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Annual Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks
September 19, 2018

Annual Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks

What better way to ring in the Autumn weather than by enjoying a brisk walk or steady jog during the Equinox Marathon in Fairbanks. Each year local Alaskans join together to test their strength and endurance by racing in this challenging marathon. At Fairbanks Family...

At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits in Fairbanks
September 12, 2018

At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits in Fairbanks

Our Fairbanks Family Dental Care office regularly sees patients that are looking for a way to brighten up and whiten their smile. Patients often come to us asking questions about which brands of whitening strips or whitening mouthwash is safest for them. But in our...

Foods That Are and Are Not Good for Your Dental Health
September 5, 2018

Foods That Are and Are Not Good for Your Dental Health

So many of us are in a hurry to get ready for work or school in the morning. When we’re in a rush to get somewhere, we often opt for quick and easy meals. A majority of our Fairbanks Family Dental Care patients choose smoothies...

Common Tooth Brushing Errors
August 31, 2018

Common Tooth Brushing Errors

At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, we see a number of patients that make mistakes when it comes to properly cleaning and caring for their teeth. Many people don’t even realize they are doing anything wrong, which is why we want to discuss some common tooth...

Negative Impact of Smoking on Your Dental Health
August 28, 2018

Negative Impact of Smoking on Your Dental Health

In 2016, nearly 38 million people in the United States smoked cigarettes (Center for Disease Control, 2017). While smoking has declined slightly over the last few years, there are still a significant number of people in our nation who begin smoking or continue smoking annually....

Are At-Home Straightening Kits Safe
August 25, 2018

Are At-Home Straightening Kits Safe?

We’ve seen a variety of at-home dental treatment trends popping up online. Some of these at-home treatments include whitening with pure lemon juice, which is harmful and could deteriorate the enamel of your teeth and make them susceptible to staining and increased sensitivity. Another trend...

The Southside Community Market in Fairbanks
August 14, 2018

Plaque Buildup from Poor Dental Habits

Are you looking for a fun evening event that is great for the whole family? In Fairbanks, Alaska, our town is centered around enjoyable things for people of all ages. One of our staff’s favorite Summer events at Fairbanks Family Dental Care is the Southside...

Plaque Buildup from Poor Dental Habits
August 8, 2018

Plaque Buildup from Poor Dental Habits

Many patients who visit our office for the first time are hesitant to disclose that they do not have the best dental habits. With busy lives and schedules, they confess to being a little lax on flossing after a hard day’s work. Our dentist, Dr....

Dental and Physical Health are Interlinked
July 27, 2018

Yoga at the Artisan’s Courtyard in Fairbanks

Fairbanks Family Dental is all about finding fun new ways to stay healthy, especially in the warm summer months. It’s easy to forget that dental and physical health are interlinked, one reason we promote healthy events to keep us all in good shape and feeling...

The Benefits of Chewing Gum
July 24, 2018

The Benefits of Chewing Gum on Dental Health

There can be a misunderstanding about the impact of chewing gum on dental health. Most people assume chewing gum is always hard on overall oral care, and especially hard on enamel. And while there are many chewing gums that are full of chemicals and high...