Oregon Repeals Requirement of Lead Aprons for Dental X-Rays

You know that heavy apron you have to wear when getting X-rays at the dentist? Well, because the radiation exposure is so low with digital radiographs, Oregon no longer requires the use of lead aprons when taking dental X-rays. This is a huge step towards educating the public on how truly low radiation exposure levels are. In light of this advancement, we thought we would provide more information to our patients on how safe dental X-rays really are.

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The Best Foods for Healthy Teeth

Food choices play an important role in tooth decay and gum disease. A nutritious diet is essential to healthy living and especially to the health of your teeth and gums. Some of the earliest signs of poor nutrition show up at a dentist appointment. Since your mouth is the first point of contact with foods, it’s important to choose wisely. Here are some of the best foods for your teeth to consider incorporating in your diet.

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5 Common Teeth Brushing Mistakes

Your oral health care regime is an important part to maintaining a healthy smile and a healthy you. Identifying bad brushing habits can help you freshen up your oral hygiene and prevent possible teeth and gum damage. Here are some of the most common mistakes people make when brushing their teeth and how to avoid them. Grab your toothpaste and let’s get started! 

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How to Keep Your Family’s Teeth Healthy Over The Holidays

It’s that time of year when visions of dessert, sugar cookies and candy canes are likely dancing around in the heads of your children. Despite their consumption of sugar, there are still many ways to minimize damage to their oral health and keep your kids in a healthy routine. Here are our tips to keeping your family’s teeth healthy over the holidays.

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The Benefits of Having Dogs in Medical Settings


You may have noticed that there’s a new face in our office. She’s calm, friendly, soft as can be, and she’s our secret weapon to helping our patients feel at ease. She’s Josie! And she’s a dog.

People have been using dogs in medical settings for more than 150 years. So when we recently decided to bring Dr. Molly’s dog Josie into the office we thought, why didn’t we do this sooner? The feedback from our patients who have interacted with Josie has been tremendous, so we wanted to share with you all of the benefits of having a dog in a medical setting.

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Holiday Food Drive in Our Office!


Our office is holding a Holiday Food Drive to help those in need this holiday season. We are partnering with FOOD for Lane County and will have a collection bin in our office from November 10th through December 17th. Cash donations are welcome as well! To make the food drive more interesting, Dr. Molly and Dr. Carly have decided to match the number of items donated in a dollar amount to the organization!

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Welcome to Our New Website! What’s New?

Hello and welcome to our new website! We are very excited to unveil this fully loaded website to better suit our patients and staff. We feel this new design captures our commitment to providing high-quality service. By upgrading to a more efficient website, we hope to better reach our audience and solidify our practice as Eugene’s trusted general dentist. Here are some of the new features incorporated into our new website! 

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How to Buy the Right Toothpaste

Have you ever stood in the toothpaste aisle looking at brand after brand, not knowing which one is right for you? There are so many toothpaste variations that it can be a more difficult shopping task than anticipated. At Dr. Molly and Dr. Carly DMD we want to make your oral health care a breeze, so we put together this guide to help you buy the right toothpaste.

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