Safe Mercury Filling Removal

By |2019-06-29T19:14:15+00:00June 29th, 2019|

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 guise of it being a “silver filling.”  That sounds so noble, yet in truth, the filling is

Treat Gum Disease At Home AND Whiten Your Teeth?

By |2019-02-20T17:49:03+00:00August 6th, 2018|

We’ve talked about it before: Gum disease is an epidemic and it’s hurting more than our mouths. Untreated gum disease has now been shown to cause heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, high blood pressure, strokes, and many other serious health complications. So why does it seem like nobody’s doing anything about it? Well, if you

Heal Faster with Leukocyte and Platelet-Rich Fibrin at Blodgett Dental Care

By |2018-07-20T19:04:16+00:00March 16th, 2018|

Painful dental treatments and lengthy procedures should be a thing of the past. Dentistry is healthier, safer, and more effective than ever before. From laser-assisted gum disease treatments and the Perio-Protect system to zirconia dental implants and pinhole gum rejuvenation – there’s more reason than ever to seek a progressive and holistic periodontal dentist like

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: Understanding The Link Between Oral and Total Health

By |2018-07-20T19:14:33+00:00December 20th, 2017|

If you’re a frequent visitor to our website or dental office, then you’ve heard us say it before: Your mouth is a window to your overall health. The reason we continue to bring this up is because so many people view issues like cavities or gum disease as ailments relating only to the mouth. This

Dental Ozone FAQ

By |2018-07-20T19:17:17+00:00November 14th, 2017|

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 powerful new treatment option: Dental Ozone. Dental Ozone is: Completely natural Biocompatible Non-toxic A

Mercury Fillings & Pregnancy: What Every Woman Needs to Know

By |2018-07-20T19:27:16+00:00October 16th, 2017|

Good dental health is incredibly important during pregnancy. It helps ensure both you and your baby stay safe and healthy. However, an often overlooked aspect of oral health during pregnancy is the mercury inside your silver fillings. The fact is, mercury is toxic to women and their babies– both inside and outside of the womb.

Chronic Headaches? There Might Be a Dental Solution

By |2018-07-20T19:34:14+00:00September 29th, 2017|

Are you suffering from chronic headaches? Have you looked into traditional diagnoses and come up with nothing? The answer could be in your bite! Headaches are often caused by dental bite issues (how your teeth come together) that need to be managed at the source. In this month's post, we’ll go over what causes headaches,