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Oral Health: A Reflection of Your Overall Wellness

Have you ever thought of your mouth acting as a portal of entry for infection? Or a gateway to your body? A healthy mouth and healthy body go hand in hand. If you don't take proper care of your teeth and gums, not only can it result in cavities and gum disease (periodontal disease), it can cause far more serious consequences. Gum disease is the most chronic inflammatory condition in the world. Studies have shown a direct correlation between certain …

Don’t Lose Your Benefits

You Could be Losing Your Dental Benefits. Schedule a Visit by Year’s End There are only a couple of weeks left until 2018 rolls around. Did you know that the end of the year is one of the most important times to take advantage of your dental insurance benefits? If you’re wondering why, it’s because you lose all of them once the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. Yes, you read that correctly. Come New Years’ Day, all of the benefits you qualify for in …

Five Reasons to Consider Sedation Dentistry for Your Next Appointment

Does the thought of visiting your family dentist make you feel a little nervous? Do your palms start to sweat as soon as you sit down in the dental chair? Maybe you haven’t gone to the dentist in years, even though you know you need to. At South Anchorage Dental Center, we take added steps to ensure that your visit is an enjoyable experience. Whether you suffer from severe dental phobia or just have a mild aversion to letting someone work on your teeth, we …

8 Effective Ways to Beat Bad Breath

8 Effective Ways To Beat Bad Breath Bad breath is something that everyone has experienced, and obviously no one ever really wants to have it on a frequent basis. That’s why it’s important to learn simple and efficient ways to get rid of it. Whether you’re suffering from this common condition or you want to prevent from having it, make sure to try these simple steps to have a clean and healthy oral health. 1. Brush and floss Every time we eat and …

Do You Really Need to Floss?

“You don’t have to floss all of your teeth. Just the ones you want to keep.” Most people follow the recommendation of brushing their teeth twice a day, but only a few follow the advice of flossing their teeth regularly. Why? Some say it’s time consuming and others don’t really know the exact importance of flossing. What a lot of people don’t know is that flossing plays an important role in our dental health. Even though brushing the teeth cleans the outer …

The Only Toothpaste Guide You’ll Ever Need

Have you ever wondered how you ended up using your current toothpaste? You’re probably using it because it’s what your family has been using for years or your dentist recommended it you. However, one thing’s for sure - toothpastes give us that fresh clean feeling every time we brush our teeth. Having a fresh breath is like having a good hair day, it sets out the tone in every moment of our day. And using the right toothpaste will do just that. If …

What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?

Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices placed on your teeth. Unlike other dental aids that are removable like dentures, which you can take out and clean as often as you want. Crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and are then permanently but in place in your mouth and only removed by a dentist like the dentists that work at South Anchorage Dental Center. How do Crowns Work? A crown is used to entirely …

Cleanings

Routine Dental Care in Anchorage for the Whole Family Regular dental cleanings and checkups in our Anchorage office are your frontline defense against cavities, gum disease, and tooth infection. Routine dental appointments help remove tartar build-up. Most importantly, your checkup is when our dentists examine your oral health and identify potential dental problems before they become more severe. What To Expect During Your Dental Checkup Generally, …

Services

At South Anchorage Dental Center, we offer all major dental services in one convenient location. As a family dentist, we provide unparalleled, affordable care to patients of all ages and use state-of-the-art technologies to provide the best treatment possible. Family Dentistry Cleanings Sealants  MouthguardsSleep Apnea Halitosis Gum Disease Restorative Dentistry Crowns BridgesImplants Root Canals  FillingsWisdom Teeth Cosmetic …

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 …