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, Alaska, 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 »

If a Tooth Cannot Be Repaired by a Filling, It Might Need to Be Restored With a Dental Crown

A cavity is typically the result of poor oral hygiene habits that allow the natural bacteria in your mouth to exploit a small amount of tooth enamel. This typically starts out as a small area of tooth decay that Dr. Lonnie Anderson can usually repair with a simple dental filling. When a cavity is allowed… Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Its Many Causes

Sleep apnea has many causes. Sleep apnea is the result of irregular breathing patterns that take place while you sleep. Although sleep apnea is a fairly common sleeping disorder, it can still be very serious and potentially deadly. Sleep apnea is often linked to high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes. Sleep apnea is most… Read more »

A Significant Amount of Dental Attrition May Need Restoration with a Crown

If you are reluctant to have a minor alignment issue addressed, it can have an effect on the health of your teeth. When two teeth meet up at an unideal angle, it can cause one to slowly grind unnaturally on the tooth enamel of the other. If the problem is not corrected and treated early,… Read more »