ADA Accessibility Information
Accessibility

A
A

A
West End Dental Inc Reopening
West End Dental is excited to begin seeing patients safely. These are unprecedented times, and we want to reassure you that we have taken every precaution to ensure your safety and wellbeing during your visit.

We are limiting the number of patients in the office in order to maintain appropriate social distance. We ask that you provide your own face mask when in the office, use provided hand sanitizer, and that you come to your appointment alone unless accompaniment is required.

All patients will be screened with a contactless temperature check, pulse oximeter reading, and verbal questionnaire.

We ask that you understand that our provider's time is more crucial than ever and request that you be prompt to your appointment, arriving no sooner or later than your appointment time. Understand that if you cancel your appointment less than 48 hours in advance or are more than 15 minutes late to your visit, we will charge your account a $75.00 non-refundable fee.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during these unprecedented times. Please watch the video below for more information.
How Having Healthy Teeth Can Improve Your Digestion
Posted on 5/15/2020 by Dr. James A. Krippaehne
How Having Healthy Teeth Can Improve Your DigestionHealthy teeth are really important- this isn't exactly news to any of us. You may not have thought about how much the health of your teeth affects the rest of your body. If your dental health is good, there is a better chance that your overall health will be good as well. If you're not sure what we're talking about, keep reading about healthy teeth and your digestive system.

Why Healthy Teeth Are So Important


The whole digestive process depends on the health of your teeth. That starts with the moment you begin to chew your food. The more teeth you have, the easier it is to chew your food. Also, a healthy mouth produces the right amount of saliva to begin to process your food, which makes it easier to digest. If your teeth aren't aligned properly, you may also have problems when you chew your food. You may also have a problem chewing if you have teeth with a significant amount of gum disease, because they will be more loose than healthy teeth.

Infection Is Not Good


If you are battling tooth decay or gum disease, you need to know that both of those are caused by infections. Infections in your mouth can aggravate other conditions. For example, tooth and gum disease can aggravate ulcers. The bacteria from your mouth may even cause ulcers to form in your stomach. Gum disease and tooth decay can also make diabetes worse. If you have diabetes, you need to know that you need to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

If you are worried about your dental health, and you want to make sure that your digestive system is working well, come in and see us. Contact us today so we can go over at your oral hygiene habits, and give you tips to make your teeth as healthy as possible.
WE TREAT OUR PATIENTS WITH RESPECT
We believe in educating patients about their treatment options and listening to their questions and concerns.
WE BELIEVE IN HEALTHY TEETH FIRST
We focus on prevention so that you keep your smile healthy. We provide excellent comfortable care for all procedures.
WE'RE HERE FOR YOU!
Schedule your visit today for cleaning, treatment, or consultation.
Request your appointment


Our address
West End Dental
833 SW 11th Ave Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205

Where to park
Parking
Smart park 10th Ave.
MAP

Street car stop info
Street Car Line Accessible
Get off at SW 11th & Taylor
Stop ID 9633
MAP

Pay online at West End Dental
Patient Payment Portal

Make a Payment
Copyright © 2018-2020 West End Dental and WEO Media (Touchpoint Communications LLC). All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links