Anchorage Dentist

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Sedation Dentistry in Anchorage: Options to Ease Dental Anxiety

Does the idea of going to the dentist bring feelings of fear and anxiety? Dental phobia and dental anxiety are common in both children and adults. However, it’s important to address these issues. Otherwise, you might stay away for years while your teeth and mouth become more and more unhealthy. Fortunately, at SADC, we offer several types of sedation dentistry in Anchorage to ease your anxiety and help you have a positive, relaxing experience. Could …

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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 …

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5 Key Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures for Widespread Tooth Loss

Conventional dentures can look and feel awkward, especially when you laugh. They might feel like having foreign objects in your mouth and shift around at inopportune times. Not only can dentures feel unstable and unnatural, but over time, long-time denture users share that dentures can become loose and fit inappropriately. So, let’s face it, uncomfortable fitting dentures lend to an uncomfortable mouth and body. That’s why implant-supported dentures …

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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 – …

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3 Options for Teeth Whitening: In-Office Treatment, Custom Trays, and Veneers

Do you want an eye-catching, brilliant smile? Although straight teeth through Invisalign can be part of that solution, teeth whitening is a fantastic way to get the best smile in town. When you have bright teeth, your smile widens, and you take on each day with a walk of confidence. You can achieve the smile of your dreams in a few ways. Here’s a breakdown of the three options for teeth whitening from a dentist. Are you interested in the best dental …

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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 …

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Nail Biting and Other Bad Habits That Harm Your Teeth and Gums

Bad habits can be difficult to break or even notice sometimes. We learn many habits when we are kids that we may not notice that we do or we’ve tried to break. This includes habits that affect your dental health. So, you may wonder what habits harm your teeth and gums. Well, there are many habits that you may not notice you do that could be irritating your dental health. Here’s a guide on how nail biting and other bad habits can affect your dental …

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The Coffee Lover’s Guide to Dental Hygiene

Coffee is a great drink that can taste amazing and give you the energy to start your day (or keep it going). And many people drink coffee when they first wake up to help get them energized. Some people also have more coffee throughout the day to continue the energy and help them complete their day's tasks. While coffee can be great, it’s not great for your dental health. It contacts harmful contents that can stain your pearly whites and negatively …

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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 …

SADC offers same-day dental services in Anchorage.

Best Same-Day Dental Services in Anchorage

Looking for dental care today? Sometimes, waiting for a routine dental check-up won’t cut it. You might be feeling a lot of pain or discomfort - not quite enough to constitute an emergency, but too much to wait until your next scheduled appointment. That’s why same-day dental services are so important. Life happens in a blink of an eye and you need a dental service you can trust to take care of you at any moment's notice. Whether it’s a routine checkup, …