Denture Wearers Can Preserve Their Jaw Bone and Facial Shape

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More than 36 million Americans don’t have any teeth. And 120 million are missing at least one tooth. (American College of Prosthodontists) 90% of people without teeth wear dentures. Are you one of them? Dentures aren’t the ideal tooth replacement If so, how are your dentures working for you? Do they slip around in your…


Tooth Implant Placement: Before, During, After

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Let’s discuss what to expect during tooth implant surgery. We will divide it into three parts: before, during, and after. An implant procedure goes like this: Before the Procedure We begin with X-rays, an exam, and a consultation. We’ll take numerous X-rays of your teeth and jaw. Images are taken from numerous angles. It’s important…


Can You Completely Restore a Smile With Several Missing Teeth?

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Dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the Wasilla area. Tooth Roots Permanently Anchored Unlike standard removable dentures, total mouth reconstruction requires strong, functional, and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone. You have probably heard about dental…


How Do I Choose A Dentist To Perform My Implant Procedure?

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Today’s article is for people who have decided to replace a tooth with a dental implant. Great choice! Now you need to choose a dental implant specialist to carry out the procedure. This is a key decision. A tooth implant is permanent. It involves oral surgery. It requires a significant financial investment. Making a bad…


Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Anchorage dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they elect composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some people are sensitive to the metals used in traditional fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…


5 Smile Makeover Questions For Anchorage Smiles

How Much Does A Smile Makeover Cost In Anchorage

If you are considering a multi-procedure cosmetic dental smile makeover or extensive restorative dental work, here are four considerations: All At Once Or Over Time? At Alaska Premier Dental Group, our smile makeover patients can often receive several (or all) procedures in one visit. It all depends on the specific treatments needed to achieve your…


What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurers don’t cover dental implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance companies rarely make coverage decisions based on what…