Risk Factors for Tooth Sensitivity

Are you going to experience tooth sensitivity? Are you likely to? Understanding the signs can be half the battle, so we've put together this information on tooth sensitivity causes and risk factors for your educational purposes. We hope you enjoy. When your pearly white's roots are exposed due to receding gum lines prevalent in tooth decay or diminished enamel and... read more »

Lifetime Smile Care

Are you interested in caring for your smile for a lifetime? If so, our dentist, Dr. Joel Wiersum, is happy to hear that! Lifetime smile care can help you in many ways. So, to help you keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape for many years, our dentist is happy to share some tips. -Brush your teeth twice a... read more »

Gum Disease Treatment Can Help You Restore Your Healthy Gums

Healthy gums are as vital to a beautiful smile as healthy teeth. And if you suffering from the effects of gum disease, you are on the track to steady decline in oral health, because gum disease is a progressively degenerative disease.  With proper treatment, periodontal disease can be stopped. If you have the following issues with your smile, you may well... read more »

Improve Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

It might sound redundant when we say that a dental bridge installment can bridge the gap in your teeth, but it’s true! This restorative treatment can restore your abilities to speak, eat, and chew regularly, alleviate stress on your bite and jaw, and enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Here at Dr. Joel Wiersum’s office in Kodiak, Alaska, we... read more »

Avoid Tooth-Damaging Foods for a Healthier Smile

Did you know that your food choices often play a key role in your oral health? What you consume can be hazardous for your health. Avoid tooth damaging foods for a healthy smile. Here are some guidelines to follow: Hard Candies: Hard candies can actually fracture your teeth or wear out your enamel, even in miniscule ways. That’s why you’ll... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Alaska Smile Center, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »