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Gum Disease

Periodontal Treatment and Cleaning in Anchorage The periodontium, including gums, ligaments, and bones, is the foundation of your teeth. If bacteria builds up on your gums, you can develop periodontal disease, which causes your gums to become inflamed, red, and painful. With time, you may develop more serious issues which can lead to tooth loss and contribute to health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, or stroke. What To Expect for Periodontal …

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 …

5 Things You Can Do To Maintain Great Gum Health

Having healthy gums is one of the things that contributes to a tip-top oral health and a beautiful smile. Even though brushing and flossing helps in maintaining a great gum health, there are other things you can do to take care of your gums. If you are looking for ways on how to have a better gum health, here are some helpful things you can do: Go for a Fluoride Toothpaste If you are not using a toothpaste with fluoride, it’s about time that you do. Using …

What Is the Cost of a Dental Cleaning Without Insurance?

Finding affordable dental care is difficult enough, but locating a dental clinic that will offer help when you don't have insurance can be even harder. Even paying for a dental cleaning can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, at South Anchorage Dental Center, we offer several ways to help you afford dental services. Whether you have insurance or not, you do not need to wait to have the care you need now simply because of finances. Need a dental cleaning …

The Lowdown on Halitosis: What Causes Bad Breath

Bad breath and bad odors are incredibly embarrassing, especially if you’re the one dealing with the issue. While no one has minty breath all the time, chronic bad breath often indicates that you need more than some gum to freshen your breath. There are multiple causes of bad breath — or Halitosis. Nothing about this condition is attractive. Yet, most of us have experienced it at one point or another in life. If you’re one of the millions of people – …

Adult Wisdom Teeth Removal: What You Need to Know

Most wisdom teeth patients are between the ages of 14 and 30 years old. If you are older than this, you may wonder if you can have adult wisdom teeth removal now. The answer is yes; dentists do remove adult wisdom teeth if you have not had this procedure earlier. If your wisdom teeth are causing issues later in life, your dentist can help relieve your pain and set your mouth up for success. Are your wisdom teeth causing you pain or discomfort? Contact …

Barriers to Dental Care: How South Anchorage Dental Center Is Improving Access

Many people face the challenge of finding the right dentistry care for themselves and their families. There are plenty of barriers that you may come across when trying to find the right dentist. Several factors can play into which family dentist you choose based on your challenges, such as insurance coverage. South Anchorage Dental Center is the best place for dental care in Anchorage, Alaska. We offer various services that help break down the …

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 …

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 …

Bridges

Dental Bridge Restorations in Anchorage A dental bridge is used to fill in space create by missing teeth. This restoration method uses one or more artificial teeth that are cemented into place using the real teeth on either side for support. Bridges are both a functional and cosmetic solution to missing teeth and come in several different types and materials depending on your situation. Benefits of Bridges for Your Smile While implants are considered …