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Chena River Cleanup in Fairbanks
June 19, 2018

Chena River Cleanup in Fairbanks, Alaska

Are you looking for a fun way to do good for your community, while also getting exercise? Fairbanks Family Dental Care has found an event that is great for all ages and an excellent way to teach children about contributing to a community. At the...

factors that are similar between dog and human teeth
June 17, 2018

What are the similarities between dog teeth and human teeth?

These days, people treat their beloved pets like members of their family. With more thought being put into our pet’s health, we thought a comparison of a dog’s teeth to a human’s teeth might be a fun topic to examine. Interestingly, there are a number...

good oral hygiene techniques in Fairbanks
June 15, 2018

Do I Need to Clean My Tongue While Brushing My Teeth?

At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, we hear a lot of questions pertaining to proper dental care. For the most part, patients generally understand how to care for their teeth and gums. They understand that good oral hygiene is comprised of brushing, flossing, and mouthwash. But...

relay for life in fairbanks
June 8, 2018

Relay for Life in Fairbanks, Alaska

At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, we’re always on the lookout for fun, healthy, family-friendly events in our community. This week we would like to focus on a very special event taking place this June, called Relay for Life. Relay for Life in Fairbanks is a...

May 13, 2018

The History of Mother’s Day

Commemoration of mothers and motherhood has been around for a long time. America made Mother’s Day an official holiday in 1914, but Mother’s Day traditions actually date back to ancient Greeks and Romans (History.com, 2018). At Fairbanks Family Dental Center, we want to take time...

Oral Cancer Awareness month in Fairbanks, Alaska
April 10, 2018

Oral Cancer Awareness Month in Fairbanks, Alaska

Did you know April is Oral Cancer Awareness month? Specifically, from April 8th through April 15th, free oral cancer screenings are being offered all around the United States. Since screenings are free and early detection is key for optimal health, why not schedule a screening...

Custom-made Mouthpieces and Sports Guards in Fairbanks
April 4, 2018

Custom-made Mouthpieces and Sports Guards in Fairbanks

Do you participate in any physical activities that could be dangerous to your teeth? Do you clench your jaw at night while you sleep? Sports activities and jaw clenching can both be harmful to your teeth. But there is an easy solution for protecting your...

Tooth Decay is Commonly Treated by a Dental Filling in Fairbanks
March 31, 2018

Tooth Decay is Commonly Treated by a Dental Filling in Fairbanks

You might be surprised to know that sugar is not the direct cause of tooth decay. It aids in the production of cavities, but bacteria is the actual source of tooth decay. Though tooth decay is preventable through tackling bacterial formation, in reality, cavities are...

Halitosis
March 26, 2018

Halitosis; Causes and Treatment

Halitosis, otherwise known as bad breath, can cause us to feel less confident and make us less willing to socialize. Embarrassing and uncomfortable, we may try to temporarily cover it up by using breath spray or by rinsing with mouthwash. But if halitosis persists, there...