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6 Ways You Can Open Doors with a Smile

isn’t just about your smile, it’s about what you can do with that smile. And one of the things you will do with that smile is open the doors of opportunity. While there’s no guarantee that a smile makeover will do anything more than improve the appearance of your smile, there are some ways that […]

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5 Secrets for Cosmetic Dentistry That Lasts

Are you considering , but are afraid it won’t last? Here’s the good news: cosmetic dentistry procedures have a long lifetime. At a minimum, most cosmetic restorations are expected to last 10 years or more, with many lasting 20+ years, and a few lasting a lifetime. But if you want to get that kind of […]

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What Can Be Done About “Terminal Dentition”?

If terminal dentition sounds a little serious, it’s meant to. It describes a situation where your teeth are in very bad shape and need to be removed and, preferably, replaced. Replacing your teeth with will give you a new, beautiful smile, fully functional teeth, greater comfort, and, overall, a higher quality of life. Why You […]

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Invisalign Helps Adults Straighten Teeth without Bending Their Schedule

Many adults are unhappy with the appearance of crooked, gapped, or crowded teeth. They want orthodontic treatment, but don’t like the thought of spending a year or more in braces. If you are among this group: never fear: there’s a way to get your teeth straightened without wires and brackets. clear plastic aligners are a […]

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Correcting a Gummy Smile Can Improve Your Appearance and Your Prospects

People often think that can only make you look more attractive. While it’s certainly true that cosmetic dentistry will improve the appearance of your smile, your appearance can actually make a big difference in other judgments people make about you and your character. And sometimes those judgments can have very serious consequences in your life. […]

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What You Need to Know about Porcelain Veneers

are the epitome of . They are versatile — capable of correcting almost any cosmetic complaint you have. They are durable — lasting ten years or more in most cases. But most of all, they are attractive — giving you a beautiful smile that looks natural. But porcelain veneers are just a tool, and they […]

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7 Steps For A Healthy Smile In Eagle River

‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.’

Benjamin Franklin coined this phrase in the 1730s as advice for fire safety. However, like all timeless quotes, it applies to many more aspects of Wasilla, Palmer, and Southern Alaska life, particularly dental health.

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Getting Ready For A Dental Implant In Anchorage, Alaska

Dr. Kirk Johnson at Excellence In Dentistry in Anchorage, Alaska believes every patient deserves a beautiful smile whether it takes Invisalign invisible braces, sedation dentistry, or dental implants. Today’s post will address the preparation needed for dental implants. Consider calling 907-349-0022 today for your own personal consultation and to receive one-on-one information specific to your […]

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Less Is More In Dentistry

There are significant new developments in Alaska dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of Dr. Kirk Johnson and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist.

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Smile Makeover Questions Answered At Excellence In Dentistry

Some Anchorage people with top notch oral health want to improve specific components of their smile. Though proper brushing is critical for healthy teeth, it won’t re-contour a gumline or repair a chipped tooth. A cavity-free mouth may still have stained or slightly misaligned teeth. If you want to correct the smile elements that can’t […]

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