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We're excited to announce the official launch of the Oakes Family Dentistry blog. We'll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, updates from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry. Our dental team strives to be there for our patients when they need us, and we want our online presence to be a reflection of that principle.

We hope this blog provides an extra level of service to our current and future patients. If you would like to stay up to date on the latest from Oakes Family Dentistry and Michael Oakes, DMD, visit our blog often. Dr. Oakes is passionate about improving oral health and providing tailored treatment to address your concerns.

If you have questions about our blog posts or about our services, don’t hesitate to call. We are happy to answer any questions or to schedule an appointment for you. Here's to your best oral health ever!


Cosmetic What is the Best Way to Whiten My Teeth?

A sparkling bright smile gives your confidence a boost and makes you look younger. Unfortunately, no...

Jan 20 • 4 min read
Oral Surgery Does Everyone Have Wisdom Teeth?

Teeth typically erupt in stages, starting from incisors and canines to premolars, and molars. Childr...

Jan 13 • 4 min read
General An Overview of Preventive Dental Care

A healthy and beautiful smile boosts your confidence and supports your overall wellbeing. By practic...

Jan 6 • 4 min read
General All You Need to Know About Root Canal Therapy

Many people often feel apprehensive when their dentist suggests root canal therapy. After all, most ...

Dec 30 • 4 min read
General What is the Difference Between a Filling and Inlays and Onlays?

You are probably familiar with dental filling since many people have at least one, but you might not...

Dec 23 • 3 min read
Periodontics What’s the Purpose of Periodontal Charting?

Have you ever wondered why your dentist calls out numbers to the assistant while checking your teeth...

Dec 16 • 3 min read
Cosmetic What Treatments are Included in a Smile Makeover?

A healthy and beautiful smile boosts your confidence and plays an essential role in your overall hea...

Dec 9 • 4 min read
Oral Surgery Recovering from Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is a dental specialty that refers to any surgical procedure performed on your jaw, teet...

Dec 2 • 3 min read
Orthodontics Why Are Straight Teeth Important?

Orthodontic treatment has been practiced for ages. Egyptian mummies used metal bands wrapped ar...

Nov 25 • 3 min read
Restoration Dental Implants or Dentures?

Missing a tooth or a few teeth is not only unhealthy for your mouth – it can also impact your overal...

Nov 18 • 4 min read

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Dr. Michael Oakes, DMD
Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Oakes Family Dentistry

1111 East Reserve St, Vancouver, Washington 98661

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