1. Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare Tips (Part Two)

    Aftercare tips to make your wisdom teeth removal experience a pleasant one! In part one, we examined why aftercare is crucial, and common things that can occur post-surgery. In this article, we cover more topics on what you may experience after wisdom teeth removal. At the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery, wisdom teeth removal is a staple of our oral surgery practice. Read on for more perti…Read More

  2. Wisdom Teeth Removal Aftercare Tips (Part One)

    The time after wisdom teeth removal is just as vital as the surgery itself. No wisdom is lost when your third molars are removed, and your oral health may even improve as a result! Wisdom teeth removal is a common surgical procedure with very few complications. Following a smart aftercare regimen will help speed recovery and prevent any potential issues. Many choose the Alaska Center For Oral + Fa…Read More

  3. Darrell V.

    Darrell V. Dental Implants When Darrell V. had to have his upper molars extracted, his dentist referred him to Dr. Nordstrom for dental implants. “I knew the first time I met Dr. Nordstrom that he was the one I wanted to work with,” Darrell states. “I could tell at that first visit that he really connected with his patients and I felt so comfortable with him and the staff at Alaska Center fo…Read More

  4. Cleft Palates: Everything You Need to Know (Part one)

    Cleft palates are one of the most common facial birth abnormalities and can be corrected with the assistance of a skillful oral surgeon. Having a cleft palate at birth can cause health issues from the very beginning — from nursing and dental development to later concerns with speech patterns and hearing. A little one may also experience frequent colds, fluid in the ears, sore throats, and compli…Read More

  5. Cleft Palates: Everything You Need to Know (Part Two)

    Cleft palates can dramatically impact a person’s quality of life — how they eat, drink, and speak. Find solutions with the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial Surgery. In part one, we addressed what a cleft palate is and introduced the different structures that affect a cleft palate. Further examine the structures and classifications of cleft palate and learn about the surgery in today’s post.…Read More

  6. Steve

    Steve H. Dental Implants “I’ve always had poor teeth. I grew up in a place without fluoridation in the water supply. I feel like I’ve spent my entire life in a dental chair! As an adult, my teeth would crack and then they would have to be extracted. Chewing food was difficult, as I only had one place in my mouth where my molars matched up. It finally got to the point where my remaining teeth…Read More

  7. Why Choose an Oral Surgeon for Dental Implants?

    Here's why an oral surgery clinic is an optimal place to get dental implants. Dental implants are a surgical procedure and, if you need them, there is a likelihood that you will be referred to an oral surgeon. Over the past few years, however, it has become a trend for general dentists to offer dental implants as a service. When it comes to surgical dental procedures, you can rely on the oral surg…Read More

  8. The Benefits of Dental Implants

    Missing a tooth? Find out how dental implants can help! Your teeth are not just an aesthetic part of your mouth, they also serve a function. They aid in chewing and digesting food, in addition to the ability to form words. When your natural teeth are missing, not only does it make you self-conscious but you also lose functionality. If left untreated, missing teeth can cause a broad range of health…Read More

  9. Wisdom Teeth (Part Two)

    In part one in exploring wisdom teeth, we covered what wisdom teeth are and why they develop. In today’s post, we’ll further explore additional facets of wisdom teeth and wisdom teeth removal. Wisdom teeth removal is a surgery, but it doesn’t have to be scary. The oral surgeons at the Alaska Center for Oral + Facial Surgery care about your concerns and will sit down and answer all your quest…Read More

  10. Wisdom Teeth (Part One)

    Wisdom Teeth Removal and Why We Have Them in the First Place Wisdom teeth, as they are affectionately referred to, are our third molars that sit dormant for a time and appear later in life. While some people can go a lifetime with their wisdom teeth and not be bothered, most people will end up having their wisdom teeth removed. One of the most common oral surgeries is wisdom teeth removal, and at …Read More