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Your Invisalign Journey Begins with SADC

Have you been considering brightening your smile by straightening your teeth? South Anchorage Dental Center understands that your smile is one of a kind! If you’ve been looking for an Invisalign dentist in Anchorage, SADC is your top choice to help transform your smile. Our friendly, family-oriented dentists will create the ideal treatment plan that is custom-made for you. Want to learn if Invisalign is the right solution for you? Call today for a …

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Mouth Guards for Sports or Sleeping: What’s the Difference?

Mouth Guards are devices used to protect your teeth from damage caused by grinding, clenching or blunt force trauma. Sounds easy enough! So why all the madness with so many mouth guards to choose from? Unfortunately, not all mouth guards are created equally. Different mouth guards serve different purposes. Like many, you may be asking which mouth guard is the right guard? That all depends on you—your lifestyle, your habits and your needs. South …

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Prolonging Your Smile: What Type of Dentures Are Right for You? 

While eyes may be windows to the soul, your smile is the gateway to the world. When the quality of your smile has been compromised due to extensive tooth loss, it can have a profound effect on your life.  Your teeth work together not only to bite and chew, but also to support the structure of your facial profile. When multiple teeth are lost your appearance can change drastically as skin droops and facial structure may appear hollow or …

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How a Dentist Checks for Signs of Oral Cancer

During your regular dental routine, your dentist will check for several things. They’ll make sure that your teeth don’t have cavities, your gums are healthy, and that there aren’t signs of other potential dental issues.  One of the biggest things that your dentist will check for, that you may not know about, is the signs of oral cancer. During your routine dental checkups, the goal is to ensure that you can identify mouth cancer early when there is …

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What Is Considered Routine Dental Care?

Dental hygiene is important for your overall health, making your routine dental checkup essential for you and your kids. Having good dental hygiene can help prevent cavities and other painful issues.  Routine care can save you from having dental problems like gum disease. They can also save you from costly treatments due to unchecked dental hygiene issues. At South Anchorage Dental Center, we want to help you and your family with routine dental …

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What To Do for a Holiday Dental Emergency

No one wants to deal with a sudden dental emergency over the holidays. However, accidents happen when we least expect them. Whether you accidentally bit into a turkey bone on thanksgiving, or your child had a mishap with their newly gifted BB gun, you may find yourself in need of immediate dental care. If your family dentist closes their office during the holiday season, you may not be sure where to go if you’re dealing with tooth pain, a chipped tooth, …

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5 Tips for Preventing Gum Disease

A smile is one of the most unique features we have. But what happens when you skip a couple of days brushing your teeth because you are too tired? Or neglect to floss just because there is no food present? Do you find yourself eating too many sugary foods that could be damaging your gums? These are the questions you should be asking if you suspect any signs of gum disease. Healthy gums are vital for maintaining good oral hygiene and keeping all your …

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Veneers vs. Dental Bonding: Which Is Right for You? 

Maintaining your smile and teeth can sometimes be a challenge. Even after braces, remembering to wear your retainers every night can be difficult for some. And if you don’t wear your retainers, you know your teeth are bound to shift over a certain period. Dentists remind you to brush and floss twice daily, but how do you juggle all of that when you are running around and super busy? Do not stress! If you start noticing your teeth shifting, unwanted …

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Who Should Consider Invisalign Clear Braces?

With the uprise in how braces are changing, there are a variety of ways you can choose to align your teeth, such as Invisalign. Invisalign can be a good option for teens and adults who want to straighten their smile without all the metal. Learn the ideal candidate for this treatment and how this Alaskan dentist can help you.  Ready to experience a unique alternative to conventional braces? Contact us!  How Braces Have Changed Throughout the …

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Should I Take My Kids To See a Family Dentist?

As a parent, you know how important it is to help your kids maintain bright, cavity-free teeth and to establish great dental hygiene habits that will follow them into their adulthood. While showing them how to brush and floss is an important part of this, you can also help them make going to the dentist a habit by starting them young. When choosing a provider to care for your child’s teeth, a family dentist is a great choice because they have experience …