Insights on TMJ Disorder Treatment

Inflammation, latent muscle tension and physical dysfunction in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw can hamper your overall quality of life. You should beware symptoms of TMJ disorder such as a persistent dull ache in the jaw muscles, and temples or discomfort when you bite down. This might also include a clicking sensation or… Read more »

Align Your Oral Health Care Goals with Oral Cancer Screenings

One of the key treatments for keeping your smile safe is to always examine it for any abnormalities or irregularities that arise. If for any reason you are noticing any changes in your oral health, you may be suffering from an underlying condition that needs to be treated immediately. In the United States, every single… Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Aging and Dental Health

It’s always important to make sure that you take care of your teeth throughout your life. As you get older, it can be more difficult to care for your teeth, so you must exercise caution with all actions in your life. This includes improving your diet, your lifestyle choices, and your oral healthcare. If you… Read more »

Uncover your smile with Dental Sealants

  Your teeth can be vulnerable to all sorts of damage. However, the more you do to protect your teeth, the better off your oral health care can be. There are numerous alternative cleaning habits that you can use in addition to brushing and flossing to keep your teeth strong. Furthermore, it’s always a good… Read more »

How to Protect Your Child’s Teeth

Here’s a head-scratcher: if baby teeth fall out anyway, does it matter what we allow our children to do to them? And because they fall out, do they really change a child’s overall oral health? The answers are less intuitive than you might believe. Find out a tiny bit about baby teeth, a condition defined… Read more »

Why Your Dentist Might Recommend Tooth Extraction

Your , Dr. , offers tooth extraction at . This treatment is often a last-resort option, but it is still a beneficial treatment. In fact, tooth extraction can benefit you, your smile, and your oral health in a myriad of ways. To explain, our dental team is happy to list the benefits involved, which are:… Read more »

Beautify Your Smile This Holiday Season With Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you wish you had a beautiful smile for the holidays? If so, our , Dr. , would like to help you. Fortunately, there is a way can grant that wish, and that’s by using cosmetic dentistry! Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on enhancing the appearance of the smile. There are… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Surgical Options

Tooth sensitivity is an issue for around 20 percent of Americans, and it’s a problem we treat daily at Alaska Dental Associates in Anchorage, Alaska. If you have tooth sensitivity, we can help you get back to your regular lifestyle without the annoyance of your teeth bothering you. Here are some bits of prevention guidance… Read more »

Braces Don’t Have to Prevent You From Playing Sports

Braces require you to make some adjustments in your life, especially if you play sports, but our team is committed to helping you feel comfortable with braces. To help you manage braces while playing sports, answers your big questions. Can I play still sports if I wear braces? We do not want to you to… Read more »

Maintaining a Temporary Crown Helps Prevent Complications

Some dental restorations such as dental crowns and dental bridges occur in two different stages. The first phase involves preparing one or two abutments by removing the existing tooth enamel. The underlying pillar of dentin will then be protected by a temporary crown, while dental technicians work to create the applicable dental work. It’s important… Read more »