Have you been searching for an experienced family dentist in Sandy, OR? Local residents have been going to Dr. Ken Claggett for more than 35 years at his current location. Whether you are due for a cleaning or your child is in need of braces, BeaverBrooke Dental has you covered. In these blog posts, we explain the importance of good oral health and how Dr. Claggett can provide you with the best dental care. Read on to learn more and please don’t hesitate to contact our family dentist.

  1. Put Your Tax Refund Toward Your Oral Health

    Tax Day is just around the corner, which means you’re probably either scrambling to get everything turned in (we’re looking at you, procrastinators) or you’re trying to figure out what to do with your refund from Uncle Sam. Here at BeaverBrooke Dental, we recommend doing something a bit different with your refund this year. Sure, you could go on a huge shopping spree…Read More

  2. The Ins and Outs of Gum Disease

    You hear it every time you go to the dentist — be sure to floss once a day. But as someone who rarely has cavities, you brush off the advice and assume there’s no real benefit of flossing often. Unfortunately, this mindset can put you on a path that leads to gum disease. Keep reading as we dive deeper into the condition also known as periodontal disease. What Is Gum Di…Read More

  3. How to Take Charge of Your Oral Health

    In a recent post, we explained why it’s so important to keep your dental cleanings. But maintaining good oral health involves more than just going to the dentist every six months. Here are some tips to help you look after those pearly whites all year long: Brush at least twice a day   Hopefully, you’re already in the habit of doing this. If not, remember to brush afte…Read More

  4. How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy on the Road

    It’s easy to forget about maintaining good oral hygiene habits on the road. Whether you’re taking a vacation or business trip, probably the last thing on your mind is remembering to brush and floss your teeth. Our family dentist in Sandy can help you keep those pearly whites healthy and beautiful. Here are some travel tips for your teeth, as referenced by the American …Read More

  5. Why Sleep Apnea is Dangerous

    There’s no question that snoring can make for a bad night’s sleep. If you happen to snore, then your significant other probably has a difficult time getting the rest they need. Keep in mind, though, that snoring is nothing to take lightly. After all, it could be that you have obstructive sleep apnea and not even know it. Let’s take a closer look at snoring and sleep …Read More

  6. Fun Facts About Teeth

    Here at BeaverBrooke Dental in Sandy, we’re constantly educating young patients about oral health. There’s no question that a child who takes care of their teeth and goes to the dentist regularly is more likely to do the same as an adult. Let’s switch gears a bit, though. How much do you really know about your teeth? Believe it or not, human teeth are remarkable. Her…Read More

  7. What to Know About National Children’s Dental Health Month

    There’s more to February than just Valentine's Day. Here at BeaverBrooke Dental, we are all in on National Children’s Dental Health Month. According to the National Education Association, American students miss a whopping 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems. Those hours certainly add up to lost critical instruction time, especially for…Read More

  8. How to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy During Halloween

    Now that the calendar has turned to October, your child is probably counting down the days until Halloween. Maybe they already have an eye on their costume and are making plans for trick-or-treating. As fun as this holiday may be, the reality is that Halloween can wreak havoc on your child’s teeth. That’s why it’s important to have a plan in place ahead of time. Keep…Read More

  9. Are You Maintaining Good Dental Habits?

    You label yourself a stickler when it comes to taking care of your teeth. But are your current dental habits properly aligned with what a dentist would say? In this blog post, we’ll provide a refresher with some tips to maintain good oral hygiene. Before we get to those tips, let’s first review plaque. This sticky layer of material contains bacteria that accumulate on …Read More

  10. Easiest Ways to Fix Bad Breath

    If you’ve ever dealt with bad breath, you aren’t alone. The Bad Breath Institute confirms that over 80 million Americans suffer from chronic halitosis. Taking it a step further, nearly 40 percent of the people in the world experience some level of halitosis. In this blog post, we will dive into some surefire remedies and how you can ditch bad breath for good. Here are …Read More