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Salem, Oregon dentistry

Study Finds Eating Fish May Lower Gum Disease Risk

By Willis Dental | Jul 24, 2021

At Willis Dental, patients at our Salem, Oregon dentistry understand the importance of having healthy teeth and gums. A great-looking smile does more than just ensure you avoid common oral health problems like tooth decay and gum disease. It also helps to lower your risk for a variety of serious health problems, such as heart…

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cosmetic dentistry in Salem, Oregon

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

By Willis Dental | May 12, 2021

When most patients think about receiving cosmetic dentistry in Salem, Oregon, images of Hollywood stars with sparkling smiles usually come to mind. How those stars achieve such impressive results isn’t some type of secret that TMZ needs to uncover. It’s simply a matter of cosmetic dentistry, or dental work that improves the appearance of a…

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Salem, Oregon dentistry

6 Reasons Why Brushing Doesn’t Always Guarantee a Healthy Smile

By Willis Dental | Apr 2, 2021

At our Salem, Oregon dentistry, Dr. Willis provides patients with the quality dental care they need to enjoy a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. While daily brushing and flossing, along with regular visits to our Salem, Oregon dentistry, will usually help to prevent patients from developing gum disease, there are uncertain underlying conditions that…

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dental implants in Salem

Implants Can Make Wearing Dentures Snap

By Willis Dental | Feb 15, 2021

For patients missing all of their permanent teeth, dentures offer an affordable solution for restoring a smile back to health. While dentures offer patients a variety of advantages, the can also feature a few drawbacks that make dental implants in Salem an appealing option for many of Dr. Willis’ patients. Let’s take a look at…

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COVID-19 Control

COVID-19 Update

By Willis Dental | Sep 16, 2020

As of May 1st, 2020, Oregon Dental offices have been permitted to perform elective procedures, including cleanings.  As always we will continue to provide the highest level of care in a clean and safe environment. Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

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We Remain Committed to Protecting the Health of Our Patients

By Willis Dental | Aug 7, 2020

At Willis Dental, a commitment to patient safety will always remain our top priority. As we now welcome back patients who need non-emergency dental care, Dr. Willis understands that many patients may have concerns regarding their health and wellbeing. In light of the current conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve decided to take additional…

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*COVID-19 Announcement*

By Willis Dental | Apr 1, 2020

In light of the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and along with the recommendation by the American Dental Association, we have made the tough decision to close our office for all non-essential dental appointments for at least 2 weeks. This includes all hygiene appointments (regular teeth cleanings and periodontal maintenance) and non-essential restorative appointments. Dr.…

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Welcome State Street Dental Patients!

By Willis Dental | Feb 18, 2020

At the start of the New Year, Willis Dental merged with a nearby Salem dental office, State Street Dental. Dr. Holly Chamberlain successfully ran State Street Dental for many years before deciding to retire from dentistry. Having built a reputation for providing exceptional family dental care, Dr. Chamberlain felt that Dr. Willis was a great…

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Salem, Oregon cosmetic dentist

Study Highlights the Importance of Whitening Teeth Safely at Home

By Willis Dental | Jan 28, 2020

As Salem, Oregon cosmetic dentists, Drs. Willis and Nelson understand the importance of a healthy, great-looking smile. Studies have shown that our smiles rank as the first thing most people notice about us, especially when it comes to meeting a potential significant other. Ensuring that our smiles look their best, Americans have gone crazy over…

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