistry, a growing segment of aesthetic dentists have started pushing noninvasive dental treatments as an alternative to dermatology and plastic surgery. While it may be…

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Independence… From Sugar

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Jul 1, 2014

The 4th of July may be right around the corner, but we can still benefit from those old colonial ties while we celebrate our independence: in Britain, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGEP) has teamed up with Public Health England (PHE) to address their country’s sugar intake. Recently, the FGEP released a report confirming…

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Six Steps Towards Banishing Bad Breath

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | May 29, 2014

Whether you’re willing to admit it or not, everybody occasionally suffers from bad breath. Bad breath, also referred to clinically as halitosis, can cause problems with your social life by making you feel embarrassed and self-conscious. Fortunately, you don’t have to deal with reoccurring bad breath, as a number of simple and effective ways exist…

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How to Stay Healthy at Sunday's Super Bowl Party

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Jan 30, 2014

No matter where you watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, there’s bound to be a ton of traditionally delicious snacks that are bad for your teeth and your waistline. Dr. Scott Walker, dentist in Beaverton, Oregon, encourages patients of all ages to guard their dental health with these helpful tips to navigate the Super Bowl…

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Dr. Walker Voted Top Beaverton Dentist

By Murray Scholls Family Dental | Sep 25, 2013

Dr. Walker Voted Top Beaverton Dentist – Four Years in a Row We are proud to announce that Dr. Walker was just voted top Beaverton Dentist by topDentists. Dr. Walker has been voted a topDentist since the year 2009. topDentists was started back in January 2007 with the goal to identify the best dentists and health…

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