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What isn’t your doctor telling you about blood pressure medication?
added on: September 6, 2017

Did you know that blood pressure medication is one of the most common prescriptions in North America today?  Did you know these medications can cause dry mouth and tooth decay? Take a look at just a few of the drugs available: Lisinopril, amlodipine, losartan, nebivolol, bystolic, metoprolol, olmesartan, hydrochlorothiazide, Benicar,… Read More…


A night guard or an orthotic?
added on: October 26, 2016

What is the difference between a “night guard” and an “orthotic”? Who can resist these illusions?                    Is it a bunny or a duck?                              Old lady or young woman?… Read More…


Are All Smiles Done With Expensive Veneers?
added on: August 9, 2016

Without question, the clear answer is ‘No.’ More often than not, there are simple changes a person can make with their teeth to improve their smile.  In the most common case, we do laser or take-home whitening. Here is a case we just finished. For this patient, she had just… Read More…


Simple Ways to Prevent Gagging during Your Dental Appointment
added on: June 9, 2016

Are you worried about going to the dentist because you have a strong gag reflex? For some people a hyperactive gag reflex can cause dental anxiety, and it is something that you need to talk to your dentist about. However, there are a few things that you can do to… Read More…


Noisy Sleeper in Alaska?
added on: March 31, 2016

Could your snoring be a sign of sleep apnea without you knowing it? Snoring is often the biggest indicator of sleep apnea and it is remarkable how much damage it can do to our bodies.  Here is an article from the NIH on the important role sleep plays in our health.  (click here)… Read More…


Myth: “I’m too old…”
added on: March 3, 2016

I’ve heard it said on more than one occasion, “I want a better smile, but I’m too old for braces!” And who can disagree?  When you’re 14 years old, braces can be ok, maybe even cool with the right colors, but at 50?  60?  70? Maybe if you’re Ben Stiller,… Read More…


Hospital Emergency Rooms Are Experiencing a Rise in Dental Problem Visits
added on: February 25, 2016

One of the newest trends when it comes to dental health is the increasing number of people visiting hospital emergency rooms for emergency dental problems. According to data from the American Dental Association, ER visits doubled from about 1.1 million in 2000 to over 2.2 million in 2012. This boils… Read More…


Can Black Tea Make Your Mouth Healthier?
added on: January 20, 2016

Do you start your morning off with a cup of coffee? While coffee is a breakfast staple, it can cause your teeth to stain, so there might be a better option out there for you – black tea. Even better, black tea has been shown to offer a variety of… Read More…


Treatment for TMJ in Anchorage
added on: January 11, 2016

TMJ, or as dentists call it TMD (TMJ Dysfunction) is responsible for an astonishing array of symptoms in our patients these days.  From the simple clenching and grinding (or “bruxing”) causing pain in our facial muscles and joints, to poor sleep, migraines, and even poor posture. Never before has it been… Read More…


Can Air Abrasion Help You to Avoid the Dental Drill?
added on: January 6, 2016

If you have been living in fear of getting a cavity filled and hearing the dreaded drill, you may be in luck. Air abrasion is now being used in some situations to remove decay without the use of a drill. This tool works like a sandblaster, blowing a powerful stream… Read More…


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