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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...

Tooth Sensitivity
March 22, 2018

Causes and Solutions of Tooth Sensitivity by Fairbanks Family Dental Care

Tooth sensitivity occurs for various reasons, and there can be differing levels of sensitivity. But one thing those who experience sensitivity agree on: it can make eating and drinking an unenjoyable experience. It may feel a little different for everyone, but typically, a sensitive tooth...

What is a dental cleaning, and why is it important?
March 4, 2018

What is a dental cleaning, and why is it important?

Let’s face it; in today’s fast-paced society, we’re all busy. But by making dental care an important part of our personal routines, patients can save money, and in the long run, spare unnecessary restorative care visits to our offices. At Fairbanks Family Dental Care our...

Certain Foods Can Even Help To Keep Teeth White
February 20, 2018

Certain Foods Can Even Help To Keep Teeth White

At Fairbanks Family Dental Care, we know our patients strive for good dental care that will keep teeth strong and white. Eating habits are an important part of that care, and certain foods can even help to keep teeth white. In between dental cleanings we...

connection between the act of smiling and the feeling of happiness
February 7, 2018

How Smiling Causes Happiness

At Fairbanks Family Dental we’ve got a great reason for taking care of your teeth; happiness. A scientific study done in the late 1980s established a direct connection between the act of smiling and the feeling of happiness. As your dentist, we want you to...

care for a child's dental needs
January 31, 2018

Keys to a Child’s Dental Health

For adults, dental health is pretty straight forward. We know good hygiene means brushing our teeth at least twice a day for a minimum of two minutes each time and flossing at least once a day. We understand the value of visiting the dentist at...