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The Value of Care You Can Trust

The Value of Care You Can Trust

The Value of Care You Can Trust  Today we are excited to share the story of a wonderful woman, writer,  and health advocate, Liz Wolfe, NTP. You can read about Liz’s health journey and what inspired her to write her first book “Eat The Yolks” on her...

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Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth?

Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth?

Can HPV Virus Hide in Your Dead Teeth? Based on the findings of recent tests performed in our office, YES!! HPV virus can, in fact, hide in your dead teeth.Over the past year I have shared many aspects of how root canal treatment can result in significantly...

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Toxic Tuesdays – Mercury Exposure and Alzheimer’s Disease

Toxic Tuesdays – Mercury Exposure and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dental Mercury and Alzheimer’s Disease  Studies are now showing a link between chronic mercury exposure (such as mercury exposure caused by mercury amalgam fillings) and Alzheimer’s disease.  Approximately 50% of dentists in America are still placing mercury amalgam...

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Toxic Tuesdays – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Root Canals

Toxic Tuesdays – Rheumatoid Arthritis and Root Canals

Toxic Tuesdays - Rheumatoid Arthiritis and Root Canals Recently I received an email from a woman in Arkansas.  As a teenager, she had root canal therapy on two of her teeth.  Her doctor had “diagnosed” her with Rheumatoid Arthritis by the end of high school. This...

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Toxic Tuesday – You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Toxic Tuesday – You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Toxic Tuesday: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know Frequently I’m asked, “How do I know if my root canals are infected?” As I have explained in the past, EVERY tooth which has experienced root canal therapy will be filled with bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi...

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Safe Mercury Filling Removal (“SMART” Protocol)

Safe Mercury Filling Removal (“SMART” Protocol)

Safe Mercury Filling Removal ("SMART" Protocol) Make sure you choose a "SMART" dentist!It is widely known that mercury is a toxic substance to human health.  Unfortunately, millions of people around the world have had this toxic substance put in their mouths under the...

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Dental Ozone FAQ

Dental Ozone FAQ

Dental Ozone FAQs What is Dental Ozone? Kelly J. Blodgett, DMD is always seeking out new ways to offer his patients the best holistic and preventive dental treatments in Portland. Recently, his commitment to lifelong learning and study has led him to discover a...

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11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth

11 Foods That Are Great For Your Teeth Eating a rich diet of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and quality sources of protein is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But have you ever stopped to think about the effect your diet has on your teeth and gums? In...

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What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis

What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis

What You Need To Know About Pregnancy Gingivitis If you’re pregnant, our team at Blodgett Dental Care wants to offer you big congratulations! This exciting time in your life comes with many new joys and things to think about. As a result, it’s easy to accidentally...

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What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist?

What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist?

What Does It Mean to Be a Holistic Dentist? Just this week, a person came into my Portland dental office and asked,       “How can you consider yourself a ‘biological dentist’ if you use titanium implants?” In her opinion, using a foreign material (even...

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Is Fluoride The Answer to Remineralizing Teeth?

Is Fluoride The Answer to Remineralizing Teeth?

Is Flouride Safe for Your Teeth? This morning I received an excellent question from a potential patient who lives 150 miles from Blodgett Dental Care, my Portland dental practice. She was told by her current dentist that “You have demineralization of your teeth. You...

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The Truth About Dental X-Rays

The Truth About Dental X-Rays

The Truth About Dental X-Rays As a holistic dentist in Portland, I work closely with patients who care about their dental health and overall whole body health. I appreciate it when my patients do their research and ask questions about the care they receive. When I...

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How Much Does a Filling Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does a Filling Cost Without Insurance?

How Much Does a Filling Cost Without Insurance? Tooth pain? Sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweet foods? Those are all warning signs that you might have a cavity — a.k.a. tooth decay. There’s just one challenge: you don’t have dental insurance. Don’t worry! You’re not...

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What You Need to Know About Dental Care & Diabetes

What You Need to Know About Dental Care & Diabetes

What You Need to Know About Dental Care & Diabetes Did you know that as many as 30 million people in the United States may have diabetes? It’s a serious health epidemic and unfortunately, one where the traditional medical establishment is lagging behind. Today...

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Is An OTC Night Guard the Best Way to Treat Bruxism?

Is An OTC Night Guard the Best Way to Treat Bruxism?

Is An OTC Night Guard the Best Way to Treat Bruxism? Do you often wake up in the morning with a sore jaw or a headache? Do you notice your teeth having “sharp” edges, chips, or even small cracks? If so, you might be one of about 30 million people in the United States...

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Are Your Teeth Helping or Hurting You?

Are Your Teeth Helping or Hurting You?

Are Your Teeth Helping or Hurting You? Dr.Kelly J. Blodgett spoke with the team at Clean Juice on their Be Organic Podcast. Every system in your body is uniquely connected, but did you ever think that your teeth could be connected to your heart health, joint pain, or...

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Introducing the Trios 3D Dental Imaging System

Introducing the Trios 3D Dental Imaging System

Introducing the Trios 3D Dental Imaging System Today I’m going to tell you about the newest technology we have brought to Blodgett Dental Care that is absolutely incredible: the Trios 3D imaging system. You’ll learn about the advantages of the Trios system compared to...

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What Does Snoring Have to Do with Dental Health?

What Does Snoring Have to Do with Dental Health?

What Does Snoring Have to Do with Dental Health? Did you know nearly 60% of people say their partner snores? We all know that snoring can be annoying and can even prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep. Lack of sleep alone is a serious health concern you...

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