Author Archives: East Portland Dentistry

On Guard! How Wearing a Mouthguard Helps to Protect Your Smile

On Guard! How Wearing a Mouthguard Helps to Protect Your Smile

If you’re an NBA fan (Go Trail Blazers!), no doubt you’ve seen professional basketball players wearing (and perhaps hurling) mouthguards. At East Portland Dentistry, we applaud athletes who protect their teeth and jaws from injury, and we encourage all athletes to wear – not throw – a mouthguard. But what if you’re not a pro… Continue Reading

Aging & Oral Health: Keep Your Teeth and Gums Working When You Retire

Aging & Oral Health: Keep Your Teeth and Gums Working When You Retire

As a provider of family dental care in East Portland, Dr. Joy Arend and her dental staff routinely offer our patients the knowledge needed maintain and improve their oral health. As a significant portion of the U.S. population continues moving closer to retirement, those 65 and older will soon outnumber youngsters five and younger. So… Continue Reading

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