Hawthorne Dental Articles

We are excited to announce that after an extended closure, we are now seeing patients again! For everyone's safety during these uncertain times, we are taking some extra precautions, and we are allowing extra time for each appointment to allow for appropriate physical distancing and additional room cleaning. If you have an upcoming appointment, please read the following carefully to ensure your visit goes smoothly. BEFORE YOUR VISIT: If you develop any symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, or loss of taste/smell), if someone in your household is sick, or if you... Read More

What is Invisalign? The Invisalign system— in short, comfortable and clear plastic aligner trays which are changed out every two weeks as teeth shift—can replace traditional braces for selected patients. The practicality and aesthetics of the system have proven a great draw for adults who want to straighten and correct the position of their teeth without drawing attention to braces. Invisalign is also appropriate for teens if they have no more “baby teeth,” and if the second molars are at least partially erupted. Since its invention in 1997, over 2.6 million people worldwide have been successfully treated with Invisalign! How... Read More

If it seems like you haven’t heard much from Dr. Watson’s office this year, it’s not because we haven’t had much to share—quite the contrary! 2015 was a year of exciting growth, with the addition of our second location, North Portland Dental Care. After building a presence in the SE Hawthorne neighborhood for the past 10 years, Dr. Watson decided it was time to expand his services to patients in the "NoPo" neighborhood where he and his wife, Angela, have lived since 2004. This involved purchasing an existing practice that was for sale, updating and improving the buildin... Read More

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