Latest News from Bluefish

Our top tips for nutrition & snacking

The mouth is the gateway to the body. Dental health and body health go hand in hand. We love helping you create snacking and eating habits that make for healthier teeth, bodies and minds. Eating for dental health comes down to three things: sugar content frequency of PH change in the mouth amount of time […]

Save a tooth, wear a mouth guard!

Teeth may be as tough as a turtle shell, but they’re no match for a line-drive, soccer ball or elbow to the jaw. Faster than you can say “OUCH!,” a tooth can break, move or get knocked out. The best way to protect your teeth? Wear a mouth guard. This simple piece of moldable plastic […]

Be a know-it-all on xylitol

Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables. Compared to sugar, it has fewer calories and zero carbohydrates. But what’s really exciting about xylitol is that it’s a tooth-friendly sugar. Along with not encouraging tooth decay, it has been shown to actively aid in repairing minor cavities caused […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Bluefish welcomes pediatric dentist Dr. Sheala Lansden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SHEALA LANSDEN JOINS BLUEFISH DENTAL & ORTHODONTICS Pediatric dentist finds joy in working with children Bend, Oregon, Aug. 7, 2018 — Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics is delighted to announce pediatric dentist Dr. Sheala Lansden has joined our multi-disciplinary team. Dr. Sheala (pronounced “Shay-la”) received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Texas […]

Annual canned food drive & Fair carnival ride ticket giveaway

If you have been in to Bluefish lately you might have noticed the big blue bins in the reception areas of our Bend and Redmond offices. Help us fill them up with food to help combat hunger in our community! Throughout the month of July we will be collecting canned and nonperishable food items to […]

The facts on fluoride

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that is abundant in soil, rocks and the earth’s crust. Good thing there’s lots of it, because it’s also nature’s answer to tooth decay. Fluoride helps prevent cavities in five different ways: Fluoride makes teeth more resistant to decay. It works its way into the structure of the tooth […]

Avoiding big problems in tiny teeth

Everyone knows that baby teeth fall out — usually starting around age six. So if a baby tooth develops a cavity, does it really need to be treated? After all, it’s just going to fall out. Simply put, a cavity is a cavity and needs to be filled. Healthy baby teeth are important for speaking, […]

Get schooled on sippies

Quick, what’s the biggest cause of cavities in young children? Sippy cups and bottles – or more specifically, what’s in them. When kids sip sugary beverages in-between meals or at bedtime, their teeth are exposed to a higher risk of decay. So the best idea is to serve water all day, and save milk or […]