Ultrasonics and your Cleaning Visit

We are proud to give you the most progressive, technologically advanced and thorough dental care here at PDC. Dentistry is always changing  – new and old techniques are re evaluated and your care is customized just for you. This includes not only your visit with your dentist but also your continuing care/ cleaning visit
Read More

Yellow Teeth? Whitening Options here at PDC

Are you noticing that your smile isn’t as white as it once was?  There are many factors which cause teeth to darken in color.  Various types of staining, age, and genetics are some of the most common.  It is not something that you have to live with, in fact you
Read More

Protecting You: Sterilization and Disinfection at PDC

Have you ever wondered how we get our dental tools and rooms ready for you before your appointment?  Come with us on this tour while we show you! 1.  Used instruments are placed in this ultrasonic “dishwasher” to pre clean before they are sterilized. 2.  The instruments are wrapped and placed in one
Read More

Keeping Your Gum Pockets Healthy

We can’t talk about keeping teeth for a lifetime without talking about healthy gums! Your teeth are held snugly in the bone that is surrounded by your gums (gingiva).   When healthy, they are pink and firm.   When diseased, they are red, swollen, bleeding and in the case of
Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry for a Chipped Tooth

One of the most common issues  that we see  is a chipped or cracked tooth. Your teeth are naturally very strong, made of the hardest material anywhere in your body. But a powerful enough impact, whether from biting down on something hard or being struck in the face, can be enough
Read More

Why do Some Healthy Foods Cause Tooth Decay?

One British mother was very unhappy when her five-year-old son needed a tooth pulled. Like many parents, she didn’t give her son soda or fruit juice often and couldn’t understand how his teeth had gotten so bad. After asking her dentist, it turned out that the culprit was a healthy
Read More

A Trick to Avoid Stains on Teeth

Whether you are whitening your teeth or just trying to avoid unsightly  stains, using a straw can help your teeth stay brighter! Beverages like coffee, tea, dark soda and fruit drinks are the culprits. A straw  draws the liquid to the back of your mouth, past your teeth  and keeps it from sticking to your
Read More

Why Choose Invisalign?

Many people want that perfect smile, The one that makes them feel good about themselves and they aren’t afraid to show off. One of the most dreaded stages of getting to that perfect smile may be the appearance of metal brackets with traditional orthodontic treatment. Fortunately, there is another option
Read More

PDC Sponsors the Portland Sea Dogs!

Take me out to the ball game!  We are excited to share with you that Progressive Dental Care is sponsoring the Portland Sea Dogs this season! The Progressive Dental Care “Cleaning of the Inning” will be announced twice each game.  After the 3rd and 6th innings the grounds crew smooths the infield while raking
Read More