Help Your Smile Avoid Tooth Decay

Are you familiar with the risks of tooth decay and how it arises? If you are suffering from tooth decay, it means that dental erosion is slowly wearing down your tooth enamel. Without your tooth enamel, your teeth are vulnerable to eventual pulp death, which will lead to tooth death.... Read more »

Understanding Toothache Pain

Stubborn toothaches can be a pain and ultimately a warning sign something in your oral health needs attention. Toothaches have many reasons to attack your smile. When it comes to overcoming a toothache, consider the reason behind it. Dr. Marco Gutierrez here at Royal Dental Care in Newberg, Oregon, is... Read more »

How to Soothe Teething Discomfort

If your child is screaming at the top of their lungs because they have a new tooth coming in, then you’re probably searching for the best ways to soothe their teething discomfort. No one likes to see their child in pain. So, our dentist, Dr. Marco Gutierrez, is happy to... Read more »

The Development of Toothpaste

Where did toothpaste come from? How long have people been using it to clean their smile? Our dentist and team would love to enlighten you on the history of toothpaste. Around 5000 BC, the Egyptians began using a paste to clean their teeth. This was before any form of toothbrush... Read more »

Maintain a Healthy Smile By Avoiding These Four Dental Issues

It’s almost a new year, and now is the time to see the dentist about your dental health. Untreated dental health issues will only become worse and further complicate your goal of achieving a healthy smile. Here are four dental issues we encourage you to avoid if you are trying... Read more »

Dental Questions Answered on Dental Floss

  Are you aware of the risk factors to your teeth and gums associated with poor oral hygiene? Severe dental damage can occur if your teeth are not always kept clean. Thus, it is essential to make sure you are actively caring for your teeth and gums by using cleaning... Read more »

A Mouth Guard Can Reduce Risks to Your Smile

There are many risks when it comes to your smile, and while two main culprits are poor oral hygiene and a diet full of carbs, teeth can also be injured during high-contact sports. These activities can introduce your smile to a hard blow from a ball, elbow, or helmet, leading... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Oral Cancer Screenings

One of the most important treatments to consider for your oral health care is an oral cancer screening. Oral cancer screenings are extremely important to keep your health in line to ensure cancer can be found as soon as possible. Each year in the United States, over 40,000 new cases... Read more »

Why is it Recommended to Avoid Rinsing with Water After I Brush?

Your dentist, Dr. Marco Gutierrez, strongly encourages you to brush your teeth every morning and every night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. If you do these things, you’re on the right track toward a top-notch oral hygiene routine and a strong and healthy smile. However, if you want... Read more »

Pregnancy and Oral Hygiene

Great parents look out for the greatest interests of their children. During pregnancy, the oral hygiene behaviors you practice can have a large impact on the health of your child — and we’re talking about more than their chompers. Please think about following these bits of advice from Dr. Marco... Read more »