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Implants Vs. Dentures – Explaining The Basics (And What’s Right For You)‍

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you may be wondering if dental implants or dentures are the right choice for you. Visit Five Pines Dental to find out which one may be the best option for you. 

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Ask a Hygienist: Stress and Your Oral Health

Learn about how stress effects your body and why preventative care is especially important when under increased stress.

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Clothing Drive

We're hosting a clothing drive for queer/trans youth through the Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center here in Portland.

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Top 5 Tips For Easing Dental Anxiety – Get The Care You Need Without Fear

At Five Pines Dental, our goal is to provide you with the expert dental care you need for a healthy mouth, even if you have dental anxiety. Our office is a welcoming, judgment-free place, and Dr. Zeller is always willing to make accommodations for anxious patients and offer sedation dentistry.

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Which Clear Aligner Brand Is Right For Me? Explore your Options!

At Five Pines Dental, we offer both Invisalign and Archway, our in-house clear aligner therapy. So what are the differences between the two, and which one is right for you? Find out now.

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How To Clean Invisalign Trays – Everything You Need To Know About Aligner Care

If you’re getting Invisalign in Portland from Dr. Richard Zeller, you may be wondering how to care for your new trays. How can you keep your trays clean and clear, and keep your teeth healthy during treatment? Get all the details you need in this blog from Five Pines Dental.

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Ask a Hygienist: Plaque vs. Calculus

What's the difference between plaque and calculus and why does it matter? Laurena shares insight on each and their relevance to your oral health.

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Can My Teeth Shift After Getting Dental Implants? What You Should Know 

If you’ve recently received a dental implant in Portland, you may be wondering what you can expect as you heal and recover. For example, is it possible for your teeth to shift after you get implants? Is this normal, or should you call your dentist? Find out now in this blog from Five Pines Dental.

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Sustainability Goals for the New Year

Read about our new years resolution and plan to implement more sustainability at Five Pines! Cheers to our planet and a happy and healthy 2022.

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COVID-19 Protective Measures

Information about the additional steps we're taking to protect our patients and staff from COVID-19.

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Welcome To Five Pines Dental

Welcome to the new Five Pines blog! Located in downtown Portland, our office is dedicated to surprise-free, friendly, and patient-focused dentistry. As a practicing general dentist for more than a decade, Dr. Z provides excellent care for the whole family.

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"I enjoy being involved with my community. As a dentist, you get to meet a lot of people, and potentially help a lot of people, too.”

– Dr. Zeller

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