Tag Archives: dental advice

Oral Cancer Facts

Rates of occurrence in the United States Close to 48,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 9,575 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 48,250 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years. (Approximately […]

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How to Correctly Brush, Floss and Rinse

There is a lot of conflicting information out in the public about how to care for your teeth. Should you floss before or after your brush your teeth? To rinse or not to rinse, that is the real question. Here at Bethany Family Dental, the doctor wants to clear up some rumors. We decided to […]

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Best Foods to Detox Your Teeth

Here at Bethany Family Dental, your health is our top priority. We have patients that come in and ask about detoxes. We know that detoxing can be overwhelming, especially with so many companies advertising powders, shakes and new products that are on the market. And different professionals recommending fasts and cleanses it can be hard […]

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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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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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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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