Why You’ll Be Impressed by iTero® Digital Impressions
added on: September 21, 2022

Dr. Joshua Prentice uses a high-tech tool called the iTero® Digital Scanning System to take impressions of your teeth in a more comfortable and less stressful way. (More convenient and accurate is always good too!) Please don’t dismiss this technology until you’ve tried it for yourself. Here’s why: Traditional is… Read More…

Hide Your Teeth’s Imperfections Behind Durable Porcelain Veneers
added on: August 26, 2022

If you are looking for a way to improve the appearance of your teeth, you should learn more about porcelain veneers. Veneers hide dental imperfections behind super-thin porcelain overlays. Dr. Joshua Prentice at Ponderosa Dental Center can tell you if porcelain veneers are right for you. Cosmetic dentistry in Bend,… Read More…

Learn More About Full Mouth Restorations at Ponderosa Dental Center
added on: August 25, 2022

Dr. Joshua Prentice at Ponderosa Dental Center in Bend, Oregon wants to do everything he can to improve your oral health and the appearance of your smile. Some people think of dentists as the people who fill an occasional cavity or two. Dr. Prentice is that and much more! He… Read More…

Check Out The New Invisalign® SmileView™ Simulator
added on: August 19, 2022

Do you dream of having a straighter smile? You’re not alone. Some people just can’t put on a smile, especially in public, because their teeth aren’t straight. While there are multiple ways to correct your smile, clear aligners have proved effective over the years. They help you straighten or realign… Read More…

Porcelain Veneers Versus Bonding
added on: August 3, 2022

Cosmetic dentistry may be an option to improve your appearance, conceal a disconcerting chip or gap in your teeth, or whiten discolored, damaged, or stained teeth. You may get the smile of your dreams with various cosmetic treatments. Dental veneers and dental bonding are two of the most prevalent treatments… Read More…

Ready to Enhance Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry
added on: July 22, 2022

Is your wedding around the corner? Are you going for a job interview? Do you need to boost your self-esteem? Or are you preparing for a photo session? All these are special occasions that may warrant you to have the best smile. Whatever your reason for improving your smile, there… Read More…

Rest Easy With Sedation Dentistry
added on: July 21, 2022

Does the thought of visiting a dentist for any procedure scare you? Talk to your dentist about sedation dentistry. Depending on the severity of your phobia, you can get sedation for any procedure, from the most uncomplicated ones like teeth cleaning to invasive ones like implants. Dental visits are scary… Read More…

3 Simple Steps to a Smile Trial
added on: June 23, 2022

Did you know that a smile is the first thing that attracts people to you? A perfect smile plays an essential role in how people perceive you. However, more than a third of individuals in America are not happy with their smiles.  Well, if you are one of those who… Read More…

How a Smile Makeover Can Change Your Life
added on: June 21, 2022

Have you been hiding your smile from others because you are embarrassed about the condition of your teeth? At Ponderosa Dental Center in Bend, OR, we can help you feel more confident, so you can smile openly, laugh without inhibitions, and enjoy life to the fullest! Learn how a Smile… Read More…

Need a Dental Crown? Your Bend Dentist Does Them Same-Day!
added on: May 16, 2022
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Do you have a tooth or multiple teeth that are broken or badly deteriorated? You’ll want to schedule an appointment at our dental office in Bend because we can improve your smile with incredible CEREC same-day crowns or dental restorations. CEREC crowns are computer-aided and only take a few hours… Read More…

Say Hello to iTero: For a Better, More Comfortable Dental Experience
added on: May 5, 2022
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When you come to Ponderosa Dental Center and meet with your Bend dentist Dr. Joshua Prentice, you will be impressed with our state-of-the-art technology: we just know it. One of the ways we provide a more comfortable, innovative dental experience is by using an exciting piece of technology known as… Read More…

5 Top Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Invisalign® Experience
added on: April 13, 2022
woman with invisalign

At Ponderosa Dental Center, your trusted Bend dentist, Dr. Joshua Prentice, and team all know how important it is to have a healthy smile you can be confident to share with your fellow Oregonians or wherever the world takes you. One way to take your teeth to next-level perfection is… Read More…

The Many Benefits of a Full Mouth Restoration in Bend
added on: April 11, 2022
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Do the words “full mouth restoration” give you just a touch of dental anxiety? While it may sound a bit intimidating, rest assured that your Bend dentist Dr. Josh Prentice will show you all of the benefits of restoring your smile to improve its appearance and overall function. You’ll be… Read More…

Top Tips to Help Clean Bend Invisalign® Aligners
added on: March 23, 2022
invisalign clear aligner

Choosing to undergo Invisalign® treatment is undoubtedly an exciting and super rewarding time in life – no matter if you’re a teen or an adult. With the help of BPA-free, clear aligners that are customized to fit your mouth comfortably, you can have a straighter, healthier smile in no time… Read More…

Smile Troubles? Let’s Invisalign® Them
added on: March 7, 2022

Do you know what is one of the most requested, most life-changing services we offer? It’s hands down Invisalign® in Bend.  Patients of all ages are coming into the office for a chat about how these clear aligners can help them achieve a straighter, healthier smile. What is Invisalign®? By… Read More…

What Are Minimal Prep Veneers?
added on: February 24, 2022
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At Ponderosa Dental Center, your Bend cosmetic dentist, Dr. Joshua Prentice has a variety of options to offer. That’s why we bring you the possibilities of both traditional porcelain veneers and minimal prep veneers for our patients. But what’s the difference between the two, and are there added benefits of… Read More…

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for Me?
added on: February 8, 2022
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No matter what’s imperfect about your teeth, including wear and stains, there’s a good chance porcelain veneers from your cosmetic dentist in Bend can fix it all. Have you been interested in veneers? Are you considering a cosmetic makeover for your smile? Then you’re in the right place at Ponderosa… Read More…

Get Your Bend Cosmetic Dentistry Trial Smile Sneak Peek
added on: January 31, 2022
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Are you making 2022 the year you finally do what you want to when it comes to enhancing your smile? There’s no time and no place better than Bend to get your smile makeover from a trusted, talented professional like Dr. Joshua Prentice. We know that when you turn to… Read More…

Why You Should Make 2022 the Year of a New You (and Smile)
added on: January 14, 2022
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We can say it time and time again, but your Bend dentist is the best to remind you that your smile or your teeth are one of the first things people will notice about you — from Zoom meetings to first in-person impressions. Let’s make 2022 the year you put… Read More…

Is It Really Important to Replace Missing Teeth?
added on: December 30, 2021
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Are you missing a tooth or maybe multiple teeth? You’re not alone! Your dentist in Bend and the American College of Prosthodontists say that more than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and about 120 million people are missing at least one tooth. How does it happen? Why… Read More…

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