A Dental Bridge Might Be Able to Replace an Untreatable Knocked Out Tooth

It’s estimated that significant dental trauma befalls nearly five million people each year. In many cases where a tooth is knocked out, shattered, or broken at the gumline, the damage might be too severe for a highly trained dentist to treat it with endodontic therapy. In a case this severe, our team will likely need… Read more »

The Cornerstones of Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

If you are suffering from bad breath, it is important to have it treated as soon as possible. However, simple treatments such as daily cleaning utensils may not be enough depending on the cause of your bad breath. If you’re suffering from something you’re eating or poor oral hygiene, it is important to make sure… Read more »

People Without Daily Access to Fluoridated Water Might Benefit from Fluoride Supplements

The mineral density of your tooth enamel gives your teeth the hardness to bite, chew, and process food, while also helping to resist the development of dental caries and other tooth decay complications. To help people maintain strong and healthy teeth, many municipalities add trace amounts of fluoride to their water supply. This helps bolster… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Getting Clean?

The holidays are just around the corner. Is your smile ready for them? The parties, the photos, the in-laws you haven’t seen in a year?  Well, we are here to help! The first way to improve your smile is to brush up on your brushing techniques. You should be brushing twice a day, for 2… Read more »

How Can I Have a Top-Notch Fall Smile?

Fall is a great time of year, especially because the weather is changing and the holidays are quickly approaching. It’s also a great time of year to think of your smile and oral health. If possible, it’s best to make sure you have strong and healthy teeth and gums this fall. This can help you… Read more »

Flossing Basics to Help Your Teeth

We all know that brushing your teeth twice a day is important. It is vital to your continued oral health. However, it is beneficial to support your brushing habit with regular, daily flossing. Flossing is a kind of interdental cleaning, in which you remove plaque and food debris from in between your teeth. Pretty self-explanatory,… Read more »

You Need to See a Dentist If Your Dental Bridge Feels Loose

Dental bridge restorations are often performed at Lonnie A. Anderson, DDS to replace the void left by a missing tooth. This single piece of dental work is typically crafted from durable dental materials meant to rival the inherent strength of natural tooth enamel. After it has been created in a dental lab, Dr. Lonnie Anderson… Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist about Dental Veneers

Teeth with a flaw in them, whether it’s chipped, discolored, stained, or misshapen, can be a deterrence to your daily lifestyle and confidence. One of the best services to fix that front tooth is a dental veneer, giving you a restored and brighter smile! Dr. Lonnie Anderson and our staff here in Juneau, , want… Read more »

A Guide to Dental Emergencies

If you want to safeguard your mouth and teeth, you should be prepared for dental emergencies. Here are some tips to consider regarding common problems: – Bites on your lips, tongue and inner gums are quite common. For the most part, they will not draw blood, however, those that do need to be addressed. Use… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a common dental issue in the world today, unfortunately. Even though it’s common, it doesn’t mean it’s less dangerous. In fact, it’s one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues. It typically develops when you have poor oral hygiene, you fail to visit Dr. Lonnie Anderson twice a year, and you… Read more »