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Gum Disease: 5 Things You Can Do To Prevent The Condition (So You Can Keep Smiling!)

Gum disease occurs when plaque builds up under and along your gum line. Excessive plaque build-up can cause infections and create issues in your mouth. If left untreated, it can affect your overall health, too. Serious conditions linked to {{{{link id='109' text='gum disease'}}}}, include: Stroke Heart disease Pregnancy complications (i.e. preterm labor and low-birth-weight) [...]

Here Is Another Reason To Eat More Fish

There are so many reasons to love living here in Anchorage, Alaska. From the plethora of hiking and biking trails to all the wildlife viewing opportunities — it’s a nature lover’s paradise. Anchorage is also a hot spot for fishing. Our very own Dr. Kendall Skinner regularly fishes in the area with his family. [...]

Bad Breath Can Have a Major Impact on Happiness

We know that bad breath is a nuisance, but for people with chronic bad breath, sometimes called halitosis, the impact can be severe. And now a new study shows just how severe bad breath can be, making people twice as {{{{link id='1727' text='unhappy with their oral health'}}}}, creating anxiety about bad breath, and impacting [...]

As Cigarette Smoking Continues to Decline, Teeth Are Smiling

It’s common knowledge by now that smoking is bad for your health. There have been plenty of efforts to regulate cigarette sales, packaging, and marketing in order to reduce smoking in the United States. There are laws about how cigarettes need to be labeled, laws that prevent them from being marketed to teens, restrictions on [...]

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