Every day seems to bring advances in dental treatments and technologies. To bring you up to date on what’s happening, we’ve included this Patient Education section. We hope you’ll find it of interest.
Want more information? Just call us and we’ll be glad to give you additional details about these or any other dental-related topics.
Amalgams / Mercury Fillings - Why?
There's some debate in the dental industry regarding the pros and cons of using silver fillings, or dental amalgams, to fill cavities. At our Anchorage office, we exclusively use porcelain onlays for several reasons.
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BriteSmile has a new and improved professional teeth whitening treatment that gets teeth an average of 9+ shades!
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DIAGNOdent: Laser Reflection Finds Imperfection & Aids in Correction
One of the most important things we do for our patients is to identify and fill cavities. Enter DIAGNOdent: a revolutionary, thorough means of detecting cavities.
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This computer-based digital technology allows your dentist to create true-to-life photographs of your very own mouth, as if the recommended procedures had already been completed.
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See through dental x-rays concerns and discover the importance of this procedure.
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Dental Implants - Permanent, Secure Tooth Replacements
When people lose permanent teeth due to accident, injury, disease or extraction, dental implants can be a secure, functional replacement option.
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Invisalign: Braces for the 21st Century
FDA approved Invisalign is the “invisible” way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces.
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Medication Delivery Systems
Thanks to a simple, computerized medication delivery system called "The WAND", we can now administer medication injections with little or no discomfort. How?
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Porcelain veneers can often provide people who have chipped, stained, discolored, unevenly spaced, or even slightly crooked front teeth with a completely new-looking smile in just a few simple appointments.
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TMJ disorder or TMD can cause a wide variety of mild to severe symptoms, from jaw clicking and minor discomfort to sharp pain in your temple, ear, jaw and teeth; it can also "lock" your jaw open or shut, or dislocate the jaw altogether.
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