Can Fillings Harm Your Oral Health?

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As your downtown Portland family dentist, Dr. Bajuscak wants every patient to know the risks their oral health can face on a daily basis. While it’s tempting to think of your oral health as only having to do with your teeth and gums, a growing amount of research has found compelling links between an individual’s…

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Does Poor Oral Health Predict a Lack of Senior Mobility?

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A recent study conducted by researchers in Japan examined the link between poor oral health and being housebound in the elderly. Researchers discovered that having fewer teeth and no dentures were associated with an increased risk of being homebound in the future, especially among individuals between the ages of 65 to 74. As a SW…

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The Secret Role of Saliva

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While you might not think of saliva very often, the salivary gland allows us to chew and swallow the foods we consume. It’s just as likely that you don’t think about the pancreas very often either. But the pancreas secretes digestive juices that allow the body to break down the carbohydrates, protein and fat found…

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Drinking Soda Increases The Risk Of Tooth Decay In Kids

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As your downtown Portland family dental care provider, our staff at City Dental wants all of our patients to know about potential risk kids face to their oral health on a daily basis. Patients who regularly read our downtown Portland dentist blog should know that sugar consumption ranks as the leading cause of tooth decay…

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Breaking Bad Habits That Harm Your Teeth

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As a cosmetic dentist in Portland, Dr. Jason Bajuscak understands the risks to his patients’ oral health, and that many people inadvertently place the health of their teeth and gums at jeopardy. If you bite your nails or use your teeth as a pair of impromptu scissors, you may cause permanent damage to occur that…

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Study Finds New Method Of Treating Bone Loss

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Patients of Portland family and cosmetic dentist Dr. Jason Bajuscak should know that gum disease can cause serious damage to their long-term oral health. When left untreated, gingivitis, an early stage of gum disease, can quickly progress into periodontitis, the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the U.S. When gingivitis progresses into periodontitis, the…

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Less B12 In Your Diet Means More Gum Disease

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While most people understand the importance of eating healthy diets, many of us still underappreciate the impact diet can have on the body. At City Dental, Portland family dentist Dr. Jason Bajuscak wants every patient to understand how what we eat affects more than just our waistline. Diet and your oral health share a very…

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The Challenges of Senior Dental Care

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As an experienced provider of senior dental care, downtown Portland dentist Dr. Jason Bajuscak understands firsthand how difficult it can be for seniors to receive the dental care they need. Good oral hygiene plays an important role in an individual’s overall health, and chronic illnesses and medications that seniors deal with can make their oral…

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Diabetes Makes Tooth Loss Twice As Likely

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At City Dental, Portland family dentist Dr. Jason Bajuscak wants patients to understand the lasting damage diabetes can have on their oral health. While the disease can negatively impact a patient’s health in a variety of ways, including nerve, cardiovascular and vision problems, many remain unaware of the damage diabetes can cause to your oral…

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Take Some Time For Yourself This Holiday Season

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At Portland City Dental, Dr. Jason Bajuscak hopes that every patient can avoid the stress that typically comes from the holiday season. Stress, after all, can have a negative impact on your oral health, and can lead to poor oral habits like teeth grinding, jaw clenching and poor oral hygiene. If you find yourself in…

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