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Fairbanks Alaska Dentist Can Help to Ease Chronic Tooth Sensitivity

Random bouts of tooth sensitivity can occur for all sorts of reasons. In fact, many patients can report that their teeth have always been a little sensitive in general even if they don’t consider it to be a real “problem.” If you choose not to bite directly into your ice cream or you brush your…

Checkups & Cleanings: Crucial for Good Oral Health

A few proactive steps now could save you time, money, and discomfort in the long run. Sound good? Checkups and professional cleanings at Bast Dental Clinic in Fairbanks AK provide an easy, economical way to keep your smile looking and feeling its best. Dr. Fred Bast and Dr. John Bast will show you how. Prevention…

White Fillings Deliver the Best of Both Worlds

If you have a decayed tooth, a filling is typically the recommended course of action, depending on the extent of the damage. Fillings do what the name implies: they fill small holes in teeth caused by destructive acids produced by plaque. In the past, metal fillings were the only option available. That’s why you’ll see…

Fairbanks AK Dentist Transforms Smiles with Dental Bonding

For a same-day cosmetic enhancement, dental bonding is a popular and effective option. A broad range of esthetic problems can be addressed in a single dental visit, and the procedure is appropriate for all ages—from very young children to mature adults. In just one dental appointment, your Fairbanks AK dentist will select the bonding material…

Fairbanks Dentist is an Example of Evolved Dental Care

If you take a look around a Fairbanks dental office, you can clearly see how times have changed. Everything is sleeker and more sophisticated, high tech, and digital. The X-rays don’t hurt anymore, and even the sound of the drill has softened. But, these are only the superficial examples of dentistry’s evolution. The real change…

Bad Habits Will Cost You More than a Trip to a Fairbanks Dentist

If you are one of the millions of Americans who have a Bad Habit (smoking, heavy drinking, behavior that increases your risk for HPV), then you are well aware of the lecture that is in store for you at a Fairbanks dental office. At each three-month, six-month, or annual check-up, you will be asked about…