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People Are Talking…

We are very fortunate to have the opportunity to have such a direct impact on someone else’s life.  The joy we get from developing relationships with our patients and giving them back their smile is so rewarding.  Moments like these are why we do what we do. In the words of just a few of…

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Troubleshooting Locator Inserts

Ever wonder why a brand new Locator insert doesn’t improve the retention of a patient’s denture? Ever seen a Locator abutment that has lost its gold color? What about a perforated nylon insert? We have been working with Chris Bormes, and the team at Preat for over 10 years and they are our go-to supplier…

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Bar Retained Overdenture

Bar Retained Overdenture to Replace Missing Teeth A bar retained overdenture is used for patients who require the replacement of all teeth in the upper or lower arch.   Dental implants are placed in the bone and are connected to a bar that supports the overdenture.  While the overdenture is a removable appliance, the bar remains…

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Dr. David Halmos: Chosen as a Top Portland Dentist 11 Years Running

Spotlight on Dr. David Halmos How are the “Top Dentists” Chosen? In order to be chosen as a ‘Top Dentist’, thousands of dentists and specialists are asked to take into consideration a colleague’s years of experience, continuing education, manner with patients, use of new techniques and technologies, and aesthetic results. Voters are asked to individually…

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Patient Spotlight: Meet Helen

Why I Said ‘Yes’! “I always had a negative experience with dentists.  Three years ago, I went through treatment for breast cancer… After these procedures my teeth were totally and fully destroyed.  I always had to cover my lips and my mouth because I just couldn’t smile and show my teeth freely. I had the…

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