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Same Spring, Different Veggies

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What’s one critical aspect of preventative dental care? Diet. As the premiere dentist Milwaukie Oregon has, Dr. Sue Walker, is committed to helping our patients follow a healthy diet that supports their best oral health. Fortunately, with Spring right around the corner eating healthy is easier than ever– in the Pacific NW, the Spring season…

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Office Elf Winners!

This year, our office accepted a friendly challenge by the office of Dr. Godzyk (our neighboring orthodontist) to join in a game of Elf on the Shelf: Who could find the most creative ways to engage the Elf with their office? And the winner is… US! After a month of naughty adventures and all sorts…

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Kids Catch Colds– and Cavities!

It’s winter. With flu and cold season upon us, we’re all thinking a little more about hand-washing, sneeze-covering, and doing what we can to avoid germs and stay healthy! We all know that we can give and catch germs that cause a runny nose– or worse– but did you know that you can also share…

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This Holiday Season… Dare to Drool

With all the mouth-watering food awaiting us, many have concerns about potential weight gain, about healthy eating, about getting Grandma’s recipe just right– but Sue Walker Dentistry has some good news about great food: your saliva fights cavities. The magic of mucin According to new research between scientists at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of…

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Homemade, Healthy Options for Halloween Treats

Despite its reputation, Halloween fun doesn’t need to be a free-for-all of candy consumption! Dr. Sue believes that moderation– including the indulgence of some sweet treats– is a great way to approach the Halloween holiday, and a great way to invite the practice of oral hygiene habits afterwards! But why only celebrate for one night?…

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Undercover Sugar Snacks

Food! A healthy diet is intrinsic to great oral health. Milwaukie Oregon dentist Dr. Sue Walker recommends patients eat nutritious, low-in-sugar foods for two reasons: to provide your body with plenty of nutrients for healthy teeth and gums, and to avoid the damaging effects of eating sugar. But this simple advice can get tricky Sometimes…

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Prehistoric Toothache Sheds Light on Modern Mouths

At Sue Walker Dentistry, we love learning about new research about teeth– sometimes even when those teeth aren’t human! A very old ache Recently, a study on fossils came up with some surprising insights on the impact of evolution on oral health. Researchers used CT scans of Labidosaurus hamatus, a 275-million-year-old reptile and found that…

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Dr. Sue is Out the Week of July 22nd!

Call today to schedule your appointment with Dr. Sue before she leaves for a week! She will be out of the office July 22 – 25, and back at her regularly scheduled time on Tuesday, the 29th. We have appointment times available so call today! Remember, it’s summer vacation – it’s a great time to…

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