1. James K.

    James K. Dental Implants A toothache may seem like a simple condition that happens once in a while, but it is extremely frustrating when it happens. There are reasons why this pain exists and there are solutions to it – you just have to talk to the right people! This was the case with James. James went to his general dentist, Dr. Silverman, to address the pain and found that a 20-year-old root c…Read More

  2. Do You Suffer From Chronic Headaches? It Could Be TMJ

    Chronic headaches and migraines impact your quality of life and can be extremely difficult to manage. Explore how TMJ may be connected.  Chronic headaches can be life-altering — they impact our ability to perform basic functions in everyday life. From the inability to concentrate and focus at work to being unable to drive a car or run errands, they put a halt on life. One of the hardest parts o…Read More

  3. What Is a Sinus Lift?

    Have you been told you don’t have enough bone for a dental implant? A sinus lift may be your solution! Dental implants have revolutionized dental prosthetics as a permanent solution to missing teeth. However, successful dental implants need a sufficient amount of healthy bone to secure the post to, and not every patient has this as a result of major tooth decay, periodontal disease, or multiple …Read More

  4. Skeletal Growth Concerns And Craniofacial Anomalies

    The way our facial bones develop can impact many basic functions such as eating and speaking. The facial skeleton is constructed from a myriad of bones that not only serve to protect one of our most vital organs, our brain, but shape our appearance and provide us the ability to eat, breathe, speak, and smell amongst many other functions. The primary facial bones are complex, yet delicate, and are …Read More

  5. Your Guide To TMJ And Facial Pain

    All the TMJ information in one place! If you’ve been experiencing facial pain from normal things that shouldn’t cause discomfort, you may be suffering from a form of TMJ. The trouble with jaw pain is that it can greatly impact quality of life, not only causing chronic pain but forsaking the ability to enjoy good food and even affecting speech.  There are solutions to TMJ and the Alaska Center…Read More

  6. What Does Oral Surgery Have To Do With Sleep?

    It has everything to do with obstructive sleep apnea! If you’re struggling to stay asleep at night and find yourself tired and fatigued with a lack of focus and concentration, it may have more to do with an obtrusive form of sleep apnea than drinking coffee too late in the day! Find answers to your sleep disruptions with the Alaska Center For Oral + Facial surgery. We specialize in successfully …Read More

  7. What Is A Retrograde Root Canal?

    You’ve heard of root canals, but what makes a retrograde root canal different?  A traditional root canal improves your dental health by mitigating bacteria and decay from the infected area, thus saving and preserving the natural tooth. But, there are instances when another infection develops or lingers after the initial root canal procedure, and this is when a retrograde root canal (apicoectomy…Read More

  8. Caring For Your Dental Implants

    Improve your overall dental health with these expert tips! If you’ve just undergone a dental implant (or a couple) it’s important to care for them just as you would any of your other natural teeth. But, aftercare for your dental implant is also important, so we’ll touch on comprehensive oral care for your dental implants in today’s post! If you’re looking for a permanent solution to teet…Read More

  9. The 3 Most Common Facial and Dental Traumas

    Learn more about common facial and dental injuries and how oral surgery may benefit! Trauma to your teeth and surrounding facial structures can be very complex — not only are they physically painful but they can leave a lasting emotional effect as well. If dental and facial trauma does occur, it’s imperative to have the best oral surgery care from doctors who specialize in both dental and faci…Read More

  10. What Is Bone Resorption?

    Understanding born resorption in our dental health is important because it provides a better picture of why we need our teeth or prosthetics. In oral health, it is always the standard to preserve the natural tooth if we can, but if we can’t, tooth extraction and dental prosthetics — dentures and dental implants — are the best practice. And while people often think that getting dental prosthe…Read More