Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Hillsboro dentist Dr. Cowan depends on your input for optimal dental health. When […]
When it comes to ridiculous beliefs on dental hygiene and treatment, we’ve heard just about everything. However, the most dangerous ones usually aren’t quite so over the top. Unfortunately, a number of dental myths are floating all over Hillsboro, so Dr. Cowan is here to put an end to the misinformation. Don’t feel bad if […]
People tend to be careful about how they choose medical professionals for their family, but sometimes it’s not easy to find everything you want in a dentist. Hillsboro dentist Cowan Family Dentistry understands that choosing a dentist is no small feat, so we’ve put together this guide to picking a dentist for individuals and families.
Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone in Hillsboro should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Cowan Family […]
A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]
Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important. If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, life […]
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Hillsboro has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about […]
Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! While it can be frustrating to watch your health change as you age, you don’t have to accept poor oral health and tooth loss as just an inevitable part of the aging process. Your oral health is just […]
Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Hillsboro are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Cowan would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good.
A few things are equally important for your oral health, no matter what your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visiting the dentist and a little fluoride are always (always) the essentials – you won’t ever hear us say otherwise. However, your dental hygiene routine requires unique considerations for each […]
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