Last month, the Anchorage Assembly voted down a proposal to put the question of water fluoridation to voters. The vote was 9-1 with two primary reasons for rejecting it. The first reason was that the [...]
There are some aspects of dental implants that are very reliable. Dental implants are very successful from a survival standpoint. Nearly 100% of dental implants that are placed will survive. And if they are initially [...]
E-cigarettes have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional, combustible cigarettes. They are often touted as a safer alternative to combustible cigarettes, but there are still potential dangers. While e-cigarettes likely have a lower risk [...]
If you have lost one or more teeth, you are probably considering tooth replacement options. Dental implants are definitely the best option for many reasons. They look great, allow you to chew as well as [...]
Do you find yourself clenching and grinding your teeth? Tooth clenching and grinding, technically known as bruxism, is a common cause of tooth wear and damage. Whether you’re grinding your teeth at night or during [...]
Gum disease might seem like it’s a disease of the mouth, but it’s really a disease of the entire body. Gum disease is a chronic infection of the mouth, and nearly everything that enters the body goes through the mouth. Food, air, and blood all have the potential to spread the impact of gum disease throughout your body.