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What Causes Toothaches and How to Avoid Them

Have you ever experienced a toothache? They are not fun; here at Bethany Family Dental, Doctor Austria gets many patients asking about what causes toothaches. He always responds by saying you can usually avoid toothaches by taking great care of your teeth. Make sure to brush and floss daily. No one like’s having a toothache; […]

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Gum Recession and How to Prevent It?

What is gum recession and is it possible to prevent it? Here at Bethany Family Dental, Dr. Austria sees many patients with a variety of oral health care issues. Some patients come in and are concerned about gum recession. Gum recession is the gradual loss of soft tissue around the gum line. Eventually over time, […]

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Is Dental Implant Surgery Right for You?

Here at Bethany Family Dental, we get many patients who come in asking about possibilities of dental implants and is it right for them. The reality is, as we age, we produce less saliva, which can make it harder for the mouth to keep bacteria moving along in the mouth. Which means in general as […]

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Trick or Treat, Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

It’s that time of year again where the kids dress-up and go out for trick or treating. Your children may be excited but your dentist not so much. Although Dr. Austria loves this time of year, many patients come in complaining about sore teeth, especially right after Halloween. But it doesn’t have to be this way, […]

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Back to School Oral Health Care Tips

The month of September is back-to-school month for most Oregonians. Here at Bethany Family Dental, we often get many questions from parents of school students asking about tips for their child’s oral health routine. Your child may have brand new clothes, all of the school supplies, and be excited to be with their friends again […]

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Do You Have an Annoying Cold Sore? We Can Help!

Do you have an obnoxious cold sore that keeps coming back? Would you like that cold sore to never come back again? Here at Bethany Family Dental, Doctor Austria can help you with a permanent solution. Our Doctor is always on the cutting edge of the dental industry with his advanced education, cutting edge tools, […]

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When to Get Oral Surgery

We know that no one wants to lose a tooth, but sometimes tooth extraction is the best option. If a tooth in severely infected or cannot be restored it may have to be extracted. Dr. Austria, a Dentist in Portland OR, can remove the most difficult teeth and it will be a comfortable experience. Here […]

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Should You Remove Your Mercury-Silver Dental Fillings?

Here at Bethany Family Dental, a Dentist in Bethany OR, Doctor Austria, has done extensive research on filings and can provide a great deal of support in answering your questions. We often get patients who ask us about their silver fillings. Doctor Austria, says that there are slight side effects to removing silver filings, but […]

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No More Dry Sockets – Platelet Rich Plasma

No one likes dry sockets, especially after a dental surgery. Doctor Austria understands that the patient’s comfort is one of the most important things during the recovery of a dental surgery. That is why he is one of the only doctors in Oregon who uses Platelet Rich Plasma during dental procedures. Platelet Rich Plasma or […]

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Announcement: We provide I.V. (Intravenous) Sedation:

We are happy to announce that Dr. Austria provides IV sedation.  IV sedation is predictable, safe, and in most cases covered by insurance.  I.V. sedation is used in all aspects of dental procedures, especially for patients with high anxiety.  Dr. Austria received his training at Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) and has met the requirements […]

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