Category: Dentures Alaska

It’s common for dentures wearers to allow their oral care to go by the wayside. It’s very common in full denture wearers, but it can even happen with partial denture wearers. The idea is that, since the person’s natural teeth are gone, regular oral care no longer applies. We urge all of our patients –...

It’s a common misconception that dentures are only for people of advanced age. It’s easy to see why this thought is so prevalent. Dentures are primarily marketed towards the older generations and it is a fact that many elderly people wear dentures on a regular basis. But there is no rule that says that you...

Dentures have completely transformed over the past decade. In addition to traditional full dentures, patients now have options like implant-supported dentures. Traditional dentures are held in place using natural suction between the prosthesis and the oral tissues. Implant supported dentures (also called “All on 4 dentures”) are much smaller appliances that are permanently held in...

Want to know more about getting dentures? A new dentures patient is sure to have plenty of questions about the types of procedures, cost, length of treatment, and more. At Dentures Alaska we want all of our patients to understand the entire treatment process, because it helps us provide better care. Here are some of...

Sleep apnea is a condition that prevents a person from getting a full night’s sleep. The person actually stops breathing several times throughout the night. This causes the person’s body to essentially think that it is suffocating and the person wakes up – over and over again. This can cause irritability, a lack of focus...

It turns out that brushing and flossing your teeth and visiting your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings can do more than save your teeth; it can also save your life. According to Sally Cram, DDS, a spokesperson for the American Dental Association, “There are a lot of studies that suggest that oral health, and...

Even if dentures are molded to your mouth and even if the adhesive you’re using is considered extra-strength, your dentures can still move around or, gulp, pop out at exactly the wrong time. For that reason we offer our patients implant-retained dentures, which offer a more permanent solution to denture wearing. Implant-retained dentures are dentures...

IV sedation dentistry is very helpful for patients who need a little help relaxing during a dental visit. Some dental practices call this type of dentistry ‘sleep dentistry’, but it doesn’t actually put you to sleep. The primary thing I want you to remember about IV sedation dentistry is that it’s relaxing and it will...

Partial dentures in Anchorage are essentially replacement teeth for those who have lost their natural projections. Partial dentures are normally removable and can easily be taken in and out of the mouth. They contain a denture base that closely resembles the denture teeth and gums that are attached to the supporting framework. Partial dentures then...

Dental problems are one of the biggest reasons why some people hide their smiles. Fortunately, with advancement in dentistry it has become possible to get that perfect set of teeth using a variety of dental techniques. Cosmetic dentures, for example, are a great way of handling problems pertaining to missing teeth or even bad-looking teeth....

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