Jan
30
2018

What is a Denture? Denture FAQ

A denture is made up of a removable appliance to replace your missing teeth and surrounding tissues.  It resembles your natural teeth and helps to restore your smile. It provides many health benefits because when you lose your teeth, you lose your ability to chew and speak, and you will look older because your facial muscles will start to sag. Two types of dentures There are two types of dentures: complete dentures and partial dentures.  Complete dentures are applied when […]

Jan
4
2018

Cavities Treatment Options

Were you diagnosed with dental decay and wondering about solutions?  There are a few treatment options available to treat tooth decay. According to American Dental Association, more than one-fifth of Americans have untreated cavities. Untreated cavities can lead to extreme pain, tooth loss and infection. It is important to visit a dentist like Dr. Morrow at Mt. Tabor Dental for examinations and treatment options.There are few treatment options depend on the severity of the cavity. Common Treatment Options Dental Filling […]

Jan
2
2018

Things you can do in dental emergencies

Dental emergencies can happen anytime, so it is important to know what to do. Don’t panic and remain calm when a dental emergency happens. Unlike other medical emergencies, a dental emergency does not put your health at immediate risk in most cases. Is it urgent? Many people are unsure what is considered a dental emergency, who should they contact, and what can they do at home before they can see a dentist. When a dental emergency happens you need to […]

Dec
13
2017

Common causes of cavities

Cavities or tooth decay happens when bacteria living in your mouth produce acid that attack your tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the hard outer layer of the teeth. Untreated cavities can lead to excruciating pain, infection and tooth loss. It is important to visit a dentist regularly for oral examination and cleanings to avoid cavities and other dental problems. If you think you have cavities, don’t panic, but do go visit a dentist like Dr. Morrow in Portland, Oregon immediately. […]

Dec
5
2017

Why do teeth turn yellow?

Yellow teeth may not seem like a major dental problem, but it can still affect your confidence and your willingness to smile. Fortunately, there are many teeth whitening products and professional teeth whitening service by dentist available out there.  Ask Portland dentist Dr. Jacob Morrow and his team at Mt. Tabor Dental your options for whitening your teeth and improving your smile. Here are some common causes of yellow teeth: Genetics If at least one of your parents has yellow […]

Dec
5
2017

How often should you go visit a dentist?

We all know the importance of oral health. Visiting a dentist is a must to keep your teeth healthy. The question is how often should you go visit a dentist? The standard is to visit your dentist twice a year for checkups and cleanings because cavities and gum disease are preventable. However, scheduling for dental visits varies from person to person based on their oral hygiene, health conditions, and habits. Dentists like Dr. Morrow and his team at Mt. Tabor […]

Dec
27
2015

No dental insurance? Our SE Portland dentist can help

No dental insurance coverage? No problem at our dental office. Mt. Tabor Dental can help! Millions of Americans are without dental insurance. We at Mt. Tabor Dental do not think this is a good excuse for letting your oral health go by the wayside. Therefore we have implemented our very own in-house dental savings plan, designed for patients without dental insurance, called “Tabor Smiles”. Dr. Jacob Morrow wanted to put a plan in place intended for patients who do not […]

Dec
12
2015

Maximizing your dental insurance in 2015

The holidays have arrived and the end of the year will be here before we know it. Dr. Jacob Morrow and the team at Mt. Tabor Dental want you know know that your insurance plan may have benefits that expire December 31. Unused benefits don’t carry over into the next year, so please call our southeast Portland dental office soon to make an appointment. If you have questions about your dental insurance plan or have dental treatment needs such as […]

Jan
22
2014

Detox Tips for Healthy Teeth

The holidays have come and gone, which means now is the time to clean out and reorganize for good dental and overall health. Portland dentists Dr. Todd Beck and Dr. Jacob Morrow at Mt. Tabor Dental encourage patients to redirect their dental habits for the new year. During the holidays, it’s easy to get off track. We are surrounded by excess – spending too much, eating too much, and doing too much. Now that we’re into the new year, take […]

Dec
17
2013

How to Have a Guilt-Free Christmas

The Christmas season is a time for excess: we tend to eat higher amounts of fat and sugar, drink more alcohol, and spend money. This often means that the temptation to feel guilty for this behavior is front and center in our minds. However, Portland Oregon dentists Dr. Todd Beck and Dr. Jacob Morrow offer these tips to celebrating a guilt-free Christmas. Focus on One Day at a Time Many of us feel overwhelmed this time of year, thanks to […]