Category: Dental Cleaning & Exams

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Anchorage Dentist Discusses Oral Care During Pregnancy

Preserving your dental health is a lifelong process, and especially important while you are pregnant. Pregnancy increases hormone activity in the body, which makes you more susceptible to gum sensitivity, gingivitis, cavities, and gum disease. The dentists at The Libby Group in Anchorage, advise women to schedule an appointment during their first trimester. Many don’t realize how vital…
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Are Dental X-Rays Safe? Anchorage Dentist Has the Answer

Getting dental x-rays periodically is an important part of maintaining your oral health. X-ray images allow your dentist to see inside each tooth and identify any minor damage or decay before it becomes a major problem. Since x-ray machines rely on a low dose of radiation to produce digital images, it’s natural to be wary…
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Anchorage Dentist Explains The Value of Investing in Your Oral Health

You know caring for your teeth reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease, but did you know maintaining a proper oral health regimen is actually an investment in your overall well-being? Research shows poor dental health can lead to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and a slew of other health issues. Below, an Anchorage dentist from The…
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4 Unexpected Issues Your Dentist May Discover During an Exam

Regular dental exams give your dentist a chance to identify signs of gum disease and developing cavities before they become major issues later. However, a careful check of your teeth and gums can also reveal a great deal of other information about your health and lifestyle, including early signs of serious illnesses. Below are just a few issues…
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