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Anchorage's Favorite Children's Dentist Explains 4 Key Tips to Promote Healthy Gums February 26, 2016

Anchorage, Anchorage County
Anchorage's Favorite Children's Dentist Explains 4 Key Tips to Promote Healthy Gums, Anchorage, Alaska

It’s not hard to convince an adult to take care of their teeth and gums. Who doesn’t want healthy, bright teeth? Well, kids aren’t always so easily convinced. After all, what’s more fun—flossing, or eating candy? Luckily, at Alaska Dentistry for Kids in Anchorage, their expert children’s dentist knows how to make dental care fun for all ages.

Alaska Dentistry for Kids has been Anchorage’s favorite family and children’s dentist office for years, and it all lies in their specialized, top-notch, and kid-friendly care. Not only do they ensure an awesome atmosphere inside the office, they encourage sustainable, healthy habits outside of it. 

For example, no matter your age, here are some great tips for healthy gums, brought to you by the Anchorage kids' dentist:

  • Children's DentistRegular Brushing: Brush at night before you go to bed and at least one other time during the day. Replace your toothbrush at least every three months to prevent bacteria buildup.
  • Flossing Once A Day: This step is crucial to gum health, yet many people skip it. Failing to floss every day can lead to plaque buildup, tooth decay, and eventually, gum disease.
  • Back Off The Sugar: In case you need another reason to cut down on sugar, your gum health is a great one. Even with regular brushing and flossing, consuming too much sugar can lead to cavities and periodontal disease.
  • See The Dentist Regularly: Even if you’re taking great care of your teeth, your gums need to be monitored. Visit the dentist for a cleaning and checkup at least twice a year to ensure everything is in order.

Taking these simple steps now can save you lots of trouble later on. Help your children avoid unsightly teeth, receding gums, and other health problems by visiting the friendly professionals at Alaska Dentistry for Kids today.

Children's Dentist

At Anchorage’s favorite children’s dentistry, not only do they se habla español—they “speak kid,” too! Whether your first language is Spanish or you still have your baby teeth, they have easy communication covered. They also provide excellent services for the whole family, including cleanings, fillings, and even corrective laser surgery for tongue-tie syndrome. Call Alaska Dentistry for Kids at (907) 274-2525 to make an appointment with the esteemed children's dentist, or visit their website to learn more about gum health today. 

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