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Dental Basics for Seniors

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Jun 22, 2012

The older people get, the more unique health challenges they begin to face on a daily basis. In America, the number of seniors over the age of 65 is projected to rise to roughly 71 million by 2040, and the number of individuals over the age of 85 is expected to rise to approximately 10…

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Benefits of Changing Your Oral Care Routine, Try a New Toothpaste Flavor

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | May 17, 2012

What is your favorite toothpaste flavor? Do you like tangy or sweet? There are so many choices out on the market that it is hard to pick just one flavor. The traditional mint, cinnamon and spearmint are now considered “classic” flavors. But as you may have experienced already, sticking to the same flavor day in…

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Preparing Your Child For Their First Dentist Visit

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Apr 30, 2012

When it is time to take your children to the dentist, preparation is very important.  Let your child know that a visit to the dentist’s office is like a visit to their doctor, but a lot happens at the dentists, that will be brand new for them. You can help your child look forward to…

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The Time to Brush

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Apr 3, 2012

As patients of Milwaukie Oregon dentist Dr. Walker and her friendly staff well know, good dental hygiene means brushing and flossing regularly. The American Dental Association recommends that people brush at least twice; one of which should be right before bedtime. Individuals who consume a lot of sugary foods and drink may find it helpful…

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What Parents Should Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Mar 5, 2012

A child’s first set of baby teeth play a pivotal role in how their adult teeth form when they get older. Baby teeth allow your child to eat solid food, speak clearly, and smile spectacularly during family photos. Baby teeth are also necessary for holding the space in the jaw where adult teeth will form.…

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The Importance of Periodontics and Gum Care

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Feb 3, 2012

Regular dental should include attention not only to the teeth, but also the gums that support them. Periodontal disease, or a chronic bacterial infection along the gums and jaw, are tricky issues to resolve once they set in, and family dentist in Milwaukie, Oregon Dr. Walker recommends a healthy ruotine of proper tooth brushing and flossing…

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Managing Your Dental Care Schedule

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Nov 29, 2011

Keeping a regular dental care schedule is important for everyone, because it is usually like car maintenance or home repair projects in that most people do not worry about it until something is going wrong. Our staff is here to help each patient and their children keep a regular dental care schedule throughout the calendar!…

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Basics About Teeth Whitening

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Aug 31, 2011

Teeth whitening and related products have increased in popularity over the last several years. There are many products available to help whiten teeth, costing anywhere from one to several hundred dollars. With all that’s available, how can you know what is safe and effective to use for whitening your teeth without straining your budget? These…

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The Best Products to Take Care of Your Teeth

By Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD FAGD | Aug 1, 2011

Going to the dentist is crucial for good dental health, this is true. However, a large part of good dental care happens at home during your daily routines. Since plaque collects on the surfaces of your teeth as you eat, it builds up throughout the day and needs to be removed regularly. If it isn’t…

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