Are you looking for a general dentist in Wilsonville, OR?
The number of female dentists has increased over the years and Dr. Yan Morrissey is no exception.
According to the American Dental Association, "In 1978, 15.9 percent of first-year dental students were women, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute, unpublished 2014 findings from the Survey of Dental Practice. In 2014, it was 47.7 percent. Just a decade before ... only 1.1 percent of dental students were female in 1968."
Dr. Yan Morrissey is one of the hardworking women in dentistry. She is a general dentist who provides her patients with superior care. It's important to her that patients receive treatment in a comfortable setting.
More About General Dentistry:
A general dentist helps patients maintain good oral hygiene. Seeing your general dentist twice a year for routine care to promote healthier smiles, and save time and money.
Dr. Morrissey cares for children and adults. She diagnoses and treats conditions to improve long-term dental health care. Your Wilsonville area dentist provides the following services:
- Comprehensive Dental Exams: She takes x-rays, digital photographs, periodontal (gum) measurements, impressions and tests your bite and chewing muscles as part of the dental exam.
- Dental Cleaning: This is a vital part of oral hygiene. Your dentist removes dental plaque from teeth to prevent its calcification into something called tartar which may result in cavities, gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Periodontal Treatment: This is professionally cleaning pockets surrounding teeth to prevent damage to bone which may require surgery.
- Endodontic Treatment: This is root canal treatment treats infected tooth pulp and decontaminates the tooth to prevent tooth loss.
Other procedures provided include: mouth cancer screening, extractions, and emergency dental care
If you want to learn more about general dentistry from your female dentist, Dr. Yan Morrissey, then call her Wilsonville, OR, office today at (503) 282-8255 to speak to our staff.