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How Quickly does Tooth Decay Form?

Dental Office Eagle River AK

Tooth decay in the form of cavities and root canals are extremely common, and tooth decay can start at a very young age. In fact, decay is one of the most common health complications in children. One of the main reasons that dentists recommend visits every six months is to prevent and address any tooth decay on your teeth and gums. 

How do my Teeth Decay?

Many of the foods that we eat cause decay over time. Sugars and acids that you may be regularly consuming can have a big effect on your oral health. These items will actually slowly break down the enamel on your teeth, leaving your teeth less ...

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Signs you may Need to Visit the Dentist

Dental Office Eagle River

Visiting the dentist twice a year for your regular cleanings is important to staying healthy, but sometimes other issues arise. Even if you keep up with your regular at-home oral care, you still may need to visit the dentist, if not for your professional care, for an irregular problem that can occur. If you do miss your annual cleanings, you will be at a higher risk for gum disease and other serious health issues. 

Here's some of the signs that you may need to visit your dentist: 

  • Pain: If you're experiencing a tooth ache or pain in your mouth of any kind, you should visit your dentist as soon as possible. Toothaches can ...

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Dental Extractions

Dental Extractions, Eagle River AK

Dental Extractions

Though, most of the time, we do our best to avoid the need to extract a tooth, sometimes it is essential to stop the spread of decay and infection. Once a tooth no longer has the strength to withstand a root canal procedure, it must be removed before the decay can cause damage to the bone and other teeth. Extractions sound scary, especially when you don’t know what to expect, but they will often get rid of your pain and help you maintain your oral health. At Midnight Sun Dental Center, we perform extractions as a last resort, and do our best to make sure you understand what ...

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Technology and Dentistry

A Hand Holds A Dental X-Ray Up To A Light | Eagle River, AK Dentist

Technology plays a huge role in our day to day lives from how we communicate to how we get from place to place. Not only does modern technology make our lives easier, it also plays a major part in our dental care as well. Newer technology allows your dentist to provide you with faster and better dental care, which is why we here at Midnight Sun Dental Center strive to keep our practice modern and give our patients the best treatments available in the Eagle River, AK area.

Technology and Dentistry

Perfect Smiles – Most people are not happy with their smile, which is why many people are starting to go ...

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